October: A month in photos

November 1, 2017 | Campus Life

MacEwan wraps up a busy month—check out what you may have missed

From a historic flag-raising ceremony to costumed creatures, October was jam-packed with exciting developments. Here's a photographic roundup of our favourite moments.

Autumn sunset Students pass by Allard Hall, which celebrated many firsts and official openings in October. Hanging out Brenda Draney's long-awaited commissioned art installation was unveiled. Come together Brenda, a Fine Art alum, created a hanging installation, bronze trapline and three paintings for the newly opened Allard Hall. Flag raising
President Deborah Saucier spoke at the raising of the Treaty 6 and Métis flags. Historic moment Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild watched as history was made on MacEwan's campus. A cut above... John and Maggie Mitchell cut the ribbon on Allard Hall’s art gallery, named in their honour. Birds of a feather The Early Learning at MacEwan renamed its playrooms after birds indigenous to Alberta, in partnership with the kihêw waciston (“eagle’s nest”) Indigenous Centre. Inspirational address Dr. Rachel Griffin, assistant professor of Race and Communication in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, gave a powerful keynote address at Sexual Violence Awareness Week. Curiouser and curiouser A peek down into the tower gardens. Family reunion Betty Andrews (front) and family gathered for the grand opening of the Betty Andrews Recital Hall. Live music The Betty Andrews Recital Hall opened with the Canadian premiere of an original music score written by saxophonist Jack Wilkins. Dreamcatcher Keestin O’Dell, student advisor/recruiter in kihêw waciston, talked to Indigenous youth at the 25th anniversary of the Dreamcatcher Aboriginal Youth conference. Dark side MacEwan staff and faculty got into the Halloween spirit... Happy Halloween ... As did many students across campus.


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