A team of engineering students from the University of Prince Edward Island is off to the Canadian Engineering Competition from March 5 to 8 after placing second in the junior design division of the recent Atlantic Engineering Competition. This marks the fifth year in a row that UPEI students have won the right to compete at the national engineering competition.
“Tomorrow is going to be amazing” is the theme of the UPEI Business Society’s 32nd annual business luncheon on March 13, starting with a reception at 11 a.m., in the Delta Prince Edward Hotel ballroom in Charlottetown
Internationally renowned Canadian singer Anne Murray, C.C., O.N.S., is one of four outstanding people who will receive honorary degrees from the University of Prince Edward Island at its convocation ceremonies on May 9, 2009.
Alumni of the University of Prince Edward Island now have a place on campus that bears their name. The impressive outdoor athletics facility constructed for the 2009 Canada Games is now officially called the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place in honour of the thousands of people who are, or will be, proud graduates of UPEI.
The UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place features a 400-metre track with eight competition lanes on an artificial surface, with seating for more than 1200 spectators. The track surrounds a natural grass infield called MacAdam Field. The new facility will be a major competition venue and the site for the closing ceremonies for the Canada Games in August.
Thanks to the support of 50 alumni who have already pledged $1000 a year for five years, the UPEI Alumni Association has raised enough funds to secure the naming rights. The official naming...