Archive for September, 2001

GSE Offers New Ph.D. Cohort for Area Teachers

Posted: September 6, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre This fall, 13 teachers from the Alexandria, Fairfax, and Washington, D.C., public school systems will begin work toward their doctorates with a specialty in education leadership as part of the Graduate School of Education’s first Ph.D. cohort program. Gerry Wallace and Linda Seligman, co-directors of the Ph.D. in Education Program, initially developed […]

Staff Member Evelyn Ricard Dies

Posted: September 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Evelyn Vivette Ricard, 57, died in her home on Aug. 31. Ricard, a mother of two, had been a secretary in the Office of Sponsored Programs since 1988. Funeral services are held at Truro Episcopal Church in Fairfax today at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made in Ricard’s name to the American Cancer Society.

George Mason Remains in U.S. News Third Tier

Posted: September 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University retained its third tier placement in this year’s ranking among America’s best colleges, according to the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report. The magazine annually ranks every university in the nation, and the third tier contains schools placed between 116 and 171. As it did last year, George Mason scored […]

Segerson Moves to New Position

Posted: September 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Keith Segerson, formerly executive director of University Computing and Information Systems, moved across campus on Aug. 1 into a new position as senior director of information technology for the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E). His office is room 133 in Science and Technology II, and his phone extension is x33400. Segerson will be […]

Mason Enjoyed Summer Enrollment Increase in 2001

Posted: September 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

According to the Office of Enrollment Planning, a total of 9,272 students attended classes at George Mason this summer compared with 8,843 last year. The increase in numbers also accounted for a jump in full-time equivalent students (FTEs) from 1,551 last year to 1,643 this summer. The office’s FTE goal for this year was 1,600. […]

Mason Alumni Unite in CFA Exhibition

Posted: September 4, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The sculpture and painting exhibition Rare Occurrences opened in the Fine Arts Gallery last week and runs through Nov. 9. The exhibit brings together three accomplished artists who each possess a distinctive personal style, yet share a common bond in the expression of their artistic creations. Curated by respected metro area artist and former member […]

Vladimir Platonov to Speak on Campus

Posted: September 4, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The College of Arts and Sciences hosts Vladimir Platonov, deputy chairman of the Upper Chamber of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, who presents “Sustainable Development in Russia in the 21st Century,” on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 4 p.m. in the Mason Hall Board Room. The university community is invited to attend. A reception […]

Cathy Evans Is September Employee of the Month

Posted: September 4, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery Cathy Evans, assistant director of the summer term in the Office of the Provost, is the September Employee of the Month. Evans’ responsibilities include budget management, web site development, marketing promotion, and office management, as well as acting as a university-wide liaison. Before joining George Mason seven years ago, Evans worked for […]