Author Archive | Anne Russell

Three new administrators appointed

Three new administrators have been appointed at UFV. After serving in the role in an acting capacity for two years, Dr. Ken Brealey has been officially appointed the Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts, replacing Madeleine Hardin. Dr. Alisa Webb is the new Associate Dean of Students in the College of Arts, […]

Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass, Dean of Professional Studies

Tracy Ryder Glass is the new Dean of the Faculty of Professional Studies

Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass has joined UFV as the Dean of the Faculty of Professional Studies, replacing Dr. Rosetta Khalideen, who served in the role for six years. The Faculty of Professional Studies is comprised of the School of Business, the School of Social Work and Human Services, and other departments and programs including Teacher […]

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Images and Land Claims — a weekend of films, maps, and discussion

Images and Land Claims Hosted by the Stó:lō Nation and supported by the University of the Fraser Valley. Fri, July 11–Sun, July 13 The Resource Centre Stó:lō Nation Chilliwack, B.C. July 11 program begins at 6 pm, followed by a reception. From the Kalahari desert to the Fraser Valley, indigenous peoples fight for their lands, […]

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UFV Theatre heads to Harrison Festival

The Harrison Festival of the Arts has been part of the Fraser Valley’s cultural landscape for thirty-six years, and the University of the Fraser Valley has been involved from the beginning. The popular annual summer festival is back this year from July 12 to 20, and UFV is contributing several productions from its highly successful […]

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Thousands graduate in 40th anniversary year at UFV Convocation

Convocation refers to a gathering together, and thousands did so on June 12 and 13 as the University of the Fraser Valley celebrated its graduates at three ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Watch a video of our Convocation ceremonies here. More than 2,100 individuals graduated with more than 2,700 credentials this year, over the two […]

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Kusum Soni named UFV’s 2014 Betty Urquhart community service award winner

It’s Kusum Soni’s inclusive embrace that earned her this year’s Betty Urquhart community service award from the University of the Fraser Valley. In 1995, UFV renamed its community service award in honour of Betty Urquhart, who passed away that year. One of UFV’s first employees, Urquhart was commitment to building a strong relationship between UFV […]

Dr. Michael Gaetz, 2014 Research Excellence winner

Dr. Michael Gaetz recognized for community-based health research excellence

2014 UFV Research Excellence award winner Healthy bodies make for healthy minds and healthy communities. There are many opportunities in Fraser Valley communities to do scientific research focused on keeping the population healthy, raising healthier kids, and helping the elderly stay healthy longer through well-planned physical activity. That’s what Dr. Michael Gaetz of Chilliwack has […]