June 2020

June 3 Meeting Recording and Follow-Up

Posted: June 8, 2020 at 6:23 pm, Last Updated: August 4, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Thank you to Carol Kissal, senior vice president, Finance and Administration, who joined the Staff Senate on June 3, to discuss planning strategies for fall 2020.  The recorded session is available for review. Below you will find answers to additional questions not addressed during the session. Thank you to René Stewart O’Neal, associate vice president […]

Meet Stacey Remick-Simkins, English Program Coordinator and Staff Senator

Posted: June 8, 2020 at 5:37 pm, Last Updated: June 10, 2020 at 10:30 am

My role on campus: I have worked in the English Department since 1996 and was one of the co-founders of the Staff Senate. I am serving a fourth term as senator. Mason journey: I started out as a transfer student graduating with my B.A. in English in 1988. I left to work for a variety […]

Staff Senate Virtual Office Hours: Staff Senate Election

Posted: June 8, 2020 at 5:22 pm, Last Updated: July 9, 2020 at 9:17 am

Have lingering questions about the Staff Senate nomination and election process?  Need some ideas to help brainstorm your candidate statement? The Staff Senate will be hosting virtual office hours to address any questions related to the 2020 election and nomination process. Monday, June 15 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m. gmu.webex.com / Meeting number: 120 286 7908 […]

Latest Announcements from the Staff Senate

Posted: June 8, 2020 at 4:50 pm, Last Updated: June 10, 2020 at 9:59 am

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. Publishes a monthly newsletter distributed […]

Staff Senate Nomination Period Opens Monday: Useful Links

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:54 am, Last Updated: June 10, 2020 at 10:18 am

If you were not able to join us for our Prospective Staff Senator Information Session, we hope you will review the recording to find out more information regarding how the senate operates and our mission. The senate accepts nominations each June, and elections are held in July. Terms begin in August and are for two […]

MAP June Virtual Happy Hour

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 7:34 am, Last Updated: June 2, 2020 at 7:42 am

The next  Mason Administrative Professionals Happy Hour will be held on Tuesday, June 9 at 4:30 p.m. gmu.webex.com / meeting number: 161 592 2576 / password: HAPPY https://gmu.webex.com/gmu/j.php?MTID=m9c0644a95dc09c1fc43756d8ebc367a8 or join by phone / 1-202-860-2110 / access code: 161 592 2576      

Workshops from the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 7:31 am, Last Updated: June 9, 2020 at 4:33 pm

Become a Certified Leadership Coach Leadership coaching skills based in well-being science are vital for success during this pandemic crisis. Learn how to manage stress, navigate complexity, and make positive change happen in Mason’s Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program. Become a certified coach through a live virtual program this fall. Apply by July 15. […]

University Libraries Update

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 7:21 am, Last Updated: June 8, 2020 at 5:47 pm

COVID-19 Mason Community Impact Project (CMCIP)   Records Management Coordinator Workshops   Summer 2020 Online Workshops   Mason Libraries Services + Resources FAQ

Employee of the Month Nominations

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 7:10 am

Do you work with an incredible Mason administrative/professional faculty member, classified staff member, or wage employee who goes the extra mile, collaborates with their colleagues, and supports the university? Nominate them for Mason’s Employee of the Month award! Additional information can be found on the HR & Payroll website. If you have questions, contact awards@gmu.edu.