UPEI Athletics and Recreation and Development and Alumni Engagement invite all former UPEI rugby players and fans to “Rugby Alumni Day” on Saturday, October 10. The alumni day for former rugby players is being held in conjunction with the UPEI Women’s Rugby game versus Acadia at 2:00 pm at MacAdam Field (UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place).
The UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SDE) participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure on October 4, and did so in big way. Stephen Peters, a second-year SDE student, came in second in the men's competition with a time of 24 minutes in the 5K run.
UPEI case competition students have started their year off “right” by taking top spots at the Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) Case Competition. UPEI teams won both first and second place against nine other teams from Atlantic Canada. The competition took place on September 26 and was an integral part of the 45th annual ASB conference, one Canada’s longest running academic business conferences.
Joan Clark will give a public reading and sign books on October 28 at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. The reading is part of the Winter’s Tales Authors’ Reading Series and is sponsored by the UPEI Faculty of Arts and The Canada Council for the Arts.
The Atlantic Veterinary College presented its 2015 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award on Friday, October 2, to the trustees of the Christofor Foundation for their long-standing support of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre.
On Wednesday, September 30, Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College, was pleased to host the Honourable Alan McIsaac, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and John Jamieson, deputy minister.
The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for the week of September 28-October 4 are Kelsie Collier, Women’s Soccer and Lorenzo Parker, Men’s Basketball. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.
The University of Prince Edward Island announced its new slate for the volunteer Board of Governors today, fittingly on Founders Day, a day when UPEI honours those who contribute to the institution.
The Board of Governors, which is instituted under the terms of the University Act, consists of volunteers appointed from several organizations (Senate, Board, Alumni Association, Government of PEI, and Faculty). These volunteers are responsible for the governance of the University.
The University of Prince Edward Island honoured its five past-presidents at its sixteenth annual Recognition of Founders ceremony today. The 2015 Founders are Dr. Ronald J. Baker, Dr. Peter P.M. Meincke, Dr. C.W.J. “Willie” Eliot (posthumously), Dr. Elizabeth R. Epperly, and the Hon. H. Wade MacLauchlan.
A beautiful bald eagle is free again after spending most of the summer recovering from illness. The Atlantic Veterinary College’s wildlife service released the mature bald eagle at the Brudenell Campground and Trail Rides in eastern PEI on Tuesday, September 29.