From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Well-Being Seminar

As part of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Human Resources and Payroll is offering a Well-Being Series focused on mental health topics. The August session will discuss Alcohol and Substance Abuse:

Thursday, August 16
Noon to 1 p.m.
Fairfax Campus, Merten Hall, Room 1202

This seminar will address:

  • The basics of alcohol and substance abuse
  • How to identify if someone has a problem
  • The difference between substance abuse and dependence
  • How drugs affect the body
  • The basic family and social problems that arise from substance abuse and how to get help

Register online.

For questions, contact hr@gmu.edu or 703-993-2600.

Call for Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Awards

It’s time to nominate a faculty or staff member for the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards! If you want to nominate someone, these guidelines can help you prepare a nomination.

The nomination deadline is September 28, and the ceremony will be held on November 1 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall.

Questions? Contact Beth Baroody at 703-993-2739 or bbaroody@gmu.edu.

Mason Flare

Great Job! Thank You! Bravo! Mason Flare helps you say all of this and more to your colleagues. Even student employees can receive Mason flare. There are a variety of items available!

Submit your request for Mason Flare via the Reward and Recognition website.

Contact Reward and Recognition at awards@gmu.edu with questions.

Holy Guacamole! You’re the Best! Award

Chipotle gift cards are now available through Reward and Recognition. When you want to show your appreciation to a Mason colleague by saying “Holy Guacamole! You’re the Best,” request a Chipotle gift card!

Visit the Reward and Recognition website to submit a request.

Questions? Contact Reward and Recognition at awards@gmu.edu.


Posted: August 3, 2018