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Media Releases

| Athletics

UPEI is proud to announce 87 of its student athletes in the 2019–2020 season have been named U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians. 


The entire UPEI community was saddened to learn of the passing of UPEI Bachelor of Education student Cheryl Young on January 6, 2021.

| University

In this article, UPEI provides a brief update on the construction of the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation in St. Peter's Bay.

| People

The entire UPEI community was saddened by the recent passing of Dr. Larry Clark, adjunct professor of Economics. The Faculty of Arts contributed a few words in memory of their friend and colleague.

| Speakers

The next presentation in the Institute of Island Studies’ Island Lecture Series will feature Irish researcher Rory McCabe, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, via Zoom on January 19, at 1 pm AST. McCabe will discuss the role and importance of music-making in island community life and vitality. 

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island partnered with Health PEI to host a pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic on Thursday, December 10, 2020, after PEI Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison urged individuals 20–29 years of age living in the greater Charlottetown area to get tested.

| People

UPEI lowered the flags to half mast on January 4, 2021 in memory of Thomas Symons (UPEI LLD '83) and Dr. Larry Clark, retired adjunct professor of economics, who both passed away last week.

| Administration

The Vice-President Academic and Research and the Vice-President Administration and Finance issued a message on January 2, 2021, to employees that the University would lift restrictions in place before the holiday break and return to Stage Three of UPEI's Operational Ease-Back Plan.

| Students

The University of Prince Edward Island has established a three-tier system to deliver support, services, and access to entertainment and activities to students who are either self-isolating on PEI or not able travel home for the holiday break.

| People

UPEI research assistant Dr. Olive Bryanton gave remarks at the virtual launch of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Baseline Report for the Decade of Healthy Ageing, on December 17.