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UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place rang with cheers and laughter on Friday, December 1, as students in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering’s sparred off against each other in a go-cart-style car race.
In a campus message, President Keefe encouraged community members to wear purple ribbons to raise awareness about violence against women and children, to consider those for whom violence is a daily reality, and to remember those who have died as a result of it.
Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. With no women’s games on the schedule this past week, one UPEI Panther Subway Athlete of the Week, men’s hockey forward TJ Shea, was named for November 28–December 4.
The Lung Association of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island visited 19 intermediate schools across PEI this fall to deliver their “Youth Vaping Awareness Days” events. The events reached over 1,250 grade 7 students from both French and English schools. These events were delivered in partnership with the UPEI Faculty of Nursing and included presentations, discussions, and games, all of which were intended to increase knowledge and awareness of the health harms of vaping.
In this message to the campus community, President Keefe reminds students, faculty, and staff of the ways to protect each other from the various respiratory illnesses circulating in our communities.
In a joint message sent to students, staff, and faculty, UPEI Student Union President Adam MacKenzie and interim UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Greg Keefe raise awareness and encourage community members to participate in International Day of Persons with Disabilities activities.
The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island recently awarded Dr. Mark Fast, chair and professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, AVC, the 2022 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence.
At the University of Prince Edward Island, experiential learning has been a core aspect of the Environmental Studies program since 2011. One way that experiential learning is incorporated into the program is through a required Environmental Studies Internship course for third-year Bachelor of Environmental Studies students.
The L.M. Montgomery Institute and the Robertson Library at UPEI launched a new initiative, “The L.M. Montgomery Bookshelf: Highlighting a Favourite Writer’s Favourite Reading,” on November 30, the birthday of Prince Edward Island’s most famous author, L.M. Montgomery.
The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island recently awarded Mr. Roger Warren with the 2022 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award.