Archive for August, 2002

Accounting Advisory Board Offers Awards to Students

Posted: August 5, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Greg Guenthner Beginning this fall, George Mason’s Accounting Advisory Council will fund $10,000 in academic awards for accounting students. This initiative hopes to encourage high academic performance in accounting classes while attracting exceptional students into the accounting degree program. The initiative will provide need-based support for students in the accounting degree program as well. […]

George Mason Approved as FAA Collegiate Partner

Posted: August 5, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron George Mason will sign a partnership agreement today with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become a participant in the agency’s Airways Facilities-Collegiate Training Initiative. Under the initiative, FAA will recruit George Mason’s students in certain technical areas for internship programs and employment. In addition, the FAA will send its own employees […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: August 2, 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: Saturday, July 27, Boston Globe House Set to Toughen Rules for Debtors: Bankruptcy Bill Has Bush’s Support “Todd Zywicki, a law professor at Virginia’s George Mason University, said the bill was a necessary, bipartisan step to weed out abuse in the […]

Art@Work Exhibit Brings Together Art, Science, and Business

Posted: August 2, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery More than 200 people gathered in late June to admire the digital imagery and art created by graduate and undergraduate students and faculty from the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). Century Club member Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey L.L.P. hosted the inaugural […]

Additional Budget Cuts on the Horizon

Posted: August 2, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich Senior Vice President Maurice Scherrens has announced that George Mason is expecting additional budget reductions when Gov. Mark Warner reports the results of the new state forecast on Aug. 19. The governor previously revealed that last year’s general fund revenue collections fell short of the forecast by $237 million, and that a […]

Unique Partnership Creates Program in Assisted Living Administration

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

By Patty Snellings The College of Nursing and Health Science and Tysons Corner-based Sunrise Assisted Living have combined a unique public/private partnership and academic creativity to produce a model program in assisted living administration–the first known curriculum of its kind in the United States. Sunrise officials were actively involved in development of the program and […]

Jeanne Bailey Is August Employee of the Month

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

By Fran Rensbarger “I enjoy working at George Mason because the university environment allows the opportunity for constant personal and professional growth,” says August Employee of the Month Jeanne Bailey, billing department contract specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs. She was recently promoted to that position; and her nomination came as a result of […]