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

Media Releases

| Community

In a message to the UPEI community, President Keefe encouraged everyone to participate in Emancipation Day activities on PEI and renew their commitment to learning, reflection, and action.

| Academics

UPEI faculty and staff members have received grants ranging from $2,000 to $6,000 from the open education resource development program at UPEI.

| People

In a campus message, President Keefe expressed condolences on behalf of the University to the family, friends, colleagues, and students of Dr. Benet Davetian, associate professor of Sociology, who passed away on June 25, 2022.

| Research

Three UPEI faculty members have recently been awarded funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). 

| Athletics

UPEI Women’s Basketball is bringing back a fan-favourite player. Guard Karla Yepez will rejoin the Panthers this fall after two years away from U SPORTS competition, hoping to recapture the magic of the team’s successful 2019–20 season.

| University

In a message to the campus community, President Keefe announced that the Electoral Board for the Chancellor unanimously approved the reappointment of the Honourable Catherine Callbeck for an additional one-year term.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island and the Prince Edward Island Humane Society (PEIHS) have partnered on a new study that will examine how early adoption age impacts kitten health and behaviour.

| Research

Over the past two years, researchers at UPEI have garnered more than $1.6 million in discovery and discovery development grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 

| University

In an update that was emailed on July 19, 2022, faculty and staff were advised that University negotiating teams have been collective bargaining over the last ten weeks with the University of Prince Edward Island Faculty Association (UPEIFA), IBEW 1928, and CUPE 1870.

| University

In his message to the campus community, President Keefe encouraged students, faculty, and staff to celebrate Pride by embracing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and all that makes each of us unique, including sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.