Gazette Archive: Transitions

Merten Wins Volunteer Service Award

Posted: July 9, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Greg Guenthner George Mason President Alan Merten was recognized as a 2002 Community Champion by the Volunteer Fairfax Board of Directors at a ceremony held April 23 at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Seven other members of the Fairfax community were selected along with Merten for their “active role in promoting volunteerism and service […]

John Jenkins Says Goodbye to University Police

Posted: June 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings When he padlocked the original George Mason facility at Baileys Crossroads following the opening of the Fairfax Campus, John Jenkins, George Mason’s deputy chief of police for operations, probably didn’t realize the act was symbolic of the continuous growth and change he’d witness at the university during his career. Today, Jenkins leaves […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, June 14, Santa Fe New Mexican Memento Mori “[Chawky] Frenn not only questions himself. He asks questions of his students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where he is a visiting assistant professor. ‘I strongly emphasize, in my beginning […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 14, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Monday, June 10, Barron’s Colleges Are on a Building Spree; Guess Who Ultimately Will Foot a Chunk of the Bill? “Pick a college. Any college. No matter where you go in the U.S., you’d be hard-pressed to find one without a […]

Foundation Board Elects Officers, Trustees

Posted: June 13, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

During its June annual meeting, the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees reelected as chairman Lovey Hammel, president of Employment Enterprises, Inc. Paul Kyle, president of King Wholesale Inc., was reelected vice chairman. Elected secretary and treasurer, respectively, were trustees James Hazel, special advisor to Gov. Mark Warner, and Michael Anzilotti, president and CEO […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 7, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, June 1, Baltimore Sun Cartoonist Can Inspire, Surprise, Even in Death “Then the cartoonist known as Herblock died, and his friends learned something they never suspected: Block, the most modest of men, was filthy rich. And he was leaving most […]

Patricia Nash is June Employee of the Month

Posted: June 3, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger Patricia Nash, business manager in the Graduate School of Education (GSE), is the June Employee of the Month. Among her responsibilities are the school-wide management and coordination of GSE fiscal and business-related functions. Her dedication, technical competence, and leadership are among the qualities her many admirers praise time and again. “Pat is […]

IT&E Faculty Honored at Awards Banquet

Posted: June 3, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron Four faculty members of the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) were honored at the school’s annual spring awards banquet held last month. The awards of $500 each were sponsored by area technology companies. The Outstanding Teaching Award was presented to Peter Denning, Computer Science, and sponsored by CEXEC Inc. Denning, […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 31, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Sunday, May 26, New York Times Beyond Justice: The Eternal Struggle to Forgive “Roger W. Wilkins, a civil rights activist and history professor at George Mason University who has written a book, Jefferson’s Pillow, about black patriotism despite the trials of […]

This Month in the Community…

Posted: May 31, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. May 1–Steve Ruth, School of Public Policy, presented “Knowledge Management: Buzzword or New Frontier” for Plateau Systems. May 3–Georgine Redmond, College […]