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Article Archive for September 2019

From the Vice-President: Guidelines for political activity on campus

2019/09/25 – 8:32 am

The federal election has been called for October 21, 2019. MacEwan University is committed to the free expression of political views by members of the university community and to …

Weekly Media Scan: Sept. 16 to 22, 2019

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
CBC – Inefficient bureaucracy repeatedly cited in suggestions to cut Alberta’s red tape Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed for this story.
City TV …

Turn your hobby into a side hustle!

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

The Business of Photography
Tuesday/Thursday, October 8 & 10, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., CCC
Dreaming of turning your weekend hobby into a side hustle but overwhelmed by how …

Halloween Children’s Concert – Oct. 27

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

A Child’s Book of Beasts – A Children’s Concert
Sunday, October 27, 2 – 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 Street Northwest
Do you have children …

We’re all in this together: How to manage change – Oct. 25

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

Thriving During Change: We’re all in this together
Friday, October 25 | 8:30 – 4:30 pm | ACC
Change is a constant in today’s workplace. Set yourself …

Google Chrome: Unleash Your Power Browser – Oct. 10

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

Hate logging in and out between your personal and work Google accounts? How about closing the wrong tab or having to switch accounts?
You spend most …

E-scooters on campus

2019/09/25 – 8:30 am

Now that the City of Edmonton has officially opened the path to electric scooter, bike and e-bike share services in Edmonton, e-scooters have been showing …

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams – Oct. 8

2019/09/25 – 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 …

Acting president’s column

2019/09/18 – 8:32 am

My latest MacEwan.ca column includes updates on the university budget, presidential search, institutional planning and more.
I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read it.
Sincerely,
John McGrath
Acting President

Message from the provost and vice-president, academic

2019/09/18 – 8:31 am

Dear Colleagues,
Now that you have, hopefully, settled in for the autumn, I wanted to take a moment to welcome you back and provide some updates …

MacEwan waste and recycle reminders

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

With the new school year upon us, this is a great time for a reminder to all staff, faculty and students to dispose of their …

Ending Sexual Violence: Student Research Forum submissions call

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

The annual Ending Sexual Violence Student Research Forum and Award recognizes outstanding student research on sexual violence. We encourage students from all disciplines to submit …

Simulated Participant Workshop

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

See attachment for information about the Simulated Participant Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 24.

Exploring communication options in Blackboard

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Join in this short (15-minute) online Blackboard training, no registration required.
Exploring the communication options available in Blackboard
Thursday, Sept. 26, 12:30 p.m.
Get the session details and …

Roundhouse’s Changemaker Week 2019

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

From September 23 to 27, Roundhouse is teaming up with MacEwan’s Social Innovation Institute to bring you a full week of free workshops that will …

Webex: MacEwan’s easy video conferencing tool

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Skype, Facetime, Zoom, Join.me, GoToMeeting — there are many video conferencing tools available and each of them bring technical challenges (e.g. need to create accounts/download …

Request a speaker from MacEwan’s senior administration

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

MacEwan’s senior administrators, including the university president, vice-presidents and chair of the Board of Governors are available to attend or speak at events on and …

Mitchell Art Gallery: New exhibition syllabus

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Connect your classroom and With All Things Considered, the MAG’s current exhibition featuring work by Leanne Olson, the first artist in residence at the Edmonton …

Running first aider reports in PeopleSoft

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Once first aiders have entered their first aid certification status in PeopleSoft, managers and supervisors will be able to run a report and view first …

Shared with Me in Google Drive: Organizing your files

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Google Drive and G Suite are great tools for collaboration. As people share files with you, you can find them in the Shared with Me …

From the University Archives

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Relive the ‘80s with these snaps from past registrations!
For these and other images from our past, visit the University Archives.

Weekly Media Scan: Sept. 9 to 15, 2019

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
Alberta Primetime – Dr. Andrea Wagner, political science, was interviewed about receiving the Jean Monnet Chair and the implications of the current …

Changes to expense types for expense reconciliation

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

Since July 1 there have been several changes to expense types employees use when reconciling their expense claims. Changes are highlighted in the attached document. …

Bent River Records announces recording competition

2019/09/18 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s Bent River Records, along with community partner ATB, recently announced a recording competition that will allow a new artist (or band) to record …

Town Hall: Search for Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science – Sept. 19

2019/09/11 – 8:35 am

All members of the campus community are encouraged to attend a town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 19, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room …

Registration open for rec sport leagues!

2019/09/11 – 8:30 am

Get a jump on your “team” or “free agent” registration and register before September 17 to get early bird pricing. Whether you have played sports …