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Around Mason: Week of June 9, 2020

June 8, 2020

Faculty/Staff Announcements

Have something to share? Submit an announcement from your unit using the online form.

Deadline is close of business Wednesday for inclusion in the following Tuesday's edition.

Campus Updates

Contemporary Student Services Survey

Contemporary Student Services seeks your help with promoting our Spring 2020 Survey.

We ask that you share the following link over social media and with mailing lists: .

The survey will remain open until July 29. Your help is appreciated!

Questions? Contact Anthony Berardo at

Training and Professional Development

Become a Certified Leadership Coach

Leadership coaching skills are vital for success during this pandemic crisis.

Learn how to manage stress, navigate complexity, and make positive change happen in Mason’s Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program. Become a certified coach through a live virtual program this fall. 

Apply by July 15. Enjoy a 20% COVID-19 early registration discount until June 15.

Questions? Contact

Take Mason 101 This Summer

Mason 101 is a one-time, two-hour workshop for Mason staff and faculty to learn more about the history, organization, resources, and future of George Mason University.

This experience has moved entirely online for sessions scheduled for Friday, June 12 and Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m.

Sign up is available at

  • Log-in with your MasonID.
  • In the search bar, type "Mason 101" and press your Return/Enter key.
  • On the screen that opens, click "Mason 101"
  • Click on the available Mason 101 date.
  • Click the "Request" button next to the date you wish to register for.

For questions or more information, contact Philip Stamper at or 703-993-5308.

Resources for You

Procedure for Hosting a Virtual Camp

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many programs, events, or camps (PEC) serving minors to cancel their summer offerings, while others are moving towards a web-based solution.

If you are planning to hold a web-based PEC, keep in mind that all Mason policies and procedures apply to PECs hosted in virtual space. The initial step involves registering your PEC here. A full review of all steps PECs need to consider is outlined on

Risk Management has recently developed resources specific to virtual PECs, which can be found here.

Questions? Feel free to contact Buz Grover at