Report: GMU men's basketball had shortfall of $2.3 million in '11-'12

On Monday morning, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission released a report detailing non-academic services and costs of higher education public institutions in Virginia.

The report addressed a number of issues facing the current landscape of college athletics, specifically in the state, including funding, student fees and revenue generation of basketball and football programs. 

Mason announces move to the Atlantic 10 for all sports effective July 1

George Mason University announced in a press conference today their decision to move to the Atlantic 10 conference for all sports, effective on July 1. 

According to a Mason Athletics press release, the university’s decision to move to the A-10 will “help further showcase the exemplary contributions of Mason’s faculty and students and all that the university has to offer."

Spuhler Field, Field House renovations set in motion to break ground in late spring

The West Campus Connector is not the only construction that will be taking place on George Mason University’s West Campus in the coming months. According to a Fairfax Campus advisory group meeting on Dec. 12, 2012, facility projects to renovate Spuhler Field, the baseball stadium, and the Field House, the intercollegiate sports complex, are set to begin in late spring.

OPINION: The transition from Recreation to University Life for club sports brings forth unexpected challenges

Out of a student population of over thirty thousand, Mason has about 500 NCAA varsity athletes. While, as a community, we should be very proud of these athletes’ many achievements, there are hundreds of club athletes—outnumbering varsity athletes—who also contribute to the successes of Mason in athletic endeavors. Mason Club Football has won the Seaboard Conference Championship five times, 2000, 2001 and then defended the honor three consecutive times from 2003 to 2005.

Mason ‘throws its hat’ into national program to help wounded soldiers

Hats are being sold in the Johnson Center bookstore to support wounded soldiers and Mason Athletics. Royalties will be split for the hats as part of a national program originally conceived at the University of New Hampshire.

Mason Summer Hours of Operation 2011

With spring classes over and summer classes now in session, University services and restaurants are now working under summer hours. Below is a list of several points of interest and their revised hours.

Dining Services