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Media Releases

| University

The Honourable Diane F. Griffin was installed as the tenth Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island during a ceremony held at the University on Friday, April 5. She was unanimously elected to the volunteer position earlier this year by UPEI’s Board of Governors.

| Athletics

UPEI’s Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated the 2023–24 season at the annual UPEI Panther Celebration—Athletic Awards Gala on Friday, April 5, recognizing outstanding student-athletes who have excelled in sport, the classroom, and the community.

| Events

Yukon poet and fiction writer Joanna Lilley will give a public reading as part of an Atlantic Canada tour in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building, UPEI on Tuesday, April 16, at 7:00 pm.

| University

The Honourable Catherine Callbeck, former Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island, has been named Chancellor Emerita in recognition of her outstanding service to the University from 2018 to 2023.

| University

In the 2024–2025 operating budget, the University is making substantial investments in employees, particularly those involved with providing frontline services to students, staff, and faculty.

| University

Read the message from Interim President Keefe about UPEI's 2024–2025 operating budget that was emailed to students, staff, and faculty on April 2, 2024. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Faculty and staff of the biomedical sciences department at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) ladled out generosity and conversation to hundreds of hungry students at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in February. 

| University

The UPEI Office of Health, Safety, and Environment has provided information to the campus community about viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse safely. 


Dr. Brent MacLaine will launch a new poetry book called A Skeptic in Springtime on April 24, 2024, at 7 pm, in the Faculty Lounge (Room 201), SDU Main Building, University of Prince Edward Island.

| Students

Samuel Harding, a third-year Bachelor of Business Administration student at the University of Prince Edward Island, has won a prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies valued at $45,000.