Good Afternoon All,
My thanks to everyone who attended our Black History Month event Celebrating
the Educators - Sharing the Legacy. I hope you enjoyed the
evening and will continue to support our activities in the months
ahead. Now it's time for March Madness, so let's go Mason Patriots!
Just a reminder...
The Association of Black Faculty, Administrators & Staff (ABFAS)
will hold its monthly brown bag community lunch on Wednesday, March
2nd from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. This month's organizational meeting
will be a video conference with colleagues from the
Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William campuses participating.
Please see the attached agenda of items for discussion. For those
of you on the Arlington campus - please go to Founders Hall, Room
B119 (seats 20). Larry Hennsey of Technology Support (ext. 3-8250)
is the conference liaison there. If you'll be attending in Prince
William, please go to Bull Run Hall, Room 254 Conf (Seats 16).
Charvis Campbell, University Life (ext. 3-8373) is coordinating
attendees there. For colleagues here on the Fairfax campus we'll
meet in the Engineering Building, Room1605 (seats 8, but we'll
accommodate as needed). This is a great opportunity to bring a
portion of Mason's Black & African Heritage administrators,
faculty and staff through the use of technology. Our intent is two
hold one video meeting with the three campuses during the Spring and
Fall semesters going forward. We look forward to seeing you on
Also, ABFAS will hold its Happy Hour Meet-n-Greet on Friday, March
4th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at our new location - Icons Sports
Lounge & Grille on 10418 Main Street in Fairfax (phone: 703
865-6101, http://fairfaxicons.com/index.php). Feel free to invite
Mason colleagues who may wish to join us for a casual get-together
at the end of the work week as the NCAA basketball tournament season
For more information about the Association of Black Faculty,
Administrators & Staff, visit our website today at
Thanks to all current members for your continued support of ABFAS!
Have a good day,