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Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:28

Mebesius is one of 48 students from across Canada heading to the University of Prince Edward Island for the award-winning program SHAD, which takes place at 16 host universities from coast to coast. 

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:21

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI will hold a community workshop on Wednesday, July 11, about strangles, a highly contagious bacterial infection that affects the upper respiratory system of the horse. The presentation will take place in AVC’s Lecture Theatre A at 7 p.m.

Dr. Greg Keefe
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:16

Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, has been appointed to the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) board of governors as At-Large Director for Region II (Canada).

Dr. Larry Hammell
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:09

Dr. Larry Hammell, Associate Dean (Grad Studies & Research) at the Atlantic Veterinary College and interim dean of UPEI’s Faculty of Graduate Studies, has been appointed to an independent expert panel on aquaculture science, led by Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada’s Chief Science Advisor. 

Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 23:35

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, visited the UPEI campus on Monday, June 25 as part of her official visit to Prince Edward Island.

Nick Robertson will wear the green and white in 2018–2019
Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 15:27

Colin MacAdam, head coach of UPEI’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams, is pleased to announce Nick Robertson will join the Panthers for the 2018–2019 season. 

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 13:44

Cognitive behavioural therapy allows patients to recognize triggers, improve coping mechanisms, and alter the behaviour that leads to substance abuse. CBT4CBT’s efficacy, durability, and cost-savings have been proven in clinical trials and have been praised by patients and therapy personnel. Through web-based delivery, CBT4CBT can reach people even in rural areas 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Brian Blanchard, AVC Class of 2019, takes Ol’ George, his family’s pet racehorse, for a spin around the jog track at his family’s farm in Thorndike, Maine, during a recent visit home. Joining in on the fun is Ruby the dog.
Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:55

Atlantic Veterinary College student Brian Blanchard has been awarded a prestigious $75,000 scholarship by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation.

Stephen Campbell, Lara Mullaly, Tess Lyons, Taylor MacDonald, Allison McCabe and Bill Courtney. Missing from photo: Simran Gupta
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 14:25
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:26

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

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