Archive for March, 2003

Stacey James Named CAA Player of the Week

March 31, 2003

George Mason softball player Stacy James has been named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week. James, a sophomore shortstop, hit .500 (13 for 26) as the Patriots went 4-4 last week.

Compensation Committee Seeks New Members

March 31, 2003

The George Mason Compensation Committee is seeking classified employees to serve as committee members representing academic units and the Prince William and Arlington Campuses.

UPIC Survey Identifies Services under Review

March 31, 2003

The University Process Improvement Council (UPIC) support services survey conducted last year recently identified the top 10 services at George Mason, and the data has now also targeted several areas the committee will be continuously reviewing to ensure quality customer satisfaction.

George Mason Alumna Remembered through Fiction Award

March 31, 2003

By Tara Laskowski
When Donn Marshall’s wife, Shelley, died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon, he knew he had to do something to keep her memory alive. A grief counselor told him he had to “give his sorrow meaning” and he knew at that moment that he was going to start a foundation in her memory.

Solutions to Internet Cheating Explored on Thursday

March 31, 2003

“Cheating and Plagiarism Using the Internet,” a live satellite broadcast, is held Thursday, April 3, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 311. The program will offer solutions to the increase of cheating and plagiarism.

Picture This…

March 28, 2003

Photo of Town Hall Meeting

George Ginovsky, assistant chief of police, speaks to an audience yesterday in the Harris Theatre on emergency preparedness and safety issues.

Multi-Cultural Business Conference Provides Resources for Minority Business Owners

March 28, 2003

The Virginia Small Business Development Center (VSBC) and its partners host a multi-cultural business conference today at the Sheraton Premier Hotel, Vienna, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The theme is “Break the Wall, Break the Barriers–Build a Bridge to Success.”

This Month in the Community…

March 28, 2003

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in March as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call (703) 993-8693.

This Week in the News…

March 28, 2003

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week:

Opera Chamber Recital Held Tonight

March 28, 2003

The Department of Music presents the Opera Chamber Recital tonight at 8 p.m. in Harris Theatre. The event is a collaborative recital featuring singers from the George Mason Opera Theater program and local professional singers.