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MacEwan Alert – What it is and how to sign up

2019/02/20 – 8:30 am

MacEwan Alert is a mass notification system that will notify students and employees of any incidents and actions that may need to be taken in …

Pay your library fines online

2019/02/20 – 8:30 am

You can make a payment for library fines and lost items online 24 hours a day. To pay online, go to and login to “My …

Count yourself in: Complete the diversity survey

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

As MacEwan employees, your diverse backgrounds, points of view and identities create a welcoming learning environment for our students, and strengthens our institution.
Despite the value …

Policy feedback: Rank and Title Determination

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Rank and Title Determination of Senior Administrative Appointees policy has been proposed and the policy has been posted for feedback on the …

Policy feedback: Student Government

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Student Government policy has been proposed and the policy has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, staff …

From the University Archives

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

June 23, 1972.
Press Release: for immediate release from the office of the President.
A new two-year program of instruction in music designed for professional level attainment …

Policy feedback: Medals of Excellence

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Medals of Excellence policy has been proposed and the policy has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, …

Finance organizational structure changes

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

We wish to inform the MacEwan University community of the following realignments in the Finance departmental organizational structure.
• Projects and Asset Management have been amalgamated …

MacEwan’s first student-funded building

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

Three years ago, students took to the polls to decide the future of the SAMU building. Overwhelmingly, students saw the need for more options for …

Harassment and violence policy consultation

2019/02/13 – 8:30 am

The Inclusive Classroom Faculty Learning Community
Formerly the Diversity and Difference Faculty Learning Community, the Inclusive Classroom Faculty Learning Community, now entering its sixth year, has …

PSLA changes now in effect

2019/02/06 – 8:35 am

As you know from President Saucier’s email on October 30, amendments to the Post Secondary Learning Act established MacEwan as an undergraduate university.
The changes to …

From the president: Thanks to our community

2019/02/06 – 8:30 am

Dear MacEwan community,
I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and sincere appreciation for your overwhelming support following the tragic death of …

From the president: Loss of a student

2019/01/30 – 8:30 am

We’re heartbroken to learn that 23-year-old Nakehko Lamothe, a member of the Griffins men’s hockey team, passed away on Friday night. After playing a game …

From the president: Appointment of provost and vice-president, academic

2019/01/30 – 8:30 am

I’m very pleased to announce that the Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Dr. Craig Monk as provost and vice-president, Academic. Dr. Monk’s …

Policy feedback opportunity: Allowable Expenses policy

2019/01/30 – 8:30 am

The Allowable Expenses policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, staff and students are invited …

From the University Archives

2019/01/16 – 8:30 am

May 16, 2005:

MacEwan to Receive $46.1 Million for Health Care Learning Centre

On May 12, the Government of Alberta announced it will provide $46.1 million for …

Threats on campus: outside threats and on alert

2019/01/16 – 8:30 am

An active threat is any situation that may escalate to violence or injury. These incidents can be unpredictable and may evolve very quickly, so it’s …

Board of Governors Research Chair applications open

2019/01/16 – 8:30 am

The MacEwan University Board of Governors Research Chair program is for faculty who have demonstrated or who have shown potential for exceptional scholarly distinction. MacEwan …

In-class writing and learning skills workshops

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

The Writing Centre welcomes requests from faculty members who would like an in-class workshop to help their students develop university-level writing or study strategies. Topics …

From the VP, University Relations: New guidelines for political activity on campus

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

It is expected that a provincial election may be called within the next few weeks. As an institution of higher learning, MacEwan is committed to …

New instalment of the president’s column on

2018/12/19 – 8:35 am

My latest column on includes my take on changes to the Post-secondary Learning Act that passed on December 11, and the impact those changes will …

Addressing thefts on campus – Security Services asks for your assistance

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

Over the past several weeks there has been an increase in thefts at the university. Some thefts have taken place in study areas or from …

Reminder: Holiday closure

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

A reminder that the university will be closed at the end of business on Friday, December 21 and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2.
Traditionally, MacEwan has closed …

Indigenous Research Symposium streaming links

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University held its first Indigenous Research Symposium on November 14, 2018. The event was recorded and public streaming links are now available.

Opening keynote: Spirituality …

World Human Rights Day – Dec. 10

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

December 10 is World Human Rights Day. Get involved with MacEwan’s human rights office and take part in equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives on campus. …

Recruiting Social Innovation Institute committee members

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

The Social Innovation Institute is recruiting members for it’s committees. The committees were formed to give the work that the institute is doing diverse perspectives …