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Media Releases

| Special Event

Giving Tuesday, a global movement for giving and volunteering, is today, November 28, 2023. This year, the UPEI Giving Tuesday campaign is dedicated to supporting UPEI Athletics and Recreation.

| University

UPEI celebrated the 12th annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing on Friday, November 17. The awards were presented to recipients, acknowledging their effective writing skills, which are the foundation of academic success and lifelong learning.

| Athletics

UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports over the previous week. The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for November 14–20 are Devon Lawlor (women’s basketball) and Kamari Scott (men’s basketball).

| Students

The University of Prince Edward Island is excited to share the news that undergraduate student Luke McCarvill is one of 11 remarkable young Canadians awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships for Canada this year.  

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), hosted its second Indigenous Day in Veterinary Medicine on Saturday, November 18.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

As part of her doctor of psychology (PsyD) dissertation, Chaya Seale, a graduate student at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), hosted a panel discussing the mental health of veterinarians for students and faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) on October 10.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Congratulations to Casey Whitehouse, a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student, on receiving a 2023 Merck Animal Health Bovine Scholarship.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

In the words of Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), “it’s better late than never.”

| Academics

Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, Canada Research Chair in Geospatial Humanities, will launch a new book that offers an aerial view of PEI’s changing landscapes on November 29, 2023, at 7:30 pm, in the Faculty Lounge (Room 201), SDU Main Building, University of Prince Edward Island.