General News

University, tech and student news; calls for nominations and submissions; Campus Services updates

Employee Info

Benefits, payroll and human resources updates

Events

Info sessions, professional development, lectures and more

Media News Stories

News stories mentioning MacEwan University

Professional and Personal Development

Continuing education, training, and health and wellness

Home » Archive by Month

Article Archive for February 2020

Employees’ Code of Conduct online course

2020/02/26 – 8:31 am

MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct (the “code”) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It was developed in accordance with the province’s 2018 Conflicts …

Access to Allard Hall parkade and air handler shutdown – Feb. 26 to 29

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

On February 26, access to the Allard Hall parkade will only be available from the east (110 Street, Robbins Health Learning Centre).
On February 28 and …

Gender, Sex and Sexuality: LGBTQ2S+ Inclusive Spaces

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Presented by the Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity, this training focuses on challenging homophobic, biphobic and transphobic language and behaviours; building capacity to …

Health Spending Account (HSA) Deadline

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Reminder: Health Spending Account Eligible Employees
This is a reminder to all Health Spending Account eligible employees that March 31, 2020 is the deadline to claim …

MacEwan hosts Help! Save Stan – Mar. 2

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University, Faculty of Nursing and the Faculty of Health and Community Studies will be hosting the 10th annual Help! Save Stan mini event on …

Take your drawing hobby to the next level!

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Approaches to Drawing
March 31 – April 9, 2020 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | City Centre Campus
Further develop your art by considering different perspectives before …

Griffins’ weekend primer: Women’s hockey playoffs begin

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Griffins’ Thursday action:
Women’s hockey best-of-three playoffs (21-3-0-0): Game 1 vs. SAIT Trojans (7-16-1-0), 7 p.m., Downtown Community Arena
Griffins’ Friday action:
Men’s hockey (19-6-1-0): vs. NAIT Ooks …

Technology Sessions — Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Sign up for upcoming tech training sessions:

Must Have Skills for Microsoft Word — Mar. 17, 2020, 2-3:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Microsoft Teams — Mar. 20, …

Artist book launch: Morgan Wedderspoon – Feb. 29

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Join Morgan Wedderspoon in the Mitchell Art Gallery on February 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. to celebrate the launch of her artist book, ecology …

Call open for Board of Governors Research Chairs

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

This is a reminder that the Office of the Provost & Vice-President, Academic is soliciting internal applications for up to two MacEwan University Board of …

Sustainamania free store donations

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

SAMU’s annual sustainability event, Sustain-A-Mania, is coming up on March 16 and 17, and during the event, we always have a couple of tables set …

GST/HST training session – Feb. 28

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Are you curious about the rules for GST/HST? The Finance Department is hosting a GST/HST training session on Friday, February 28 from 2:15 – 3:45 …

Griffins’ weekend review: WVB playoffs

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

There might not be a roller-coaster ride on the planet that could keep up with the crazy highs and lows on display in the Canada …

Broaden your toolkit with Strategy Analysis!

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Strategy Analysis
March 30 – April 4, 2020 | Alberta College Campus
Understand the “here and now” and set a vision for something better. Learn more about …

Budget update – February 13, 2020

2020/02/19 – 8:31 am

In my last email I mentioned that we have been awaiting the release of the provincial budget to determine our Campus Alberta Grant funding for …

New myStudentSystem interface demonstrations

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

The new myStudentSystem interface has been released and has fully replaced the Student Centre. While staff will still see the same Student Centre, students will …

Student Research Day – application deadline approaching!

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

This is a reminder that applications are open for students to present at Student Research Day until March 8, 2020. The application guidelines and application …

Results of radon testing on campus

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

In late 2018, Facilities published a piece in MacEwan Today describing the implementation of a small, proactive program to measure radon levels in various locations …

Griffins’ weekend review: Women’s hockey ties record

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

Jaime Erickson played hero in three-on-three overtime as the MacEwan Griffins women’s hockey beat the Red Deer College Queens 4-3 in their final game of …

Nominations are open for the Distinguished Research Award

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

Nominations for the next Distinguished Research Award recipient are now open until March 18, 2020. This award, now valued at $10,000, recognizes the outstanding research, …

Policy feedback: Ethical Review of Research with Human Participants

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

The Ethical Review of Research with Human Participants Policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on MacEwan.ca/Policies. Faculty, staff and students are …

3M National Teaching Fellowship Workshop

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

Have you wondered what it takes to become a 3M Teaching Fellow? This prestigious fellowship is a recognition of excellence, but also an opportunity to …

Inuit session in kihêw waciston – Feb. 26

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

kihêw waciston is pleased to invite Elder Carol Ovayuak to share her Inuvialuit culture and knowledge. All are welcome to attend.
When: Wednesday, February 26, 10 …

Griffins’ weekend primer: Home volleyball playoffs

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

Griffins’ Thursday action:
Women’s volleyball (17-7): Game 1 of best-of-three Canada West quarter-final series vs. Thompson Rivers University, 6 p.m., David Atkinson Gym
Griffins’ Friday action:
Women’s volleyball: …

Fostering and promoting research in sexual violence

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University is committed to creating an environment free from sexual violence. The Sexual Violence Prevention Education Committee (SVPEC), has been involved in the creation …

Electric space heaters in the workplace

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

With the recent cold weather, there have been concerns raised about individual space heaters and foot warmers being used at MacEwan University. This is a …