The UPEI Men’s Hockey team is hosting its final home games before the holiday break on Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30. In support and celebration of the holiday season, a few events will be taking place during the games.
On Friday, November 29, Panther fans are encouraged to participate in National Jersey Day by wearing their favourite jerseys in support and love for sport. Fans are also asked to bring along any non-perishable food items as donations are being collected at both games in support of the UPEI Campus Food Bank.
Today, UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz delivered University Update 2013 - a presentation to staff, faculty, and students on three key areas of focus - enrolment, resources, and priorities.
Abd-El-Aziz discussed the regional demographic challenge; UPEI enrolment; student origin; application and registration figures; retention; and recent rankings. Overall, the University's enrolment goal will be to attract and retain more students.
Dr. David Suzuki visited campus Sunday, November 24 for a documentary screening and panel discussion about climate change in Atlantic Canada. More than 270 people packed a sold-out Duffy Amphitheatre for the event, organized by UPEI's Climate Research Lab and the David Suzuki Foundation. Dr. Suzuki gave an impassioned introduction to the film Climate Change in Atlantic Canada, directed by Dr. Ian Mauro, and participated in a panel discussion and question & answer session with the audience. Proceeds from the evening went to the Kensington North Watersheds Association.
The Tourism Research Centre (TRC), housed in the School of Business Administration on the UPEI campus, is an independent body providing timely, accurate and professional research on the tourism industry. From December 2013 to April 2014, the TRC requires vibrant individuals who will serve as Research Assistants.
The Research Assistants will be primarily involved in field work collecting attendee contact information onsite at events that are part of the PEI 2014 celebrations (New Year’s Eve celebration and East Coast Music Association Awards). Research Assistants may also...
The Insight Development Grants (IDG) form is now ready on the Research Portal. Applicants can begin working on their applications for the 2014 IDG competition.
Following feedback received from applicants and university Research Offices, SSHRC has made some significant improvements to the SSHRC CCV and the IDG application form in the Research Portal.
Some of the more visible changes include:
· In the SSHRC CCV:
- The CCV will only allow research contributions from the last six years. Committee members will be advised to take special circumstances into account;
- The number of fields has been reduced, and extraneous fields have been removed;
- The CCV instructions have been improved and can be found on the SSHRC website at this link:...
UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 18-24. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the season. 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: Julie Hatcher, Women’s Basketball; and Geoff Doane, Men’s Basketball
In keeping with tradition, UPEI business students have seen tremendous success in competitions so far this year with a variety of accomplishments on both the individual and group levels.
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students who excel in their UPEI studies in Sociology to work as Student Assistants in two sections of Sociology 101, ‘Introduction to Sociology I’, for the Fall 2013 semester.
• Major in Sociology or a combined major in Sociology & Anthropology
• One reference from a UPEI professor
• Excellent communication skills
• Some familiarity with computer software such as spreadsheets or Moodle
• Ability to work one-on-one with no supervision
• Must be able to work well with...
The Writing Centre is looking for students to work as Student Mentors to work up to 10 hours per week during the school year, with time off during exam periods. Some weekend and evening hours are required. We are interested in students with strong writing skills and a passion for writing, and also students from a range of disciplines, including business and the sciences. Second language experience is an asset.
Writing Centre Student Mentors primarily work one-on-one with undergraduate students to help them become more proficient writers and critical thinkers. Mentors are also expected to maintain the Writing Lounge, visit classrooms to promote the Writing Centre, and...
The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor to teach the following course in Winter 2014 Session.
THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS. ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS.
ED 447 SCIENCE METHODS II
This course examines the development, nature, and limitations of science and technology; the role of science and technology in society; and the teaching of science and technology in the schools. Time is devoted to an...
Mr. Brendan Kelly, a Kinkora Regional High School teacher, was recently presented with the 2012 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Atlantic) at a ceremony on November 7.
UPEI’s Dr. Bill Whelan, professor and co-op director with the Department of Physics, was on hand to present the award to Kelly. Whelan is also a member of the Canadian Association of Physicists and was representing the organization at the event.
The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)—a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of nearly 10,000 female university graduates in 122 clubs across Canada—is offering graduate scholarships to eligible applicants.
The UPEI Panther basketball teams are hosting their final home games before the holiday break on November 22 and November 23. In support and celebration
of the holiday season, a few events will be taking place during the games.
UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 10-17. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the season. 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: Rosa Wagemakers, Swimming; and Donathan Moss, Men’s Basketball