Archive for January, 2001

Mason Freshman Jumps into History

Posted: January 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In just his second collegiate meet, George Mason freshman jumper Allen Simms automatically qualified in a second event for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, with a school record-setting leap of 55 feet, 1½ inches in the triple jump at Virginia Tech’s Kroger Invitational. Simms is 2-for-2 this season in posting NCAA automatically qualifying […]

Mason Students Create Library for Andros Island

Posted: January 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nine George Mason undergraduates spent their winter break in the Bahamas helping to build the first community library on the Staniard Creek settlement of Andros Island. The island is located 200 kilometers southeast of Miami, just west of Nassau. The project arose from a longstanding relationship among George Mason’s libraries and Center for Field Studies, […]

Volleyball Coach Signs through 2003 Season

Posted: January 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason women’s volleyball head coach Pat Kendrick has agreed to a contract which will keep her with the Patriots through the 2003 season. Kendrick has been the head coach at George Mason for the past 16 seasons and has compiled an overall record of 301-228 with the Patriots. She led George Mason to a […]

Outstanding Achievement Award Nominations Due Next Week

Posted: January 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award are due in the Human Resources Office by Monday, Jan. 29. This award, which replaces the OPA and EPA awards, recognizes achievements that result in significant benefit to the university, school, institute, or department. These are sustained, long-term accomplishments performed over a period of at least one year within […]

Homecoming Spirit Competition Deadline Approaching

Posted: January 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Muneeza Alam The George Mason Homecoming Committee is hosting a spirit competition for all university departments, offices, schools, and colleges during the weeks preceding Homecoming 2001, Feb. 12-17. Prizes include a plaque, an office pizza party, and a candy-filled goodie bag. The deadline to register for the competition is Monday, Jan. 29. The spirit […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: January 19, 2001 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, Jan. 14, Austin American-Statesman A Safer, More Stable D.C. for this Bush “President-elect George W. Bush will reside in a city dramatically different from the troubled capital his father left eight years ago…. The District revitalization is only part of […]

George Mason to Host Virginia Championships Saturday

Posted: January 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two nationally ranked wrestlers highlight the field for the Virginia Intercollegiate Wrestling Championships this weekend on the George Mason Fairfax Campus. Competition begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the John Linn Memorial Gymnasium with the first-round, quarterfinal and consolation first-round matches being contested. Wrestling continues at 2:30 p.m. with the semifinals, consolation quarterfinals, and consolation […]

Tomorrow Is Student Ticket Day

Posted: January 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Erica Pirrung Students who want tickets for the Center for the Arts spring performances should mark tomorrow on their calendars. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Concert Hall, students will be able to reserve free tickets for all performances. The Center for the Arts strongly recommends reserving tickets on this day because many […]

Technology Assistants Program Is in Full Swing

Posted: January 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour Exactly one year ago, New Century College and the Division of Instructional Improvement and Instructional Technologies (DoIIIT) launched a pilot program to meet several needs: to train undergraduates in technology skills, to give them practical work experience, and to assist faculty members and departments with their technology needs. The pilot was successful. […]

GMU-TV Wins Awards

Posted: January 18, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin Three GMU-TV shows recently received awards of excellence. Mason Sidelines, Shenandoah Valley, and The Edges of Virginia were honored by the Communicator Awards, a national awards program. Mason Sidelines, the university’s sports show, won an Award of Distinction. Produced by Richard Wood, senior producer and director for GMU-TV, the show stars Ron […]