WEEK OF: April 7, 2015

Welcome to Student Media!
Student Media is the voice of Mason's student body and publishes exclusive content in print, online, and over the air through our student-run newspaper, television, and radio platforms.

What's Happening This Week?

MCN Lemonade Giveaway
April 8th @ 3:30PM - North Plaza
Current volunteer staff and prospective volunteers are invited to jo
in the editors and staff of MCN for conversation and sweet treats.

Professional Development Training
April 10th @ 10AM - Hub 1014
All staff are encouraged to attend
"Leadership 101" presented by Dr. Nick Lennon of the LEAD office.

Fourth Estate Ice Cream Social
April 10th @ 2PM - Conference Room 1202
Current volunteer staff and prospective volunteers are invited to join the editors and staff of Fourth Estate for conversation and sweet treats.

MCN Live Streams

• Baseball
  April 7th @ 3:00pm - Spuhler Field

• Men's Volleyball
   April 9th @ 7:00pm - RAC
   April 11th @ 7:00pm - RAC


Content Spotlight
Mason Cable Network

Watch LIVE on campus channel 231 or online at

On Wednesday April 1st, Tyler Byrum got the opportunity to ask Dave Paulsen, George Mason's new head coach for men's basketball his thoughts on recruits for the 2015-16 season.

Check It Out Below...
MCN's Youtube Page

Staff Reminders
• TIME SHEETS:  Fill out time sheet daily if you are a hourly employee.

• OFFICE HOURS:  If you are a RA employee you must attend all scheduled office hours unless an emergency occurs and you let us know in advance of your shift.

• EVENT STAFFING:  Office policy states that all staff members are required to work events that occur during their office hours. Basically, everyone should be doing their part to help represent Student Media at community events. Sign up here:

• KPI's ARE DUE:  March KPI's are due Tuesday, April 7th by the close of business. If you have any questions and/or concerns please contact Leslie Steiger, Business Manager.  To access the document the link to the form is below. 
KPI's Form Link

Student Recognition Awards
Student Media is constantly thinking of new ways to showcase the talented and hard working students that work in our office. As a result, we are implementing a Student Recognition Award Program. All paid student staff, volunteers, submitters, co-curricular students, and interns have the ability to nominate peers, team members and superiors in the categories of Best Creative Content, Leader in Action, Outstanding Student of the Month, and Student Media Spirit. 

March nominations are closing Friday April 10th!
March Nominations Form


WINNER: Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award!

Let's hear a big round of applause for Student Media's own Hau Chu who was named the Region 2 winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in the sports writing category for his article, "A Second Chance At Life"!  Hau now goes on to compete nationally alongside fellow journalists from across the country. Stay tuned for those results...

Special Recognition

A big shout out to the MCN staff and contributors for live streaming the introduction of George Mason's new head coach for men's basketball, Dave Paulsen that took place Wednesday, April 1st.

Thank you to the team:  Rob Horan, Kala West, Tyler Byrum, Mostafa Hashem, David Carroll, Erica Taylor and a specials thanks to Mason Athletics.

The live stream aired on the A-10 Digital Network and on MCN Ch. 231

Great job everyone!
Created by: Ky'Lend Adams and Jason Hartsel