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Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 07:51
High school students are raring to study at the University of Prince Edward Island according to current application statistics-confirming the importance students place on a post-secondary education offered by the Island's only university. As of March 29, UPEI had received 4.3 percent more applications from Canadian high school students, and 7 per cent more applications from PEI high...
Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 14:03
The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the academic year - Freebirds - on Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 pm at UPEI's Dr. Steel Recital Hall to a sellout crowd. This has been a particularly successful year for the Wind Symphony with highly acclaimed performances of Angels in the Architecture, the release of its O Canada CD for Island public schools in February, and...
Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 07:12
Creating a portfolio can be a life changing experience and UPEI's Bachelor of Integrated Studies 193 (BIS 193) can be the first step. For Islanders embarking in a new direction or starting a new profession, organizing one's achievements into a portfolio can lead to professional success. There might be a lifetime of stories to tell and a portfolio allows those stories to be passed on...
Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 - 12:11
The Honourable Allan Campbell, minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning, confirmed funding today of $300,000 per year for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program at the University of Prince Edward Island. Campbell made the announcement before a group of UPEI students, some of whom intend to apply to take the Kinesiology program this coming fall. 'By offering a degree program in...
Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 - 08:56
UPEI's Co-operative Education program celebrated National Co-op Week and its ‘Co-op Students of the Year Awards Ceremony' at a combined event, March 24. Employers, students and faculty gathered at Don and Marion McDougall Hall to recognize the award recipients and enjoy a presentation from Laura Murphy, regional vice president of Arbonne Canada. Based in Charlottetown, Murphy...
Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 11:54
UPEI will celebrate 25 years of University 100 during the '3rd Annual University 100 and University 103 UPEI Stories Showcase' on Friday, March 25 at Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall. The event begins at 1:30 pm- UPEI President Wade MacLauchlan will deliver an introduction to the annual showcase, themed "highlighting students' voices...
Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 10:36
The University of Prince Edward Island is teaming up with The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick, HMCS Queen Charlotte, and the Prince Edward Island Regiment to host the 2nd Annual Atlantic Military Affairs Symposium, March 25-26, in Charlottetown. The two-day event, themed 'Islanders at War and Peace,' highlights the Island's role...
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 07:50
The UPEI Alumni Association will present its 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards on Sunday, March 27 to the Honourable Marion Reid, Paul Jelley (posthumously), and Carrie-Ann Matheson, recipient of the inaugural ‘Inspiring Young Alumna Award.' The public event begins at 7:00 pm in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium in Don and Marion McDougall Hall on the UPEI campus and features a keynote...
Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011 - 09:07
Annabel Lyon, author of the best-selling novel The Golden Mean, will give a public reading on Thursday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the UPEI Faculty Lounge, Main Building. Annabel Lyon burst on the literary scene in 2000 with a superb short story collection, Oxygen, and followed in 2004 with three novellas in The Best Thing for You. She then delved into classical Greece, researching the lives of...
Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011 - 06:15
The criteria for the Harry W. MacLauchlan Scholarships in Entrepreneurial Leadership have changed for 2011. Previously only awarded to business students, they are now open to all full-time undergraduate UPEI students entering their third year of study who demonstrate entrepreneurial initiative, involvement and leadership in the province. Each scholarship is valued at $5,000, awarded annually to...

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