Dr. Hugh Whitney, retired chief veterinary officer for Newfoundland and Labrador, was recently honoured by the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) with its 2015 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.
The Atlantic Veterinary College will host a public workshop on Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m.
Panther Basketball will hold its annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser on Saturday evening when both the women’s and men’s teams play the Memorial University Sea-Hawks at the UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre. The women’s game begins at 6 pm with a Shoot for the Cure ceremonial tip-off featuring breast cancer survivor Loretta Coady MacAulay.
Environmental Studies students from Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown’s Introduction to Environmental Studies class got a hands-on lesson this fall in restoring damaged ecosystems.
It’s a busy weekend at home on the ice and the court, with loads of opportunities to cheer on your Panthers!
Congratulations to Jane McLaughlin (Women’s Basketball) and Marcus Power (Men’s Hockey), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for November 14-20!
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) have awarded an Insight Grant to Dr. Sean Weibe, Professor of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Forty-eight UPEI students were recognized for their writing skills at the fifth annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing celebration held in Don and Marion McDougall Hall on Friday, November 18.
UPEI Athletics and Recreation are hosting the tenth annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser Saturday, November 26. The UPEI Women’s Basketball team will host the Memorial Seahawks with a tip off of 6:00 pm.
Shoot for the Cure is a fundraising initiative led by University Sport’s Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, and other related charities. The campaign has proven an overwhelming success since it was launched in the fall of 2007, having collected over $1 million in donations. This season, and for the sixth year in a row, all 47 University Sport women's basketball schools are set to participate in the program.