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Media Releases


Four poems from Dr. Laurie Brinklow’s PEI Book Award-winning poetry book, My island’s the house I sleep in at night (Island Studies Press/Walleah Press), have been set to music by Don Kay, one of Tasmania’s best-loved composers.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island will hold Convocation during four ceremonies scheduled for May 16 to 19. Over 1,100 graduates comprise the Class of 2023. 

| Events

On Thursday, May 11, six student teams will pitch their business for a share of $56,000 in prize money during the Panther Pitch Competition. The event, which is open to the public, will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Don and Marion McDougall Hall, Room 242.

| Athletics

The UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers are thrilled to welcome PEI native and former captain of the Charlottetown Islanders, Keiran Gallant, to their team for the 2023–24 season.

| Academics

Dr. Greg Naterer, Vice-President Academic and Research at the University of Prince Edward Island, received the K.Y. Lo Medal for significant engineering contributions at the international level from the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) on Friday, April 21, 2023, in Gatineau, Quebec.

| Students

The form for students to select the Pass/Fail Grade Replacement Option is now available on the UPEI Student-App. The option, which is being offered for most courses after numerical grades have been assigned, is available until May 8, 2023.

| University

The University has initiated the search for an outstanding individual to fulfill the terms of the prestigious role of Chancellor of the University as the Hon. Catherine Callbeck will finish her term of dedicated service in June. 

| Athletics

The 2023 UPEI Panther Golf Classic is Friday, June 23, at Fox Meadow Golf Course in Stratford. Presented by Stewart McKelvey, this is a fun day for participants that begins at 9:00 am with a shotgun start.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Starting in May, the Atlantic Veterinary College’s (AVC) Veterinary Teaching Hospital will not be able to provide overnight small animal emergency service coverage to Island veterinary clinics.

| University

Read President Keefe's message about COVID-19 protocols that was issued to students, faculty, and staff by email, which advises the campus community that masks will no longer be required in instructional spaces, effective April 28, 2023.