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Free meditation class

GEBIS Charlottetown, A Buddhist Centre, is bringing back the free monthly meditation September 22 fr [ ... ]

this town is small Residencies

Ashley Anne Clark and Jared Perry are the two jury-selected artists for the inaugural year of the Pa [ ... ]

Health Research Award

Health Research Award

Julie Bull, a graduate of UPEI, was named the Canadian recipient of the Hart Hansen Award at a ceremony at the International Union for Circumpolar Health’s 14th international congress held recently in Yellowknife, NT. Bull received the award from the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health, one of five charter members of the International Union for Circumpolar Health. The goal of the Hart Hansen
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UPEI Alumnus Donates Medals

UPEI Alumnus Donates Medals

The year was 1969; the place, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; the event, the first Canada Summer Games. The young Canadian runners tore down the track in the 100-metre race, but it was Bill McKinnon, an arts major at UPEI, who broke the tape to take the gold medal for his home province of PEI. Recently McKinnon, the only UPEI alumnus to date to have won a gold at the Canada Games, donated his coveted
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Flag Raising

Flag Raising Flag Raising

UPEI raised its own flag for the first time on July 30, celebrating its proud heritage and officially marking the beginning of Alumni Reunion Weekend 2009. The flag is flying in front of Kelley Memorial Building, at the heart of the UPEI campus, alongside the provincial flag. The new flag uses the official UPEI colours which are rust, olive, and gold. It features the crest that will
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UPEI Master of Education

UPEI Master of Education

UPEI is delivering an executive-style Master of Education through a combination of online courses and face-to-face summer institutes, making it practical for students from across the Atlantic region, and elsewhere, to combine work and study. It is addressing theories of research and learning in community colleges, and educational leadership. UPEI’s tenured and adjunct faculty will present online
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Student Exchanges

Student Exchanges

Led by Sherilyn Acorn-LeClair, coordinator of international student exchanges at UPEI, 15 students participated in a Middle East Studies Program offered at Middle East at Misr International University (MIU) in Cairo, Egypt from July 24 to August 21. The program is a partnership between UPEI and MIU. For information about international student exchange opportunities at UPEI, contact Sherilyn
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Olympic Torch Relay Team

Holland College’s Sport and Leisure Management program has been selected to oversee the formation of an adult and youth team to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay as it crosses PEI in November on its way to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Coca-Cola sponsored Sogo Active Teams are being formed across the country. Each team will include 20 individuals who will carry the torch through their part of
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Staff Appreciation Day

Three Holland College staff members were celebrated and service awards were presented to 35 staff members during the college’s recent Staff Appreciation Day. Linda Griffin, Administrative Assistant to the President of Holland College and Secretary of the Management Executive Committee, received the 2009 Staff Excellence Award. Jeannie Connolly, an instructor in the college’s Travel and Tourism
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A Decade of Growth

A Decade of Growth
Seniors’ College of Prince Edward Island celebrates tenth year

The 2009–2010 Seniors’ College year represents the 10th anniversary of this organization. From modest beginnings with a few courses held at UPEI, steady growth has led to the majority of courses now being held in community centers, halls, churches and even private homes at locations in and around Charlottetown, Summerside, and
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Gold Cup Ambassador Coordinator

Gold Cup Ambassador Coordinator

Harness Racing PEI has announced that Betty Ferguson will assume the role of Gold Cup & Saucer Ambassador coordinator for the 2009 season. Ferguson is a Charlottetown native was a Gold Cup & Saucer ambassador in 1980. The coordinator is responsible for the ambassador’s schedules, appearances, photos and special events leading up to the Gold Cup & Saucer. This year marks the 50th
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Quality Management

Holland College has received its ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. This marks 10 successful audits and 10 years of IS0 9001 certification. Holland College has held this designation longer than any other educational institution in Canada, President Dr. Brian McMillan announced recently. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality
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Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island ...

November 8–10 & 15–17
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Ra [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery Places, Paths, and Pauses Marlene Creates Running until Sep [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]