Archive for July, 2008

On the Horizon

Posted: July 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The skyline at the Prince William Campus has a new feature: a construction crane marking the spot where work has begun on the new Hylton Performing Arts Center. The center is scheduled for completion in 2010.Photo by Cathy Perdue

Nontraditional Students Use Their Mason Education to Make Life Changes

Posted: July 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The enrollment of older students at American colleges and universities will grow more quickly over the next decade than that of traditional-age students, according to a recent U.S. Department of Education report.

Mason already has tapped into this population — giving its “nontraditional” scholars the tools to change their lives, say students.

Swimmer Ziegler in Line for Olympic Berth

Posted: July 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason sophomore Kate Ziegler finished second in the 400-meter freestyle Olympic swimming trials on June 30.

Former Math, Statistics Professor Papp Dies

Posted: July 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Zoltan Papp

Former Mason math and statistics faculty member Zoltan Papp died on June 17 at the age of 73.

Karla Posselt Is July Employee of the Month

Posted: July 1, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Karla Posselt

Friends and colleagues describe Karla Posselt, July Employee of the Month, as someone who goes the extra mile in helping others.

Stough Named Vice President for Research

Posted: July 1, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Roger Stough, associate dean for research, development and external relations in the School of Public Policy, as well as Northern Virginia Chair in Local Government, has been named vice president for research and economic development.