Spotlights

UPEI is a place built on stories, from student success, to faculty and staff honours, to ground-breaking research. In UPEI Spotlights, you can read and watch videos about the important things that make UPEI unique.

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Brittany Banks
Jan 21, 2020 | Success Story

"UPEI was so important in making me who I am. My critical eye comes from UPEI. My view of the world comes from UPEI." says performer and Charlottetown Festival company member Brittany Banks.

emba alumna Heather MacAulay
Dec 5, 2019 | Alumni

"The Executive MBA program taught me self-discipline, time management skills, and about the importance of teamwork and communication."

UPEI business professor xiao chen
Dec 5, 2019 | Faculty

Dr. Xiao Chen is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Faculty of Business. He embraces an evidence-based approach to management education, and won the 2013 Innovative Teaching Award of the Academy of Management’s Human Resources Division.

Drone
Nov 7, 2019 | Research

PhD student Stephanie Arnold is helping farmers adapt to climate change by providing precision agriculture data from the air, thanks to the UPEI Climate Lab's fleet of drones.

upei student eric andersen and a suit of armor
Oct 23, 2019 | Students

Eric Andersen started his post-secondary academic career with modest goals. Since his experience studying abroad in Burgos, Spain as part of UPEI’s May-mester program, he’s looking to hit new targets.