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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  Winners of the 2015 Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition

The UPEI Music Department's "Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition Finals" were recently held at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The six music students chosen from the preliminary round to perform in the finals were: Rebecca Apps, soprano; Jillian Clow, mezzo soprano; Leah Inman, piano; Lucas MacPhail, alto saxophone; Kailey Norris, clarinet;  and Hannah Rollwage, mezzo soprano.

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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  Women’s Hockey Panthers confirm recruits for fall 2015

The University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Hockey Panthers have received commitments from two recruits for the 2015 season.

Coach Bruce Donaldson announced today that he has signed Ashtyn Bartlett and Andie Boeckman.

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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  New Dean at the Atlantic Veterinary College appointed

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College. Dr. Greg Keefe was successfully appointed.

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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  New Dean of Science appointed by Board of Governors

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of Science. Interim Dean Dr. Debbie MacLellan was successfully appointed.

“I look forward to continuing to work with Debbie on a number of initiatives that will enhance the overall student experience in the Faculty of Science,” said Vice-President Academic Christian Lacroix. “Our University community as a whole will benefit from her experience as a faculty member, decorated professional, and researcher.”

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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  Research on Tap, February 2

Research on Tap returns for its sixth season of public discussion, debate, and ideas presented by researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island. Join our next conversation on Monday, February 2 at 7:00 pm at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown. Dr. John McIntyre, an associate professor in the department of English, will lead a discussion entitled: Beyond Flanders Fields: Representing the Great War in Literature and Culture

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Posted on Friday, 30 January, 2015
Tweet:  Craig Davidson to read at Winter's Tales

Not that long ago, novelist Craig Davidson, author of Cataract City, completed UNB’s graduate program in creative writing and published his first book of stories, Rust and Bone (2005). Since then, this high-energy writer has been short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize for fiction and seen the film version of a Rust and Bone story premier at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Posted on Thursday, 29 January, 2015
Tweet:  EMBA program to offer one-time focus on public sector management

UPEI’s Executive MBA program is pleased to announce that it will be offering a one-time special focus on public sector management targeted at provincial, federal and municipal public sector employees. This special focus offering will only be available for the upcoming program intake in September 2015. 

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Posted on Tuesday, 27 January, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week for January 19-25

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of January 19-25 are Darcy Zinck, Women’s Basketball, and Mason Wilgosh, Men’s Hockey. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases talented athletes on a weekly basis to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Darcy Zinck, Women’s Basketball; and Mason Wilgosh, Men’s Hockey

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Posted on Monday, 26 January, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI contributes $150.1 million to province's economy Economic impact assessment highlights University’s role in PEI’s knowledge economy

UPEI’s direct expenditures of $137.5 million boosted Prince Edward Island’s gross domestic product by $150.1 million in 2013, representing nearly three per cent of the province’s total GDP, according to a report released today.

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Posted on Friday, 23 January, 2015
Tweet:  Sport PEI names Men's Soccer Panthers "Team of the Year"

The UPEI Men’s Soccer team will be awarded "SCORE! Team of the Year," Sport PEI announced this week. The provincial sport federation also announced that UPEI Men’s Soccer player Jared Murphy is a finalist for "Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year". He will find out if he wins the award at the annual Sport PEI Amateur Sport Awards presentation on Wednesday, February 4 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. 

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Posted on Friday, 23 January, 2015
Tweet:  Case team places third at international competition

A case team, made up of UPEI business students Trevor White, Luke Gaudet, and Kaitlyn Lord, recently won third place at an international competition at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) is Canada’s longest-running undergraduate business case competition.

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Posted on Thursday, 22 January, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI to honour 1964-65 and 1984-85 Men's Hockey teams


This weekend, UPEI Athletics and Recreation will honour the 1964-65 and 1984-85 Men’s Hockey teams at a pre-game reception, in addition to having players participate in the opening face-off at the UPEI-St FX game on Friday at 7:00 pm. This celebration is in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the SDU 1964-65 Maritime Championship and the 30th anniversary of the UPEI 1984-85 AUAA Championship.

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Posted on Wednesday, 21 January, 2015
Tweet:  Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition Finals

The Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition 2015 Finals concert will be held Thursday, January 22nd at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI at 7:30 pm. This annual competition was recently renamed in honour of Dr. Gray’s retirement from the UPEI Music Department.

The six students chosen from the preliminary round to perform in the finals are: Rebecca Apps, soprano; Jillian Clow, mezzo soprano; Leah Inman, piano ; Lucas MacPhail, alto saxophone; Kailey Norris, clarinet and Hannah Rollwage, mezzo soprano.

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Posted on Wednesday, 21 January, 2015
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—January 12–18

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of January 12-18 are Terrilyn Herrick, Women’s Basketball; and Ellis Ffrench, Men’s Basketball. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Terrilyn Herrick, Women’s Basketball; and Ellis Ffrench, Men’s Basketball

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Posted on Tuesday, 20 January, 2015
Tweet:  Atlantic Provinces sign 10-year agreement for AVC

The Premier of Prince Edward Island, along with the premiers of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, announced on January 19, 2015 that they have signed a ten-year interprovincial funding agreement for the Atlantic Veterinary College.

The Atlantic provinces have agreed to share in the funding for the ongoing operating and maintenance costs of educating students at the AVC. The biggest change in the agreement from past ones is that it is for a ten-year period, which will provide for more consistent and stabilized funding.

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