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Article Archive for October 2019

MacEwan Alert: What it is and how to sign up

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

MacEwan Alert is a mass notification system that will notify students and employees of any incidents and actions that may need to be taken in …

Flu shot clinics on campus

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

Campus Services has partnered with a local pharmacy to offer several flu shot clinics over the coming weeks. Dates up to the end of October …

From the University Archives: “Last spikes removed on future site of City Centre Campus”

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

October 5, 1989: Last spikes removed on future site of City Centre Campus
The last rail was removed from the future site of Grant MacEwan Community …

Library acknowledges the passing of jazz records donor

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

The library wishes to acknowledge the passing in August this year of Mike Fitt, donor of over 10,000 vinyl jazz records in 2015. Before retiring, …

NEW Employee Health and Safety Concern Report form

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

The Office of Health, Safety and Environment has launched a new Employee Health and Safety Concern Report form. This form allows employees to proactively identify …

Weekly Media Scan: Sept. 30 to Oct. 14, 2019

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News
CBC – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science was on a panel discussion about the federal election
CTV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah was interviewed …

NEW Direct deposit process – PeopleSoft Self-Service

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

The process to access direct deposit information has now become easier! You can now change your own information via PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service. Click here for …

Your keys have moved!

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

After many years of use, our old OKR (Operational Key Request) system is no longer be available and has been replaced by the FIMS (Facilities …

Power Search Google Drive

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

Google indexes any file stored in Google Drive. Not only can you search for words in the title, but within the document itself. Using the …

109 street pedway closure starting October 17

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

The pedway across 109 street will be closed from Thursday, October 17 to Friday, November 29 (inclusive) to accommodate the final stages of construction on …

Pedway closed but you need to meet? Then screen share!

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

When the pedway is closed and it’s cold outside, the last thing you want to do is bundle up to trek to a meeting. With …

MSA’s October In-service opportunity

2019/10/16 – 8:30 am

Communicating with Confidence and Impact, presented by Paula Goebel, B.Comm.
When: Friday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Room 7-142
Course Code MSA20191008
Register now!

QR Codes aren’t dead — they’re magic!

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Five years ago every poster, paper ad and document had a QR code. The problem was, you had to first download the software and open …

Stay on top of university web outages

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Being able to stay on top of outages to university systems – whether planned or unplanned – is important for everyone who works and studies …

Nailed It! Gathering requirements made easy

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Elicitation and Collaboration
Friday – Saturday, November 1-2 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | ACC
Project-based work is taking all industries by storm. It’s a great …

From the acting president: President’s Medal nominations

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Dear Colleagues,
With Fall Convocation coming up on November 19, our minds are on the achievements of our graduands, and I would appreciate your help in …

New food concept in Robbins

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

This month in the Robbins food court – try a modern twist on Chinese food with a customizable stir-fry, made right in front of you! …

MacEwan Honey tasting

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

We have some sweet news to share with you. Join Campus Services and the Office of Sustainability on October 16 at the mstore (Building 6) …

RBC Changemaker Challenge

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Do you work with an engaged student or group of students with big ideas? The RBC Changemaker Challenge is a fast-paced and high-energy event where …

Special call open – community engaged research grants

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

A new funding initiative has been developed for faculty involved in community engaged scholarship at MacEwan.
The purpose is to support community engaged scholarship opportunities for …

From the acting president: Sexual Violence Awareness Week, October 7–11

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s third annual Sexual Violence Awareness Week is this week, providing us with the opportunity to come together to talk about a critical issue that impacts …

Changes to the university key request process

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Key initiators and approvers in university departments should note that the old OKR (Operational Key Request) system will no longer be available after Monday, October …

Tenure and promotion recognition program

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University Library and the Office of the Provost are pleased to announce the launch of the MacEwan Tenure and Promotion Recognition Program digital exhibit.
In …

Learn marketing tips from industry professionals

2019/10/09 – 8:30 am

Digital Marketing 101
Friday, November 1 | 1 – 4 p.m. | ACC
If you find yourself struggling to get noticed in the vast abyss of social …

MacEwan’s second annual Round Dance – Oct. 18

2019/10/02 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University and kihêw waciston invite you to the second annual Round Dance, “Honouring Our Graduates.”
There will be a pipe ceremony at 3 p.m. (feast …

Spirit Bear Dialogues: Reclaiming Power and Place – Oct. 8

2019/10/02 – 8:30 am

The authors of Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls emphasize that acts …