Archive for December, 2003

Banner Student Questions, Answers Posted Online

Posted: December 15, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Patriot Project has hosted four successful Town Hall meetings at all three campuses to introduce the newest component of the Banner system, Banner Student, to the university community. Almost 100 people attended the meetings and had an opportunity to see the Self-Service and Internet Native Banner components of the system and to have their questions answered.

BOV Seat Top Priority for Faculty Senate, Chair Says

Posted: December 15, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron
It’s been talked about for years, and it’s been the topic of proposed legislation in the Virginia General Assembly, but a faculty seat on George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) has yet to materialize. However, Faculty Senate Chair James Bennett says getting that seat is now the senate’s number one priority.

Hazeur Hired as Assistant to the President, Director of University Equity and Diversity Services

Posted: December 15, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Erick Soricelli
Camille Hazeur has been named assistant to the president and the new director of the Office of Equity and Diversity Services. Hazeur comes to George Mason with extensive experience in diversity programming, and in federal, state, and local compliance. She will begin in January almost immediately following the holiday break.

This Week in the News…

Posted: December 12, 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:

CVPA, Theater of the First Amendment Sponsor Acting Class for Children

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

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and the Theater of the First Amendment are sponsoring “A Class Act–Acting for Young People and Adults” tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The second annual holiday drama and arts workshop is geared toward children ages four through the teens.

CVPA Proposes Master’s in Arts Management Program

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

By Ryan Effgen
The College of Visual and Performing Arts has developed a new master’s program in arts management. The proposed program responds to an increasing demand for graduates who can apply managerial skills to the world of performing and visual arts.

Becker Captures Championship Title at Las Vegas Invitational

Posted: December 11, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason senior Rob Becker captured the individual championship at the 2003 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational wrestling tournament held last weekend at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Ukrainian Professor Presents ICAR Lecture

Posted: December 11, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger
Karina Costalina, Fulbright New Century Scholar at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) is presenting results of her research at the ICAR brown bag lecture today at noon.

Sculpture Students Showcase Work in Georgetown

Posted: December 11, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski
In a few months, the building at 3313 Cady’s Alley, N.W., in downtown Georgetown will house a cafĂ©. But for the next 10 days, the space will be home to many George Mason students’ sculptures as they present their exhibit, “Developer,” Dec. 11-20.

Q & A with Judith Jobbitt, V.P. for University Development and Alumni Affairs

Posted: December 11, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Editor’s note: This weekly question-and-answer column with George Mason administrators appears every Thursday in the Daily Gazette. To view previous articles, visit the Q&A archive page.

You have the joint title of president of the George Mason University Foundation and vice president for University Development and Alumni Affairs. How do these divisions relate to one another?
These divisions share the same overriding mission: to develop relationships with friends–be they alumni, faculty, staff, volunteers, university boards or others–who in turn can provide critical private resources for the university to advance its goals.