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Attention: Upcoming changes to general holiday pay

2019/08/21 – 8:31 am

Effective September 1, 2019, the university is required to change how general holiday pay is calculated for the province of Alberta. This is legislated via An Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, also known as Bill 2. All employees are impacted by this change. For more information, click here.

Register your bike workshop

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

If your to-do list includes the item “Register my bike,” then this get-together is for you. Two MacEwan Bikes members — Troy Donovan and Shelagh …

Policy feedback: Board of Governors Bylaws and Board Code of Conduct

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

The Board of Governors Bylaws and Board Code of Conduct is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies page on …

Downtown Campus Block Party – Sept. 4

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Downtown Campus Block Party
Wednesday, September 4, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
108 Street between 103 Avenue and 104 Avenue
Welcoming students, staff and faculty to the 2019/20 academic …

Fall Food Service hours and offerings

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Beginning September 3, full Food Service operations will resume at MacEwan. Please visit for all hours of operations and to see the exciting new …

Policy feedback: Students with Disabilities and Duty to Accommodate Employee Needs and Protected Grounds

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

The rescission of two policies, Students with Disabilities and Duty to Accommodate Employee Needs and Protected Grounds, is being proposed. The proposal and policies have …

Turn a picture into an Excel document (with no typing)

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

For years we’ve been able to scan documents and use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to create electronic word processing documents. Microsoft recently added this feature …

Weekly Media Scan: August 12 to 18, 2019

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Global TV – Spruce Grove city council unanimously passes motion to explore conversion therapy ban – Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and …

Message from the acting president: Changes to MacEwan’s Board of Governors

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Today, the Minister of Advanced Education announced new board appointments for 11 Alberta post-secondary institutions, including MacEwan University.
The new board members, including a new board …

Getting started with Microsoft Teams

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Microsoft Teams is more than a chat program. It’s a communication hub to all things Microsoft that brings together real-time messaging, file sharing, video conferencing/screen …

Policy feedback: Human Rights and Accessibility Policy and associated procedures

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

A new Human Rights and Accessibility Policy and associated procedures (Services to Students with Disabilities, Student Accommodation on Non-disability Grounds, and Employee Accommodation) are being …

Green cleaning on your campus

2019/08/21 – 8:30 am

Facilities custodial staff and our contracted custodians work around the clock to provide you a clean, well-maintained and safe campus. We use only Green Cleaning …

Network outages: August 16

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

Intermittent Network Outages: August 16
There will be intermittent network outages:

5:30 to 10:30 p.m., August 16.

During this time, connections to applications, including Blackboard and PeopleSoft/myStudentSystem, could …

Access to 110 street entrance restricted

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

Vehicle access from 110 Street to the Allard Hall and the Robbins Health Learning Centre (RHLC) parkades, the West Parkade and MacEwan Residence is restricted …

Food Services: Summer intersession hours

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

With summer semester coming to a close, Food Services will have limited hours the week of August 26. Visit for more information.

Instructional Skills Workshop

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is offered within a small group setting and is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced …

Fall at the SCE – invest in you!

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

Administrative Excellence
Administrative professionals are integral members of every team. Gain the essential knowledge and skills that will enhance your success and opportunities in today’s business …

Weekly Media Scan: August 6 to 11, 2019

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Edmonton Journal – Citizen science project wants to see you Alberta bug photos – Dr. Jessica Haines, biological sciences, was interviewed about her …

Research publication by School of Business faculty member

2019/08/14 – 8:30 am

Dr. Etayankara Muralidharan, faculty member in the School of Business, along with Dr. Saurav Pathak of Kansas State University, has published a research article, “Societal …

Password policy and process change

2019/08/07 – 8:31 am

Starting August 19, standards and processes for passwords at MacEwan will be changed. Next time you are prompted to change your password, the following will …

New schedule: The Working Mind

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

A safe environment that promotes mental health enables all of us to thrive at work. Education is an important first step to create this environment …

Sharing your calendar/availability outside of MacEwan

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

It’s hard to coordinate meetings with others when you don’t have access to their calendar. Discover how you can reduce the back-and-forth emails by publishing …

Network outage: August 9

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

Between 5:30 and 10:30 p.m., Friday, August 9, there will be a network outage.
During the five-hour outage, the following will unavailable:
Blackboard Learn
library website
student and staff …

Weekly Media Scan: July 30 to August 5, 2019

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
CBC – Calgary’s decision to bar political parties from parade sets “high standard” — Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, …

Road closure

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

The City of Edmonton has closed the westbound lanes on 104 Avenue from 103 Street to 106 Street (as of Thursday, August 1). The closure …

Construction notice: Water main work at 104 Avenue and 110 Street

2019/08/07 – 8:30 am

Beginning August 6, EPCOR will begin water main work at 104 Ave and 110 Street that is required prior to LRT construction. The work is …

Create a meeting from an email in Outlook

2019/07/31 – 8:30 am

Need to schedule a meeting with all the participants of an email? You can quickly do it with just one button using the email’s subject …