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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 myPortal.MacEwan.ca.
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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Intermittent network outages – June 12

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 12, network maintenance will be underway. During this time, connections to the following systems could get …

Addressing anti-Black racism

2020/06/03 – 8:35 am

These last few days have been an unfortunate reminder of the reality anti-Black racism plays in our lives. The scenes unfolding in the U.S. and …

Fall 2020 delivery

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

Over the past several weeks, MacEwan University has been exploring various scenarios for delivery of courses and services for the Fall 2020 term. This week, …

May 29 budget update

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

As you may recall from my previous messages, the Board of Governors was scheduled to receive a recommendation to approve the University’s 2020/21 budget and …

Academic leadership updates

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

Dear Colleagues,
The last several months have brought with them unprecedented challenges, and I am pleased to update you on some administrative changes that will help …

Policy feedback: Final Assessments Policy and Student Deferrals and Assessments Procedure

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

The Final Assessments Policy is being revised and a new Student Deferrals and Assessments Procedure is being proposed. Both policy documents have been posted for …