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

Media Releases

| University

The UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA), Bargaining Unit #1 (representing faculty, librarians, sessional instructors and clinical nursing instructors) plans to strike on March 20 if a collective agreement is not reached by the deadline of March 19.

| Events

The first-ever UPEI Panther Pitch competition took place two years ago as part of the Harry W. MacLauchlan Entrepreneurship Program. This year, UPEI's Experiential Education Department is re-offering the program through March, culminating in a pitch competition in May.

| Events

PEI author Richard Lemm and Alberta author Anna Marie Sewell will host a Facebook Live conversation on the Winter's Tales FB page about the roles of shape-shifters on March 19 at 4:00 pm (AST)/1:00 pm (MST).

| University

Read the latest UPEI Community Bulletin for an update on the status of University-UPEI Faculty Association collective bargaining and information about how a possible strike might impact students and employees.

| University

Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, Heath MacDonald, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, Robert Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, the Honourable Ernie Hudson, Minister of Health and Wellness, the Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Dr. Greg Keefe, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island, announced more than $48.8 million in joint funding for the new health education building that will house the new Faculty of Medicine on the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) campus.

| Administration

The University is committed to achieving a collective agreement with the UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA) that is consistent with other primarily undergraduate universities in the region. Read the latest UPEI Community Bulletin that was also sent to students, staff, and faculty by email on March 1, 2023.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) and the Department of Psychology in the Faculties of Arts and Science at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) are recruiting veterinarians for a new research project.   

| Events

The annual public reading by UPEI’s Creative Writing Master Class will take place on Tuesday, March 21, at 8:00 pm, in The Carriage House at Beaconsfield, 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown.

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for February 21–26 are Aiden Rainford (women’s basketball) and Zach Wilson (track and field).

| Music

Dr. Karem Simon, professor of music at UPEI, has been invited to serve as guest conductor of the Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra in its Goodnight Moon program on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at 2:30 pm, in the Sobey Family Theatre, Confederation Centre of the Arts.