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Reminder: GroupWise Messenger being turned off

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

GroupWise Messenger chat utility will be turned off effective Nov. 15. If you need assistance migrating your chat contact list to Microsoft Teams, please contact …

Lenovo Black Friday deals

2018/10/31 – 8:30 am

See this flyer for Lenovo’s Black Friday deals happening throughout November. Deals are available to all MacEwan employees as part of our preferred vendor agreement. …

Retain email archives being turned off October 15th

2018/10/03 – 8:30 am

As a final step in the first phase of our Microsoft Office 365 implementation and migration, the Retain archive server will be turned off at …

Personal computer purchase discounts

2018/10/03 – 8:30 am

As part of our contract with Lenovo, they offer discounts to MacEwan staff and faculty on personal purchases. The deals offered change weekly. Check out …

Microsoft Teams for instant messaging (chat)

2018/10/03 – 8:30 am

As part of the Microsoft Office 365 Migration project, ITS will be retiring the GroupWise Messenger platform, and have pushed the Microsoft Teams PC client …

Office 365 Roll-out Part 2

2018/09/19 – 8:30 am

ITS has started a project to continue the roll out of Microsoft Office 365. The initial phase of the project will replace Novell Messenger and …

Clarification: ITS – Telecom work on wall outlets

2018/09/19 – 8:30 am

We are currently working on a telecom upgrade project to update wall outlets that power your phone and internet. We will:

Replace old and out of …

Email from MacEwan Sport and Wellness dated September 13 or 14

2018/09/19 – 8:30 am

If you currently use or have ever used the MacEwan University Sport and Wellness centre, or if you are a brand new student to MacEwan, …

Issues with wireless connections on campus

2018/09/19 – 8:30 am

There continue to be technical problems, primarily with wireless connections and slow performance, in buildings 5 to 8. The issue is under investigation and has …

Current Adobe installations: change required

2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

ITS has completed testing and configuration of the Adobe software to work with the user login licensing. If you currently have Adobe Acrobat or Creative …

Changes to MacEwan network account recovery

2018/08/15 – 8:30 am

ITS has been making changes to MacEwan network account recovery to make it easier to recover your account. Starting this week, if your password is …

Windows 10 migration project update

2018/07/11 – 8:30 am

The Windows 10 migration project has come to a close.
This summer, ITS will migrate any systems that were missed during the project.
If your computer is …

Email archive migration is complete

2018/07/04 – 8:30 am

The migration of email archives currently in the legacy retain system to Outlook’s In-Place Archive (or the Online Archive on the web client) is now …

Network outage June 27 (night)

2018/06/27 – 8:30 am

A planned network outage will occur between 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27 and 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 28.
During the outage, the following will …

Updates to wall outlet technology

2018/06/13 – 8:30 am

The Telecom office is updating the wall outlets for computers and telephones in your area to ensure those technologies continue to work properly in the …

Windows 10 migration project comes to a close

2018/06/06 – 8:30 am

With almost 1,000 MacEwan computers now running Windows 10, the next step in the project will be for the university to stop using some Novell …

Email archive migration

2018/05/16 – 8:30 am

Last summer, the university migrated its email system from GroupWise to Microsoft Outlook. The next phase of this project is the migration of email archives …

Hangouts video calls transitioning to Hangouts Meet

2018/05/09 – 8:30 am

Hangouts Meet is Google’s new improved video meeting experience for G Suite for Education users, and will be replacing traditional Hangouts video calls in late …

Windows 10 migration project update

2018/05/09 – 8:30 am

The Migration to Windows 10 project is nearing the halfway point. With an average of 30 systems successfully migrated every evening, the project is on …

Annual Blackboard Learn upgrade introduces new features

2018/05/02 – 8:30 am

Blackboard support performed the annual Blackboard Learn upgrade on Sunday, April 29. There are a number of new features that will interest faculty, including:

An easier …

Library launches new website

2018/05/02 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University Library is pleased to announce that we have launched our new website!  While much of the content remains the same, the overall look …

Changes to PeopleSoft homepage coming on May 21

2018/04/18 – 8:30 am

The way students, faculty and staff interact with PeopleSoft is changing. On May 21, the university will implement PeopleSoft’s “Fluid” interface, which brings a new …

IT security training program launch

2018/04/18 – 8:30 am

As part of its ongoing IT security awareness efforts, the university is launching a permanent IT security awareness training program. This program will help ensure …

Discounts on Lenovo products for MacEwan employees

2018/03/28 – 9:40 am

Did you know you can get a discount on your personal Lenovo shopping? Check out this month’s discounts.

Windows 10 migration project begins March 19

2018/03/21 – 8:30 am

From March 19 to June 30, our computer vendor, Microserve, will be migrating all faculty and staff PC computers still using the Windows 7 operating …

Discounts on Lenovo products available for MacEwan staff

2018/01/31 – 8:30 am

Receive discounts on Lenovo products for personal use. Find special offers on desktops, notebooks, tablets, and accessories from both Think and Lenovo lines of products.
Check out the …