Teaching Languages Talk Series: Pluralistic approaches in Mexico: decolonizing language learning, decolonizing research

Join UFV Modern Languages on the first panel of the Teaching Languages Talk Series! On this panel, Dr. Despagne will share her insights on language teaching and language research as well as present her book “Decolonizing Language Learning, decolonizing research: a critical ethnography study in a Mexican university.” — Note from the guest speaker: In … Read more

Meaningfulness of Work Workshop — Oct 5

Workforce Connection is excited to bring you the Meaningfulness of Work workshop, where you will describe the sources of work meaningfulness; identify what sources of work meaningfulness are most personally relevant; and implement strategies for enhancing the meaningfulness of their own work. Join Professor Kristen Roberson of UFV’s School of Business for a one-hour virtual … Read more

Mitchell Wiebe artist talk — Wed, Oct 6

Artist Talk: Mitchell Wiebe. Wednesday, Oct 6, from 1-2 pm. A co-hosted event with The Reach Gallery Museum Halifax-based artist Mitchell Wiebe is currently exhibiting his major touring exhibition VampSites at The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford. Combining the artist’s distinctive paintings with an installation of “parasitic architecture”, VampSites is an experiment in exhibition as … Read more

Circle Works sessions

This workshop will provide an overview of the history, cultural protocols, and Indigenous worldviews of circles. Learn about using circle works as a pedagogical tool in both face-to-face and online classrooms. Strategies to facilitate a culturally appropriate circle will be discussed and modeled. Abbotsford campus — Thinker Space (G124): Tues, Oct. 19 (3-4 pm) Tues, … Read more

They Only Love Us When We Are Starving exhibit — Oct 5-29

They Only Love Us When We Are Starving Isabella Dagnino On view October 5–29, 2021 at the S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery. This exhibition features UFV alumna Isabella Dagnino’s most recent project entitled “They Only Love Us When We Are Starving”. Pulling from traditional stories and language Dagnino uses their lens as a visual storyteller to express … Read more

Design Thinking Workshop — Sept 27

Have you wondered how innovation and design thinking could be relevant for your business or your organization? Do you strive to better understand customer and/or community needs? Workforce Connection is excited to bring you the “Design Thinking” workshop where you will learn why the principles and practices of design thinking are critical for entrepreneurs and … Read more

Basics of Universal Design workshop

This workshop will focus on the three principles of UDL – Engagement, Representation, and Expression. We will explore UDL concepts and easy ways to implement UDL into your courses. Workshop dates: Fridays (2-3 pm) — Oct 1, 29 / Nov 12, 26 / Dec 10 If you have any questions, please email: tlcevents@ufv.ca https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CourseDevelopmentWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/s/aCcU-n19jU205IXBScHNIQ2 For … Read more

Opportunity to participate in service industry research

Participate in academic research about the customer service industry! You are invited to participate in a research project about your experiences working in customer service. Who is invited to participate? Anyone who is currently working in a part-time or full-time customer service job in any organization. What is required? You will participate in a 60- … Read more

LEXÉYWA ART ACTIVISM

  The UFV Indigenous Student Centre, in partnership with the Indigenous Affairs Office and the Student Union Society at UFV, presents LEXÉYWA ART ACTIVISM — A RECALLING OF A RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Art Exhibition in Evered Hall, S1114, Abbotsford campus Tues and Wed, Sept 28 & 29 9 am-8 pm GUEST SPEAKERS Tues, Sept 28: … Read more

New hires, moves, and changes — Fall 2021

Welcome to the following employees who have joined UFV or taken on a new role over the past three months August 2021 Skye Fairbairn — Building Maintenance Worker Tawney Gorrie — Department Assistant, Continuing Education Karen Hadden — Assistant, Admissions; moved from Senior Assistant, Admissions Michelle Principe — Supervisor, Accounts Payable Shalina Mudaliar — Officer, … Read more

Open Education Working Group meeting — Oct 5

Over the past year, there has been some progress on open education initiatives at UFV. UFV was the recipient of a BC Campus Open Education Foundations Grant for Institutions, and with matching funds from the Provost’s Office, this grant is funding the pilot Open Education Faculty Fellows program: https://libguides.ufv.ca/OpenEducationFacultyFellows. In order to build on this … Read more

Basics of Universal Design workshop

This workshop will focus on the three principles of UDL – Engagement, Representation, and Expression. We will explore UDL concepts and easy ways to implement UDL into your courses. If you have any questions, please email: tlcevents@ufv.ca https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CourseDevelopmentWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/s/aCcU-n19jU205IXBScHNIQ2 For more information, contact Leah Lyon at tlcevents@ufv.ca 11/12/2021

Territory Acknowledgement workshops — various times and locations

Teaching and Learning Specialist, Lorna Andrews, will facilitate these workshops, both face-to-face, and online. The Face-to-Face (F2F) workshops During this session, we will learn about Stó:lō’s relationship with S’ólh Téméxw. We will connect with the land and create a personal and culturally appropriate territory acknowledgment. We will be outside for this session (rain or shine), … Read more

Zimbra email ends September 30

Earlier this year, M365 accounts were provided to UFV students, and student email accounts were changed from Zimbra to Outlook (Exchange Online). On September 30, all Zimbra accounts will be shut down, and information in that email will no longer be available to you. If you have access to a student Zimbra account, is your … Read more