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Jane McLaughlin and Marcus Power
Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 09:37

Congratulations to Jane McLaughlin (Women’s Basketball) and Marcus Power (Men’s Hockey), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for November 14-20! 

Dr. Sean Wiebe
Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:25

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) have awarded an Insight Grant to Dr. Sean Weibe, Professor of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan presents UPEI science student Rachel Speare with a 2016 MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing.
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:43

Forty-eight UPEI students were recognized for their writing skills at the fifth annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing celebration held in Don and Marion McDougall Hall on Friday, November 18.

Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 15:26

UPEI Athletics and Recreation are hosting the tenth annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser Saturday, November 26.  The UPEI Women’s Basketball team will host the Memorial Seahawks with a tip off of 6:00 pm.

Shoot for the Cure is a fundraising initiative led by University Sport’s Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, and other related charities. The campaign has proven an overwhelming success since it was launched in the fall of 2007, having collected over $1 million in donations. This season, and for the sixth year in a row, all 47 University Sport women's basketball schools are set to participate in the program.

Hannah Dawson, Shanna Blacquiere, Krista Lee Oliver, Carter MacDonald receiving their award from Craig Levangie, Director and Group Lead N.S. for Commercial Banking at Scotiabank (centre).
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 23:59
Students from UPEI’s School of Business won second place at the Scotiabank Ethics in Action Case Competition held at Dalhousie University over the weekend of November 4 and 5.
 
As part of the Scotiabank Ethics in Action Conference—which includes a panel discussion, speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities that allow students to interact with industry experts and peers from across the country—the case competition provides an opportunity for students to develop the skills and knowledge used in practicing ethical leadership.
Richelle Greathouse, UPEI International Relations Office (IRO); Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President, UPEI; Dr. Cyrao Ruiz Cabarrus, President, Universidad Da Vinci de Guatemala; Dr. Barb Campbell, IRO; and Ashley Clarke, UPEI Faculty of Education
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 00:51

The University of Prince Edward Island signed memorandum of understandings (MOUs) this week with three universities at the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE) Annual Conference in Ottawa. 

Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 15:00

October was Cyber Security Awareness Month in Canada, but UPEI encourages students, faculty and staff to “protect while you connect" year-round.  There are several simple ways to stay safe online, says Dana Sanderson, UPEI’s Chief Information Officer.

 

 

 

Emily Proude
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:28

The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the Fall semester on Friday, November 25 at 7:30 pm at Park Royal United Church in Charlottetown.

Marie-Soleil Deschenes and Dut Dut
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:12

Congratulations to Marie-Soleil Deschenes (Women’s Hockey) and Dut Dut (Men’s Basketball), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for November 7-13!

Sylvie Theriault, board member of CBIE; Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz; and, Karen MacBride, president, CEO, and board member of CBIE
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 08:48

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) honoured 11 innovators, leaders, connectors, and emerging stars of international education with its 2016 Excellence Awards.

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