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Father Francis Bolger was named a Founder of UPEI on September 22. With him is UPEI Student Union VP Finance Will McGuigan, who read the citation, and President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz.
Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 09:38
University of Prince Edward Island President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz issued a statement today on the passing of UPEI Founder and professor emeritus, Reverend Francis W.P. Bolger. “On behalf of UPEI students, faculty, staff, and alumni, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Father Bolger.” 
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 19:40

In July 2011, the family of Harry and Marjorie MacLauchlan of Stanhope, PEI made a further leadership gift to UPEI to create a substantial awards program to encourage and recognize student writing achievement. The gift honours H. Wade MacLauchlan’s twelve years of service as UPEI president and vice-chancellor, and to recognize the importance of effective writing as a foundational skill for academic success and lifelong learning. 

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 14:58

Leading Indigenous scholars Dr. Marie Battiste and Dr. J.Y. (Sa’ke’j) Henderson will each present a keynote talk at the University of Prince Edward Island on Monday, October 2 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, room 242, Don and Marion McDougall Hall. The lecture is open to the public.

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:55

UPEI’s Faculty of Education, working in conjunction with the PEI Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, will honour Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 29. 

Dana Kenny takes advantage of some downtime on the C3 expedition for some journaling
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:45

UPEI alumnus and former UPEI Student Union president Dana Kenny is trekking across the Canadian North as part of the Canada C3 expedition.

Mon San Aung and Amy Hickey
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:00

Congratulations to Amy Hickey (women’s rugby) and Mon San Aung (men’s soccer), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for September 18–24!

Dr. Kate Scarth is UPEI’s Chair in L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:28

UPEI today introduced Dr. Kate Scarth as the inaugural Chair in L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture.

UPEI Women's Soccer takes on SMU Saturday at 1:00 pm
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 14:52

This weekend is Homecoming at UPEI

Sarah MacVarish and Lee Wesselius
Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 09:38

Congratulations to Sarah MacVarish (women’s soccer) and Lee Wesselius (cross country), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for September 11–17!

Todd Leader
Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 - 15:10

UPEI’s Faculty of Education and the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program are hosting a public talk by Todd Leader, a transformational leader in health services and health promotion, particularly in the areas of mental health, addictions, and primary health care.

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