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President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, MP Sean Casey, and Hon. Sonny Gallant in one of the Applied Human Sciences labs receiving Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Funding
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 16:02

Innovation and Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $2.2 million investment in the University of Prince Edward Island. This joint federal-provincial investment was announced today by Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and by the Honourable Sonny Gallant, Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning, on behalf of the Government of Prince Edward Island.

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:30

The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors approved a balanced budget at their May meeting last evening for the 2017–18 fiscal year. The annual operating budget, which is $113.9 million, outlines how UPEI funds important campus resources like student and ancillary services, faculties and schools, academic support, administration, and property maintenance.

Dr. Tara Sampalli
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 - 09:34

The thirteenth annual PEI Nursing Research to Practice Conference is being held May 26 in Don and Marion McDougall Hall at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Mark Pharand, Manager, UPEI Security Services and Cst. Justin Drake on duty on the UPEI campus.
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:03

National Police Week is being celebrated across Canada, May 15–21. The week began in 1970 as a way for police to connect with their communities and increase awareness about the services they provide.

 
UPEI's President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, appears (front row) with his fellow Top 50 CEO award winners in this photo taken at Atlantic Business Magazine's Top 50 CEO gala
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 09:13

The University of Prince Edward Island’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, was named a Top 50 CEO by Atlantic Business Magazine at a formal red-carpet reception, dinner, and awards gala in St. John’s, NL last night.

John MacIsaac, a UPEI Engineering diploma alumnus, chats with President Abd-El-Aziz and Board of Governors Chair Pat Sinnott. Mr. MacIsaac is Executive Vice-President, Power Supply with Nalcor Energy in St. John's, NL.
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 13:24

Last evening approximately forty UPEI alumni and friends gathered outside St. John’s for a Newfoundland and Labrador alumni chapter event. Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor, and Mr. Pat Sinnott, Chair of the UPEI Board of Governors, were on hand to greet guests at the Outer Cove home of Carolyn Dobbin Noseworthy, that overlooks Torbay. 

More than 950 graduates crossed the stage at UPEI Convocation 2017
Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 13:44

The University of Prince Edward Island conferred degrees, diplomas, and certificates to more than 950 graduates today as part of Convocation 2017. 

Sophie Vandale
Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:12

UPEI Women’s Hockey coach Bruce Donaldson announced today Sophie Vandale will join the Panther squad.

Andrew Simmons, a member of UPEI's first graduating class of Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering, and Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz
Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 15:15

It’s Convocation Week at UPEI! Here are the details to help you find your way through our annual celebration of our graduating students.

Tyler Way
Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:27

The UPEI Women’s Hockey team announced today it has recruited Tyler Way. Way is a forward from London, Ontario, who played most recently with the Bluewater Jr. Hawks of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL).

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