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Article Archive for May 2019

President’s barbecue – June 21

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Plan to spend your lunch hour with your colleagues celebrating an eventful and successful academic year, saying farewell to President Deborah Saucier and marking National …

BBQ season: June 5, 12 and 19

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Join MacEwan Food Services for an outdoor barbecue on Wednesdays in June.
Weather permitting, on June 5, 12 and 19. we will be firing up the …

Policy feedback: Study Abroad

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Study Abroad policy has been proposed and the policy has been posted for feedback on the policies page on MacEwan.ca. Faculty, staff …

Weekly media scan: May 21 to June 2, 2019

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

The Versed – 4 things that make you more likely to dream at night — Dr. Jayne Gackenbach, psychology, was interviewed for this feature.
CTV National News …

Building 5 cooling issues

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Facilities is in the process of upgrading the cooling system in Building 5.
During periods of extreme outside temperatures, some areas of the building may become …

Gene Zwozdesky Memorial Charity Golf Classic

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Please join us for the fundraising golf tournament in support of the work of MacEwan’s Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre (URDC). Organized by the Ukrainian …

Call to participate in pilot project – ORCID profiles

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

The Office of Research Services, in partnership with the Library, is seeking individuals to participate in a pilot project investigating how ORCID profiles (orcid.org) could …

Corporate Challenge blood donor opportunities

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

My name is Shannon and I’m the coordinator for the MacEwan Blood Donor Challenge team as part of Corporate Challenge.
There’s still time to get a …

Acting president, May 28 and 29

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

President Deborah Saucier is in Ottawa on May 28 and 29 for the Indigenous Success in Postsecondary Education: A Roundtable Discussion with Deputy Minister of …

Smart HR is live!

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

New Smart HR templates are now available. Designated users can now complete a new hire or rehire request right in PeopleSoft, instead of completing an …

Contractor access authorization

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

If you are a MacEwan employee who authorizes work on campus by an outside group, you must register the contractor with Security. Contractors must be …

Learn English Through Singing Concert – June 11

2019/05/29 – 8:30 am

Join us next Tuesday, June 11, for our Learn English through Singing Concert! Our English as an Additional Language class will be performing in the …

2018-19 Year-end Deadline Schedule and Notes

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

We are nearing that time of year again! Please take note of the 2018-19 Year-end Deadline Schedule and Notes.
If you have any questions or are …

Feature course: Challenging Conversations Made Easy

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Challenging Conversations Made Easy: June 7
Learn practical strategies for engaging in challenging conversations with increased confidence and ease, and walk away with tools to help …

Corporate Challenge Blood Donor Challenge

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Hi all! My name is Shannon Wilson and I’m the coordinator for the MacEwan Blood Donor Challenge team as part of this year’s Corporate Challenge.
We have …

Spikeball tournament – register by June 10

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Spikeball is a cross between volleyball and four-square. It is played two-on-two, with a hula hoop–sized Spikeball net placed between the teams. A player starts …

Last chance to RSVP for Susan Cooper’s Retirement Party

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Today is your last chance to RSVP for Susan Cooper’s retirement party, which is next Thursday at 3 p.m. in Towers Pub.
RSVP now!

Announcement – project lead, advising

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

The Office of the Associate Vice-President, Students and Teaching is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Wiznura as project lead, advising. Dr. Wiznura …

Evening canoe trip – registration deadline is June 11

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Enjoy an evening paddle on the water with a friend or family member. You’ll learn the basics of tandem canoeing, while watching the sunset. An …

Advance in your career!

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Learn something new with Professional Development. Register now in these upcoming professional development courses:
Challenging Conversations Made Easy: June 7
Learn practical strategies for engaging in challenging conversations …

Director of Teaching and Learning Services

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Following a positive review of her performance as interim director, Dr. Lynne Honey has been appointed for a three-year term as director of Teaching and …

Alberta College Campus

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

On June 22, 2018, the Board of Governors approved a renewed Campus Master Plan (CMP) for the university. One of the objectives of the CMP …

Weekly media scan: May 14 to 20, 2019

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Global National – Topless and public nudity in Canada – is it legal? — Dr. Mary-Ann Shantz, history, who wrote her PhD thesis …

OUR closure 12-2 p.m. on May 23

2019/05/21 – 8:30 am

The Office of the University Registrar (OUR) will be closed between 12 and 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 for our annual Staff Recognition Luncheon. …

Social Entrepreneur Summer Camp for 7- to 10-year-olds!

2019/05/15 – 8:30 am

Kids can change the world! Early Learning at MacEwan is partnering with Roundhouse, the Social Innovation Institute and the School of Business to take your …

Communication assessment for your newsletter

2019/05/15 – 8:30 am

At MacEwan, there are various tools used for sending electronic communications. The Office of the CIO has created an assessment form for employees to complete …