Media Releases

| Events

Jeff Nemeth, a former president and CEO of Ford South Africa and current executive director of the Global Ownership Lifecycle with Ford, Detroit, recently presented to students in UPEI’s MBA in Global Leadership program. Nemeth discussed leadership with ideas and spoke of his impressive career in the automotive industry.

Nemeth’s presentation was a part of the Business 7550 course, taught by Alan Hilburg of Hilburg Associates. The course focuses on the leadership skills necessary to manage innovation and the role trust and values play in creating an inclusive culture in different regions of the world and different organizational leadership and structural contexts.

| Research

A research paper from Dr. Xander Wang proposes a new mathematical model to provide real-time prediction of urban flooding caused by heavy rainfall in a changing climate. The paper is published in the latest issue of Journal of Hydrology. Dr. Wang is an assistant professor in the UPEI School of Climate Change and Adaptation.

| People

Dr. Olive Bryanton will be the focus of a documentary airing Thursday, August 22 on CBC TV. Never Too Old follows Dr. Bryanton as she worked to finish her research and defend her doctoral thesis at UPEI.

| Athletics

It’s the height of summer, but UPEI Men’s Hockey is already gearing up for an exciting 2019–2020 season of AUS action! Season tickets are on sale now at the Eastlink Centre Box Office.

| People

George Casey Jr., a retired four-star general and former chief of staff for the U.S. Army, recently presented to students in UPEI’s MBA in Global Leadership program.

| Seminar/Conference

More than fifty professionals from diverse fields spanning four countries gathered in Charlottetown from August 7 to 9 for the first Insight Summit and Summer Workshop.

| Athletics

Bruce Donaldson, coach of the UPEI Women’s Hockey team, announced today Tiah Scichilone has committed to the Panthers.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

AVC honoured staff members for excellence and recognized retiring faculty and staff during its annual ice cream social on June 27.

| Athletics

UPEI Women’s Hockey has recruited Lexie Murphy to join the Panthers roster for the 2019–2020 season.

| Athletics

Chris Huggan, of Athletics and Recreation, welcomes Mike Peterson back to the coaching staff of the UPEI Cross Country and UPEI Track and Field teams.