Media Releases

| Research

Synapse is excited to be playing a role in UPEI's 50th-anniversary celebrations with the launch of two new awards recognizing outstanding innovators with a connection to the university.

| Athletics

Bruce Donaldson, head coach of UPEI Women’s Hockey, announced today that Mireille Martin has committed to the Panthers for the 2019–2020 season.

| Athletics

U SPORTS, the national body governing university sport in Canada, has awarded the hosting of the 2021 U SPORTS Men’s Hockey Championship to the University of Prince Edward Island.

| Research

Dr. Ahmadi and Dr. Kerr have been awarded $250,000 from the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers In Research Fund (NFRF) to explore the possibilities of this collaboration.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island paid tribute today to Alex B. Campbell, former premier of Prince Edward Island, for his central role in the creation of UPEI 50 years ago.

| Athletics

Nathan Chow has committed to wear the green and white this season as a member of the UPEI Men’s Soccer team.

| People

Thabo Makgoba, the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, recently presented to students in UPEI’s new MBA in Global Leadership program.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre’s fifteenth annual Animal Welfare in Practice conference, scheduled for September 20–21, will focus on dairy cow welfare assessment. Among the experts who will share their knowledge about dairy cow welfare will be keynote speaker Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, incoming director of the SJDAWC at the Atlantic Veterinary College.


Bruce Donaldson, coach of UPEI’s Women’s Hockey team, is pleased to announce Shaylin McFarlane has committed to the Panthers for the 2019–2020 season.

| Athletics

The UPEI Women’s Rugby team has recruited Dayna Pitter to wear the green and white for the 2019–2020 season.