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Media Releases

| People

Earlier this year, UPEI faculty and librarians were invited to nominate colleagues for appointments to the rank of Professor Emeritus. The Professor Emeritus Evaluation Committee considered all nominees and forwarded its recommendations to the University Senate.

| Students

In a message sent to current and incoming students on June 11, Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar Donna Sutton encouraged students to get vaccinated prior to the Fall Academic Semester.

| University

The UPEI Faculty Association celebrated the achievements of faculty members at an online event held in May of this year. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UPEIFA was not able to hold its annual faculty recognition events in-person for the 2020–2021 and 2019–2020 academic years.

| News

Islanders living with a chronic disease will continue to benefit from free lifestyle intervention programs. 


| Athletics

UPEI has named James Voye as the head coach of UPEI Women’s Rugby. Voye is an award-winning veteran coach with experience at the high school, club, provincial, and national levels.

| Research

Dr. Marya Ahmed, an assistant professor of chemistry at UPEI, has been named one of 15 Emerging Scholars by the Canadian Cancer Society for her research to develop a dual-targeting strategy for the treatment of breast cancer.

| Athletics

Join us on Friday, June 25, for a fun day of golf and activities at the 2021 UPEI Panther Golf Classic, presented by Stewart McKelvey.

| Community

Flags on the UPEI campus will be flown at half-mast until sunset on June 8 to honour and grieve the lives of the 215 First Nation children whose remains were found in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops, BC.  

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island conferred degrees, diplomas, and certificates to more than 950 graduates as part of Convocation 2021 celebrations.


| University

UPEI will host six Convocation celebrations this week to honour the graduates of 2021 and 2020.