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Facilities

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 1971-

Faculty of Nursing

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 1972-

The nursing program began on February 2, 1972 when it was approved in correspondence from the Committee on Nursing Education of the Universities Coordinating Council from a proposal submitted by Nursing Chair Dr. George Monckton. Seventy-four students were admitted for the first class in September, 1972, and in April, 1974, the Occupational Health Nursing Program with given approval to operate with 32 students enrolled. To increase the opportunities for educational advancement of Registered Psychiatric Nurses, a supplementary program leading to a general nursing diploma was approved in May, 1974, and admitted 9 students. In July, 1975, the department was reorganized and enlarged under a new name: Health Sciences Department. The basic nursing program then admitted 80 students in September and 30 in January, 1975. Its first degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing was first offered in September, 2007. The Faculty of Nursing was created July 1, 2016.

Grant MacEwan University

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 2009-

Named for the former Lieutenant Governor and mayor of Calgary, Grant MacEwan Community College was established in Edmonton, Alberta in 1971. In 1999 it was renamed Grant MacEwan College, and on September 24, 2009 became Grant MacEwan University.

Gray, Dorothy, 1941-2012

  • MEUA
  • Personne
  • 1941-2012

Dorothy Helen Gray was born in Brantford, Manitoba on May 28, 1941 and spent her early years in Calgary and Toronto. She received degrees from the University of Alberta, a BEd in 1966 and an MEd in 1990. In 1979, Dorothy became a faculty member of Grant MacEwan Community College. During her time at MacEwan she was the recipient of both the MacEwan Medallion and the Emeritus Award.

During her professional career as an English instructor and following her retirement, she was actively involved in volunteering with the Students' Association, MacEwan Day and Open House. Passionate about local history, she maintained a close connection with Dr. J. W. Grant MacEwan and his family.

Following her death in February 6, 2012 at the Edmonton General Hospital, the Dorothy Gray Award was established to recognize a university employee who had demonstrated service and support to Students' Association programs, services and initiatives above and beyond their job requirements. In 2012 the Students' Association named the Gray Gallery, space for student art works, in her honour.

Institutional Analysis and Planning

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • [1972?]-

Academic Quality Assurance and Accreditation (AQuAA) was formed in September 2009. In June 2013, AQuAA and Institutional Research and Planning amalgamate into a single department called Institutional Analysis and Planning (IAP).

Institutional Analysis & Planning's (IAP) core activities center on gathering data, interpreting and accurately reporting data from multiple sources, supporting academic initiatives of the institution, and contributing to strategic planning initiatives. The gathering of information manifests primarily in surveys, environmental scans and the mining of data warehouses.

kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 1993?-

Formerly known as the Aboriginal Education Centre located at City Centre Campus (room 7-131) and South Campus, kihêw waciston received its name on August 23, 2016 in a traditional ceremony, and means eagle’s nest in Cree. On November 7, 2019, the centre officially opened in the Robbins Centre in the space formerly known as Paul Byrne Hall (9-115). The new enhanced space was created to support a wide range of support services and educational opportunities for MacEwan students and the community, and was designed to facilitate Indigenous teachings, reflect Indigenous perspectives on wellness and to foster a sense of community.

Mallon, Darci, 1954-

  • MEUA
  • Personne
  • 1954-

Born in 1954 in Edmonton, Alberta, Darci received an honours diploma in painting from the Alberta College of Art in Calgary, Alberta, and an MFA in painting from York University in Toronto, Ontario. As a professional artist, her work has been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout Canada. She joined MacEwan University in 1990 where she worked as an instructor as well as the Chair of the Fine Art program. She retired in 2019.

Theatre Department

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • [1976?]-

The Musical Theatre diploma appears for the first time in the 1976-1977 academic calendar. In the 1978-1979 calendar, it appears as the Theatre Arts program with an option for a Technical Diploma. The department was housed at the Jasper Place / Centre for the Arts and Communications campus from 1981 until campus closure in 2017, when it moved to Allard Hall at City Centre Campus. At that time part of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications, the department consisted of two diploma programs: Theatre Arts, and Theatre Production. In 2022, it became part of the Bachelor of Fine Arts with the two majors Music Theatre Performance and Theatre Production.

Board of Governors

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 1970-

Selected by The Alberta Colleges Commission, the Board of Governors of Edmonton College held its first meeting on April 29, 1970. Chaired by Barry Moore, membership also included Winnifred Ferguson, Robert Guebert, Fred Kurylo, and Edward Stack. Early priorities included changing the name of the institution, and on July 15, 1970 it was agreed that the Honourable Dr. J. W. Grant MacEwan be selected as namesake. The Board also identified the intent of the College as a community college that would not focus on university transfer, which set it apart from other Alberta institutions. It subsequently hired the first president, John L. Haar, who accepted the Board's offer on October 16, 1970.

The Board of Governors of Grant MacEwan University is a corporation, as set out in the Alberta Post-Secondary Learning Act. As the senior authority for the University, the Board is accountable to the Minister of Advanced Education and ultimately, the people of Alberta. The Board manages and operates the University within its approved mandate, establishing policies to govern the affairs of the University. On an annual basis, the Board submits a Comprehensive Institutional Plan and Audited Financial Statements to the Minister.

MacEwan University Archives

  • MEUA
  • Collectivité
  • 2013-

The MacEwan University Archives serves as the university's official memory and provides access to records of enduring value related to the origins, programs, and mandate of the university and its predecessors for use by MacEwan staff and external researchers. It began in 2013 as a unit within the Library when Valla McLean, Humanities Librarian, was appointed University Archivist. In 2014, space for holdings and a reading room was designated in room 7-305 at City Centre Campus and an Archives Technician joined the staff. The grand opening for the Archives was held in June 2017. In 2019, the Archives became an institutional member of the Archives Society of Alberta.

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