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Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 09:00
The UPEI School of Business Administration’s Global Associates advisory group met on July 31 to discuss how the School can best position its program in a broader global context. This was the second annual meeting of the Global Associates, which is comprised of 13 highly accomplished business leaders and academics from organizations and institutions throughout North America and Europe. “The Global...
Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 08:00
The UPEI School of Business Administration's Global Associates advisory group met on July 31 to discuss how the School can best position its program in a broader global context. This was the second annual meeting of the Global Associates, which is comprised of 13 highly accomplished business leaders and academics from organizations and institutions throughout North America and Europe. "The Global...
Posted: Friday, July 27, 2007 - 08:00
The provincial government announced today that, beginning in September, all full-time Island students in their first and second year at UPEI will receive a new provincial grant of $400 through the enhanced Island Student Awards program. Third- and fourth-year students will continue to receive a $600 bursary each year. This announcement is the second piece of good news for students in the past...
Posted: Friday, July 27, 2007 - 08:00
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has partnered with the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island (MCPEI) to create a new Bachelor's Degree in Socio-Economic Development (BSED). It will follow the principles and research conclusions of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, which found that good governance was a key factor in producing sustainable economic...
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 08:57
The provincial government announced today that, beginning in September, all full-time Island students in their first and second year at UPEI will receive a new provincial grant of $400 through the enhanced Island Student Awards program. Third- and fourth-year students will continue to receive a $600 bursary each year. This announcement is the second piece of good news for students in the past...
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 08:00
The University of Prince Edward Island is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. John Tougas Croteau of South Bend, Indiana. Dr. Croteau was a former professor at Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan's, and one of the fathers of Prince Edward Island's credit union and co-op movement. In recognition of his distinguished service in the credit union and cooperative movements, he received an...
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 08:00
Lots of smiles and laughter will be the order this weekend as over 500 alumni of UPEI, St Dunstan's University (SDU), and Prince of Wales College (PWC) are expected to take part in reunion gatherings during UPEI's Summer Reunion Weekend, July 27-29. The always popular UPEI Alumni golf tournament, with over 140 golfers, tees off at 7:30am on Friday at Fox Meadow Golf and Country Club. The SDU...
Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 - 08:00
Joy Ikede, International Student Advisor at the University of Prince Edward Island, has received regional recognition for her commitment to student services. At the 2007 Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services Conference she was presented with The Carol's Creed Award. This annual award was established in 2003 in recognition of the outstanding dedication of the late Carol...
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 - 08:00
July 11, 2007 Researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island are pursuing answers to the challenges presented by invasive species in Island waters. "Over the past two decades, the number of aquatic invasive species has grown in PEI waters," says Dr. Jeff Davidson who leads the shellfish research group at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI. "Invasive species such as tunicates...
Posted: Friday, July 6, 2007 - 08:00
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give" and#150; that famous quote by Winston Churchill is one that retired accounting professor Ab Ferris is fond of repeating. He uses it when he talks about the $100,000 gift that he and his wife Kathleen have just made to the new UPEI School of Business Administration through the Building a Legacy Campaign. Ab Ferris taught in...

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