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| Students

New UPEI students will be in close contact with the Charlottetown community on Saturday, September 14, as UPEI New Student Orientation (NSO) holds its annual Panthers for Change event. 

| Athletics

This weekend the UPEI Turf Field sees its first regular season action of the 2019–2020 season, and UPEI Men’s Hockey plays an exhibition game at home.

| Events

On Thursday, September 26, Dr. Alan MacEachern will present “A Child of the ’60s: Creating the University of Prince Edward Island” at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of SDU Main Building. 

| People

Dr. Terry Whitebeach is an esteemed Australian young adult novelist, biographer and historian, poet, creative writing mentor, community developer, and social activist from Tasmania.

| Music

The UPEI Department of Music Recital Series begins its 2019–2020 season on Saturday, September 14, at 7:30 pm at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, featuring new piano professor, Magdalena von Eccher, in collaboration with clarinettist Karem J. Simon. 

| Athletics

Congratulations to Brinten Comeau and Evan Couturier, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 2 to 8.

| Students

The UPEI Student Union (UPEISU) is celebrating its own version of the PEI Famous Five.* This year’s executive features President Emma Drake, Vice-President Academic and External Sweta Daboo, Vice-President Student Life Tessa Rogers, and Vice-President Finance and Administration Keesha Ryan, marking the first time in 50 years of UPEISU history that all four executive positions are held by women.

| University

UPEI Faculty of Business alumnus Kevin Ladner, Executive Partner and CEO of Grant Thornton, will give the first talk in the University’s 50th anniversary Alumni Speakers Series on Wednesday, September 11, from 5–7 pm in Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island has taken measures in advance of any impact from Hurricane Dorian on PEI.