26-Mar-2019

In this newsletter:

  • Office Closing March 28 & 29 for Faculty Retreat
  • Deadline Approaching – Presidential Recognition Awards Nominations
  • In the News – March 2019
  • Discount code on Book
  • Hurrahs!!

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OFFICE CLOSING MARCH 28 & 29 FOR FACULTY RETREAT

Members of the Faculty of Education will be participating in an working retreat on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29. Faculty offices, including the administrative office, will be closed on those dates so staff and instructors can attend.

This year’s retreat will take place in Confederation Centre of the Arts boardroom.  This room is best accessed from the Richmond Street entrance of the Centre.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING – PRESIDENTIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS NOMINATION

Nominations for the Presidential Recognition Awards of Merit for faculty and staff will close on Friday, 29-Mar-2019.  These awards have been created to acknowledge the efforts and achievements of faculty, librarians, clinical veterinary professionals, clinical nursing instructors, and staff of the University.

Up to 10 Presidential Awards of Merit will be awarded in 2019. These awards will be presented during a Celebration of Colleagues to be held on Tuesday, 30-Apr-2019 from 10:30am-12:00pm in McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre.

Susan Connolly, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources & Legal, will lead the process and chair the committee to select award recipients.

For further details on the awards and the nomination process, please visit: http://www.upei.ca/president/presidential-recognition-awards-merit 

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IN THE NEWS – MARCH 2019

Dr. Tim Goddard was quoted in a Journal-Pioneer article, “China spat concerns UPEI students” on 01-Mar-2019

 

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DISCOUNT CODE ON BOOK

A 20% discount has been made available with the attached flyer, on the book Youth in the Digital Age – Paradox, Promise, Predicament, edited by Dr. Kate Tilleczek and Valerie Campbell.

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HURRAHS!!

Congratulations to Drs. Jane P. Preston, Mary M. MacPhee, and Alaina Roach O’Keefe for their latest peer-reviewed journal article entitled, “Kindergarten teachers’ notions of parent involvement and perceived challenges,” published in the McGill Journal of Education, 53(3), 546–566. Click here to access the article.

 

 

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