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Suzanne is greeted by her father after finishing the swim. Photo by the Journal Pioneer.

UPEI congratulates fifth-year student Suzanne Nicholson who conquered the Northumberland Strait on Sunday, August 18. The UPEI swim team member created the fundraiser in hopes of raising $10,000 for the team—and she exceeded that goal!

After raising close to $11,000, Suzanne set out at 7:45 am for the 13+ km swim which took her about 5.5 hours to complete.

James (Jim) Palmer, UPEI honorary degree recipient at the 2011 Palmer Conference

The University of Prince Edward Island extends its condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of honorary degree recipient James (Jim) Palmer. Palmer, who was granted an honorary doctor of laws degree in 1998 from UPEI, passed away on August 27 at the age of 84 at his home in Calgary.

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