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Article Archive for March 2020

Teaching and Learning services has a new website

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

We have a brand new website, featuring teaching resources, professional development opportunities and events for faculty. Please have a look and be sure to bookmark …

Professional Development soon to be offered ONLINE!

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

The Professional and Continuing Studies team at the School of Continuing Education (SCE) has been hard at work for the last two weeks getting our …

Technology Tips – Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Upcoming tech training sessions and resources:
Find the best time to meet:
Create a poll to find the best time to meet with Microsoft FindTime
Technology Drop in …

Teaching and Learning Services online office hours

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Teaching and Learning Services will be hosting online drop-in office hours to better assist you! Office hours will be daily from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. …

USRI grant deadline extended

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Faculty mentors are advised that the deadline for Undergraduate Student Research Initiative (USRI) grants has been extended to April 15.
Faculty mentors must enter student application …

Learn an instrument in the comfort of your home!

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Many of us have always wanted to learn an instrument but could never find the time to fit it into our busy schedules. The Conservatory …

COVID-19 update for researchers

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Craig Kuziemsky, associate vice-president of Research has provided an update for researchers in light of COVID-19. Please view the memo, or visit Further updates will …

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

We want to remind you of the measures we should all be taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on campus and in other …

Policy Feedback: Recruitment Policy and Relocation Procedure

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

The Recruitment Policy is being revised and a new Relocation Procedure proposed. The policy and procedure have been posted for feedback on the policies page …

Writing help for students available online

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

Students who would like feedback on their writing can submit their paper online using our submission form. Students can expect to receive their written feedback …

Budget Update and Town Halls – March 12

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

Thank you to all who attended one of yesterday’s town halls on budget impacts to the institution for 2020/21 and the next several years. For …

Sport and Wellness closed

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University Sport and Wellness is closed until further notice.
This closure applies to the entire facility, including the gymnasium, fitness centre and pool, as well …

Bookstore COVID-19 service update

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

As classes move online, we want you to know that the university’s bookstore will be open with reduced hours.⁠ Effective Thursday, March 19, the mstore …

Now via webinar: Job Search 101 Lunch-and-Learn sessions

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

NOTE: These sessions will now be offered via webinar. 

MacEwan University and the MacEwan Staff Association (MSA) recognize that improving job-search skills is something that is …

Using video conferencing while working remotely

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

Working remotely doesn’t mean being out of touch. Video conferencing (or audio only) when paired with shared documents or screen sharing can be just as …

Discounted parking rate in Surface Lot S

2020/03/18 – 8:30 am

To accommodate employees during this challenging time, the daily parking rate for Surface Lot S, located behind the Residence, has been reduced to $7.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update – Mar. 9

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

The health and well being of the university community is a top priority for the university, and MacEwan is carefully monitoring and developing a proactive …

Leading People Through Change – March 20

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

Leading People Through Change
March 20, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Alberta College Campus
Organizational change is never easy, and those who have a …

The newsletter of URDC: Community stories

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

Our newsletter is out — please read about the URDC initiatives.
The Ukrainian Resource Development Centre (URDC) is the bridge that connects MacEwan University’s faculties and …

Gender, Sex and Sexuality: LGBTQ2S+ Inclusive Spaces

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

This training focuses on challenging homophobic, biphobic and transphobic language and behaviours; building capacity to foster safe and inclusive LGBTQ2S+ environments; increasing familiarity with common …

Griffins’ weekend review: Hockey beats Concordia

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

Buoyed by a hot goaltender, growing confidence and a nothing-to-lose attitude, the underdog Concordia Thunder threw a scare into the three-time defending Alberta Colleges Athletic …

Register for the next Unconscious Bias Training workshop – Mar. 25

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

This workshop provides an overview of how unconscious bias can seep into everyday interactions and explores what we can do to build the capacity to …

Employee campus tours – Mar. 18

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

The Welcome Centre in Building 7 will be hosting a monthly campus tour for interested new and existing employees. The next tour will be held …

Budget Update and Town Halls – Mar. 11

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

Over the last few weeks, there has been much uncertainty over the impacts of the provincial budget and the new outcome based funding model for …

Griffins’ weekend primer: Chance to clinch title

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

MacEwan Griffins’ Athletics – March 13-15:
Griffins’ Friday action:

Women’s hockey final: Game 3 vs. NAIT Ooks, 7 p.m., Downtown Community Arena (Griffins lead best-of-five ACAC …

March is Fraud Prevention Month

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

March is Fraud Prevention Month
Fraud happens on a daily basis around the globe and MacEwan University is no exception. Every member of our campus community …