Province pledges $16,000 to match Guardian Raise a Reader funds
Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning, reviews tutoring proposals with Dr Ron MacDonald, chair of the PEI Literacy Alliance. Looking on are Kyle Bryenton, president of the UPEI Math Society and Amanda Beazley, acting executive director.
The provincial government will match funds raised for the PEI Literacy Alliance during The Guardianís Raise a Reader event September 23, says Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning Richard Brown.
Marine Technology Career begins with Graduate Mentorship Program
Joe Thomson, left, and Chris Hughes demonstrate a remote-operated underwater vehicle to Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning, at MarineNav in Panmure Island. The vehicle is used to carry out underwater inspections and searches.
An Island man has begun a career providing highĖtech services to the marine industry, thanks to a job placement through the Graduate Mentorship Program.
School of Sustainable Design Engineering welcomes third-year cohort
Workforce and Advanced Learning Minister Richard Brown and Associate Dean of Engineering Nicholas Krouglicof examine forms built by the 3-D printers at the Engineering Department's Fabrication Lab.
The University of Prince Edward Island marked a milestone on September 10 when the School of Sustainable Design Engineering welcomed 12 students into the third year of study for its new Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering degree program.
Thousands celebrate PEIís cultures through DiverseCity Festivals
Hannah Jones, DiverseCity Festivals; Mark Carr-Rollitt, DiverseCity Festivals; Urmila Khanal, who performed Nepalese dance at the three DiverseCity Festivals; Minister Richard Brown, and Craig MacKie, DiverseCity Festivals.
The more than 18,000 people attending the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canadaís (PEI ANC) DiverseCity Festivals this summer are proof that the Island is welcoming a growing range of newcomer cultures.
Jobs for Youth Program funds student workers across PEI
Minister Richard Brown, Workforce and Advanced Learning, joins Alanna Jankov, Executive Director of The Guild, and summer students Grant Kenny (seated), Zac Elsinga (rear), Mika MacKinnon (left front), and Kristen Campbell (left rear) at The Guild.
Students across Prince Edward Island are gaining job skills, earning money and supporting their communities through the provinceís Jobs for Youth Program, says Workforce and Advanced Learning Minister Richard Brown.