Archive for June, 2000

Colonial Parking Contract Presentation Is Tomorrow

Posted: June 27, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Parking Advisory Committee reviews a presentation by Colonial Parking, Inc., on Wednesday, June 28, at 9 a.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room A. The presentation is open to the university community, and interested parties are encouraged to attend. This review is part of the ongoing selection process to award a contract to provide […]

Associate Provost for General Education Appointed

Posted: June 27, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sheryl Beach, Geography and Earth Science, has been appointed as George Mason’s first associate provost for general education. As a member of the Provost’s Office senior staff, Beach will work in close cooperation with faculty committees on general education and will provide leadership, vision, and direction to the university’s general education program. The newly created […]

Gibbs Signs with Orioles

Posted: June 26, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Gibbs, a senior shortstop on the George Mason baseball team this spring, has signed a free-agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Gibbs, who left this month to join the Sarasota (Florida) Orioles in the Gulf Coast League, is the second George Mason player to sign as a free agent this year. Senior third-baseman Greg […]

English Professor’s Press Publishes Notable Book

Posted: June 26, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Hope J Smith Wells College professor Bruce Bennett’s Navigating the Distance: New and Selected Poems recently was called one of the top 10 poetry books of 1999 by Booklist, the American Library Association’s publication. The book was published by Orchises Press, founded by Roger Lathbury, an associate professor in the English Department. Bennett says […]

SPAM Strives to Increase Efficiency, Productivity

Posted: June 26, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings The Special Projects and Analysis for Management (SPAM) team continues to work toward its mission to “improve administrative and operational policies and procedures to become a best practice institution.” Since its formation in July 1998, the team has addressed such issues as support services, administrative activities and services, event management and schedule […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 23, 2000 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 16, Aviation Daily Lipinski Sees Big Three Dividing Service: Frontier Urges Hold on Mergers “House aviation subcommittee ranking Democrat Rep. William Lipinski (Ill.) warned yesterday that if the proposed United-U.S. Airways merger takes place, then United, American, and Delta […]

Ciao Hall Announces Summer Break Hours

Posted: June 23, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ciao Hall is open the following hours during the summer break. June 24 to 30 Breakfast: 7 to 9 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner: June 24 and 25–4:45 to 6:15 p.m.; June 26 to 30–5 to 7 p.m. July 1 to 31 Breakfast: 7 to 8 a.m. Lunch: July 1 to 7–11 […]

Art Galleries Host Exhibit of Undergraduate Artists

Posted: June 23, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mid-Atlantic Marvels 2000, the second annual regional exhibition of undergraduate artists, opens this week in the Johnson Center and Fine Arts Galleries on the Fairfax Campus. Mid-Atlantic Marvels 2000 features 17 artists from nine colleges and universities in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, creating works in an array of media and materials, […]

Father Bob Leaves George Mason after 14 Years

Posted: June 22, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

After 14 years of serving the George Mason community as chaplain and director of Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM), Father Bob Cilinski offers his last mass on Sunday in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room at 11 a.m. He has been reassigned, and begins his position as administrator of All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas on Wednesday, […]

Alumni Association Hosts Day of Summer Fun

Posted: June 22, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Vanessa Maxey On Sunday, July 9, the Alumni Association invites all members of the university community to the G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium for a Potomac Cannons baseball game, picnic, and carnival night. Alumni, faculty and staff members, students, and their families can enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, chips, soda, […]