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Media Releases

| Events

The UPEI Recruitment and First Year Advisement team is hosting a Fall Open House on Friday, October 27 from 12:00–4:00 pm. High school students interested in studying at UPEI are invited to attend.

| Athletics

The UPEI Panther hockey, soccer and basketball teams are looking forward to a full week of events at home and away.

| Department Updates

The University of Prince Edward Island is saddened by the passing of Dr. Carlo Lavoie, chair of the Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Arts, on October 11, 2023. 

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for October 9–15 are Charlotte Branchflower (women’s rugby) and Max VanWiechen (men’s soccer).

| Atlantic Veterinary College

On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island shone a spotlight on academic excellence and community impact during its annual Fall Awards and Recognition Night, held in The McCain Foundation Learning Commons.

| Community

Read the message that was also issued to students, staff, and faculty on behalf of the UPEI Health and Wellness Centre and UPEI Health, Safety, and Environment in advance of several mass flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinics being held on campus.



Residents of Georgetown, PEI, and other stakeholders are invited to participate in a community engagement event about the Georgetown net zero project on Wednesday, October 18, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Georgetown Elementary School. 

| Department Updates

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and with that in mind, ITSS would like to remind you to “protect while you connect.”

| University

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of Dr. Carlo Lavoie, former chair of the Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Arts on October 11, 2023, after a long illness.

| University

Interim President Keefe shared his gratitude and updated the campus community in this Thanksgiving week message.