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Article Archive for October 2018

Changes to the Post-Secondary Learning Act

2018/10/31 – 1:42 pm

I’m very pleased to bring you the news that, yesterday, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 19 that amends the Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA). The …

Lenovo Black Friday deals

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

See this flyer for Lenovo’s Black Friday deals happening throughout November. Deals are available to all MacEwan employees as part of our preferred vendor agreement. …

Policy feedback: Contracts review and signing

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The Contracts Review and Signing Authority Policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies webpage.
Faculty, staff and students are invited …

MSA November Tidbit Cafe – Nov. 15

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The MacEwan Staff Association invites you to join the November Tidbit Café:
Fighting Opiates Crisis with a Non-pharmacological Approach
Presenter: Dr. Jiulin Wang, R.Ac., DTCM
Thursday, November 15, …

The Nuts and Bolts of Data Science – Nov. 21

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

Data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence are big buzzwords, but what do they really mean to you and your business?
Experts from Cybera (Alberta’s not-for-profit …

HCM 9.2 upgrade – information sessions

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 upgrade goes live November 19. This upgrade affects all PeopleSoft pages related to employee information, time and labour, and manager self …

Mothering they/them – Nov. 8

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

Traditional Cree parenting systems are based on natural laws of truth, kindness, courage and sharing. There were, and remain, strict parenting protocols that allowed a …

Message from the Provost: Associate Vice-President, Research and Teaching

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

While Dr. Cynthia Zutter had submitted materials in support of her reappointment as associate vice-president, research and teaching, an opportunity has presented itself for her …

City Centre Campus mass notification system test

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The City Centre Campus mass notification system will be tested on Tuesday, November 13 at 11:55 a.m.
This mass notification system is a critical part of …

Retirees of MacEwan University: October 2018 newsletter

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

Read the latest issue of the Retirees of MacEwan University (ROMU) newsletter.

SAMU’s annual art lease program – Grayworks

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

Looking for new artwork for your office or home? The Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) is hosting their annual art lease fundraiser this fall, …

Save the date: Employee Holiday Festive Feast

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

Mark your calendars! This year’s Holiday Festive Feast for all university employees will be on December 14 in the Heart of the Robbins Health Learning …

Influenza immunizations

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

As the fall season rolls by, it is the time of year to start planning for your flu shot. Influenza (flu) is one of the …

Upcoming pedway closure: November 9 to 18

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The 109 street pedway will be closed Friday, November 9 through to Sunday, November 18 to accommodate construction on the SAMU building.

New health, safety and environment Google site

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

The Office of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) has launched a new site to provide students and employees with information on health and safety courses, …

Staff and faculty campus tours

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

The Welcome Centre in Building 7 will be hosting a 90-minute campus tour for interested staff and faculty once a month. Your tour will be …

An important message from OCM

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

To help facilitate those projects that may require additional services beyond the capacity of the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM), a pre-qualified supplier list …

Decolonial Dialogues: Moving From Awareness to Action – Nov. 1

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Are you teaching a Winter 2019 course that will or could explore Indigenous-settler relations? Curious about interdisciplinary approaches to truth and reconciliation? Interested in joining …

Fall Harvest Sale: same MacEwan honey, new vinaigrette

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Some call it the sweetest time of the year – and if you’ve ever tried the sticky goodness that is MacEwan Honey – you’ll agree. …

Fine Art Visiting Scholar/Artist jake moore

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Student Workshops
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2-4 p.m. (Room 11-157 )
About the workshop:
1cubic foot
Tuesday Oct. 30 12-2 p.m. (Room 11-154)
About the workshop:
Queering the Compass
situatedness –positionality –spectatorship –spatialization …

Writing Centre Hours over Fall Break

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

The Writing Centre will be open over the Fall break, with the exception of Wednesday, November 14 from 12 to 4:30 p.m., when the Writing …

How to respond to threats on campus

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

An active threat is any situation that may escalate to violence or injury. These incidents can be unpredictable and may evolve very quickly, so it’s …

Call for swag donations for Big Brothers Big Sisters

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

At the start of November, First Year Student Experience will be inviting students to assemble Student Success Kits for donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters …

Refugee Awareness for Inclusive Communities Workshop – Nov. 16

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Refugee Awareness for Inclusive Communities is a project by the Centre for Race and Culture that provides accurate and comprehensive information about refugees to host …

mstore’s Super Children’s Book Sale: All titles $3.95

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Despite the ever fluctuating weather, winter is coming. And with the eventual falling of snow comes the holiday season.
Which means gift shopping for the little …

Dental services in Alberta

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Did you know that on January 1, 2018, the Alberta Dental Association and College implemented Alberta’s first dental fee guide since 1997? View the attached …