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Budget update: Questions and answers

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

The budget questions and answers have been updated on
You can continue to submit your questions to or by using the anonymous MacEwan University …

Policy feedback: Student Discipline Policy

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

Rescission of the Student Discipline Policy is being proposed. The proposal has been posted for feedback on the policies page on Faculty, staff and …

MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Nine artists from across Canada are stepping up to support the development of local emerging artists via the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program — a …

MacEwan receives Greener Purchasing Award

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Congratulations, MacEwan University! On Earth Day, we received news that our institution was awarded the 2019 Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award – Education Sector from …

New Teaching and Learning Services online office hours

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Teaching and Learning Services is still hosting online drop-in office hours to better assist you, but we have adjusted our schedule. Feel free to drop …

Annual electrical systems and transfer switch testing

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Facilities will be bringing in ASCO Power Systems to do the annual testing of the transfer switches. The test takes no more than 10 minutes …

Budget update – questions and answers

2020/05/13 – 8:31 am

The budget questions and answers have been updated on
You can continue to submit your questions to or by using the anonymous MacEwan University – …

New business process for the Conservatory of Music

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

As part of our evaluation of programs across the university, and as a result of both the change in funding model for post-secondary institutions, and …

Manual switchboard decommissioned

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

Due to recent staffing changes at the Office of the University Registrar, significant adjustments have been made to the phone line formally known as “Switchboard.” …

New addition to MacEwan Green Facilities

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

The Facilities department recently acquired an Alberta Depot Community Champions Grant from Alberta Recycling Management Authority supporting university sustainability.
This grant has been used to replace …

Faculty survey on sexual violence research

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

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 …

MAG: Writing From Here II

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

The last installment of Writing From Here II, in partnership with Latitude 53, launches this weekend! You can read it and previous entries in this …

Dr. Lynn Wells announcement

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

Dear colleagues,
I write, today, to announce the impending departure of Dr. Lynn Wells, Associate Vice-President, Students and Teaching, who will begin an initial, five-year appointment …

COVID-19 update: Alberta’s relaunch strategy announcement

2020/05/06 – 8:31 am

The announcement on April 30 regarding Alberta’s relaunch strategy has created much anticipation across the province. Our teams are carefully monitoring the provincial plan and …

Alberta College on the move!

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

With the university decision to move all academic classes to online delivery for the Spring/Summer session and the decision to close Alberta College Campus (ACC), …

Update from the Acting President to the MacEwan University community

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

On May 4, 104 of our colleagues across the university were notified that they will be required to take a temporary leave without pay in …

Poor internet connection? Try these ideas

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

If you’re experiencing connection issues, here are a few things you can try:

Connect to an Ethernet port. If you can plug into your network, this …

Need a laptop? Term loans available for faculty

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

Technology Support has a limited number of laptops available for faculty to use for teaching over the Spring/Summer term. All requests must be approved by …

President’s Medal nominations closing soon

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

Nominations for the President’s Medal for Academic Excellence and Student Leadership close on May 15. Don’t miss this opportunity to help us honour outstanding members …

Latest Coronavirus updates and resources

2020/04/29 – 8:35 am

For the latest updates and information, visit

Mitchell Art Gallery: Writing From Here II

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

In partnership with Latitude 53, the Mitchell Art Gallery has commissioned a series of personal letters by and for emergent artists in Edmonton. The purpose …

Design Portfolio Show – April 30

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, the Department of Art and Design is sad to announce that we have cancelled this year’s Mitchell Art Gallery …

The Mitchell Art Gallery: Writing From Here II

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

In partnership with Latitude 53, the MAG has commissioned a series of personal letters by and for emergent artist. Writing from Here II explores the …

COVID-19 update: Cyber Security and working from home

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

With much of Canada’s workforce working outside their organizations’ IT security perimeters, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security recently stated that cyber attackers are more …

Copyright support for Spring/Summer term

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Thinking of integrating copyrighted works into your course materials? Need help navigating the MacEwan University Fair Dealing Guidelines?
As you continue developing online courses for the …

Virtual Budget Town Hall – Summary

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Yesterday, l shared an online presentation and update with the university community on our budget, COVID-19 impacts and on our future planning. We had over …