A scene from the candlelight vigil in 2012. This year's vigil will be during daylight hours, at 12:30 outside the Gathering Place at UFV's Chilliwack campus.

UFV & Ann Davis Transition House partner to mark Dec 6 day of remembrance

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. As well as commemorating the 14 […]

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Support UFV on Giving Tuesday and your donation will be matched

This year UFV is taking part in the international Giving Tuesday movement on November 29. And the good news is that supporting UFV students on Giving Tuesday just got a whole lot better — twice as good, in fact. UFV will direct unrestricted donor dollars to matching all gifts on Giving Tuesday to student scholarships […]

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Roger Friesen to speak on Olympic experience — Dec 2

When you see an elite athlete competing at the Olympic games, you get a brief glance into their life. What you don’t  see are the years of dedication and commitment on the part of the athletes, the obstacles encountered, and the support team that helped get them to the Olympic games. On December 2, UFV […]

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UFV embraces Giving Tuesday as a way of encouraging philanthropy

We hear a lot about consumerism this time of year. On the heels of the American Thanksgiving holiday come Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, all days that are focused on supporting the economy by buying material goods. But Giving Tuesday, which comes immediately after these days devoted to consumerism, is all about […]