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John McGrath’s retirement celebration: Event details

John McGrath will be retiring from MacEwan University in September. John’s contribution to the university has been tremendous and we would like to invite you to help wish…

System outage: Monday, Aug. 31

There will be scheduled system maintenance that may result in outages between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., Monday, August 31. During the maintenance window, the following services may…

A fond farewell to Peter Brown 

After supporting education at MacEwan by guiding the provision of technology to Academic Affairs for more than 49 years, Peter Brown will retire on August 25, 2020.  While…

eLearning Office – Daily eLearning Virtual Café

Daily eLearning Virtual Café Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 18, 11-11:30 a.m. Grab a snack and a hot beverage, and enjoy an informal discussion about online teaching…

Blended learning community

Are you 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 a…

Digital Scholarship Learning Community open to all faculty and staff

What is digital scholarship and how might it shape or inform our teaching and research? The Digital Scholarship Learning Community will explore some of the major concepts and…

From the School of Continuing Education: Web Design – now online

Web designers don’t just create websites, they create online stores, information hubs and customer experiences! Stay current with the latest developments in the field of web design in…

Special parking rates for Fall term

Transportation Services is offering the following special rates for surface lot parking for the Fall Term: Surface Lot S East: The daily rate has been decreased to $10…

School of Business podcast: Case Study Method

In the Case Study Method podcast, faculty from MacEwan University’s School of Business share their experiences teaching and publishing Ivey business case studies. We reflect on what role…

Wellness and Psychological Services Fall 2020 update

Welcome to Fall Term! Beginning August 24, Wellness and Psychological Services (WPS) will be open for limited on-campus services for student mental health concerns during regular office hours…

eLearning Office – Course availability options

There are several different ways to make your course available to your students: term availability, term duration, custom dates, days from enrolment, and more. Take a moment to…

Policy feedback: General Faculties Council Bylaws

The General Faculties Council Bylaws are being revised and have been posted for feedback on MacEwan.ca/Policies. Faculty, staff and students are invited to review and provide comments on…

Free store in SAMU’s the Lookout Aug. 31 – Sept. 4

Free Store: Touch it, Take it Edition Everything must go! We’re turning the Lookout (SA-200), in the new SAMU building into a free store: When: Aug. 31 –…

From the president: Organizational structure update

I am writing to advise the university community of several interim organizational changes that will be occurring over the next two weeks. John McGrath, currently the vice-president, Resources…

Responsive MacEwan.ca website for Fall 2020

As a follow-up to the notice in MacEwan Today a few weeks ago about the new builds on the MacEwan.ca website, the technical switch of moving MacEwan.ca to…

New Anti-Discrimination Response Training

A new Anti-discrimination Response Training program from the Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity consists of mini-lectures, experiential learning activities and video presentations to build participants’ confidence…

Library reopening August 31

MacEwan Library will be reopening at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 31 (with restrictions). Renovations are almost complete and staff across the university have been working hard to…

Sport and Wellness: Free outdoor classes

Free outdoor Sport and Wellness classes are continuing through August. Sign up to join James Wednesday evening with City Centre Runners and Kyle on Thursday with Urban Bootcamp…

From the School of Continuing Education: Digital Photography Basics

If you don’t know all of the functions, settings and capabilities of your digital SLR camera, you are limiting the reach and growth of your photography! In this…

MAG: Learn more about our upcoming exhibition

It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900 – 1970 and Now illuminates the largely undocumented dance history of Canada’s Black population before 1970, with responses from contemporary…

Fall 2020 eLearning Cafe for MacEwan instructors

To kick-off the 2020 academic term, the eLearning Office has prepared a selection of virtual sessions to help you prepare for online teaching: Blackboard Bootcamp for New Instructors…

From the School of Continuing Education: Cloud Computing – Hands-On Introduction

What can cloud computing do for you? In this hands-on course, you will gain a foundational knowledge of cloud computing, create your own cloud server, walk through a…

New My Documents tile in myStudentSystem

Beginning September 1, students will be able to upload and view the status of a variety of documents within myStudentSystem using the My Documents tile. Block transfer declarations,…

Wellness and Psychological Services Fall 2020 update

Welcome to Fall Term! Beginning August 24, Wellness and Psychological Services (WPS) will be open to provide limited on-campus services for student mental health concerns during regular office…

MAG: A week of collaborative projects

As the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship program comes to an end, each of our mentee-mentor teams are concluding their four-month mentorships with a collaborative project. Not only is…

Sexual violence education – Fall 2020 online workshops

The Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Education and Response is pleased to offer a selection of online workshops for MacEwan employees during the Fall 2020 semester: Responding to…

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