From the 1st to the 31st, October on campus delivered everything from conversations on consent to sustainability celebrations to some not-so-scary costumes.
Check out how MacEwan made the most of the month of pumpkin spice, sweaters and spookiness:
Students had the chance to explore their next educational step at the Graduate School Fair on October 3, when representatives from 43 master’s, PhD and professional graduate programs visited campus.
October 1 to 5 marked the university’s second annual Sexual Violence Awareness Week, providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to engage in education and discussion.
On October 4, kihêw waciston recognized Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day in a number of ways, including creating a community jingle dress.
MacEwan hosted the first ever Dreamcatcher Round Dance, with more than 500 youth, university students, faculty and staff, dignitaries, Elders and members of the community in attendance.
October brought some unseasonably warm (and welcome) weather on campus.
MacEwan partnered with the University of Alberta to celebrate Sustainability Awareness Week from October 22 to 27. Bachelor of Commerce student Diane Nguyen presented on sustainable business practices.
Artists Christi Belcourt (above) and Isaac Murdoch spent three days on campus creating a large-scale painting to be housed in MacEwan’s new, enhanced kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre.
The month ended on a high note, with students and staff celebrating Halloween.