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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 …

The Working Mind: Making Mental Health a Priority

2019/04/24 – 8:30 am

In Canada, almost half of workplace disability claims are related to mental illness. Healthy choices and a supportive environment can reduce our workplace risk.
The Working …

LAPP employee information sessions

2019/04/17 – 8:30 am

Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) will be offering two information sessions for pension-eligible employees at MacEwan during the following times:
Tuesday, May 7, 9 – 11:30 …

Spring 2019 Convocation faculty RSVP and regalia rental – now open!

2019/04/17 – 8:30 am

Faculty and Administration RSVP and regalia rental form is now open!
Planning on attending Spring 2019 Convocation? RSVP and order your regalia here. 
Deadline to order your …

Spring cleaning? Discern before you donate.

2019/04/17 – 8:30 am

From the Office of Sustainability
If you have a full wardrobe and are looking to give some of that clothing a second life, please consider where …

Great-West Life rebrand – Canada Life

2019/04/10 – 8:30 am

On April 4, 2019 it was announced that Great-West Life will be joining London Life and Canada Life under the Canada Life brand.
The transition to …

Registration now open for Organizational Development Day

2019/04/03 – 8:30 am

Registration is now open for Organizational Development Day, taking place on April 25.
This year’s theme is “Curiosity. Optimism. Change.” All staff and faculty are …

Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) reform

2019/04/03 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University is a member of the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP), which is a jointly-sponsored defined benefit plan providing retirement security for more than …

Harassment and Violence Policy Information Sessions

2019/03/27 – 8:30 am

The last information sessions will be held this afternoon at Alberta College Campus (ACC) and on April 1 at City Centre Campus (CCC).
Join us to …

Expense and Purchasing: New email address

2019/03/27 – 8:30 am

Do you have a question regarding expenses, p-card, requisitions, and/or purchase orders
Please direct inquiries of this nature to our new email address: ExpenseandPurchasing@macewan.ca. Any emails …

Corporate Challenge Raffle

2019/03/27 – 8:30 am

Where can $2 buy you a trip anywhere that WestJet flies? Or a year of fun at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton? The Corporate …