UPEI’s School of Nursing and Health PEI held their annual Nursing Research Day at UPEI’s Don and Marion McDougall Hall on Friday, May 22, 2015. The theme of this year’s conference was “21st Century Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities in Practice.” Nursing Research Day brings together practicing nurses, academic researchers, and students to hear and share the latest research from their respective fields of practice.
Canadian Catholic Campus Ministers host an annual lecture named for their first Episcopal Liaison, Bishop John Sherlock. The 2015 Sherlock Lecture speaker is Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ, Vatican Astronomer. The lecture will be Thursday May 28 at 7:00 pm in the Amphitheatre of UPEI’s Duffy Science Centre. Admission will be by a free-will offering to support Brother Guy’s work at The Vatican Observatory.
Beginning this year, both new and returning UPEI students are able to register earlier for 2015–16 courses than ever before. Registration* for returning UPEI students opens in June as follows:
June 2 – fourth-year students
June 3 – third-year students
June 4 – second-year students
June 5 onward – first-year students, and registration remains open to all students
University of Prince Edward Island men’s soccer coach Lewis Page is pleased to announce that Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia native Brett Strba has committed to join the Panthers for the 2015-16 season.
Climate change, arguably the most pressing issue of our time, is most often discussed and examined from a scientific perspective. A conference hosted this month by UPEI will examine it through the focus of a humanities lens, and will seek to broaden our understanding of the ways in which climate and culture intersect.
Everyone is invited to a public talk by Summerside’s Dr. Tiber F. M. Falzett on Scottish Gaelic language and culture as passed down through generations on Prince Edward Island. Hosted by the Institute of Island Studies at UPEI, the presentation is Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 7:30 pm in the UPEI Faculty Lounge of SDU Main Building.
Years of hard work, study, and creativity culminate at the 2015 convocation ceremonies being held Saturday, May 9 at the University of Prince Edward Island. More than 900 students will be awarded degrees and diplomas at two separate ceremonies: the first beginning at 10:00 am and the second at 2:30 pm at the UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre.
The University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Rugby coach Shannon Atkins is excited to announce that Anneke Dykerman has agreed to join the Panthers in September 2015.
Dykerman currently attends Colonel Gray High School and has been a member of the Colonel Rugby team for three years. During her grade 10 year, Dykerman was selected as a league All-Star/MVP and, in grade 11, a league All-Star. Dykerman has played with the U18 provincial rugby team for two years.
The UPEI Island Studies Student Association (ISSA) and the Institute of Island Studies (IIS) present an "Island to Island Benefit" for Vanuatu at Hot Shots Lounge on Longworth Avenue Saturday, May 2, starting at 8 p.m.
Charlottetown, PEI (April 30, 2015)—University of Prince Edward Island graduates, their families, and friends are invited to a gathering to celebrate, in prayer and song, the accomplishments of the Class of 2015.
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm (note new time)
Steel Recital Hall, UPEI
Family invitations will not be sent out this year so please help spread the word.
For further information, contact Sister Susan Kidd, CND, Campus Minister at email@example.com or 902-894-2876.
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has been awarded $500,000 from the new federal Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program for a project that aims to improve the nutrition, food security, and livelihoods of smallholder dairy farmers in central Kenya.
One of 37 universities to be awarded funding under this first round, UPEI is partnering with PEI-based Farmers helping Farmers (FHF) and Kenyatta University, the University of Nairobi and Naari Dairy Cooperative Society in Kenya.
The University of Prince Edward Island announced today that four Islanders will receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at Convocation 2015. Honorary degrees will be conferred upon retired business leader and Senator, and former PEI premier, The Honourable Catherine Callbeck; multiple award-winning singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant; retired educator, and former MLA, Leader of the Official Opposition, and Provincial Treasurer Patricia Mella; and beloved pastor, member of the Queens County Fiddlers, retired UPEI professor, and former UPEI chaplain Father Charlie Cheverie.
UPEI student-athletes are showing that “Panthers care” at SUBWAY® locations across the province today as part of SUBWAY® Cares for Kids Day.
The event is an initiative of SUBWAY® Canada in partnership with Children's Miracle Network. On Thursday, April 23, SUBWAY® Restaurants on PEI will be accepting donations in support of the Maritime’s local Children’s Miracle Network member hospital, the IWK Health Centre.
The University of Prince Edward Island is proud to be a member of Universities Canada, formerly known as AUCC or the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. Today, at its national meeting of university presidents in Halifax, NS, the organization unveiled its new brand.