UPEI staff member Cathy Gillan wins 2007 UPEI Staff Achievement Award

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Posted on Friday, 21 December 2007

UPEI staff member Cathy Gillan accepted the 2007 UPEI Staff Achievement Award from President Wade MacLauchlan during the university’s annual Christmas social recently.

Gillan, who has worked at UPEI since 1989, is currently coordinator of UPEI’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program for international students. Under her leadership, the program has grown from 21 students taking 42 EAP courses in the 2002/2003 acdemic year to 89 taking 212 courses in 2006/2007. In addition to assisting students academically, she serves them as a teacher, mentor and counselor.