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Media Releases

| People

The UPEI community was saddened to hear about the passing of SDU alumnus William “Billy” Mulligan, who died on June 25 at the age of 81 in Saint John, NB, after suffering heart complications.

| Research

UPEI’s Back 50 Project is hitting the road!

| Music

The PEI Symphony is presenting a unique concert called The Orchestra Deconstructed on Sunday, July 11, at 3 pm, during the Indian River Festival.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of Veterinary Medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, has been extended for a three-year term effective July 1, 2021.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Anne Marie Carey will assume the role of Associate Dean Academic and Student Affairs at the Atlantic Veterinary College, effective July 1, 2021. 

| People

Earlier this year, UPEI faculty and librarians were invited to nominate colleagues for appointments to the rank of Professor Emeritus. The Professor Emeritus Evaluation Committee considered all nominees and forwarded its recommendations to the University Senate.

| Students

In a message sent to current and incoming students on June 11, Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar Donna Sutton encouraged students to get vaccinated prior to the Fall Academic Semester.

| University

The UPEI Faculty Association celebrated the achievements of faculty members at an online event held in May of this year. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UPEIFA was not able to hold its annual faculty recognition events in-person for the 2020–2021 and 2019–2020 academic years.

| News

Islanders living with a chronic disease will continue to benefit from free lifestyle intervention programs. 


| Athletics

UPEI has named James Voye as the head coach of UPEI Women’s Rugby. Voye is an award-winning veteran coach with experience at the high school, club, provincial, and national levels.