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Policy feedback: Final Assessments Policy and Student Deferrals and Assessments Procedure

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

The Final Assessments Policy is being revised and a new Student Deferrals and Assessments Procedure is being proposed. Both policy documents have been posted for feedback on the policies webpage ( Faculty, staff and students are invited to review the documents and provide comments on the content by selecting “Policies open for feedback” and signing in to the Google Doc using their MacEwan credentials. These policy documents will be open for feedback until the end of day Monday, June 22, 2020.

COVID-19 update: Online security

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

Cyber attacks have continued to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. This difficult situation provides new avenues for attackers to exploit, and the proliferation of phishing attacks …

PeopleTools 8.57 upgrade and financial transactions

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

On June 7, 2020 MacEwan will be upgrading to PeopleTools 8.57 which enables and supports the use of PeopleSoft.
To maximize the success of this upgrade, …

Welcome to the new manager, academic advising

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

I am delighted to announced that Karen Ravagnolo has been appointed to the position of manager, academic advising, effective July 1, 2020. Karen has spent …

Teaching Innovation Fund – deadline is May 30

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

To support the development of innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and to foster a culture of collaboration, interdisciplinarity, and knowledge-sharing, the Teaching Innovation Funding …

Network outage – May 30

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

There will be a network outage between 6 p.m., Saturday, May 30, and 12 a.m., Sunday, May 31.
During the outage, the following will be inaccessible:

Blackboard …

PeopleSoft applications outage: June 6 to 8

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

All PeopleSoft applications will undergo a scheduled outage starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 6 to Monday, June 8 at 8 a.m. to implement …

Canada Life resources to support your well-being

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

Canada Life is offering several free webinars and tools to help support plan members during the pandemic. Read more about the resources here.

MAG: Art From Here

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

As part of Art From Here — an ongoing collaborative project between the Mitchell Art Gallery, Latitude 53, Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre and Snap Gallery — …

Budget update: Questions and answers

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

The budget questions and answers have been updated on
You can continue to submit your questions to or by using the anonymous MacEwan University …

2019/20 Financial year end deadline schedule and notes

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

As we approach the end of the 2020 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that the university closes its accounting records and prepares financial …

Library lending for faculty and staff

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

While the library’s space and access to the library’s shelves remain closed, MacEwan faculty and staff are still able to borrow physical items (e.g. books, …

Policy feedback: Student Discipline Policy

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Student Discipline Policy is being proposed. The proposal has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, staff and …

May is Mental Health Month

2020/05/20 – 8:31 am

Lifeworks by Morneau Shepell, MacEwan’s Employee and Family Assistance provider, has launched a microsite called “A stable mindset in an unstable world,” to provide support …

Upcoming training for expense and requisitions

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Expense Procurement and Contract Services (EPACS) invites you to attend one of our upcoming training sessions. These sessions are geared toward new or infrequent users …

PeopleSoft outage

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

All PeopleSoft applications will undergo a scheduled outage from Saturday, June 6 at 8 a.m. to Monday, June 8 at 8 a.m. to implement an …

Moving Your Face-to-face Course Online Quickly

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

This virtual course gives faculty the tools they need to move a full face-to-face course to an online format by providing insight about teaching online, …

Be an innovative leader

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Managing Workplace Conflict
Conflict can be stressful, but when managed correctly it can become a stepping stone to innovation. Become a leader who can effectively manage …

MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Nine artists from across Canada are stepping up to support the development of local emerging artists via the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a …

MacEwan receives Greener Purchasing Award

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Congratulations, MacEwan University! On Earth Day, we received news that our institution was awarded the 2019 Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award – Education Sector from …

New Teaching and Learning Services online office hours

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Teaching and Learning Services is still hosting online drop-in office hours to better assist you, but we have adjusted our schedule. Feel free to drop …

Go from inspiration to income!

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Starting Your Creative Business
If you’re looking to turn your creative hobby into a small business then this brand new course may be for you! This …

Annual electrical systems and transfer switch testing

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Facilities will be bringing in ASCO Power Systems to do the annual testing of the transfer switches. The test takes no more than 10 minutes …

Budget update – questions and answers

2020/05/13 – 8:31 am

The budget questions and answers have been updated on
You can continue to submit your questions to or by using the anonymous MacEwan University – …

New business process for the Conservatory of Music

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

As part of our evaluation of programs across the university, and as a result of both the change in funding model for post-secondary institutions, and …

A Taste of Google Apps – May 27

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

When: Wednesday, May 27, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Simple collaboration, cloud storage, easy communications — discover how these simple concepts can quickly be applied to your …

Forget email for your internal newsletter – use MS Teams

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

In the past, with the cost of mailing out communications being so expensive, it made sense to send a monthly newsletter. Today, we have access …