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Article Archive for December 2018

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 …

Holiday closure and password reminder

2018/12/19 – 8:30 am

As the university, including the Technology Support desk, will be closed from December 22 to January 2, we are reminding you to ensure your password …

Media Scan: Dec. 11 – 16

2018/12/19 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Calgary Herald – Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed about Calgary’s Catholic School teachers who have to sign …

Annual benefit enrolment

2018/12/19 – 8:30 am

Now that you’ve chosen your benefits, what’s next?
Did you know that choosing your benefits is just the first step? Once the annual benefits enrolment window …

January/February 2019 programming now available

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

January/February 2019 programming now available!

MacEwan staff discount for Bent River Albums

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

If you’re looking to shop locally and support Canadian music, MacEwan’s Bent River Records has a number of albums from Edmonton artists, including our own …

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 …

Enjoy bite-sized snacks at Towers

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

2019 is fast approaching – why not celebrate another eventful year at Towers? From now until Dec 20, meet with your colleagues for a quick, …

Message from Payroll Services: Direct deposit setup

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

As Christmas is fast approaching, the payroll department would like to remind everyone to take advantage of the direct deposit payment option to ensure you …

Winter road trips – Are you prepared?

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

This is the season that many of us travel long distances to be with loved ones. For tips on how to prepare for your winter …

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 …

Media scan: Dec. 3 – 10

2018/12/12 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Psychology Today – The magnetic power of the narcissist can easily draw you in
Dr. Miranda Giacomin, psychology, and colleagues studied what they call …

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 …

Last day to buy tickets for the Holiday Festive Feast!

2018/12/05 – 8:35 am

Friday, December 7 is the last day to purchase your ticket from the mstore for the Holiday Festive Feast, which takes place on December 14. …

Fire-rated stairwells and doors

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

If you or a colleague is unable to use the stairs during an evacuation, you may be directed to a fire-rated stairwell.
Fire rated-stairwells are safe …

Catering tips and FAQs

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

We’re here to help plan and select catering services for your events. As a primer, take a look at our catering tips and FAQs. When …

New travel processes – Researching your destination

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

This is the third in a series of articles about the university’s new processes for domestic and international travel, scheduled for release in February 2019. …

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 …

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 …

Faculty Learning Community: Digital Humanities – Dec. 10

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

What is digital humanities and how might it shape or inform our teaching and research? The Faculty Learning Community on digital humanities will explore some …

MacEwanWorks system upgrade

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

This is an announcement for all MacEwanWorks users. If you use MacEwanWorks for the co-curricular record, managing placements/practicums, student events, posting jobs on the student …

OUR food bank holiday donation box

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

In the spirit of giving, the Office of the University Registrar has created a Reverse Advent Calendar listing the food items most needed at the …

Workforce engagement update

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University is shifting from performance management to performance development for our MacEwan Staff Association (MSA) Team Members.
Performance Development at MacEwan is called Workforce Engagement …

Faculty Learning Community: Blended Learning – Dec. 10

2018/12/05 – 8:30 am

Thinking about blending your courses? Wondering about what issues others who have done so have faced? Or perhaps you have been teaching blended courses for …