Archive for November, 2001

MPA Program Forges Partnership with ASAE

Posted: November 2, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA) has launched a new graduate certificate in association management, the first to be offered in the United States, as the result of an alliance between George Mason and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Jim Conant, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomed […]

Building a Teaching Portfolio Scheduled for Faculty Workshop

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

On Thursday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m., Star Muir, director of the Instructional Resource Center and a faculty member in the Communication Department, leads a workshop on “Building a Teaching Portfolio.” The workshop will help participants understand what information should be included in a teaching portfolio, how to gather and organize this material, how to […]

Innovative Teaching Approaches Addressed at Faculty Showcase

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

Margaret Yocom, English, will discuss innovative approaches to engage students in the classroom on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room G. The session is the fourth in a series of showcases sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Instructional Resource Center. Sociology, anthropology, psychology, and public and […]

Merten Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Arlington

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

A town hall meeting, in which the aftermath of the events of Sept. 11 is the primary focus of discussion, is held today at 2 p.m. in Arlington I, Room 225. President Alan Merten presides at the session, which is open to the entire campus community. He will review the Sept. 11 related programs and […]

Carr is November Employee of the Month

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

By Michelle Nery Lisa Carr, e-mail account administrator in the Information Technology Unit, is the November Employee of the Month. “Lisa routinely goes above and beyond the call of duty to provide technical support for the president’s offices,” says President Alan Merten in his letter supporting Carr’s nomination. “Her knowledge, trouble-shooting ability, and willingness to […]