Archive for June, 2002

Course on Coping with Trauma Puts Sept. 11 Events in Perspective

Posted: June 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre Helping students learn to recognize normal human reactions to trauma is the goal of Coping with Anxiety and Trauma: Adults’ and Children’s Reactions to Tragic Events, a special topics psychology course designed in response to the events of Sept. 11. The course, taught by psychology professor John Riskind, is part of the […]

Tom O’Connor Appointed President of CAA

Posted: June 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Tom O’Connor has been appointed president of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and will serve in the role for the next two years. In addition, O’Connor has appointed Kevin McNamee, George Mason senior associate athletic director for intercollegiate sports, chairman of the conference’s Competition Committee. O’Connor assumed the […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 21, 2002 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 14, Santa Fe New Mexican Memento Mori “[Chawky] Frenn not only questions himself. He asks questions of his students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where he is a visiting assistant professor. ‘I strongly emphasize, in my beginning […]

OCPE Recognized for High Enrollment

Posted: June 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded George Mason’s Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) the 2002 Certificate of Recognition for its large enrollment. The award was given to three universities out of 102 schools that have a relationship with SRHM. Sandra Meyers, program manager with OCPE-Herndon, says “We have an ongoing partnership […]

Study Results Positive for Prince William Arts Center

Posted: June 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings The idea of a performing arts center at the Prince William Campus continues to gain momentum. Results of a feasibility study to determine community support for the facility–a joint venture between George Mason, the City of Manassas, and Prince William County–have prompted the partners to proceed to the next step to explore […]

Alumna from Afghanistan Publishes Article in Washington Post Magazine

Posted: June 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Hagan Colo Growing up in the United States, many residents embrace the concept that hard work breeds success. However, in many other countries, hard work does not guarantee that one will thrive, and sometimes it does not even guarantee that one will survive. George Mason alumna Anna Mohamadi, who immigrated to the United States […]

ADJ Program Hosts Paraguayan Supreme Court Today

Posted: June 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Administration of Justice (ADJ) program hosts a delegation of jurists from Paraguay today, including the presidents of Paraguay’s Supreme Court and Constitutional Court. The delegation is interested in learning about George Mason’s ADJ program and discussing possible training ties between the university and the Paraguayan judiciary. The president of Paraguay’s Supreme Court is also […]

Crime Mapping and Analysis Program Begins at Mason

Posted: June 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings The Office of Continuing Professional Education has introduced a professional certificate program in crime mapping and analysis. Based on the concepts of GIS (geographic information systems), the program is designed for law enforcement and public safety professionals and government and military personnel. “GIS is a comprehensive tool to manage information related to […]

Golfer Craig Mason Selected to All-Region Team

Posted: June 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Honoring the top student-athletes in college golf at its National Awards Dinner, the Golf Coaches Association of America selected George Mason’s Craig Mason to the PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team. Mason becomes the first George Mason player ever named all-region, as he joins 14 athletes from several schools in the Mid-Atlantic area to make up the […]

Patriot Project Town Hall Meeting Held Next Week

Posted: June 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A town hall meeting is held Tuesday, June 26, at 9 a.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema for those who currently use the Student Information System (SIS). This meeting will be the kickoff of the project to implement a new student administrative system using the SCT Banner software. Discussion topics include why SIS is being […]