Campus Notices

Financial Services (KMB 126) and Student Financial Services (DH 202) will be delayed opening until 1:00 pm on Monday, February 6, 2023, due to staff professional development. Please contact financialservices@upei.ca with any questions or concerns.

IT Systems and Services and Eastlink will be performing network maintenance on our campus network on February 5 from 7:00 to 10:00 am. During this time, there will be intermittent connectivity on the campus network. 

If you are off campus, many services such as Microsoft solutions (including email), Google, Zoom, upei.ca, Moodle, etc., that are in the cloud will not be impacted.  

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. 

Have you been nominated for a teaching or educational leadership award? (If you are planning to nominate a colleague for one, please encourage them to attend too!) Join Dr. Shannon Murray on Friday, February 3, from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (snow date: February 10) to talk about all things related to preparing a dossier that showcases your teaching and educational leadership. If you are a sessional instructor and don't have a teaching dossier, check out the many resources available through the Academic Instructional Skills Program on Moodle to help you get started. You can self-enroll here and read through the Teaching Philosophy and Teaching Dossier materials.  

The UPEI Department of Music Faculty will present a recital on Saturday, February 4, at 7:30 pm in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall.

The recital will feature performances by Magdalena von Eccher (piano), Jim Dickson (guitar), Sung Ha Shin-Bouey (soprano), Stephen Bouey (bass baritone), Natalie Williams Calhoun (cello), Nicole Strum (saxophone), Greg Irvine (tuba), Frances Gray (piano), Morgan Saulnier (flute/piano), Karem Simon (clarinet), Amy Simon (clarinet), and Dale Sorensen (trombone). The faculty members have chosen a diverse selection of repertoire including compositions by Franz Liszt, Amy Beach, Otar Taktakishvili, George Frideric Handel, and a new work for trombone by American composer James David.

Admission is $30 for adults and $10 for students, payable by cash at the door of the event.

There will be a blood-borne pathogen training session on Friday, February 10, at 9:00 am in the Health Sciences Building Room 103.

This session is for those individuals whose research involves human blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids. If you wish to attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell by end of day on February 7 by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. 

If you have any questions about this training session, please contact Dr. Rhoda Speare at rspeare@upei or 902-566-5071.

There will be a basic biosafety training session on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:00 am in Kelley Memorial Building Room 210.

Topics will include basic biosafety principles and how they are applied at the University of Prince Edward Island, as well as biosecurity training. This session is open to everyone, including graduate students.

To attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell, by end of the day on February 6, 2022, by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, your supervisor’s name (if applicable), email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. Please indicate if you are a graduate student. 

NOTE: An online basic biosafety training refresher course is available for those that need it. 

Applications for the Work-Integrated Learning bursary close on Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 pm. 

125 bursaries valued at $1,000 each have been created for students who are taking part in work-integrated learning as part of their UPEI coursework during the 2023 winter semester. Students can visit https://www.upei.ca/exed/students/wil-bursary for more information and to apply.

UPEI annually acknowledges individuals for their outstanding contributions to the success of the University. The awards are valued at $1,000 each and given in recognition of excellence of faculty, librarians, clinical veterinary professionals, clinical nursing instructors, sessional instructors, and staff.

These awards will be presented during a Celebration of Colleagues to be held on Thursday, May 25, 2023, from 1:00–2:30 pm in McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre. 

Nominations are open and must be submitted to universityawards@upei.ca by the last Friday in February each year.  This year, nominations close on Friday, February 24. 

For further details on the awards and the nomination process, please visit http://www.upei.ca/president/presidential-recognition-awards-merit

IT Systems and Services and Eastlink will be performing network maintenance on our campus network on February 5 from 7:00 to 10:00 am. During this time, there will be intermittent connectivity on the campus network. 

If you are off campus, many services such as Microsoft solutions (including email), Google, Zoom, upei.ca, Moodle, etc., that are in the cloud will not be impacted.  

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. 

Have you been nominated for a teaching or educational leadership award? (If you are planning to nominate a colleague for one, please encourage them to attend too!) Join Dr. Shannon Murray on Friday, February 3, from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (snow date: February 10) to talk about all things related to preparing a dossier that showcases your teaching and educational leadership. If you are a sessional instructor and don't have a teaching dossier, check out the many resources available through the Academic Instructional Skills Program on Moodle to help you get started. You can self-enroll here and read through the Teaching Philosophy and Teaching Dossier materials.  

The UPEI Department of Music Faculty will present a recital on Saturday, February 4, at 7:30 pm in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall.

The recital will feature performances by Magdalena von Eccher (piano), Jim Dickson (guitar), Sung Ha Shin-Bouey (soprano), Stephen Bouey (bass baritone), Natalie Williams Calhoun (cello), Nicole Strum (saxophone), Greg Irvine (tuba), Frances Gray (piano), Morgan Saulnier (flute/piano), Karem Simon (clarinet), Amy Simon (clarinet), and Dale Sorensen (trombone). The faculty members have chosen a diverse selection of repertoire including compositions by Franz Liszt, Amy Beach, Otar Taktakishvili, George Frideric Handel, and a new work for trombone by American composer James David.

Admission is $30 for adults and $10 for students, payable by cash at the door of the event.

The Faculty of Science Graduate Studies Committee invites the campus community to the next presentation in the Environmental Sciences & Human Biology seminar series. 

Title:  "The Thesis Defense: Role, concerns and rewards"

Presented by Dr. Pedro Quijon, UPEI Department of Biology

Date: Friday, February 3, 2023

Time: 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Duffy Science Centre, Room 204

There will be a blood-borne pathogen training session on Friday, February 10, at 9:00 am in the Health Sciences Building Room 103.

This session is for those individuals whose research involves human blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids. If you wish to attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell by end of day on February 7 by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. 

If you have any questions about this training session, please contact Dr. Rhoda Speare at rspeare@upei or 902-566-5071.

There will be a basic biosafety training session on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:00 am in Kelley Memorial Building Room 210.

Topics will include basic biosafety principles and how they are applied at the University of Prince Edward Island, as well as biosecurity training. This session is open to everyone, including graduate students.

To attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell, by end of the day on February 6, 2022, by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, your supervisor’s name (if applicable), email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. Please indicate if you are a graduate student. 

NOTE: An online basic biosafety training refresher course is available for those that need it. 

Applications for the Work-Integrated Learning bursary close on Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 pm. 

125 bursaries valued at $1,000 each have been created for students who are taking part in work-integrated learning as part of their UPEI coursework during the 2023 winter semester. Students can visit https://www.upei.ca/exed/students/wil-bursary for more information and to apply.

The UPEI Department of Music Faculty will present a recital on Saturday, February 4, at 7:30 pm in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall.

The recital will feature performances by Magdalena von Eccher (piano), Jim Dickson (guitar), Sung Ha Shin-Bouey (soprano), Stephen Bouey (bass baritone), Natalie Williams Calhoun (cello), Nicole Strum (saxophone), Greg Irvine (tuba), Frances Gray (piano), Morgan Saulnier (flute/piano), Karem Simon (clarinet), Amy Simon (clarinet), and Dale Sorensen (trombone). The faculty members have chosen a diverse selection of repertoire including compositions by Franz Liszt, Amy Beach, Otar Taktakishvili, George Frideric Handel, and a new work for trombone by American composer James David.

Admission is $30 for adults and $10 for students, payable by cash at the door of the event.

Members of the UPEI community are welcome to join the UPEI Student Union and Black Cultural Society in the raising of the Pan-African flag in front of Kelley Memorial Building on Wednesday, February 1 at 12:30 pm in honour February being Black History Month. Read more about Black History Month, events, and resources.

The Faculty of Science Graduate Studies Committee invites the campus community to the next presentation in the Environmental Sciences & Human Biology seminar series. 

Title:  "The Thesis Defense: Role, concerns and rewards"

Presented by Dr. Pedro Quijon, UPEI Department of Biology

Date: Friday, February 3, 2023

Time: 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Duffy Science Centre, Room 204

There will be a blood-borne pathogen training session on Friday, February 10, at 9:00 am in the Health Sciences Building Room 103.

This session is for those individuals whose research involves human blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids. If you wish to attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell by end of day on February 7 by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. 

If you have any questions about this training session, please contact Dr. Rhoda Speare at rspeare@upei or 902-566-5071.

There will be a basic biosafety training session on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:00 am in Kelley Memorial Building Room 210.

Topics will include basic biosafety principles and how they are applied at the University of Prince Edward Island, as well as biosecurity training. This session is open to everyone, including graduate students.

To attend, you must pre-register by contacting Jacky Buell, by end of the day on February 6, 2022, by email (hse@upei.ca) or by phone (902-566-0901). Please provide your name, department, your supervisor’s name (if applicable), email address, and phone number in your email or voice message. Please indicate if you are a graduate student. 

NOTE: An online basic biosafety training refresher course is available for those that need it.