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2013 – 2014


Is Civility Dead? Campus Kindness Movement



Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day

Break-Out Session: Creating a Legacy of Civility at George Mason University

Presenters: Dolores Gomez-Moran and Nick Lennon

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 | 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm | Johnson Center, Fairfax Campus

What is civility? Why is it important? How are civility and ethics related? What are some model practices for incorporating civility into our work? This session will address what we know about civility and how it can help our work at Mason, our communities, and society as a whole. Participants will learn about the etymology of the word “civility,” the importance of taking individual responsibility for civil interactions and the benefits of civil behaviors for our society at large. Civility goes beyond individual rights to examine our responsibility to our local communities. The principles of civility will be explored and participants will be exposed to some model practices as well as strategies to better identify and incorporate positive civil behaviors into their work.




Campus Impact Forum:
“How do we become a “university for the world?’”
Friday, November 1, 2013
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Mason Hall, Meese Room

Participants for the Campus Impact Forum have been selected from across the university to tackle the topic: “How do we become a ‘university for the world’” Attendees have undergone a selection process which includes a written application and an in-person interview.




2013 Leadership Mason Conference

Developing and Fostering Leadership Skills that are Innovative, Diverse, Entrepreneurial, and Accessible Saturday

October 26, 2013



University 100 Civility and Conflict Management Curriculum Component
“The Essential C’s: Effective Communication, Civility, and Conflict Management”

Dates: September-November 2013

The Freshman Transition, will continue to implement the Civility and Conflict Management curriculum component for their University 100 courses.

University 100 assist first year students with their transition to Mason through the development of a relationship with others in the class including the instructor and peer advisor, the establishment of a knowledge base of campus resources, and the acquisition of basic academic skills for success.



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Preamble: New Student Convocation

August 23, 2013

Students are introduced to Mason’s Civility Project and the 9 tools of civility.