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Will Beckett
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:34

Island filmmaker and photographer Will Beckett will be the first speaker in the 2018 Island Studies Lecture Series. 

UPEI Chaplaincy Centre
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 14:28

The UPEI Chaplaincy Centre will host an interfaith panel on the role of women in society. The discussion begins at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 21 in the UPEI Chaplaincy Centre.

From left are Myrtle Jenkins-Smith, Executive Director, UPEI Development and Alumni Engagement; Paul Montgomery, Senior Sales, Bell Aliant; Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, UPEI President and Vice Chancellor; and Treena Smith, Director of UPEI Student Affairs.
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:14

The University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce a $25,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant in support of UPEI’s Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program.

Funding will allow two UPEI Student Affairs employees to be professionally trained as instructors in the ASIST program. Once trained, these instructors will offer the two-day ASIST program free-of-charge to students, faculty and staff at UPEI, beginning with high-priority groups such as residence life coordinators, Student Affairs staff and other employees who may be the first point of contact for students in a crisis.

Kiera Rigby and Amin Suleman
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 09:57

Congratulations to Kiera Rigby and Amin Suleman, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for January 8-14!

Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 - 16:13

The University of Prince Edward Island and Synapse Applied Research and Industry Services congratulates Nautilus Biosciences Canada Inc. (Nautilus), a marine biotechnology company founded by UPEI professor Russell Kerr, on being acquired by Croda International Plc.

Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 08:24

The men’s and women’s Panther basketball teams play a pair of games at home each this weekend against Saint Mary’s University. 

UPEI Student Union Vice-President Finance Will McGuigan, Executive Director of Development and Alumni Engagement Myrtle Jenkins-Smith, former Cadre Editor-in-Chief Lorelei Kenny, President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 19:02

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on January 10 to celebrate the newly refreshed office of a UPEI-student-run online news publication. Third-year Arts student Lorelei Kenny, former editor-in-chief, led the initiative to revitalize the space by applying to the Annual Fund Projects Program, which has supported renovation projects in the past like the W.A. Murphy Student Centre Credit Union Day Lounge and the Dawson Lounge in SDU Main Building.

 

Ken Clark (centre) presented a $1 million gift on behalf of the estate of his aunt Ruth MacDonald to UPEI President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz and Executive Director of Development and Alumni Engagement Myrtle Jenkins-Smith
Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 15:59

The University of Prince Edward Island has received a $1 million gift from the estate of Ruth MacDonald to establish the Roderick Stirling MacDonald Scholarship Fund. “I am grateful to be able to represent our family today in the awarding of this gift,” said Ken Clark, who is Roderick and Ruth’s nephew.

 

 
Carolina Del Santo and Cody Payne
Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 15:07

Congratulations to Caroline Del Santo and Cody Payne, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for January 1–7!

Steven Heighton
Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 - 14:47

This winter’s UPEI writer-in-residence will be Steven Heighton, award-winning novelist, poet, short-story writer, and essayist.

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