News

A chronological list of UPEI media releases. Enter keywords in the "search" box to find applicable releases.

Media Releases

| University

UPEI’s Departments of Student Affairs and Recruitment and First Year Advising are excited to announce that, for the first time, the Grad Week and New Student Orientation (NSO) programs will be led by two exceptional student leaders during the 2022 cycle. 

| Athletics

Local standout Gracie McQuaid is the latest recruit to join Lauren Bull and Jorja Cook in representing the UPEI Women's Rugby Panthers' bright future.
 

| University

For the first time in two years, the University of Prince Edward Island will hold Convocation in-person during four ceremonies scheduled for May 10 to 13. Over 1,000 graduates comprise the Class of 2022.

| University

In a message to students, staff, and faculty, President Keefe described several "new beginnings" for the University in May.

| Academics

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Charlottetown campus is now home to a temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, that has been erected between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island participated in the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference (APVC) that was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from April 22 to 24, 2022.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to congratulate Dr. Étienne Côté on being invested as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

| Students

Sarah Freeburn, a fourth-year student in UPEI’s Diversity and Social Justice Studies program, has been awarded a 2022 3M National Student Fellowship Award by STLHE (Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education).

| University

In a message to the campus community, President Keefe provides an update on the activities of the Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

AVC surgical and cardiology teams performed AVC’s first ever atriotomy under inflow occlusion - a technique used for open heart surgery in which all venous flow to the heart is temporarily interrupted.