From Amazing Racers and piano virtuosos to YouTube stars and award-winning artists, our alumni are making headlines here at home and around the world.
Racing for change
Amazing Race Canada competitors Dr. James Makokis, BSc (Transfer) ’01, and Anthony Johnson are representing Indigenous people and raising awareness of important issues — including missing and murdered Indigenous women — through the clothing they wear on the show.
Two MacEwan grads are regional winners of the BMO 1st Art! competition, which recognizes excellence in the visual arts among Canadian undergraduate artists. The Alberta region winner is Preston Pavlis (Fine Art ’18), and Cheyenne Rain LeGrande (Fine Art ’16) is the winner for the British Columbia region. Both received a $7,500 prize.
Michael Tash, BCom ’17, has turned his marketing degree and his passion for gaming into a career as a streamer and YouTube content creator. From his home in Spruce Grove, Michael creates content for the 350,000 people who subscribe to his channel.
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.