Mason Faculty and Staff in the Community

Posted: November 2, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations in October as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers bureau.

For more information or to schedule a speaker, visit the Mason Speakers web site or call 703-993-8761.

Oct. 2—Martin Winkler, Modern and Classical Languages, presented “Classical Myth in the Cinema” to the residents at Tall Oaks of Reston.

Oct. 3—Toni-Michelle Travis, Public and International Affairs, presented “Virginia Politics” to the American Association of University Women in Vienna.

Oct. 4—Thomas Moncure, university counsel, spoke to Shepard’s Center of Annandale Springfield on “George Mason.”

Oct. 10—Janette Muir, New Century College, spoke to the Newcomers of Great Falls on “Finding Balance in Busy Lives.”

Oct. 13—Doris Bitler and Walter Rankin, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, presented their lecture on “Halloween: From Haunts to Hershey Bars” to the Alexandria Optimists Club.

Oct. 24—J. Goodlett McDaniel, College of Health and Human Services, spoke at the Culpepper Garden Senior Center on “Action Allays Anxiety: Surviving the Hidden Stressors of Life.”

Oct. 24—Marion Deshmukh, History and Art History, spoke at the Walter Reed Senior Center on “History Today: New Approaches in an Increasingly Complex World.”

Oct. 24—Sheryl Friedley, Communication, and Ann Mills, Career Services, gave a training session on “Recruiting in Today’s Environment” to Leadership Arlington.

Oct. 26—Adam Winsler, Psychology, spoke to the parents and staff of the Alexandria Head Start Program on “The ABC’s of ADHD: Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder for Parents and Teachers.”

Oct. 31—Star Muir, Learning Support Services, presented “Managing Technostress” to the staff of Long and Foster Realtors in McLean.

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