Archive for June, 2005

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Posted: June 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Orientation

Parking Services Office Closed on June 30

Posted: June 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Parking Services Office, located in Student Union Building II, Room 1014, will be closed on Thursday, June 30, to complete the transition from Colonial Parking to Standard Parking management. The parking office will reopen on Friday, July 1, at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Ann Moran in the Office of University Services at […]

Staff Senate Seeks Nominations, Evaluations

Posted: June 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate is seeking nominations for the Outstanding Supervisor Award for summer 2005. Go to www.gmu.edu/senate/staff and click on the link to the Outstanding Supervisor Award Nomination Form.

Mathy Family Donates Property to Mason

Posted: June 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Joseph J. “Sunny” Mathy and his wife, Liliana, are donating their residence in Fairfax and its contiguous 10 acres to George Mason. The deferred gift, valued at more than $1.5 million, is in memory of Mathy’s late wife, Sarah Garland Mathy, known as Sally.

Mason Community Picks All-American Choices for On-Campus Dining

Posted: June 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Catherine Graham

A survey of the largest dining facility on the Fairfax Campus shows that students, faculty, and staff subscribe to all-American eating habits, most often choosing traditional favorites such as fried chicken and pizza.

George Mason in the News

Posted: June 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are excerpts from national and international news coverage George Mason received during the past week.

George Mason Joins Partnership to Address Region’s Nursing Shortage

Posted: June 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Lori Jennings

George Mason announced yesterday its involvement with the Northern Virginia Health Care Workforce Alliance to establish a long-term strategy for addressing the shortage in the region’s health care workforce. The alliance, now known as NoVa HealthFORCE, includes leaders from the region’s business, academic, and health care communities.

Everyday Hero: Robert Vay

Posted: June 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jennifer Mitchell

Editor’s note: This Daily Gazette feature profiles key people at Mason who “make it happen.”

Bob Vay

Name: Robert Vay
Title: Dissertation and Thesis/Electronic Text Coordinator
Years at Mason: 12
What the First Part of His Title Means: Vay works closely with graduate students who are completing their dissertations or theses, and helps them navigate all of the strict formatting rules that apply.

Support Services Survey Shows Performance Improvement

Posted: June 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

Services provided by George Mason faculty and staff have improved, according to the University Process Improvement Council’s (UPIC) biannual survey. The service areas surveyed were student support; university facilities; technology; research; faculty and staff support; financial services and support; university relations and development; and other support services including library, police, legal, and safety. Satisfactory and excellent ratings rose to 89 percent from 81 percent in 2000, an 8 percent increase.

Looze Takes CAA Scholar-Athlete Award for Baseball

Posted: June 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Chris Looze

Ten student-athletes representing six different institutions have been honored by the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) with the CAA Scholar-Athlete Award for the spring sports season, including George Mason’s senior Chris Looze for baseball. All 10 winners had GPAs over 3.35; Looze carried a 3.90 into his final semester at Mason.