Letter to the Editor – The Guardian January 7, 2014

Click here to read my recent letter to the editor!

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Reserve Appreciation Day…

Reserve Appreciation Day...

Shirlene O’Brien stands with stands with Colin Sand, Canadian Army and English 101 Academic Writing student

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October 12, 2012 · 11:08 pm

The Committee makes the news!

Check out the link and fast forward to 4:50 to see us on Compass!

Compass: June 14, 2012

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Response from UPEI

Here is the official response from UPEI about the proposal from the committee:UPEI Refusal of West Prince Satellite Campus 2012

…And here is our response:Response to UPEI Denial

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British Columbia has got it figured out!

Check out this article featured in “The Province” news website. The Premier of B.C. looks to increase the foreign student population as a way to infuse money into the local economies and create thousands(!) of jobs!

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Some Interesting Stats…..

Average cost for university tuition in Canada: $3700

Average living costs for rural students attending university: $5400

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There was a rise in rural youth participation at universities in small towns studied across the country after the creation of new university institutions….

The participation rate with no universities in these towns: 18.7%

The participation rate after the creation of these universities: 27.7%

This is a 48% increase in university participation of high school grads in these towns!

Click on this link to see the Stat Can study for yourself!

 

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UPEI Speaker series

Take a look at this poster for the UPEI speaker series!

THE INVISIBLE SCHOLARS Poster

Here is a picture of Shirlene O’Brien at UPEI graduation with student Doug Nicholson, former RCMP officer who returned to university as an adult learner.

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