Archive for July, 2010

Mason Recognized in Great Colleges to Work for Survey

Posted: July 30, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 29, 2010 at 3:59 pm

For the third year in a row, Mason was named one of the Great Colleges to Work For in seven different categories by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Transitions

Posted: July 30, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 29, 2010 at 4:08 pm

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Mary Jackson Named August 2010 Employee of the Month

Posted: July 29, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2010 at 12:41 pm

“This award reflects tremendous teamwork at Mason,” Jackson says modestly.

Off the Clock: English Professor Speaks Up for Greyhounds

Posted: July 28, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2010 at 8:11 am

Corrine McCarthy spreads the word about greyhound rescues.

Governor Announces Tax-Free Back-to-School Shopping

Posted: July 28, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 27, 2010 at 2:12 pm

The state’s fifth annual tax-free back-to-school shopping period will take place Friday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 8.

Mason Celebrates Graduation of U.S.-China Dual Degree Program Students

Posted: July 27, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 27, 2010 at 8:09 am

As of this fall, more than 180 students from 15 different Chinese universities will have attended Mason through the program.

University Information Opens Concierge Desk at Mason Inn

Posted: July 27, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2010 at 3:50 pm

The unit, which is part of University Relations, assists nearly one million callers and visitors annually.

Mason Awards First Certificates in Geospatial Intelligence

Posted: July 26, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Mason is one of only four universities in USGIF’s Accreditation Program and was one of the first to be accredited in 2007.

Welcome Week Website Goes Live

Posted: July 23, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2010 at 3:34 pm

The website will be updated as events and details are confirmed.

Climate Workshop in Korea

Posted: July 23, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm