UPEI alumnus Bob Hanf will present “Leadership, A Call to Service” on Tuesday, March 5, 1:00–2:15 pm in the Duffy Science Centre, Room 135, as part of the University 100 Vern Smitheram and Andy Robb Leadership Development Series—Winter 2013.
Hanf was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power Inc. in January 2013. Prior to his new position at Nova Scotia Power, Bob was Executive Chairman, Light and Power Holdings, and Director, Barbados Light & Power; Chief Legal Officer for Emera Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Bangor Hydro; General Counsel for Emera and its affiliates; and was Partner with the law firm McCarthy Tétrault LLP.
A native of Nova Scotia, Hanf is a graduate of Dalhousie University Law School and is currently completing his master of divinity at the Atlantic School of Theology. He obtained his...
UPEI men’s basketball guard Deontay (D.J.) Smith of North Preston, N.S., was named the Atlantic University Sport rookie of the year for the 2012–13 season during the conference banquet on February 28 in Halifax, N.S.
Smith finished fifth in league scoring with 17.3 points per game and started all 20 games. He was also named an AUS first team all-star, finished second in the conference for assists (4.4 per game) and seventh in league rebounding with seven per game. He reached double figures in 18 of 20 games this season, including eight 20-plus point efforts.
“We are very proud of D.J. here at UPEI,” said head coach Tim Kendrick. “We knew we were getting a very good basketball player and an even better young man. He has done everything that has been asked of him, and more!”
Smith will represent the conference as the AUS...
Island Studies Journal, a web-based, peer-reviewed, freely downloadable scholarly journal published twice a year out of UPEI, is now being indexed and abstracted in Web of Science. Web of Science is the world’s leading citation index with multidisciplinary content from nearly 12,000 of the top-tier international and regional journals.
“The editorial staff at Thomson Reuters reviews over 2,500 journals each year,” said Dr. Godfrey Baldacchino, executive editor of Island Studies Journal and UPEI’s Canada Research Chair in Island Studies. “Of these, only about 10–12 per cent of the most influential in the fields of science, social sciences, the arts and humanities are selected for inclusion in Web of Science. It is a huge honour for our journal to be accepted into this select group of publications.”
Factors considered during...
UPEI alumni and Panther fans heading over to Halifax for the Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship March 1–3 are invited to a reception at Cheers Bar & Grill. The event will take place on Friday, March 1, 6–7:30 pm before UPEI’s game against SMU at 8:15 pm at the Halifax Metro Centre.
Cheers Bar & Grill is located next to the Halifax Metro Centre where fans, supporters, alumni, and former Panthers can mingle and grab a bite to eat and drink before the game. A door prize and T-shirt giveaway will be provided by the UPEI Alumni Association.
AUS tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by contacting the Ticket Atlantic Box Office at http://www.ticketatlantic.com or (902) 451-1221. Panther fans are encouraged to purchase seats in section 6, which is the designated UPEI section....
It’s not too late to catch AUS hockey action as UPEI takes on UNB in Game 4 of the semifinal series. Standing room tickets are still available for the game which begins at 7:00 pm at the MacLauchlan Arena. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the CARI Box Office.
UNB leads the best-of-five series 2–1, UPEI needs to win tonight’s game to stay alive in the series!
For Panther fans who don’t have tickets but want to experience hockey playoff action and ‘cowboy’ spirit, UPEI Athletics and Recreation, in partnership with The Wave, has opened the Molson Saloon. Opening at 5:00 pm and accessible via the CARI Complex lobby for those aged 19 and older, the saloon is located on the third court of the gym and will feature the live AUStv webcast of the games on an eight-foot ‘big screen.’ Admission to the saloon is $5/...
The UPEI men’s hockey team overcame a game 1 loss against UNB to tie up the best three-of-five series Friday night when they beat the Varsity Reds 4–2 at the Aitken Centre in Fredericton.
Games 3 and 4 of the Subway AUS men’s hockey semifinals will take place back on Island ice at the MacLauchlan Arena. Game 3 will take place on Monday, February 25 at 7:00 pm, while Game 4 will take place on Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 pm.
Standing tickets are still available for Monday and Tuesday games—but they’re going fast! Contact CARI Box Office for ticket updates.
For Panther fans who don’t have tickets but want to experience hockey playoff action and some ‘cowboy’ spirit, UPEI Athletics and Recreation, in partnership with The Wave, has opened the Molson Saloon. Opening at 5:00 pm and accessible via the CARI...
Panther fans can jump aboard the Panther Express headed to Halifax for the Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship, March 1–3. The bus will depart from the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre on Friday, March 1 at 1:00 pm and will return on Sunday, March 3 after the championship game.
The UPEI men’s basketball team will tip off against Saint Mary’s University at 8:15 pm on Friday in the second quarter-final game of the championship weekend at the Halifax Metro Centre.
Tickets are $65 which includes return bus trip and a floor ticket for UPEI’s Friday night game. Fans 16 years old and under must be accompanied by a guardian. To reserve your seat, visit the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre front desk—cash, credit, and debit payments are accepted.
A minimum of 48 fans must be signed up and paid by 4 pm on Wednesday, February 27. If...
Though they fell victim to Mount Allison 2–1 on Friday night, the UPEI Women’s Hockey team still has a chance to advance through to the final when they face St. Francis Xavier on Saturday, February 23 at 6:00 pm at the Subway AUS Women’s Hockey Championship. All tournament games are at the Tantramar Civic Centre in Sackville, NB but are being broadcast via the web on AUStv.ca.
In last night’s game against the home team, the Panthers were strong offensively but just couldn’t find the mesh due to the stellar performance by Mt. A goalie, Meghan Corley-Byrne, who stopped 42 shots. UPEI’s lone goal came from Kiersten Visser, also named player of the game for the Panthers. With a win against St. FX, the AUS defending champions will face either SMU or STU in the final, Sunday, February 24 at 4:00 pm.
The University of Prince Edward Island is offering two great opportunities to learn about and apply to the innovative Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) graduate program. All are welcome to attend the following information sessions:
Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Jack Blanchard Family Centre, Room 205 (next to Holy Redeemer Parish)
7 Pond Street, Charlottetown
Thursday, February 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Holland College Waterfront Campus, Sunroom/Student Lounge (Main Door)
98 Water Street, Summerside
MAIS is a unique, interdisciplinary, and policy-driven graduate program that critiques islands on their own terms. The program welcomes students from around the world from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and diverse degrees, or with professional workplace experience in the public, private, or resource sectors.
Well-known PEI soccer player and all-round athlete David Snowie will be the subject of some good-natured ‘ribbing’ at the third annual UPEI Men’s Soccer Dinner and Roast, announced UPEI Director of Athletics and Recreation Bill Schurman. The event will take place on Friday, March 1 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.
Hosted by the UPEI Friends of Men’s Soccer—a group representing alumni, members of the soccer community, and PEI soccer supporters—the dinner is a key fundraiser for the team and supports current and future Panthers through athletic awards.
Originally from Summerside, David Snowie played junior hockey with the Summerside Crystals, alongside Schurman, and was named MVP of the Maritime Junior Hockey League in 1972-73.
“Dave has always been a huge supporter of sport whether it be as a player, coach, or builder....