Archive for April, 2003

Chief HR Officer Candidates Make Presentations Beginning Tomorrow

Posted: April 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Over the next three weeks, candidates for the position of chief human resources officer will be making presentations on all three campuses at George Mason. A question-and-answer session will follow all presentations.

Gov. Mark Warner to Speak at Commencement

Posted: April 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich
A total of 5,720 students will graduate at George Mason’s 36th annual commencement Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m. in the Patriot Center. Virginia Gov. Mark Warner will deliver the commencement address. Of the graduating class of 2003–the largest in George Mason history–3,494 students are receiving undergraduate degrees.

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 25, 2003 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:

Mason’s Toomey, Dentler Receive Weekly Lacrosse Accolades

Posted: April 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior All-American attacker Jill Toomey and sophomore goalkeeper Meg Dentler have been honored for their recent performances in games during the week ending April 20. Toomey was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week and Dentler was selected the GoalieNation.com Goalkeeper of the Week.

Fifth Annual PAVE 5K Fun Run/Walk Set for April 27

Posted: April 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The fifth annual George Mason “Patriot Anti-Violence Education (PAVE) 5K Fun Run/Walk” will be held on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. around Patriot Circle. Registration for the event–$25 per person, or $10 for George Mason and high school students–begins at 9 a.m. at the Patriot Center.

Students, Faculty, and Alumni Honored by Alumni Association

Posted: April 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski
Each year the George Mason Alumni Association recognizes outstanding students, alumni, and faculty at its Celebration of Distinction. Award recipients included Faculty Member of the Year Doris Bitler, associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs and an associate professor of psychology.

Discounted Perseus Bayou Tickets Available

Posted: April 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Center for the Arts is offering a special discount to George Mason faculty, staff, and their families for this weekend’s performances of Perseus Bayou in the Concert Hall. Tickets are available for half price to any of the performances, with free
tickets available for children.

Davis Selected to CollegeInsider.com All-JUCO Team

Posted: April 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Junior guard/forward Mark Davis of the men’s basketball team was one of 21 players selected to the CollegeInsider.com All-JUCO (Junior College) Transfer team. Davis, who was named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) second team, saw action at both the shooting guard and small forward positions for the Patriots last season.

Forensics Student Ranks Second in Nation

Posted: April 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski and Kyle Barrett
Enduring laryngitis and tough competition, junior Courtney Anderson took home two second place wins at the National Collegiate Public Speaking Competition held at the University of Mississippi this month.

CEIE Takes Entrepreneurship to the Federal Government

Posted: April 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron
Can federal employees think and act like entrepreneurs? Sharon deMonsabert, associate professor in civil, environmental, and infrastructure engineering (CEIE), wasn’t so sure, but she was willing to show the way if they were willing to follow.