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2005-06 InsideMU Publication Schedule

InsideMU
August 7, 2006


Marymount Receives National Science Foundation Grant

In conjunction with The George Washington University, Marymount has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to continue funding full scholarships with stipends for undergraduate and graduate students studying computer security. This grant builds on previous ones that enabled Marymount to develop its Computer Security and Information Assurance graduate certificate program and begin providing scholarships for individuals studying this field.

Recent Marymount graduates of the program are currently working for the Department of Justice, General Accounting Office, National Security Agency, and the Institute for Defense Analyses. The new grant makes the scholarships available through 2010.

Save the Date!
University Assembly: August 22

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the fall semester University Assembly on Tuesday, August 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Recreational Gym.

President James E. Bundschuh will begin the 2006-07 academic year with updates on a number of topics. After the presentation, faculty and staff are invited to the Gerard Phelan Dining Hall for lunch.

Please plan to attend this important University event.

Learn the Ins and Outs of Student Employment

If you’re planning to hire student workers in the coming year, please plan to attend a Campus Employer Workshop to ensure that you understand student employment policies. The offices of Human Resource Services and Payroll have mandated this workshop for all supervisors who plan to hire a student worker.

Representatives from Human Resource Services, Payroll, Financial Aid, and Student Employment will review and update student employment procedures.

This year’s workshops will be held on Wednesday, August 16, from 2 to 2:50 p.m. and from 3 to 3:50 p.m., in Rowley Hall, room 60. If you have questions or are unable to attend either workshop session, please contact Sandy Henderson (ext. 5796, sandy.henderson@marymount.edu).

Pick Up Your Parking Permit Now

Faculty/staff 2006-07 parking permits are now available in the Office of Campus Safety, Ireton Hall. You may pick yours up anytime, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When picking up your permit, be sure to bring your BlueCard. If you need additional information about permits or parking, visit www.marymount.edu/transportation/parking or call ext. 5700.

Staff assigned to off-campus parking may continue to park on campus through August 25. Regular parking procedures resume on August 28.

MU in the News

In a taped interview for Clear Channel Radio’s public affairs programming, Mike Canfield, director of Undergraduate Admissions, discussed the college search process and the opportunities afforded by Virginia Private College Week, which took place July 31-August 5. The interview aired on all local Clear Channel stations on July 30.

Chris Domes, vice president for Enrollment and Student Services, was interviewed in late June on NewsChannel 8 about statutory changes in federal student loan rates that became effective on July 1, 2006.

Chapel Masses to Resume

Masses will be held as follows:

Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel
July 31: 7:30 a.m daily Mass resumed
August 14: Noon Mass resumes
August 20: 7 p.m. Sunday Student Mass resumes
August 27: Welcome Back Mass, 7 p.m.

Ballston Chapel
August 31: Thursday 5:15 p.m. Mass resumes

The Feast of the Assumption, a holy day of obligation, is on Tuesday, August 15. Mass will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel at 7:30 a.m. and at noon. Those unable to attend Mass on campus may contact Campus Ministry at ext. 1607 for a list of nearby churches and Mass times.

Take a Team Time Out

Tickets are still available for the Nats vs. the New York Mets game at RFK Stadium, Saturday, August 12. Don’t miss out on the pregame picnic with family and friends on the Lodge lawn or the Scenic America Bus ride into Washington. Tickets are just $20 per person.

Reserve tickets by e-mail at hrservices@marymount.edu
or by calling Katt Hancher in HR Services at ext. 1617.

Mark Your Calendars

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for Staff Day 2006, which will take place on Tuesday, October 10. The event will begin with a themed lunch and music. There will also be games, door prizes, and other giveaways. Keep watching InsideMU for more details as the date approaches.

People

Welcome
Damarius Alston, computer support supervisor, Information Technology Services (ext. 6990, damarius.alston@
marymount.edu
)

Denis Brosnan, manager, Development Services, Development (ext. 3843, denis.brosnan@marymount.edu)

Marjorie Eisenman, liaison to the dean, Student Development (ext. 2515, marjorie eisenman@marymount.edu)

Johnnie Johnson, coordinator, Graduate Admissions (ext. 5956, johnnie.johnson@marymount.edu)

Alvin Manalo, manager, research associate, Institutional Effectiveness (ext. 5748, alvin.manalo@marymount.edu)

John Savory, Web manager, University Communications (ext. 6982, john.savory@marymount.edu)

Fr. David Sharland, assistant campus minister, Campus Ministry (ext. 6993, david.sharland@marymount.edu)

Gayle Wilson, women’s soccer coach, Athletics (ext. 5753, gayle.wilson@marymount.edu)

Transitions
Suzanne Harvey has been promoted to director of the Career and Internship Center, ext. 5960.

Sara Meehan, institutional research associate, has transitioned to the newly created position of information specialist in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, ext. 1539.

Personal Milestones

Congratulations to Alison Wicks, administrative secretary, School of Arts and Sciences, who married Chris Bartnek on June 10.

Events

August 23—Student Move-in Days begin

August 25—Academic Convocation for First-Year Students and Families, Verizon Sports Arena, Lee Center, 2 p.m.

August 26—Volunteer Service Day for New Undergraduates. For more information, contact Campus Ministry at ext. 1607.

August 28—First Day of Classes