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Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presents Dr. Hugh Whitney with AVC's 2015 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.
Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 11:16

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.

Posted: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 15:57

The Atlantic Veterinary College will host a public workshop on Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. 

Posted: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:00

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.

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 13:57

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.

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 10:12

It’s a busy weekend at home on the ice and the court, with loads of opportunities to cheer on your Panthers!

Jane McLaughlin and Marcus Power
Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 09:37

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! 

Dr. Sean Wiebe
Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:25

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.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan presents UPEI science student Rachel Speare with a 2016 MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing.
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:43

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.

Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 15:26

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.

Hannah Dawson, Shanna Blacquiere, Krista Lee Oliver, Carter MacDonald receiving their award from Craig Levangie, Director and Group Lead N.S. for Commercial Banking at Scotiabank (centre).
Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 23:59
Students from UPEI’s School of Business won second place at the Scotiabank Ethics in Action Case Competition held at Dalhousie University over the weekend of November 4 and 5.
 
As part of the Scotiabank Ethics in Action Conference—which includes a panel discussion, speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities that allow students to interact with industry experts and peers from across the country—the case competition provides an opportunity for students to develop the skills and knowledge used in practicing ethical leadership.

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