The Mason Spirit

Association News

Call for Nominations

Alumni Awards and Scholarships are presented annually at the Alumni Association's Celebration of Distinction, which will be held on April 2, 2002. Nominations for the 2002 awards are now being accepted. Nomination forms and criteria are available on the web at Please send us your nominations for the Alumni Service Award, Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award, and Faculty Member of the Year Award.

Also, please encourage any deserving students to apply for the John C. Wood Scholarship, the John C. and Louise P. Wood Graduate Scholarship, the Peter C. Forame Student Leader Scholarship, and the Senior of the Year Award.

For more information, call the Alumni Affairs Office at (703) 993-8696 or e-mail Heidi Kibirsky at

Black Alumni Reunion Planned for April

Save this date! On April 26-28, 2002, a Black Alumni Reunion will be held on the Fairfax Campus. A committee, chaired by University Life coordinator Alene Smith, has been working diligently to put together a fantastic weekend event. For more information, go to, e-mail, or call (703) 993-4003. Come back to your alma mater, bring your family, and reacquaint yourself with old friends.

E-newsletters Are Coming Soon

Would you like to be kept in the Alumni Association loop? Plans are under way to increase communication by developing an electronic newsletter, MasonWire. To be included on the distribution list, send your name and e-mail address to Do it today to ensure that you don't miss an issue!