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Barrier-free facility upgrades

2019/07/17 – 8:30 am

In a continuing effort to improve the building environment for people with disabilities, Facilities is launching a multi-year initiative to upgrade barrier-free access in MacEwan …

Pedway closure extended to July 28

2019/07/17 – 8:30 am

The closure of the 109 Street pedway will be extended to July 28 to allow the contractor to complete additional work.

Acting president’s column

2019/07/17 – 8:30 am

My first column as acting president includes several organizational updates, as well as a look forward to the rest of the summer and into the …

Policy Feedback: Professor Emeritus

2019/07/17 – 8:30 am

The Professor Emeritus policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies page of
Faculty, staff and students are invited to …

Update from the acting president

2019/07/10 – 8:30 am

On July 4, I assumed the role and responsibilities of university president. I will remain in the role until our new president is appointed in …

Adding urgency to Microsoft Teams

2019/07/10 – 8:30 am

The chat function in Microsoft Teams is ideal for quick, real-time comments and conversations. However, many people overlook the formatting functions available:

In addition to basic …

From the president – saying goodbye

2019/07/03 – 8:30 am

I’ve been trying to write a final message to you all and I really wanted to say something pithy and smart – something like what …

Annual high voltage shutdowns

2019/07/03 – 8:30 am

Annual high voltage shutdowns will be taking place across campus on the following dates. Please ensure all electronic devices are powered down prior to the …

Associate Vice-President, Research appointed

2019/06/26 – 8:35 am

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Craig Kuziemsky as the university’s first Associate Vice-President, Research.
An accomplished researcher and administrator, Dr. Kuziemsky has …

109 street pedway closed until July 21

2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

The pedway across 109 Street will be closed from Monday, June 24 to Sunday, July 21 to accommodate construction of the SAMU building.
The pedway will …

Staff helping students: New bursaries!

2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

As some of you may recall, Student Financial Aid came to exist in August 2017. One of the first things we did was to determine …

Campus network outage on July 1

2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

There will be a campus network outage between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, July 1.
During the outage, the following will be inaccessible:

Office phones
Wireless …

2018 University Transfer Survey report available

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

Institutional Analysis and Planning is pleased to announce that the 2018 University Transfer (UT) Follow-Up Survey report is now available on the IAP website.
The information …

General Faculties Council call for nominations

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

A call for General Faculties Council (GFC) nominations has been sent to full-time academic staff in the:

Faculty of Arts and Science
Faculty of Health & Community …

Bringing your colleagues and partners to campus?

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

The process for internal and affiliated groups and events was endorsed by Dean’s Council in February 2019, providing the university with a clear definition and process for …

Policy feedback: Investments Policy

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

The Investments Policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, staff and students are invited to …

Print Services changes

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

Print Services’ contract with Xerox is set to expire at the end of June and MacEwan University has decided to move print operations in-house in …

Summer session Food Services hours

2019/06/19 – 8:30 am

Check out the updated hours for the summer term or visit

ISP endorsed by Board of Governors

2019/06/12 – 8:35 am

The development of the new Integrated Strategic Plan (ISP) reached an important milestone at the May 23 Board of Governors meeting where the Board endorsed …

Swarm season – save the bees!

2019/06/12 – 8:30 am

A swarm of honeybees is not dangerous. Swarms typically occur when about half of the bees in a colony leave with the queen to form …

Spring intersession Food Service hours

2019/06/12 – 8:30 am

Please visit for hours of operation for Spring intersession hours (week of June 24).

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) …

Organizational update from the president and incoming acting president

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

As we search for our new president, several permanent and interim reporting and organizational changes will be implemented to support the university and build the …

New Associate Vice-President, Human Resources

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

I am pleased to advise the university community that Helen Ngan-Pare is joining MacEwan as our new associate vice-president, Human Resources. Helen will begin her …

Air quality concerns from smoke

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

There have been numerous concerns raised by faculty, staff and students regarding the air quality in our buildings over the past week. This is due …

107 Street parkade closure at MacEwan

2019/06/05 – 8:30 am

Please be advised that the City Centre Campus underground parkade (both east and west ends) will be closed to all parking (including monthly passes) as …