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

Media Releases

| Students

The Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar issued a message to students on December 6, 2020 via their emails to advise them that in-person classes have been suspended effective December 7, 2020 until December 21, 2020 because of the additional restrictions announced by the PEI Chief Public Health Office. 

| University

President Abd-El-Aziz issued a message to faculty and staff on December 6, 2020, about moving back to an essential services model due to recent restrictions announced by the PEI Chief Public Health Office. 

| News

Holland College and the University of Prince Edward Island have signed 22 degree pathway agreements to enable graduates from Holland College to pursue their educational goals seamlessly and obtain a degree from UPEI.

| Community

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. UPEI will observe the day by lowering the flags in front of Kelley Memorial Building to half-mast.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

With financial support from a major donor, the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, will expand its diagnostic imaging capacity with the addition of a magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) scanner. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Congratulations to Karen Yetman, AVC Class of 2023, who placed first in the veterinary division of the 20th annual American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Animal Welfare Assessment Contest, which took place virtually on November 20 and 21. 

| People

The UPEI community extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Hung Min "Min" Chiang, retired professor of psychology, who passed away suddenly on November 24, 2020 at his home in Stratford, PEI.

| Special Event

Student success is at the heart of everything we do. Thank you for considering designating your GivingTuesday gift to the University of Prince Edward Island. 

| Students

A number of UPEI students are among 32 recipients of $5,000 awards from the Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL).

| Community

UPEI will be hosting a virtual Shad program in July 2021, and we are looking for staff or faculty who might be interested in getting involved.