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Open House and Globe and Mail survey

2011/11/09 – 10:33 am

Message from the president:
It was my pleasure to attend MacEwan University’s Open House on Saturday at both the Centre for the Arts and Communications and …

Centre for the Arts and Communications relocation plan approved

2011/11/07 – 1:15 pm

The Board of Governors of MacEwan University has authorized the development of a detailed plan to relocate the operations of the Centre for the Arts …

President’s Newsletter, November 2011

2011/11/03 – 3:43 pm

The first few months of any term are always exciting ones, and there is always much to do. Certainly there is a great deal going …

Demonstration Child Care “FUN-raising” opportunity

2011/11/02 – 3:02 pm

Discovery Toys (DT) offers award-winning toys, books, games and music for all ages. Its products are safe, developmentally appropriate, challenging, creative and fun. This special …

United Way pre-campaign message

2011/10/25 – 9:01 am

To the MacEwan University community,
The United Way of Edmonton has long been an important part of the Edmonton community. Over the years, its annual campaign …

Movember challenge

2011/10/18 – 2:40 pm

The PhysEd and Recreation Organization of Students (PROS), along with the PhysEd (PE) faculty are hereby issuing a Movember challenge to all departments at MacEwan.
Movember …

Moving forward – as MacEwan University

2011/10/17 – 1:30 pm

The last two years have been a significant period in our institution’s history. As Grant MacEwan University, we have continued to build on our reputation …

Out-of-this-world research for faculty member

2011/10/17 – 1:08 pm

It’s not every day that a research project blasts out of space and lands in Canada. It’s even less likely that the same project could …

Gold rush for Griffins golfers at ACAC championships

2011/10/12 – 12:32 pm

The long-term plan for the MacEwan Griffin’s men’s and women’s golf teams paid off big dividends this year – gold in fact. The Griffins program, …

Faculty member takes on Arctic research

2011/09/29 – 1:19 pm

When the call went out for volunteers to be part of an Arctic research expedition, Physical Sciences assistant professor and geologist Dr. Mark Furze nearly …

Floor Warden program: Do you have what it takes?

2011/09/21 – 9:23 am

The Floor Warden program is vital to safety and security at all MacEwan campuses. Floor wardens are staff volunteers who assist in the safe and …

Writer in residence earns Giller prize nomination

2011/09/16 – 11:10 am

Could the coveted Scotiabank Giller Prize soon be awarded to MacEwan’s newest writer in residence?
On October 4, the jury for the prestigious Canadian fiction …

President’s Newsletter, September 2011

2011/09/13 – 2:15 pm

It has long been my practice to write a President’s Newsletter as a way of communicating directly with faculty, staff and students. Therefore I am …

The Diversity Project promotes inclusivity

2011/09/12 – 9:47 am

When Karen Heslop settled into her position as director of the Student Resource Centre, she discovered a file labelled “diversity project.”
“It looked like there had …

Faculty Development Day on August 31

2011/08/30 – 10:25 am

Are you attending this year’s Faculty Development Day? On August 31, faculty members have a chance to get together for a day of discussions and …

Online enrolment request system for Continuing Education launches

2011/08/12 – 10:31 am

MacEwan students can enrol in a non-credit course as easily as they’d purchase a song on iTunes. In fact, the new Continuing Education Enrolment Request …

Elder in residence recounts his journey to MacEwan

2011/08/10 – 10:24 am

It takes three days to travel by canoe from Saddle Lake to Edmonton. “Or an hour and a half by car,” says Jerry Wood, who …

Conference Services on board with offsite events

2011/08/09 – 2:10 pm

Excellence, quality, service – this time we’re not describing MacEwan’s academic side.
Just as students come from far and wide in pursuit of a post-secondary education, …

Why you should volunteer for Residence Move-in Day

2011/08/03 – 10:44 am

Because there is always a reason not to volunteer, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why you should help out at this year’s Residence Move-in.
Aside …

The end is near for StaffCommon

2011/08/02 – 9:46 am

For almost three years, ITS has been trying to clean up the Stimpy Vol1 (“P drive”) server. And it’s been a major project. Just think …

Public finance institute calls on economics faculty member

2011/07/29 – 8:44 am

In mid-July, the Institute for Public Economics, located in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta, announced the addition of MacEwan faculty member …

MacEwan Q+A: Dana Schmidt

2011/07/28 – 1:23 pm

After graduating with a degree in political science, Dana Schmidt never imagined it would lead to a career handling sustainable planning – and eventually to …

MacEwan’s Library expands its horizons

2011/07/27 – 9:14 am

MacEwan students, faculty and staff members will now have access to one of the largest library catalogues in Canada.
On July 27, MacEwan’s Library became …

Aquatic centre task team findings announced

2011/07/22 – 1:41 pm

MacEwan has received the recommendations of the Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness (CFCSW) Review Task Team.
As a result of the work of the …

City Centre Campus embraces natural landscapes

2011/07/20 – 2:09 pm

One might not think that an urban university campus would be a pioneer in landscape design, but MacEwan’s City Centre Campus is just that. With …

MacEwan Q+A with Dr. David Atkinson, MacEwan’s new President and CEO

2011/07/14 – 3:46 pm

On July 1, Dr. David Atkinson officially took over as MacEwan’s president and CEO. We had a chance to sit down with him a few …