Mostrando 48 resultados

Registro de autoridad

MacEwan, Grant, 1902-2000

  • MEUA
  • Persona
  • 1902-2000

John Walter Grant MacEwan was born on August 12, 1902 in Brandon, Manitoba. Educated at schools in Brandon and Melfort, Saskatchewan, MacEwan graduated from Ontario Agricultural College in 1926 and from Iowa State College in 1928. He was professor of animal husbandry at the University of Saskatchewan and department head from 1928 to 1946, and dean of agriculture, University of Manitoba, from 1946 to 1951. He moved to Calgary and was elected alderman in 1953, 1955, 1957 and 1959; he was mayor from 1963 to 1966. Elected MLA in 1955, he became Alberta Liberal leader in 1958, but was defeated in the election of 1959 and resigned the leadership in 1960. He was lieutenant-governor of Alberta from 1965 to 1974 and was invested with the Order of Canada 1975. He published four agricultural texts (two collaborations) and some 50 books on historical subjects. Grant MacEwan Community College in Edmonton was named in his honour. Grant MacEwan Day began on February 28, 1985 as a day to pay tribute to the college's namesake. In 1986, it also became a day to recognize employees who had made an outstanding contribution to the college. Events included a breakfast and presentation of the MacEwan Medallion by Dr. MacEwan. The first MacEwan Medallion was awarded to Chuck Day, Vice President, Academic on February 27, 1986. He died on June 15, 2000 in Calgary, Alberta.

Library

  • MEUA
  • Entidad colectiva
  • 1971-

The Learning Resources Centre (LRC) was established in 1971 under J. Ross Hotson. With locations on each campus, collections were focused according to programs offered. As campuses closed, collections were absorbed by City Centre Campus. The LRC became known as the Library in January 2008. The City Centre Campus Library was renamed the John L. Haar Library on February 15, 2017 in honour of MacEwan University's first president.

Heads included J. Ross Hotson (August 1971-1975, chairman), Garth Homer (1978), Allen Watson (Coordinator, 1980-1982?), Pat Lloyd (19??-1997), Joanne Kemp (1997-2009), Debbie McGugan (2009-2012, acting), Jane Duffy (2012-2014), Debbie McGugan (2014, acting; 2015-2019, dean), and Karen Keiller (2019-).

Journalism program

  • MEUA
  • Entidad colectiva
  • [1972?]-

A diploma program originally part of the Arts Techniques Department under the umbrella of Communications with Advertising & P.R., and AV Technician (May 1, 1972 org chart), Journalism was included in the Bachelor of Communication Studies as a major in the 2011-2012 academic year.

Couldn't confirm if it was offered in 1971, although it was proposed in BOG minutes from November 21, 1970.

Music Department

  • MEUA
  • Entidad colectiva
  • [1972?]-

Originally part of the Arts Techniques Department, Music is a department of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications. Once a diploma program with 3 majors (composition, performance, and recording arts), it became a degree in 2011, with the option to obtain a diploma after the completion of the first two years. A new major, Recording and Production, was added in 2019, to the existing majors of Composition, Performance, and General.

The department was housed at the Centre for the Arts and Communications campus from 1981 until campus closure in 2017, when it moved to Allard Hall on City Centre Campus.

Academic Affairs

  • MEUA
  • Entidad colectiva
  • [1976?]-

Academic Affairs first appeared on organizational charts on June 15, 1976. Possibly preceded by the Academic Division (org chart from June 29, 1971).

Within a shared governance framework, Academic Affairs is responsible for academic program development and delivery, scholarly activity, academic policies, enrolment management, educational technology, the Office of Teaching and Learning Services, and a number of supporting functions to support learner success and faculty engagement. In addition, Academic Affairs is accountable for the institutional and educational technology mandate at MacEwan as well as the requirements of Institutional Research.

Communication Department

  • MEUA
  • Entidad colectiva
  • 1971-

Communication Arts was one of the first programs offered at Grant MacEwan Community College in 1971. It was part of the Arts Techniques Department along with Fashion Sales Technician, and Library Technician. In 1972, it became part of the Applied Arts Division, and offered three programs: Advertising and Public Relations, Audio Visual Technician, and Journalism.

The proposal for the Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing was approved by Alberta Learning on December 1, 1999, and offered September 2000. A diploma exit option in Professional Writing was offered in 2002.

The Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing, the Journalism diploma program, and the Professional Writing diploma program were suspended in favour of the Bachelor of Communication Studies. Alberta Advanced Education and Technology approved suspensions for the terms of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2015 for the applied degree program, and July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013 for the diploma programs. The suspension for Professional Writing was subsequently extended to June 30, 2014 to allow part-time students to complete the diploma.

The Bachelor of Communication Studies, first offered in the 2011-2012 academic year, includes the majors Journalism, and Professional Communication.

Resultados 21 a 30 de 48