February 2020

Meet Kathy Dodd: Staff Senator and Social Media Manager

Posted: February 12, 2020 at 2:30 pm, Last Updated: February 12, 2020 at 2:38 pm

Role: My biggest responsibility is to manage the university-level high-profile social media channels (see list below). This translates into developing and overseeing the execution of the strategic marketing initiatives for those channels and collaborating with other campus units to strive to have a singular voice on our multiple social media outlets. The more fun way […]

Homecoming Headliner: Colin Jost (Faculty/Staff Discount)

Posted: February 10, 2020 at 1:52 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2020 at 12:46 pm

Student Involvement Presents Colin Jost: Homecoming Comedy Headliner 2020 Thursday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m. Center for the Arts Colin Jost serves as a head writer for Saturday Night Live (SNL). He started writing for SNL in 2005 and has been co-anchor of “Weekend Update” since 2014. Jost has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award, and has been nominated for […]

Homecoming Week: Feb. 17-23

Posted: February 10, 2020 at 12:53 pm, Last Updated: February 10, 2020 at 1:30 pm

The George Mason University Alumni Association has expanded the Homecoming event lineup to cover a week of unforgettable experiences from Feb. 17–23. Enjoy Mason basketball games, show off your creativity by decorating your office door for the contest, party with us at the Alumni Faculty and Staff Soiree, and more! Visit alumni.gmu.edu/homecoming2020 for a full list of events.

Celebrate Homecoming with Patriot Pets

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 9:19 pm, Last Updated: February 12, 2020 at 10:39 am

In honor of Homecoming, the Mason Staff Senate will be collecting photos of your furry, feathered, or otherwise friends! Send all submissions to staffsenate@gmu.edu, post on our Facebook page, or tag us on Twitter @gmustaffsenate. In your submission, include the name, age, and breed of your pet (if applicable)! Feel free to also briefly share their […]

Latest Announcements: January

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 8:21 pm, Last Updated: February 12, 2020 at 4:10 pm

In addition, each month, the Mason Staff Senate presents the Employee of the Month with a gift, attends Human Resources and Payroll’s New Staff Orientations to welcome new employees and introduce them to the work of the Staff Senate, recognizes the service of Mason retirees with a letter of appreciation, and publishes the Staff Senate […]

March Staff Senate Meeting

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 7:36 pm, Last Updated: March 30, 2020 at 11:10 am

The March Staff Senate meeting will feature guest speaker Lester Arnold, vice president for Human Resources and Payroll. He will share recent updates from Human Resources and Payroll. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10 a.m. to noon (10 to 10:30 a.m for guest speaker, followed by the general meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon) Fairfax: Merten […]

Faculty/Staff Meal Plan Promotion

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 7:24 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2020 at 1:05 pm

Sodexo would like to announce a faculty/staff meal plan promotion.  To sign up, go to the Mason Card Office, SUB I, Lower Level. For more information, visit masonid.gmu.edu or contact 703-993-2870.

Star Wars Night at EagleBank Arena

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 7:23 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2020 at 12:58 pm

It’s Star Wars Night at EagleBank Arena as George Mason faces off against George Washington in the #RevRivalry Saturday, Feb. 15, at 4:30 p.m. The first 1,000 fans in the door will receive a limited-edition Fleece Jersey Blanket. Enjoy a pre-game meet and greet with some of your favorite Star Wars characters. Single tickets starting […]

Learn Well-Being Leadership Skills for Success

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 7:21 pm, Last Updated: March 9, 2020 at 4:15 pm

Learn well-being leadership skills for success in these upcoming certificate programs from Mason’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being Program Cohort 9: September 2020 to January 2021 (application deadline is July 15, 2020) Cohort 10: February 2021 to June 2021 Cohort 11: September 2021 to January 2022 The Professional Certificate […]

From our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: February 9, 2020 at 5:19 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2020 at 12:49 pm

Let’s Move Mason Physical well-being is an important aspect of how we thrive. To aid in this, we are launching a new initiative for faculty and staff called, Let’s Move, Mason! This initiative is designed to get you moving throughout your day in a convenient way that is possible for you. Need some ideas on […]