The University of Prince Edward Island announced it will host the first annual “UPEI Panther ‘Ho Ho Give and Go’ High School Basketball Showcase” this Friday, December 19, at the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, game time 5:30 pm.
The University of Prince Edward Island Men’s Hockey Panthers are adding size and talent to its lineup for the second half of the season, with the addition of centre-man Mitchell Theoret.
Mr. Henry Tam, proud UPEI alumnus (BBA ’73), scholarship donor, and chair of UPEI’s Alumni and Friends Toronto Chapter, will be on campus next week to deliver a presentation about his life altering experience as a student at UPEI.
A research team at the University of Prince Edward Island is looking for Islanders to participate in an online health survey. The team is looking for men and women aged 40-65. The survey is confidential and takes approximately half an hour to complete.
The call for nominations for appointment to the rank of Professor Emeritus is now open. Please note that only UPEI faculty are permitted to nominate faculty to professor emeritus. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, February 2, 2015. Nominations should be forwarded to Dr. Bill Whelan, Chair of the Professor Emeritus Evaluation Committee, Department of Physics, UPEI, 550 University Ave., Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3.
Third-year UPEI business co-op student Amber James is positive there’s a better way to connect students and recent graduates with Islander employers. Enter Gradpeek.com, James’ new business that aims to connect young talent with Island companies and reduce Island youth unemployment rates.
For her first co-operative education work term, James co-founded Gradpeek.com, an innovative venture that began in April, after seeing first-hand the challenges her fellow students were facing when it came to landing their first jobs in their fields of study.
UPEI congratulates business graduate Janell MacDonald who recently received the regional Gold Medal from the Chartered Accountants of Canada for the highest standing in Eastern Canada. MacDonald, a 2012 UPEI business administration graduate, earned Eastern Canada’s highest mark on the Uniform Final Evaluation (UFE).
The University of Prince Edward Island held an official groundbreaking ceremony today for its new School of Sustainable Design Engineering. Construction begins this week for the leading-edge, 75,000 square-foot building.
UPEI students and researchers wanting to learn more about the development of Island farming, forestry, fisheries, and aquaculture in the late 1900s and into the 21st century, will soon find a great new resource available to them at the University’s Robertson Library.
The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 24–30 are Samantha Sweet, Women’s Hockey; and Mavric Parks, Men’s Hockey. 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: Samantha Sweet, Women’s Hockey; and Mavric Parks, Men’s Hockey
UPEI Women’s Hockey Head Coach Bruce Donaldson is pleased to announce two Ontario Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) players have committed to UPEI for the 2015 season. Stoney Creek Sabres forward Jessica Brown and Etobicoke Junior Dolphins forward Rachel Colle are the team’s newest roster additions.
Ever wonder about that island “down under,” described by writer Nicholas Shakespeare as “the literal end of the world: if you travel any further you are on your way home again?”
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, December 1 at 7:00 pm at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown. Dr. Don Wagner, an associate professor at UPEI’s School of Business, will lead a discussion entitled: “Microfinance in Africa. How it works. How it doesn’t.”