Archive for November, 2005

Theater of the First Amendment Presents ‘Words at Night’

Posted: November 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Friday, Nov. 4, writers, actors and the community will come together for a unique event in the historic Old Town Hall in downtown Fairfax City: “Words at Night,” a salon-style evening of literary readings by local writers.

Patriot Center Sports a Full Lineup for November

Posted: November 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s 10,000-seat Patriot Center is jam-packed with events this month, with an Admissions open house, George Mason men’s and women’s basketball games, music and dance programs.

Jazz Concert Benefits Law Foundation

Posted: November 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jim Carroll conducting

The George Mason University Jazz Ensemble will perform the music of such jazz legends as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Stan Kenton and Alan Blalock in the fourth annual Jazz for Justice concert on Friday, Nov. 18. The concert benefits the Fairfax Law Foundation.

Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe CHI to Appear at Center for the Arts

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

Literally translated, it means ‘energy’ or ‘breath,’ and once the rhythm and spirit of CHI is unleashed, the logic behind this name is evident.

Counseling Center Helps Faculty and Staff Identify Students in Distress

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

Confronting a troublesome roommate and dealing with an especially strict professor are not the only problems college students face; they must also tackle increasingly complicated issues, such as how to define themselves in this new stage of their lives, how to discover their goals, and how to achieve them.

Mason Treats Youngest Campus Members

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

In an annual tradition, trick-or-treaters from Mason’s Child Development Center, including Cynthia Dang, above, visited Mason Hall yesterday to get Halloween treats from Mason staffers.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Aleknavage Is November Employee of the Month

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

Aleknavage

According to colleagues, the two main qualities that describe November’s Employee of the Month, Heather Aleknavage, executive assistant in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), are her willingness to take on new assignments and her contributions to the wellbeing of co-workers.

November 2005 Accolades

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

Accolades is a monthly column that recognizes the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members.