Gazette Archive: New & Noteworthy

May 7 Achievement Awards Presentation Honors Mason Employees

Posted: May 5, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Thursday, May 7, more than two dozen university employees or work groups will be honored with awards.

Mason Receives Award for Social Entrepreneurship Project

Posted: May 5, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason was recently awarded a Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Award by Gov. Tim Kaine as part of the university’s partnership with the Phoenix Project.

Honor Society for Transfer Students Established

Posted: May 4, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tau Sigma National Honor Society is Mason’s first honor society for transfer students.

Student Duval Bodden to Speak at Commencement

Posted: May 4, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Duval Bodden will be the student speaker at Mason’s 2009 Commencement on May 16.

Faculty Senate Revises Course Evaluation Form; Elects Pober Chair

Posted: April 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At its final meeting of the academic year, the Faculty Senate voted to approve minor changes in the teacher/course evaluation form used at the end of each semester and elected a new chair, Peter Pober, professor of communication and director of the Forensics Team.

Business Alliance Seeks Entrepreneurs for Investor Showcase

Posted: April 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Do you know a local company seeking $250,000 to $2 million in growth capital with a product or idea that is ready to market?

Mason Awarded Grant to Support Veterans’ Services

Posted: April 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason was one of 20 institutions of higher education recently awarded a Success for Veterans Award grant from the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Wal-Mart Foundation.

Staff Senate and Mason Dining Sponsor Staff Appreciation Day

Posted: April 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Each year the Staff Senate hosts Staff Appreciation Day to recognize the efforts of Mason staff members and to thank them for all their hard work.

Let the Celebration Begin: Grad Week ’09

Posted: April 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In just a few short weeks, Mason’s graduating class of 2009 will don green caps and gowns and begin processing into the Patriot Center to celebrate many years of hard work before stepping into their futures.

Mason Epidemiologist Discusses Swine Flu and What to Do About It

Posted: April 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It’s nearly May and the flu season is typically winding down in the United States. However, the recent outbreak of swine flu in several parts of the country has turned that schedule upside down.