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Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 09:58
The University of Prince Edward Island was recently awarded two national silver awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE): 'Best Print Ad or Poster' and 'Best Photograph.' The CCAE Prix d'Excellence awards program recognizes outstanding achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, communications, marketing, development, advancement...
Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 09:13
The University of Prince Edward Island would like to welcome all participants and parents to the 2012 Legion Canadian Youth Track and Field Championships August 15-21 hosted on UPEI's campus. The annual event welcomes approximately 800 of the best young athletes from across the country who will compete in the track and field meet organized by a group of 100 experienced volunteers...
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2012 - 05:46
The UPEI women's soccer team will add some familiar faces to the bench this season. With only Mike Redmond returning as head coach, the Panthers will add assistant coaches Graeme MacDonald and John O'Brien, as well as former Panthers Gini Lisi and Sara Stewart. Both MacDonald and O'Brien will bring a wealth of experience to the team and are looking forward to the upcoming...
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 - 05:53
UPEI's Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS) is partnering with Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada on a seven-year Major Collaborative Research Initiative. AIRS is conducting a research study on how singing abilities develop and change over lifetimes and is seeking assistance from the community. This particular study is looking for approximately...
Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 06:15
UPEI is excited to host the 2012 Mickey Place Tournament October 12-14. This year will be exciting with eight basketball teams from across Canada coming to Prince Edward Island to play in the annual event. On the men's side, Tim Kendrick, in his second year as head coach of the basketball team, will lead the Panthers against tough competitors such as the University of Regina,...
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 11:12
The government of Prince Edward Island announced today that provincial student loans will have a zero per cent interest rate for loans issued after January 1, 2001, and held by PEI Student Financial Assistance Corporation. This program will be effective October 1, 2012. UPEI Student Union President Kate VanGerven acted as the event's master of ceremonies. Other UPEI representatives,...
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 04:54
UPEI is proud to host the second annual Mulligan Cup, an exhibition soccer tournament held August 30-September 2, at the UPEI. This is an opportunity for both UPEI Panther teams to finish training camp and prepare for the upcoming AUS season which begins at home on September 8. Both Mount Allison University and Holland College teams are back to play in the tournament, in addition to the...
Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 09:50
The Panther season will kick off as both rugby and soccer teams start their seasons at home on Saturday, September 8. The UPEI Athletics and Recreation department is planning events for home games for the upcoming season to get both teams and fans excited to play and cheer on their UPEI Panthers. The women's soccer team will start things off as they take on the Mount Allison Mounties...
Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 12:25
The University of Prince Edward Island announced today that Greg Gould will take the reins as head coach of the women's basketball team. Gould, originally from Moncton, New Brunswick, most recently coached the Riverview High School's girls basketball team and will begin his new post at UPEI immediately. Ron Annear, UPEI's Director of Athletics and Recreation said 'Greg...
Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 05:56
By the time Virginia Arsenault was six years old, she dreamt of climbing Mount Everest. Her school books and bedroom were plastered with posters and photos of Mount Everest, K2, and Denali-some of the world's tallest peaks. But at age thirteen, Arsenault's dreams of climbing seemed remote when she was told her right kidney was no longer functioning and needed to be...

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