Update on President's Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The committee met frequently throughout the fall to affirm MRU’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI); to disrupt racism; and, to advocate for systemic change (at MRU and in the community). More info can be found at mru.ca/EDIadvisory. If you have an EDI initiative you would like to share or have questions, please email EDIadvisory@mtroyal.ca.
Cougars Campus Store will open Jan. 4, 2021
Beginning Jan. 4, 2021, the Cougars Campus Store will be open for in-person shopping by appointment only. On-campus pick up by appointment and additional shipping options continue to be available and students are encouraged to order textbooks online early. All appointments will be limited based on Government of Alberta capacity restrictions. Visit the Campus Store’s Remote Services & Supports page for details about in-person shopping, on-campus pick up, returns, OneCard, textbooks and more.
Launch of Diversity and Inclusion podcast series
Cougars Athletics and Recreation is excited to launch a Diversity and Inclusion series on the We Are The Cougars podcast. The Diversity and Inclusion series was created to educate, inspire and lead our community forward in addressing issues of racism and oppression. Each episode includes a discussion of personal, historic and current events to define important concepts and encourage conversations of diversity and inclusion. Visit mrucougars.com/dipodcast to listen.
Remember to log out of your work device
Log out of your work device over the holiday closure so that updates can be installed. If you remote in to your work station on campus, please leave it turned on.
Reminder of early timesheet deadlines in December
The final payday of the year is Dec. 22. The timesheet deadline for the Dec. 22 payday is Dec. 31 for employees and Jan. 4 for approvers. Dec. 21 is the paper source deadline for the Jan. 15 payday.
Could the last one out please unplug the toaster?
Did you know?
Homewood Health is posting weekly newsletters throughout December with coping strategies for the holiday season. Newsletters are posted on the Employee Well-being page under Employee Family Assistance Program/Resources. Scroll down to Newsletters to see the first one, titled "Diversity & Inclusion: A Beginners Guide to the Holidays_#012."