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 Category

Articles in Employee Info

Attention: Upcoming changes to general holiday pay

2019/08/21 – 8:31 am

Effective September 1, 2019, the university is required to change how general holiday pay is calculated for the province of Alberta. This is legislated via …

New schedule: The Working Mind

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

A safe environment that promotes mental health enables all of us to thrive at work. Education is an important first step to create this environment …

Transfer credit articulation process demonstrations

2019/07/31 – 8:30 am

The transfer credit review process has moved online into PeopleSoft. If you have questions regarding how to submit decisions, refer requests, search for transfer credit …

Voluntary Separation Incentive Program – reminder

2019/07/24 – 8:30 am

On June 28, the university introduced the new Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP) for MSA members and Out of Scope employees. Under the program, continuing …

Fall Term eReserve deadline

2019/07/10 – 8:30 am

In order to ensure your eReserves materials are ready for the start of fall classes, the library requests that the submission of new materials for …

MacEwan introducing Voluntary Separation Incentive Program

2019/07/03 – 8:30 am

The university is introducing a new initiative, the Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP). Under the program, continuing MSA and out of scope employees with four …

New Code of Conduct in effect July 1

2019/07/03 – 8:30 am

The university’s new Code of Conduct comes into effect on July 1, 2019.  As an employee of MacEwan University, you have until December 31, 2019 …

Transfer credit articulation process demonstrations

2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

The transfer credit review process has moved online into PeopleSoft. If you have questions regarding how to submit decisions, refer requests, search for transfer credit …

President’s BBQ on June 21 – Planning for the weather

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone who sent in their RSVP for the President’s Barbecue on Friday, June 21.
If the weather cooperates, we’ll see …

July 1 process change: Smart HR for hire and rehire

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

As of July 1, 2019 the Employee Action Form (EAF) will no longer be available for new hire and rehire requests.
Please continue to use …

Highlights from Organizational Development Day 2019

2019/06/12 – 8:30 am

On Thursday, April 25, Organizational Development Day provided an opportunity to create a shared understanding of the future by exploring the emerging Institutional Strategic Plan (ISP) …

Corporate Challenge Scavenger Hunt

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

The last event with Corporate Challenge is the Scavenger Hunt and the list of items has been officially announced!
We have until Sunday, June 9 to …

Faculty PD allocations

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

For a variety of reasons, PD Place software is not functioning properly, and we are unable to continue processing faculty PD allocations using our typical …

Win a WESTJET flight! Last Call for Corporate Challenge raffle tickets

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

Raffle ticket sales will end this Friday at Noon. $2/ticket and you could win a WESTJET FLIGHT and $500 hotel voucher as the grand prize!
Raffle …

Smart HR is live!

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

New Smart HR templates are now available. Designated users can now complete a new hire or rehire request right in PeopleSoft, instead of completing an …

Contractor access authorization

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

If you are a MacEwan employee who authorizes work on campus by an outside group, you must register the contractor with Security. Contractors must be …

2018-19 Year-end Deadline Schedule and Notes

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

We are nearing that time of year again! Please take note of the 2018-19 Year-end Deadline Schedule and Notes.
If you have any questions or are …

Communication assessment for your newsletter

2019/05/15 – 8:30 am

At MacEwan, there are various tools used for sending electronic communications. The Office of the CIO has created an assessment form for employees to complete …

New! GST configuration changes

2019/05/15 – 8:30 am

Finance would like to inform you of an upcoming change to the way the GST recovery calculation, which is scheduled to go live on July …

2019 IT security training program update

2019/05/08 – 8:30 am

In 2018, the university launched a permanent annual IT security awareness training program. This program was set up to help ensure that we all understand …

Campus Solutions instructions are centralized

2019/05/08 – 8:30 am

A Blackboard Learn self-enroll class has been created which contains a variety of instructions and overviews of Campus Solutions and student records.
To log into Blackboard, …

Save the date: Policies Forum – May 27, 2019

2019/05/08 – 8:30 am

The Office of General Counsel and the Policy Advisory Group are holding their annual Policies Forum on May 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the Kule …

Transportation survey for employees

2019/05/08 – 8:30 am

Transportation Services is conducting a survey and would like your feedback to assist in addressing transportation needs for all members of the MacEwan University community.
If …

From the President: New Employee Code of Conduct

2019/05/01 – 8:30 am

Dear MacEwan University employees,
In December 2018, the Conflicts of Interest Act came into force. This legislation applies to all public post-secondary institutions in Alberta and mandates that …

Acupuncture appointments available

2019/05/01 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s Acupuncture Teaching Clinic is currently accepting patients for the spring clinic which runs May 1 to June 17.

You must be able to commit …

New! Cheque-Pro Depositing Service

2019/05/01 – 8:30 am

The Financial Services team is excited to announce that effective April 17, 2019, we launched the Cheque-Pro depositing service to the university community.
Please see the summary …