Month: September 2020Page 1 of 2

Our leadership in the news

President Trimbee has had a busy week in the media. In this article in the Globe & Mail, she comments on the new funding model for Alberta universities….

President’s Medal nominations now open

The President’s Medal for Academic Excellence and Student Leadership honours graduating students who are academic achievers, student leaders and active members of their communities. They strive to make…

Policy feedback: Sustainability

The Sustainability Policy is being revised and has been posted for feedback on the policies page on MacEwan.ca. Faculty, staff and students are invited to review and provide…

Policy feedback: Student Code of Conduct

The proposed new Student Code of Conduct has been posted for feedback on the policies page on MacEwan.ca. Faculty, staff and students are invited to review and provide…

Sexual Violence Education – Fall 2020 online workshops for employees

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. Trauma-Informed Practice…

eLearning Office: Collaborate, student resources, reusable videos

This week’s tips and updates include: online collaboration via blogs, discussions, journals and wikis; creating quick, reusable videos with Kaltura; and student resources.

Ending Sexual Violence: Voicing our Values campaign

Consent. Respect. Support. Sex-Positivity. Empathy. Courage. We believe that these values are the foundation for building a world without sexual violence, and we want to hear why they…

Find out how to integrate the new MAG exhibition into your course

Staff and faculty are invited to join us at the MAG to explore It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900-1970 and Now, our latest exhibition curated by…

Limited edition $25 sweaters at the mstore

Another fall season has arrived in Edmonton – with winter not far behind. As you put away your summer clothes and prepare for the frost, why not add…

LRT work on 104 Avenue

EPCOR will be performing utility relocation along 104 Ave between 114 Street and 112 Street beginning September 21. The work will take place in the eastbound lanes of…

Code of Conduct: Have you completed your training yet?

At the end of February 2020, MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct online course was launched. The purpose of this course is to facilitate a common understanding of…

Exam Services Fall 2020 update

Exam Services is now open for limited on-campus services supporting exam proctoring during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Extended hours in the evening…

Trevor’s Technology Tips roundup

Join our Technology Tips Group in Microsoft Teams and keep up to date on training and tips for Teams, Office 365, Google, Webex and more. To join, visit…

Registration now open for fall Sport and Wellness courses and programs

Registration is open for fall Sport and Wellness courses and Healthy Body=Healthy Mind Programs. Improve your health using Access to University Learning Activities Funds at Sport and Wellness….

EPACS and AP Procure to Pay training sessions

Expense Procurement and Contract Services (EPACS) and Accounts Payable (AP) invite you to attend our upcoming training sessions. Earlier this year, our areas merged forming a Procure to…

Get your Orange Shirt online or in store

The mstore is proud to partner with kihêw waciston to carry a custom orange t-shirt for Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity…

Adjusted food service outlets and hours of operation

With campus traffic still at levels far below previous years, we have had to make the decision to reduce the number of food service outlets in operation. Between…

eLearning Office – Student online learning tips

Online learning might be new to many new and returning students. The eLearning office has put together several relevant resources to help you help your students prepare for…

Update for Windows 10 users available Sept. 24

The latest Windows 10 update (1909) will be available on Thursday, September 24 at 6 p.m. To ensure MacEwan systems get updated with the latest security and operating…

eLearning Office – Grade Center FAQ playlist

Whether you are new to Blackboard or have plenty of experience, Grade Center can be surprising. This collection of videos answers the most commonly asked questions that we…

eLearning Office – Using Test Exceptions

Blackboard gives you the ability to use Test Exceptions to set up accommodations for students who might need them. Accommodations can include extra time, different writing dates or…

eLearning Office – Collaborate sound and video setup

It is always good practice to check and see if your webcam and microphone are working properly prior to delivering or attending a Collaborate session. This 2-minute video…

Planning an event? Here’s what you need to know

For those of you planning or considering events this fall, here are a few key things to know: Planning an Event 1) Public Health Directives We will follow…

Fraud, scams and COVID-19

In the Internal Audit Services’s last fraud bulletin (April 2020), we provided a snapshot of some of the current scams reported to the Canadian Anti- Fraud Centre (CAFC)…

Faculty survey on sexual violence research

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Committee (SVPEC) is aiming to promote faculty research opportunities and the advancement of research in the areas of sexual violence prevention and…

Upcoming Microsoft training sessions for staff and students

Sign up for these upcoming Microsoft training sessions: Must-Have Skills for Microsoft Word Become more efficient with Microsoft Outlook/Teams (not available for students) Working with OneDrive More sessions…

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