Archive for October, 2008

Mason Honors Veterans at Annual Luncheon

Posted: October 22, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the President cordially invites members of the Mason community ― students, faculty and staff members ― who have served their country in the military to a Veterans Day luncheon on Tuesday, Nov.11.

The Madness Begins

Posted: October 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The men’s basketball team gets fired up for the season at the Oct. 17 Mason Madness event.Photo by Lori Wilson

Provost to Hold Forums on the State of Mason Academics

Posted: October 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Office of the Provost will hold forums on the State of Mason Academics at all three campuses.

Vote This Week for Staff Senators

Posted: October 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate is holding elections to fill open seats this week. Please take a minute to read the candidate statements and vote for the candidates you believe would represent you best.

Mason Community Celebrates Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day

Posted: October 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As Mason’s Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day nears, employees should prepare themselves for a day filled with motivational presentations and opportunities to grow professionally.

Center for the Arts Welcomes Back Ballet Flamenco José Porcel

Posted: October 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

José Porcel brings Ballet Flamenco, a talented company of dancers, musicians and singers, to Mason’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m.

Volgenau School Recognizes Ioannou with Outstanding Research Faculty Award

Posted: October 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

An expert in microelectronics, Dimitris Ioannou is the recipient of the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering’s 2008 Outstanding Research Faculty Award.

2008 Celebration of Scholarship Honors Tangney, Satyapal

Posted: October 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Each year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences(CHSS) and the College of Science (COS) join to recognize the scholarly and creative activities of faculty and students at an annual Celebration of Scholarship.

President’s Circle Donors Have a Night at ‘Mason’s Cabaret’

Posted: October 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Members of the President’s Circle — donors who have contributed $1,000 or more to Mason during the previous fiscal year — enjoyed a reception in their honor on Oct. 13.

Called “An Evening at Mason’s Cabaret,” the event took place at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, where students and faculty members from the Department of Music treated guests to a performance.

Bob Buchanan, Jessie Buckman, Adrianna Sgarlata, Darrick Speller

Sport Management Program Prepares Sport Leaders of Tomorrow

Posted: October 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For many college students, watching ESPN is the closest they’ll ever get to sporting giants such as the Washington Redskins, Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Pirates and NFL Players Association.