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Media Releases

| University

Read the message that was issued to faculty, staff, and students via the UPEI SAFE app about how to prepare for severe weather events like Hurricane Lee.

| Department Updates

The University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce alumnus Dr. Aleisha Murnaghan as the Medical Program Development Consultant for the University’s new Faculty of Medicine, effective September 12, 2023.


| Athletics

Read about upcoming action this weekend for the UPEI Panthers—at home and away.

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 4-10 are Carla Stewart (women’s rugby) and Kasper Lasia (men’s soccer).

| Events

The Mawi’omi Indigenous Student Centre at UPEI is hosting a series of events leading up to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation which is September 30, 2023.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island is mourning the passing of Leo Cheverie, a passionate and dedicated member of the University community. Leo passed away on Thursday, September 7, surrounded by his family and music.

| Athletics

UPEI’s Cross Country program has taken massive strides in recent years, including earning all-star selections in back-to-back seasons and welcoming runners from across the conference for their first turn as hosts of the AUS Championships. It’s a lot to be proud of, but the team is looking to accomplish even more in 2023.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) welcomed the 69 members of the Class of 2027, and the largest cohort in the school’s history.

| Athletics

As the start of the new rugby season nears, the UPEI Women’s Rugby Panthers are focused and determined to defend the AUS championship title they captured last season.

Ever since they carried that banner back to UPEI, the Panthers have embraced their championship identity, and now they’re hungry for more and are on a mission to preserve their reign on top.

| University

In this message to students, faculty, and staff, interim president Dr. Greg Keefe welcomes everyone to campus for the new academic year.