Friday, February 15, 2019 - 09:23

Dr. Susan Dawson, professor of anatomy at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), has been named a 2019 3M National Teaching Fellow by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:35

Congratulations to Jessica D’Amico, Class of 2020, and Kelly Yoo, Class of 2021, on winning 2018 MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing! They were among 49 UPEI students who were presented with the awards by the Hon. Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of PEI, on Friday, January 25. Click here to read more about the MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing. 

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 05:06

Get a taste of veterinary medicine at the 2019 Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp! The deadline to apply is March 15.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 09:32

Dr. Cora Gilroy, associate professor of clinical pathology at AVC, was presented with UPEI’s 2018 Janet Pottie Murray Award for Educational Leadership on December 13, 2018. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 08:08

The SJDAWC is calling for applications from potential graduate students for the 2019 Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship will support the training of researchers at the master’s or doctoral level to pursue animal welfare research at the University of Prince Edward Island. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 06:40

Dr. Fred Kibenge has been appointed editor of the journal, Aquaculture, effective December 1, 2018. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 06:31

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College invites veterinarians, veterinary technicians, dog trainers, and veterinary and AHT students to join us for three hours of RACE-accredited continuing education (CE), via webinar, with Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 06:44

The Atlantic Veterinary College is seeking nominations for its 2018 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Nominations are due on January 31, 2019. 

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 06:01

Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. He received the honour for his contributions to veterinary and human epidemiology in developed and developing countries.

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 06:58

Patti Proud and Rodney Penny, of Charlottetown, bring Karma, their four-year-old Great White Pyrenees, to AVC every couple of months but not because she is sick. She comes to help save the lives of other dogs.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 07:32

Enooyaq Sudlovenick, a graduate student at AVC, has won a $15,000 W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Master’s level) from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. 

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 05:22

The Atlantic Veterinary College’s Diagnostic Services unit has been awarded $1.5 million in partnership with the Canadian Pork Council for a project that will improve detection of enteric diseases in swine. 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:12

Students and faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College were honoured at the College’s 2018 Fall Awards and Recognition Night held on October 3. Approximately $170,850 in scholarships and awards was presented to DVM students. Dr. Susan Dawson, Biomedical Sciences, received the Zoetis Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award, and Dr. Oriana Raab, Companion Animals, the SCVMA Teacher of the Year Award. As well, students who achieved an average of 80% or higher in the 2017–18 academic year were named to the AVC Dean’s Honour List. Congratulations, everyone!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:59

Danielle Burnett, a student in AVC’s graduate studies program, presented at the 12th International Sea Lice 2018 conference held in Patagonia, Chile, from November 4–8. Her presentation, titled “Using a biological-physical model to quantify sea lice larval connectivity among salmon farms in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, Canada,” won top prize in the “Best Oral Presentation” category. She is working toward her PhD in aquatic epidemiology. Congratulations, Danielle!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:06

Clients of AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) got a “behind-the-scenes” look at some of the new and expanded specialty services offered by the hospital during the College’s third annual Client Appreciation Reception on November 1. 

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 06:37

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is participating in GivingTuesday on November 27, an international day of giving that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The focus of this year’s campaign is to raise awareness of and funds for the Atlantic Veterinary College’s (AVC) Wildlife Service.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 06:59

On Tuesday, November 20, the Atlantic Veterinary College will host a free public workshop about the Animal Welfare Act passed by the Government of Prince Edward Island in 2017. The workshop will take place in Lecture Theatre A at AVC starting at 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 07:26

Before an audience of over 100 people, two juvenile eagles stretched their wings and flew off into the sky at the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project on Saturday, October 13, in Orwell, P.E.I. Prior to the release of the eagles, Mi’kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul led a smudging and drumming ceremony. 

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 05:48

Members of the public are welcome to attend the release of two juvenile bald eagles by the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Wildlife Service on Saturday, October 13, at 2 p.m., at Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project in Orwell, P.E.I. Prior to the release of the eagles, there will be a Mi’kmaq smudging ceremony and drumming. 

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 09:41

The University of Prince Edward Island held its nineteenth annual Recognition of Founders ceremony on Friday, September 28, today in Don and Marion McDougall Hall to acknowledge those who have contributed to the University in a significant way. 


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