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Become a weeknight warrior

2019/01/16 – 8:30 am

Join a league. Play a sport. Have fun with old friends. Make some new ones.
Sport and Wellness leagues promote teamwork, respect on the gym floor …

Feature Course: Web Design and Development

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

Web Design and Development Level I: Jan. 22
Discover the basics of web design and development with a practical hands-on introduction to HTML, CSS, image editing …

MacEwan vs. U of A Challenge #3 – treadmill distance

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

The score for our MacEwan vs. U of A Challenges is currently tied 1-1! Our next physical activity challenge is on the treadmill.
Take your pick: …

Learn a new language in 2019!

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

French Level I: Jan. 22
Gain basic French pronunciation and conversational skills, including the vocabulary used to ask and answer questions relating to the time, date …

Learn to design, draw, capture and edit

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

Adobe Photoshop: Jan. 26
“Photoshop is an art, and you can do a lot with it. Change the atmosphere through different lighting and make the pictures …

Learn 2 Ski or Snowboard

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

Ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Or maybe you’d like to brush up on your skills? On Thursday, January 31, MacEwan Recreation …

Let learning something new be your New Year’s resolution

2019/01/09 – 8:30 am

Register now in these upcoming professional development courses:
Requirements Life Cycle Management: Jan. 18-19
Requirements can change at any time. Priorities, market factors, new information or solution …

Register your kids for winter camps

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

If you’re running out of ideas to keep your kids busy during holidays or PD days, consider MacEwan aquatic camps!
Register them for Junior Griffins Aquatic …

Training: From Unconscious Bias to Conscious Inclusion

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

As part of MacEwan’s commitment to equity and inclusion, staff and faculty are invited to take part in this workshop hosted by the Office of …

Registration Now Open For Winter 2019 Rec Sport Leagues

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

The Winter 2019 semester will be here before we know it!
Get a jump on your Recreation League team or free agent registration. Register before January 18 …

Access customized professional training for your team

2018/11/28 – 8:30 am

Experiential Learning at MacEwan is a project-based teaching-learning strategy that connects classroom theory to challenges experienced in the “real world.”
Working in small teams, HR students …

Unlock your potential with professional development

2018/11/28 – 8:30 am

Register now in these upcoming professional development courses:
Fostering Creativity and Innovation at Work: Nov 30
Explore how tools such as mind mapping can help stimulate creative …

Learn how to turn goals into engaging action plans

2018/11/28 – 8:30 am

Strategic Leadership
Dec 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Strategy and strategic ability are easy to demand, yet hard to define and execute. In the past, they …

Learn something new this holiday season!

2018/11/21 – 8:30 am

Register now in these upcoming professional development courses:
Performance Management: November 27
Develop and enhance your skills in managing performance and gain practical techniques to help your …

Feature course: Strategic Leadership

2018/11/21 – 8:30 am

Learn how to turn strategic goals into engaging action plans with Strategic Leadership.
Strategic Leadership
December 10, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Strategy and strategic ability are easy …

Register Now for Winter employee classes and memberships

2018/11/14 – 8:30 am

Improve your health using Access to University Learning Activities Funds on Sport and Wellness Healthy Body=Healthy Mind programs. Take advantage of these offerings, available exclusively …

MacEwan vs U of A – Activewear Day

2018/11/14 – 8:30 am

It’s our second MacEwan vs. UofA Challenge!
Sport and Wellness is encouraging everyone at MacEwan University to wear their activewear on Friday, November 23! It’s been …

Enhance your creative abilities

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

Adobe Illustrator II: Nov 17
Further your knowledge of the skills and tools you acquired in Adobe Illustrator Level I as you apply advanced techniques in …

Feature course: Improving Employee Engagement – Nov. 28

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

Improving Employee Engagement, Health and Productivity Using Smart Data: Nov 28
All great leaders understand the importance of leading with a sense of history, knowing what …

Live better this winter with Sport and Wellness

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

Enjoy affordable classes and programs in fitness, aquatics, recreation and personal training from the best in the city, without having to leave work.
Live to Swim… …

Learn something new with professional development

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

Register now in these upcoming professional development courses:
Leading People through Change: Nov 15
Managing change and transition is a critical skill for leaders at all levels. …

Sexual Violence Support Guide Training – Winter 2019

2018/11/07 – 8:30 am

The Sexual Violence Support Guide program is an initiative of the Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Education and Response and Wellness and Psychological Services that …

Expense, Requisition, and POs Drop-in Session – Oct. 26

2018/10/24 – 8:30 am

Drop-in session: Did we miss you for training this fall?
Friday, Oct. 26
Between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Please feel free to drop by room 6-345 with …

Enhance your Creative Abilities

2018/10/17 – 8:30 am

Lifedrawing: Oct. 18
This course is a must for those training as visual artists, animators, designers, illustrators and fashion designers. Draw the live model and gain …


2018/10/17 – 8:30 am

MacEwan’s first ever SPIN-THE-BEAT at Sport and Wellness!
Ride to the beat of a live DJ as our in-house spin instructors take you through a spin …

Spreadsheets with Numbers (Part 1)

2018/10/17 – 8:30 am

Working with student lists or outputted data from other sources means the information is not always what you want, and you can spend a lot …