Lines of staff, faculty and students curled across the front of Building 7 of City Centre Campus, in anticipation of the carnival-themed food and games to be enjoyed as part of MacEwan Day. This annual celebration is held in honour of university namesake Dr. Grant MacEwan and in recognition of the amazing employees who have done extraordinary work in the last year.
Employee Recognition Awards
With Dr. MacEwan’s daughter, Heather MacEwan Foran, in attendance, the following employees received awards for their commitment, creativity and spirit in performing their roles at the university.
Award for Innovation
In recognition of employees who demonstrate ingenuity and originality as they formulate ideas that enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the university.
Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ):
Trudi Ohki; and
Distinguished Teaching Awards
In recognition of the individuals who demonstrate excellence in teaching by responding to the needs of students.
In recognition of the individuals who have gone above and beyond in their positions, and contributing to a positive atmosphere at the university.
Sandra Berger, Sport and Wellness
Chunyan Zhang, Clinical Simulation Centre
John McGrath, chief information officer
Agnieszka Matejko, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications
Brian Thurgood, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications
Leadership for Sustainability
In recognition of an individual for reflecting the university’s commitment to fostering creative approaches to sustainability in education and in campus operations.
Peter Vogels, Faculty of Health and Community Studies
Dorothy Gray/SAMU Award
In recognition of an employee who has shown support for Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) services and for going beyond the requirements of their job to create a students-first environment.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather in Treaty Six Territory is the traditional gathering place for many Indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call this territory home.