News

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

Media Releases

| International

In this message to the University community, Dr. Greg Keefe, interim president and vice-chancellor, issues a statement on behalf of UPEI about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

| Athletics

UPEI Men's Hockey head coach Forbes MacPherson believes that goaltending is the most important position in hockey, often highlighting the play of his netminder in post-game interviews following wins. And it’s why he decided to add another talented goaltender to his roster for the playoff push. Newcomer Cedrick Andree joins the Panthers after playing professionally with the American Hockey League’s Belleville Senators in 2020–21, followed by a stint with the East Coast Hockey League’s South Carolina Stingrays this season.

| Research

Dr. Marya Ahmed, an associate professor in the UPEI Department of Chemistry, has been named assistant scientific director (Prince Edward Island) for the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute (BHCRI). This new role is intended to enhance local awareness of the Institute, solicit new partners, and provide a strong and unified voice for cancer research in the region. 

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and dedication to their respective sports. This week’s UPEI Panther Subway Athletes from February 14 to 20 are Sasha Weekes (women’s hockey) and Elijah Miller (men’s basketball).

| Community

In this message to faculty and staff, Jackie Podger, Vice-President Administration and Finance, invites employees to volunteer for the 2023 Canada Games and outlines the University's guidelines for volunteer leave.

| Administration

In a message to the campus community, Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass, interim Vice-President Academic and Research, announced that the UPEI Board of Governors has approved Dr. Tarek Mady as the Dean of the Faculty of Business.

| University

In a message to the campus community, President Keefe confirmed that in-person teaching and learning will resume for classes of 100 students or less on Monday, February 28.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, is pleased to announce its 2022 Webinar Series.

| University

President Greg Keefe participated in a Government of PEI announcement outlining investment to create a Clean Tech industry-led sector cluster on PEI. UPEI is collaborating with Holland College on the Clean Tech Academy and will deliver a master's degree in Cleantech Leadership beginning in 2024.

| University

As a partner of the 2023 Canada Winter Games, UPEI is excited along with the Canada Winter Games Host Society  to participate in 2023 Canada Games Spirit Day.