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Media Releases

| Students

The UPEI Co-operative Education Program recently recognized its exceptional students and employers with its annual awards, which included a new Arts Co-op Student of the Year Award. Students were nominated by their work-term employers, and employers were nominated by students who worked for them in 2021.

| Athletics

The UPEI men’s soccer team is well known for fielding a strong contingent of homegrown talent, and this upcoming season will be no exception with Jacob Tweel, Will Campbell, and Lachlan MacEachern joining the squad.

| Academics

Island Studies Press is pleased to announce that two UPEI authors recently won PEI Book Awards. My island’s the house I sleep in at night by Dr. Laurie Brinklow won the poetry category, and Home Is Where the Water Is by the late Dr. Hung-Min Chiang received the award for non-fiction. The awards were announced on May 29 at the Trailside Café in Charlottetown. 

| Special Event

On Wednesday, June 22, at 11:00 am AT, the University of Prince Edward Island will take part in an interactive online event with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who will deliver a live video address from Ukraine to students across Canada. 

| Community

This month, UPEI is proud to commemorate National Indigenous History Month in recognition of the rich history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples across Canada. Canada has officially celebrated National Indigenous History Month for the month of June since 2009.

| Athletics

UPEI Women’s Soccer head coach Lewis Page wants his team to score more, and he’s hoping his latest recruit, Katie Trifos, can help facilitate the offence.

| Seminar/Conference

The L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI), University of Prince Edward Island, will hold its 15th biennial international conference from June 22 to 26, featuring a combination of in-person and virtual presentations.

| International

On June 2, over 100 international graduates from the UPEI Classes of 2021 and 2022 attended an event to inform them about employment and immigration opportunities for them on Prince Edward Island.


| University

In a message to the campus community, President Keefe announces that masking protocols at UPEI and at UPEI-organized events are shifting from mandatory to strongly recommended, effective Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

| Alumni

Abby Gibson, a recent graduate of the UPEI Department of Modern Languages’ Spanish program, has been selected by the Spanish Embassy in Ottawa to participate in the North American Language and Culture Assistant Program.