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Coming soon: Library Takeout

2020/07/08 – 8:30 am

The Library is launching our Library Takeout service for items in our main collection (excluding textbooks). This service is for MacEwan students, faculty and staff. …

SAFE@MacEwan – MacEwan’s new safety app

2020/07/08 – 8:30 am

There’s safe…and then there’s SAFE@MacEwan, MacEwan’s new and free safety app.
The move to a comprehensive safety app that puts safety information and resources at one’s …

Budget Update – Questions and answers

2020/07/08 – 8:30 am

The budget questions and answers have been updated on
As our budget process has wrapped up and I begin to transition out of the role …

Advising model update

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

I am pleased to announce that our new academic advising model will launch as of July 2. While there is still program-specific advising in the …

Google Jamboard: A new whiteboard app

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

Jamboard is Google’s take on a digital whiteboard. The hardware runs the Jamboard application, which can also be accessed through a browser or mobile app …

Virtual town hall – summary

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

On June 24, l shared an online presentation and update on our budget, our relaunch strategy and on our future planning. Thank you to those …

Solve your OneDrive/SharePoint syncing issues

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

If you’ve tried to work with OneDrive/SharePoint files using desktop syncing, you may have run into issues where files added to a folder take a …

SSD is now Access and Disability Resources (ADR)

2020/07/01 – 8:30 am

As of July 1, Services to Students with Disabilities will change its name to Access and Disability Resources.
Why have we changed our name?

Library budget update and database cancellations

2020/07/01 – 8:30 am

The 2020/21 library collections budget is being reduced by just under 5 per cent, or $105,623, in keeping with budget cuts across the university. Therefore, …

Annual high voltage shutdowns

2020/07/01 – 8:30 am

We will be conducting annual high voltage shutdowns across the university as follows:

Robbins Health Learning Centre: July 11, starting at 7 p.m. and finishing the …

John McGrath’s final column as acting president

2020/06/24 – 8:35 am

I invite you to take a few minutes to read my final column as MacEwan University’s acting president. Despite the challenges we have faced over …

Help celebrate our grads on July 15

2020/06/24 – 8:32 am

As you may know, we have had to cancel our spring convocation ceremonies due to COVID-19. Though nothing will replace celebrating in person, we have …

Adobe Creative Cloud expires July 7

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

Adobe Creative Cloud software as currently available will expire July 7, 2020. After this date, Creative Cloud will be assigned based on named users. This …

MAG: Art From Here continues

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

Art From Here — an ongoing collaborative project between the Mitchell Art Gallery, Latitude 53, Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre and Snap Gallery — continues!
Last week …

MAG: Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

Meet the nine mentee-mentor teams participating in the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a rapid response program designed to support artist connection and creation …

Network outage on June 28

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

There will be a network outage from Sunday, June 28 at 9 p.m. to Monday, June 29 at 1 a.m.
During the outage, the following will be inaccessible:

Blackboard Learn
Student and …

MAG: Art From Here

2020/06/17 – 8:30 am

Christina Battle, guest curator of our last exhibition, Grasping at the Roots, is now part of Art From Here, a collaborative project between the MAG, …

Budget Update from the Acting President

2020/06/17 – 8:30 am

I am writing to update you on significant information that board chairs and presidents of post-secondary institutions received from the Minister of Advanced Education that …

MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship website launch

2020/06/17 – 8:30 am

Meet the nine mentee-mentor teams participating in the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a rapid response program designed to support artist connection and creation …

Policies Forum 2020

2020/06/10 – 8:32 am

Each year the Office of General Counsel and the Policy Advisory Group hold a Policies Forum in order to provide the University community with an …

MAG: Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

Nine artists from across Canada are stepping up to support the development of local emerging artists via the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a …

Fire alarm testing – outside bells

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

Facilities will be bringing in a contractor to test the exterior speakers and bells on the Robbins Health Learning Centre building on June 10 beginning …

Become more efficient with Microsoft Outlook/Teams

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

Get valuable time back from your day. Discover tips and tricks you can use every day to take your Microsoft Teams/Outlook tech skills up a …

2 Crees in a Pod – New podcast from Terri Suntjens and Amber Dion

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Terri Suntjens and School of Social Work Assistant Professor, Amber Dion, have launched a new podcast called 2 Crees …

Importance of your profile picture in an online meeting

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

With online meetings and electronic communications our new normal, it’s important to be able to put a face with a name. That becomes quite challenging …

Goodbye SSD; hello Access and Disability Resources (ADR)!

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

Services to Students with Disabilities’ (SSD) name is changing to Access and Disability Resources (ADR) on July 1, 2020. Why?

To align with our mission to …