Alumni Speaker Series

In celebration of UPEI’s 50th anniversary, join us for a series of inspiring talks by alumni from all eight faculties. Speakers will tell their stories of success and how UPEI changed their lives.

Faculty of Business Alumni Speaker: Kevin Ladner (BBA ’85), Executive Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton
Date: Sept. 11, 2019, 5 -7 p.m.
Location: Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall

Atlantic Veterinary College Alumni Speaker: Dr. Lesley Steele (DVM ’97), CEO CBS Animal Hospital, Kenmount Road Animal Hospital and Virtual Vet Solutions
Date: Oct. 3, 2019, 12:30 pm
Location: Atlantic Veterinary College, Lecture Theatre A (lunch provided)

Faculty of Nursing Alumni Speaker: DrChristine Cassidy (BScN ’13), Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University 
Date: Oct. 10, 2019, 12 noon
Location: Health Sciences Building, Room 105

Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering Speaker: Dr. James Carter (Dip.Eng ’71, LLD ’08), retired CEO of Syncrude
Date: Nov. 7, 2019 (Time to be announced)
Location: To be announced

Faculty of Arts Alumni Speaker: Hon. Percy Downe (BA ’77), Senator for PEI.
Date: Nov. 14, 2019 (Time to announced)
Location: To be announced

Faculty of Science Alumni Speaker: Jennifer Mersereau (BSc ’97, Dip.Eng ’97), Partner and co-founder of Hamilton ETFS
Date: To be announced
Location: To be announced 

Faculty of Graduate Studies Alumni Speaker: Dr. Theresa Bernardo (MSc ’89), Professor, Ontario Veterinary College
Date: To be announced
Location: To be announced  

Faculty of Education Alumni Speaker: Dr. Alaina Roach-O’Keefe (BSc ’03, BEd ’05, MAHS ’08, PhD ’18), Corporate HR Planning Consultant with PEI Government and Sessional Instructor at UPEI.
Date: To be announced
Location: To be announced