Archive for February, 2003

Mullins’ Responsibilities Expand at Prince William Campus

Posted: February 5, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings
Taris Mullins has been named executive director of partnership development for outreach initiatives at the Prince William Campus. He has served the university as director of partnership development since mid-2000.

This Week in Richmond…

Posted: February 5, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This weekly column, written by Thomas Hennessey, chief of staff to President Alan Merten, is published to keep the university community informed on the budget situation in Richmond, and how those developments directly affect George Mason.

Alyce Williams Leads George Mason at Patriot Games

Posted: February 4, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason freshman Alyce Williams won the women’s triple jump with a personal-best 43-foot, 1/4-inch performance to set a new indoor school record and provisionally qualify for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Patriots Games at the George Mason Field House on Saturday.

Alumni Affairs Welcomes Faculty, Staff on Ski Trip

Posted: February 4, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Grab your friends and family and join Alumni Affairs for an affordable ski trip on Saturday, Feb. 15. Packages range in price from $60 to $85, depending on instructions and equipment rental needs.

IRC Hosts Open House Tomorrow

Posted: February 4, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Instructional Resource Center, part of the Division of Instructional and Technology Support Services, invites faculty and staff members to attend its open house tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Robinson Hall, Room A104.

Nominations for Outstanding Achievement Awards Due Feb. 14

Posted: February 4, 2003 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 Tuesday, Feb. 14. The award is presented for a sustained, long-term accomplishment over a period of at least one year and results in significant benefit to the university and to the department.

February Accolades

Posted: February 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Accolades is a monthly column recognizing the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members. Submit Accolades information by the 15th of the month preceding to Attn: Daily Gazette, by mail to 4C5, by fax to (703) 993-8784, or by e-mail to gazette@gmu.edu. Electronic photos with submissions are welcome.

Course Addresses Afghan Relief Efforts

Posted: February 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Amy Biderman
“Preparing for the Rehabilitation Effort in Afghanistan” is the subject of a two-week course offered by the Peace Operations Policy Program (POPP), part of the School of Public Policy (SPP). The course begins today and runs until Feb. 14.

George Mason Celebrates Black History Month

Posted: February 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich
George Mason celebrates Black History Month throughout February with a series of lectures, films, performances, and special events at the Fairfax Campus. “The Souls of Black Folk: Centennial Reflections” is the theme of this year’s celebration.

The Telephone Man Is Employee of the Month

Posted: February 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger
Milton Riley, known affectionately as “the telephone man,” is the February Employee of the Month. Riley, a telecommunications field service technician, installs and repairs telephone equipment on all three campuses.