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Media Releases

| Events

Led by members of the UPEI Student Union and the Panther Patrol van, students, administration, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered together to participate in the 29th annual PEI Pride Parade on Saturday, July 29.

| Special Event

A special ceremony and presentation was hosted by the Native Council of PEI (NCPEI) to recognize the University of Prince Edward Island for its commitment and outstanding contributions to the ongoing work toward reconciliation with Indigenous communities. The event took place on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 10:00 am in Schurman Market Square at Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

| Athletics

The UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers have secured a commitment from Josh Currie, age 21, from Pickering, Ontario, for the 2023–24 season.

| Athletics

Over the last six months, the UPEI Women’s Hockey Panthers have secured commitments from four skaters and a goaltender for the 2023–24 season. Hayden Lilly, Brooke Thomson, Sarah Fraser, Brooke Henderson, and Erin Cabaday will join the team this fall.

| Research

Joanne Severe, a fourth-year University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Foods and Nutrition student and dietetic intern, won the Undergraduate Research Award for her thesis and presentation, “Mealtime in Child Care Centres: Exploring Educators’ Feeding Practices,” at the annual Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference, hosted virtually on April 28 and 29, 2023, by UPEI.

| Speakers

Dr. Debra Titone, Canada Research Chair in Language and Multilingualism (Tier I) and Associate Vice-Principal Research at McGill University, and co-founder of Women in Cognitive Science Canada (NSERC/CSBBCS funded), gave a presentation entitled “Women in Cognitive Science Canada: A Grass-roots Effort to Foster Disciplinary Equity and Inclusivity” at UPEI on Tuesday, July 18.


Dr. Greg Keefe, UPEI’s interim president and vice-chancellor, issued a message today to faculty and staff on the passing of Dr. James “Jim” MacAulay, a UPEI honorary degree recipient, proponent of higher education and life-long learning, and proud Saint Dunstan’s University alumnus (SDU ’62).

| University

The following is a story about UPEI’s Literacy and Numeracy Outreach Project written and published by the Province of Prince Edward Island. View UPEI’s video about the project.

| University

Congratulations to five UPEI researchers who have received funding from the Government of PEI’s climate challenge fund.

| Community

In this campus-wide, President Keefe invites members of the University community to unite as a university community, embrace EDI, wear rainbow colours, and show Panther Pride during the 2023 PEI Pride Festival.