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Message from the president: Phishing attack update

2017/09/06 – 8:30 am

Last week was very difficult for MacEwan. Our public disclosure of the recent phishing incident was met with intense media interest, and the university faced …

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Professional development funding

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Have you planned your professional development activities for the year?

Professional development funding is available to all staff university-wide and renews each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). Information on eligibility, use, application processes and parameters of each fund can be found on the myMacEwan.ca portal under the “Professional Development” tab.

New this year: Courses must start within six months of the application date or June 30, whichever is sooner.

After reviewing the information on the portal, if you have further questions, please contact Human Resources at pd@macewan.ca.


Message about non-MacEwan education abroad groups

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

This is a reminder to all that due to the risk of having students believe that non-MacEwan education abroad groups are MacEwan University–affiliated activities, faculty …

East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies, vol. 4, no. 2 (2017)

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Dr. Svitlana (Lana) Krys, Kule chair in Ukrainian Studies and assistant professor of English, is pleased to announce the publication of the fall issue of …

Proper Filtering and Sorting in Google Sheets with filtered views

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Data often gets corrupted when people improperly sort information so they can group items together. Discover how “Filters” and “Filtered Views” can temporarily hide and …

NextUp Fall 2017

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Innovate, inspire, ignite. This is exactly what business leaders in Edmonton do, and we want them to share their stories with the MacEwan community. Join …

United Way Campaign committee is looking for volunteers

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s United Way Campaign is kicking off again this fall. Our committee is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals who are interested in helping …

Department of Mathematics and Statistics: Math enrichment classes

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

In the Fall 2017 term, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is collaborating with the Math Kangaroo clubs to offer enrichment math classes for Grades 1 …

Expense workflow change: Receipt verification (information and focus group invite)

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

During the FSCM 9.2 PeopleSoft upgrade project, we introduced the potential of adding a receipt verification role into the expense workflow in the future. We …

TEDx is coming to MacEwan!

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Save the date for MacEwan’s first TEDx Talk:
Thursday, January 19, 2018
Tentatively 5-9 p.m.
City Centre Campus
Stay tuned for more details.

Bloom Cookie Co. at MacEwan

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

Ashley Benson, MacEwan alumna and creator of Bloom Cookie Co., is bringing her vegan cookies to MacEwan University campus!
Ashley graduated from MacEwan University’s Travel program …

From the University Archives: November 5, 1982: “Public Relations is Packing Again”

2017/09/20 – 8:30 am

November 5, 1982: Public Relations is Packing Again

The three-person department will move out of Cromdale Campus Dec. 29 bound for Room 295 at Jasper Place. …

Get writing advice from the new writer in residence

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Are you looking for advice about your writing? Author Deborah Willis is available to answer your questions, discuss your work and provide editorial feedback. Call …

Faculty research publication

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Dr. Etayankara (Murli) Muralidharan, faculty member in the School of Business, along with Dr. Saurav Pathak of Kansas State University, has published a research article …

Ear Training (10 hours)

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

This is an interactive course for all ages and levels, covering areas such as sight singing, rhythm, interval and chord recognition, and melodic dictation in …

Theatre season 2017/18

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Coming soon… The first theatre season in Allard Hall is sure to be epic!

November 22 – December 2, 2017

Based on the hit 1992 film, …

Arts and music awards available

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre (URDC) is calling for applications for the five arts and music awards briefly described below.
The application deadline is November …

AGC Executive Committee call for nominations

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

The Executive Committee of Academic Governance Council (AGC) has sent out a call for nominations for faculty and staff vacancies on the following AGC committees …

MacEwan in the news: August 23 to September 11, 2017

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan University professor plans to explore doomed Incan site before city engulfs it
Dr. Lidio Cardenas, anthropology, was interviewed about his research in Peru …

Invitation: Dedication of Heather’s Garden in memory of Heather MacEwan Foran

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Attached is an invitation from President Deborah Saucier for a special dedication event being held on Saturday, September 30. At its June 5 meeting, the …

Faculty articles on marketing accountability and advertising efficiency

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Dr. Albena Pergelova and Dr. Fernando Angulo, both associate professors in the Department of International Business, Marketing, Strategy and Law, have recently published a series …

MacEwan Community Refugee Project fundraiser – Sept. 22

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University Music student, Ryan McEathron, has organized a fundraiser for the MacEwan Community Refugee Project. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.
When: …

Complete Music Rudiments class (30 hours)

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

This two-term course covers basic, intermediate and advanced rudiments (RCM Theory Levels 1 to 8 and equivalents) in a group setting. It prepares students for Royal …

Update from Web Services

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Submitted by Shelagh Kubish, coordinator of Web and Portal Services:
It was an especially busy summer in the Web Services department. Here are some highlights of …

Academic Governance Council call for nominations

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Academic Governance Council (AGC) is calling for nominations for a support/supervisory staff member to sit on AGC for a one-year term (October 27, 2017 to …

Indigenous Advisory Council call for members – deadline Sept. 29

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

As part of its response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, MacEwan University is establishing the Indigenous Advisory Council to provide an opportunity for Indigenous …

Ivey/MacEwan co-branding business cases

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

In Fall 2017, MacEwan University’s School of Business was recognized as one of the 25 Ivey strategic co-brand case publishers. Promoted through Ivey Publishing, the …

Orange Shirt Day – Sept. 29

2017/09/13 – 8:30 am

Join kihêw waciston and hundreds of others across Canada in wearing an orange shirt on Friday, September 29 to commemorate the residential school experience, to …