Media Releases

| Music

The UPEI Department of Music Recital Series begins its 2019–2020 season on Saturday, September 14, at 7:30 pm at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, featuring new piano professor, Magdalena von Eccher, in collaboration with clarinettist Karem J. Simon. 

| Athletics

Congratulations to Brinten Comeau and Evan Couturier, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 2 to 8.

| Students

The UPEI Student Union (UPEISU) is celebrating its own version of the PEI Famous Five.* This year’s executive features President Emma Drake, Vice-President Academic and External Sweta Daboo, Vice-President Student Life Tessa Rogers, and Vice-President Finance and Administration Keesha Ryan, marking the first time in 50 years of UPEISU history that all four executive positions are held by women.

| University

UPEI Faculty of Business alumnus Kevin Ladner, Executive Partner and CEO of Grant Thornton, will give the first talk in the University’s 50th anniversary Alumni Speakers Series on Wednesday, September 11, from 5–7 pm in Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island has taken measures in advance of any impact from Hurricane Dorian on PEI.

| University

A new residence building at the University of Prince Edward Island will create dedicated year-round housing for post-secondary students.


Researchers from UPEI’s Active Living Lab are seeking people with cancer, or who have previously had cancer, to participate in exercise programs in Montague and Charlottetown.

| Students

On behalf of faculty, staff and students, the University of Prince Edward Island is expressing profound concern and extending support to students impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, has received approximately $1.3 million in funding from the federal government’s dairy cluster program for research projects that will benefit the dairy industry.

| People

University of Prince Edward Island President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz issued a statement to the University community today on the passing of UPEI alumnus, donor, professor emeritus, and founder, the Reverend Charlie Cheverie, LLD.