Archive for June, 2005

Mason Briefs

Posted: June 30, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Andrew Ryan coordinates hip-hop film festival…Outstanding Supervisor Award…Aquatic and Fitness Center programs

This Month in the Community…

Posted: June 30, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in June as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call 703-993-8846.

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: June 30, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Baseball
It’s been nearly a month since the George Mason baseball season ended, but the accolades are still coming in for the Patriots.

Picture This…

Posted: June 29, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Summer Social

Survey Examines Immigrant Freshmen

Posted: June 29, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

A total of 18 percent of the 2003 first-time, full-time freshmen at George Mason were born outside the United States, according to a special report of the 2003 Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Freshman Survey. The study, released by the Office of Institutional Assessment, highlights Mason’s diversity and the differences between native and non-native freshmen.

Fund-Raising Campaign on Final Countdown

Posted: June 29, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Campaign for George Mason University—which was first conceptualized in 1998—is on the final countdown, with an official end on June 30. To date, more than $126 million has been raised, exceeding the $110 million minimum goal. The final total will be announced at a victory celebration on Sept. 24. For more information, see the […]

Joint Venture with Shanghai Opera Showcases New Operatic Talent

Posted: June 29, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ellen Acconcia

The International Opera Alliance (IOA), spearheaded by College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean William Reeder and Virginia Opera’s artistic director Peter Mark, launches July 1 with the highly anticipated opening of the Opera House in the Oriental Performing Arts Center in Shanghai. The alliance’s debut production will be Tosca, conducted by Mark.

Summer Camps Begin This Week

Posted: June 28, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

This week marks the start of many summer camps at George Mason for children of all ages. The lineup includes recreational activities and a variety of day and residential enrichment programs offering fun and educational programs on acting, art, science, computing, cooking, creative writing, dance, drama, and even experimental economics.

Mason Playwright’s Work to Be Presented Tonight at Washington Cathedral

Posted: June 28, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A special theatrical presentation of An Almost Holy Picture, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated play written by Heather McDonald, term associate professor of theater, will take place this evening, June 28, at the Washington National Cathedral. The performance, which begins at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public.

Patriot Club Plans to Expand Membership, Fund-Raising Efforts

Posted: June 28, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

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Since coming to George Mason last fall from North Carolina State University where he held a similar position, James “Buzzy” Correll III, associate athletic director and executive director of the Patriot Club, continues to be impressed with the dedication of the club’s members.