January 2019

Message from the Chair

Posted: January 22, 2019 at 2:27 pm, Last Updated: January 23, 2019 at 9:31 am

Happy 2019! Welcome back, everyone. We have approximately eleven months, eight days, and counting to make the best of this year’s resolutions. Among them, I encourage you to utilize all of your benefits. You may have noticed that leave balances have been replenished (annual leave, sick leave, school assistance and volunteer, family and personal, and […]

Share Your Memories of Robinson A

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 3:57 pm, Last Updated: January 23, 2019 at 9:38 am

The time has come to bid a final farewell to Robinson Hall A. If you’ve been on campus lately, you may have seen the demolition in action. Do you have any fond memories of Robinson A? We would love to hear them! Share your memories through our contact form. We may feature them in a future […]

W-2s Now Available Online

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:46 pm

Your 2018 W-2 is now available online! Retrieving your electronic copy is easy and immediate. If you have never accessed your electronic W-2, access it before January 27, 2019. Step-by-step instructions on how to access your electronic W-2 are available at hr.gmu.edu. If you do not access your W-2 electronically: Ensure your permanent mailing address is […]

Employee of the Month Nominations

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:43 pm

Recognizing Mason superstars is an important job, and everyone can participate! If you work with an incredible Mason administrative/professional faculty member, classified staff member, or wage employee who goes the extra mile, collaborates successfully, and supports our students and colleagues, nominate them for Mason’s Employee of the Month award! Have someone in mind to nominate? Additional information can […]

Supervisor Boot Camp and Crucial Conversations for Leaders

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:38 pm, Last Updated: January 22, 2019 at 8:23 am

Mason supervisors are encouraged to participate in the following upcoming trainings: Supervisor Boot Camp Supervisor Boot Camp is a two-day program designed to provide essential information, resources, and contacts to supervisors who are new to Mason or new to supervising. Registrations are now accepted for April 16 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

WeightWatchers at Work

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:31 pm

WeightWatchers at Work meetings are held every Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Merten Hall, Room 2500. The Commonwealth of Virginia and WeightWatchers bring eligible faculty and staff special pricing and a 50% reimbursement opportunity on valuable and convenient weight-loss solutions. For more information on how to join WW at Work meetings, visit hr.gmu.edu/learning/weightwatchers.php or contact hrlearn@gmu.edu.  

Military Spouses and Partners Group at Mason

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:27 pm, Last Updated: January 22, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Calling all military spouses and partners employed at Mason! Join other military partners and spouses for a brown bag lunch on January 29 at noon in The MIX at Fenwick. Bring your lunch or a cup of coffee and meet new friends. This will be a great opportunity to connect with others, share advice, and discuss how this group […]

Who’s Walking Wednesday?

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:19 pm

Who’s Walking Wednesdays? Hopefully YOU! Join your colleagues for a walk at noon on the Wednesday of your choice!  Walks begin at the Wellness Circle in front of Merten Hall. The goal is to encourage everyone to get moving, get up out of their chairs, break up the day, and enjoy some good company. If […]

Join Mason Needleworks

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:13 pm

The Mason Needleworks group meets regularly on the Fairfax Campus for stitching and conversation! They welcome all skill levels and types of stitching (crochet, needlepoint, sewing, knitting, etc.). Everyone is welcome to join the meetings.  If you are interested in joining, the group meets at noon in The MIX. Meeting dates are listed on the spring 2019 […]

Mason Kids Club

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 2:08 pm, Last Updated: January 22, 2019 at 10:40 am

Prepare for the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) teacher workday on Friday, January 25, and register your 6 to 11-year-olds for the next Mason Kids Club! The theme is “Game Time.” Friday, January 25, 2019 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mason Child Development Center  To register and for more information (including the full schedule), visit the Mason Kids […]