Senior Portrait Week 2016 Monday, April 7th - Thursday, April 14th JC Atrium
Graduating in 2016 and still need to have your portrait taken? This week is your last chance this year to have your Senior Portrait taken! Schedule an appointment for your sitting now! Click to register using code 700.
International Week Friday, April 8th - Saturday, April 16th Mason is hosting their 35th Annual International Week celebration! Students from all around the globe join together to showcase their counties and cultures. Click here to register to participate in any of the events during this week.
iWeek Dance Competition Thursday, April 14th @ 7:00PM
Center for the Arts Live Stream via MasonCableNetwork.com Mason Cable Network is producing a live stream of the popular iWeek event so you can watch from home or share the performance with family and friends around the world who can't make the live performance. Click here to watch the live stream.
Spring Preview Sunday, April 17th @ 10AM - 2PM Dewberry Lobby
Destination Mason: A Spring Preview is an event that hosts newly admitted students, exposing them to all that Mason has to offer. If you are willing to help promote Student Media at this event, sign up here.
Video Live Stream Schedule:
• Men's Volleyball vs. St. Francis Friday, April 15th @ 7:00PM
• Men's Volleyball vs. Penn. State Saturday, April 16th @ 7:00PM
• Women's Lacrosse vs. Duquesne Sunday, April 17th @ 12:00PM
COMING SOON: Mason Day | Friday, April 22nd @ 2-6PM
As always, Student Media will have a table at Mason Day 2016. We will be taking surveys and giving out prizes including branded smartphone wallets, t-shirts, sunglasses, and more! Please sign up to help us staff the Student Media table; not only is this a fun event, it is one of the best student outreach opportunities of the year for recruitment and awareness.
The Sport Broadcasting Team just finished broadcasting eight games over five days (1 game Wednesday, 1 game Thursday, 2 overlapping games Friday, 2 games Saturday, and 2 overlapping games Sunday).
The students involved in this impressive effort were:
Khafre Barclift, Jason Brightman, Tyler Byrum, Bianca Eckerberg, Rosie Hartwell,
Robert Horan, Yosha Lacy, Chad Lynch, Ramon Mejia, Kate Rathburn, Tyler Resh,
Anthony Stampone, Alyssa Swaney, Andrew Tait, Dan Ward
International Week Parade
On Friday, April 8th, Mason students participated in the annual International Week (iWeek) Parade. This year, the parade route started at The Hub, passed Southside and Blue Ridge, and concluded on the North Plaza. In addition to the iWeek Parade, there was an International Dessert Buffet that included churros and Swedish Summer Cake. iWeek runs through April 16th. Click here for a full schedule of events.
Above: The Patriot mascot was on hand to rally school spirit, dancing along as Urbanknowledgy led the crowd in the Mason Whip.
Right: Student Media's own Salvatore Pitino (center) carried the Italian flag during the iWeek parade in his capacity as president-elect of the Italian Club. Gia Primerano (far left) of Volition was also part of the parade's Italian delegation.
On Saturday, March 26, students gathered at the center of President’s Park for Holi Moli, the Hindu festival of colors where colorful powder is thrown into the crowd. Holi celebrates the triumph of good over evil and serves as a holiday to bring the community together.Click here for more photos from Fourth Estate.
Photos by: Claire Cecil
Student Recognition Awards
And the Winners Are...
Best Creative Content Mustafa Almusawi
Leader in Action Doug Luman Spirit Award Alexis Whitted
Staff Awards for
Congratulations to these Outstanding Students!
April Nominations Are Now Open!
Student Media's Student Recognition Program honors winners each month in the following categories:
• Best Creative Content • Leader in Action • Outstanding Employee • Spirit Award
We are now accepting nominations for April 2016! If you know someone who deserves consideration in the categories above, click on the button below to submit your nomination(s).
Over the past few months, a couple of mysterious items have appeared around the office.
A flash drive here, a scarf and umbrella there...
If anyone is missing any items like the ones pictured, please visit the front desk to claim your stuff!
Student Media has a number of events on the calendar for Spring 2016. Please take a moment to look over our event signup list and add your name for a shift or two. We know you are busy, but just an hour of your time could make a big impact on the students you meet at any given event.
Do your part to help represent our office at campus events and recruit Mason's best and brightest to work for your group.
Many thanks to those who have already signed up! Click below to add your name:
City Internships Opportunity: City Internships Student Ambassadors:City Internships provides immersive career training programs for college students and recent graduates designed to expand your horizons and get you job-ready. We are looking for driven and strategic individuals to act as a strong and persuasive voice on their university campus. The most successful Student Ambassadors will be able to effectively build brand awareness and represent City Internships in a positive light. Student Ambassador duties will include generating public interest, utilizing media platforms, implementing marketing strategies, and more. For more information you can review our link and apply at:city-internships.com/about/student-ambassadors
Office of Student Media Opportunity: Fourth Estate Editor-in-Chief:Fourth Estate is George Mason's official student-run news outlet and is seeking applications for Editor-in-Chief for the Fall 2016 semester. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the overall editorial content direction of Fourth Estate, as well as managing a staff of over 30 editors and contributors. Qualifications for this position include: leadership experience in writing, reporting, copy editing, and assigning stories, effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with and motivate a diverse staff, and understand the importance of strong and positive working relationships with advertising staff and advertisers. Click here for more information about the position and application process from the Fourth Estate website. For the HireMason job listing, click here.
On behalf of everyone at Student Media,
we would like to extend our wishes for the happiest of birthdays to:
Kathryn Mangus, Student Media Director, on April 11th Ryan Adams,Fourth Estate, on April 12th