Hon. Heath MacDonald tours UPEI’s School of Sustainable Design Engineering

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, president and vice-chancellor of UPEI, toured Hon. Heath MacDonald, Prince Edward Island’s Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, through the School of Sustainable Design Engineering. Photographed here are Payton Brown and Skylar Riggan, members of the UPEI Baja SAE team, as well as Dr. Abd-El-Aziz, Minister MacDonald, and Jeff Bowser—the advisor for UPEI Baja SAE.

UPEI’s School of Sustainable Design Engineering is for students who are eager to put their skills and knowledge to work, designing innovative, targeted, and sustainable processes, products, and solutions that improve people’s lives and better society. Our students are part of a unique learning experience that is hands on, team focused, project based, and industry linked.

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students reach their full potential in both the classroom and community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions—Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University—UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island. UPEI is located on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.

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