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Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 10:13
The UPEI Women's Basketball team is excited to announce the addition of Darcy Zinck to the roster for next season. Zinck, a 5'9' guard from Halifax, NS, is joining the Panthers after spending two seasons at Lakehead University, where she was named to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West All-Rookie Team before tearing her ACL in pre-season play this past year. ...
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 09:52
The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of Education and approved the decanal appointment of Dr. Miles Turnbull for a five-year term effective July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2017. Dr. Turnbull has been interim Dean since 2011. 'I am especially pleased to erase the ‘interim' label from...
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 11:40
The UPEI Men's Basketball team is excited to announce that six-foot-four guard Joe Kendrick, will be joining the program in the fall. Kendrick was Rookie of the Year and a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National champion with the Brock Badgers in 2008. This past season, he was named MVP and was an All-Conference selection with the Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association (ACAA), while playing...
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 10:50
Over the past four months, UPEI has engaged its campus and community in a consultation exercise to help develop the University's vision. The exercise, known as the UPEI Reflections and Future Directions initiative, has focused on determining the University's core strengths and how these can be used to shape the future of UPEI, its people, and communities. 'The level of...
Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 07:06
The search committee for the Vice-President Research is pleased to announce that the two candidates for the position will deliver public presentations to campus during the week of May 21. Both presentations will be held in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, Room 242, Don and Marion MccDougall Hall. Dr. Robert F. Gilmour, Jr. will present on Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm and Dr. David C....
Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 03:52
The end is near. It seems the end is ALWAYS near. And the end is always being brought about by hadron-crazy particle physicists, or predicted by ancient Mayans, or the result of betrayal by our trusted friend, the Sun, erupting in a temper tantrum of a solar superstorm. Will time itself end later this year? What's science and what's science fiction? And what is, sometimes both at the same time...
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 07:19
UPEI faculty members were honoured at Faculty Recognition Night, May 7, held this year on campus to celebrate and honour faculty achievements. The annual dinner and gala is co-sponsored by the UPEI Faculty Association and the Office of the President. This event honours the winners of the Hessian Award for Excellence in Teaching and the UPEI Merit Award for Scholarly Achievement. It is also...
Posted: Monday, May 14, 2012 - 05:43
The UPEI Men's Basketball Panthers are excited to announce that six-foot-five Brian Ofori, from Dawson College in Montreal, has committed to attend UPEI in September. Ofori led his team in rebounds and blocked shots, and was among the league leaders in the Quebec CEGEP league. Tim Kendrick, head coach of the UPEI men's basketball team was thrilled to learn Ofori would be attending...
Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 11:29
Over 900 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees, diplomas, and certificates, during convocation on Saturday, May 12. UPEI's class of 2012 and their proud family and friends gathered in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre for two ceremonies, the first beginning at 10:00 am and the second at 2:30 pm. Three honorary degrees were conferred upon J. Michael Bliss, historian and...
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 - 11:26
On Friday, May 11, academic and senior student awards were presented during a ceremony held in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. The celebration is an opportunity to honour fellow graduating students for academic and campus spirit achievements before they embark on new journeys after convocation on May 12. The ceremony was attended by the deans of each faculty and other faculty members who joined...

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