Joy Ikede and Adrienne Montgomery Murchison

The Joy Ikede Award

Adrienne Montgomery Murchison created this award in honour of Joy Ikede, who celebrated her 70th birthday in October 2016.  Adrienne, a former colleague and kindred spirit, was hired…

Sanderson brothers create The Parabolic Sand Dunes Award

Cyril and Daisy Sanderson raised a family of three sons in Greenwich, Prince Edward Island.  The family farm where they resided comprised one of North America’s rarest sand…

UPEI’s annual fund campaign helps women’s rugby

Annual gifts from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of UPEI provide a vital source of revenue for university operations. Annual gifts, which are received and spent in the…

Murphy family honours mother with gift to UPEI

Kathleen (Keefe) Murphy was one of the trailblazers and early pioneer women who enrolled at Saint Dunstan’s University (SDU). To honour their mother and the first female students…

The Ruth Gorrill Dennis Memorial Scholarship Endowment

In January of 2017, Dr. Arnett Dennis (PWC Class of 1947), his wife, Maralee, and their family made a generous decision to establish a scholarship in memory of Dr….

UPEI’s Chi Wan Young Sports Centre Welcomes two new Fitness Studios

In late August 2016, construction started on a new and exciting project that would transform the rarely used racquetball court at the Chi Wan Young Sports Centre into…

New Stadium Seating at UPEI’s Chi Wan Young Sports Centre

For over twenty-five years, the wooden gold coloured bleachers were a trademark of the gymnasium at UPEI’s Chi Wan Young Sports Centre.  Although they were  part of many…

2016 Inspire! Campaign Update

2016 was an incredibly successful first year for the INSPIRE! Campaign, with many notable achievements to date. We wish to sincerely thank all of our generous supporters who make…

Dr. Margaret F. Munro endows six scholarships for UPEI School of Nursing students.

Dr. Munro was central to the creation of the UPEI School of Nursing beginning in 1990 when she was seconded from the Faculty of Nursing at the University…

TD Bank Group supports mental health initiative at UPEI

A generous donation from TD Bank Group’s Time Treasure and Talent event is supporting mental health initiatives across UPEI’s campus, including Mental Health Week. A portion of the…