Gazette Archive: Transitions

Old Town Hall Lecture Held Wednesday

Posted: November 15, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Old Town Hall Lecture Series, in conjunction with the Fairfax City branch of the American Association of University Women, presents a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker Robert Ehrlich, Physics and Astronomy, presents “Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down.” The lecture is held on the second floor of Old Town Hall, […]

Reserve Your Free Homecoming Block Now!

Posted: November 15, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to reserve a block for the Homecoming 2000 “Screamin’ Green” block party free of charge. The party, held from 2 to 4 p.m., precedes George Mason’s Homecoming basketball game against James Madison University on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 4:30 p.m. The party is held in Lot L (previously a […]

NCC Holds Faculty Development Workshop

Posted: November 12, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

New Century College invites all faculty members to its next faculty development workshop, “Course Portfolios for Research and Evaluation,” facilitated by Karen Misencik and Luther Brown. The workshop is held in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room F, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 (rescheduled from Nov. 17). Send e-mail to jbarry@gmu.edu if […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: November 12, 1999 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, Nov. 7, New York Times Challenging That Cheeseburger “Despite the role of money in politics, government can regulate harmful products whenever there is the political will to do so. So it is puzzling to find governments as plaintiffs in product […]

Staff Senate Holds Meeting Today

Posted: November 11, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate invites George Mason staff members to attend its meeting today from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room C.

Today Is Half-Price Day at Ciao Hall

Posted: November 11, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Faculty and staff members are invited to enjoy a half-price lunch with unlimited seconds at Ciao Hall today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Just show your faculty/staff ID card. Ciao Hall is located in SUB II. Back by popular demand, the exhibition cooking station features Salvadoran Pupusas–pork and cheese-filled pancakes prepared by Ciao Hall’s […]

Hennessey Named Chief of Staff for President

Posted: November 9, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

J. Thomas Hennessey Jr., research assistant professor with The Institute of Public Policy, has been named chief of staff for President Alan Merten, effective Dec. 1. Hennessey, who came to George Mason in 1993, brings to this role more than 20 years of experience in various leadership and management positions, both inside and outside academia. […]

Fairfax Symphony Offers Faculty/Staff Discount

Posted: November 9, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Faculty and staff members now can save 20 percent on tickets to Fairfax Symphony concerts. Call x33787 and ask for Special Select tickets to receive a 20 percent discount on the seat of your choice. The next concert is an all-Mozart program on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Featured works […]

Nominations Due for Performance Awards

Posted: November 8, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for Outstanding and Exemplary Performance Awards are due in Human Resources on Monday, Nov. 15. The Outstanding Performance Award results in a permanent one-step increase for classified employees and a 2.25 percent increase for administrative faculty. The Exemplary Performance Award results in a one-time award of 2.25 percent of the employee’s annual salary or […]

Classified Employees Learn about Proposed Compensation Plan

Posted: November 8, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour The Johnson Center Cinema was practically filled last Thursday morning by classified employees gathered to learn more about the proposed new compensation plan for Virginia’s classified employees. Joan Dent, Virginia Governmental Employees Association president, provided background on the development of the proposal and discussed the major differences between the current system and […]