September 2020

October Staff Senate Meeting with President Washington

Posted: September 8, 2020 at 8:51 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2020 at 2:16 pm

The October Staff Senate meeting will feature guest speaker Dr. Gregory Washington, president, George Mason University. Wednesday, Oct. 7 11 a.m. to noon General meeting will precede from 10. a.m. to 11. a.m. Zoom Meeting: https://gmu.zoom.us/j/97615034925?pwd=dHhrSy9OeUxxMW1Ic2liV0F0czlmdz09 Passcode: SS123 Call in: 301-715-8592 or 267-831-0333 Webinar ID: 976 1503 4925 / Passcode: 572793 The Staff Senate represents […]

August in Review

Posted: September 8, 2020 at 8:26 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 9:42 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 The Communications Committee meets monthly […]

Meet Staff Senator Kimberly Shaw-Mack, Office Manager, Human Resources & Payroll

Posted: September 8, 2020 at 7:15 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 10:47 am

Roles: My role in Human Resources and Payroll and the Staff Senate Events Committee have allowed me the pleasure of participating in several events here at Mason, such as the 2020 Winter Warm-Up Staff Appreciation Event, 2019 Holiday Toy and Pantry Drive and 2019 Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day as well as […]

Support Group for Working Mothers

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 12:51 pm, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 10:40 am

The Support Group for Working Mothers at Mason is one way faculty, staff, and students can come together, discuss the issues confronting working mothers, and perhaps motivate changes on campus. The 19th year of group meetings will look a bit different, as we plan to meet virtually for the fall semester. The first one will […]

Updates from Parking and Transportation

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:33 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2020 at 12:23 pm

Change Your Commute: Vanpool   Looking for a new way to get to work? Consider vanpooling. Travel with the same group of Mason colleagues. Reduce the time you spend driving. Plus, for full-time faculty/staff, the cost of your commute can be subsidized by Mason up to $270/month.  Seats currently available from the Fredericksburg area (work hours […]

Outdoor Performances with Hylton on the Hill

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:30 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 10:41 am

The Hylton Performing Arts Center is thrilled to welcome you to Hylton on the Hill, a new outdoor performance space with seating on a natural rise just behind the theater. Enjoy these performances in your own seating area, physically distanced from other audience members. Charm City Junction Sunday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. Hylton on the […]

Hours of Operation Website

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:15 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2020 at 1:58 pm

Check out the new Hours of Operation website, which lists in-person, virtual, and phone contact hours for Mason offices and services. Visit hours.gmu.edu.  Don’t see your department listed, or need to submit a change? Share your department’s contact hours using this form.  Only one person needs to submit the form for each department.   Please share […]

Recording: Sept. Staff Senate Meeting on Telework

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:12 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 11:52 am

The September Staff Senate meeting featured Dr. Kevin W. Rockmann, professor of management and dean’s scholar, School of Business. Dr. Rockmann shared thoughts on telework culture and its effect on employee well-being. If you missed the session or would like to hear the discussion, you may watch the recorded session by following the link and […]

EmployeeExperience Magazine | September 2020

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:09 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 10:45 am

The Virginia Department of Human Resource Management’s Office of Workforce Engagement has published the third edition of its magazine for employees by employees, EmployeeExperience. Read it for engagement ideas for managers, get to know employees statewide, find out what some are doing to help their communities, see some in action for National Employee Health and […]

Mason Nation 9/11 Virtual Day of Service

Posted: September 3, 2020 at 8:03 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 10:39 am

This year’s Mason Nation 9/11 Virtual Day of Service is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. This year’s day of service will be a little different, given the impact of COVID-19, but we are committed to providing our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members with the opportunity to make a difference and give back […]