Author Archive | Anne Russell

UFV celebrates 40th anniversary with ongoing commitment to success and community

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014. It was a year to be proud of, one that included building openings, program launches, local and international activities, and student, faculty, staff, and alumni success, both locally and beyond. 40th anniversary Friday, April 4 marked 40 years since Fraser Valley College was […]

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Happy holidays from UFV!

Check out our holiday video for greetings from students from several UFV programs and locations. http://goo.gl/JGl0qh

(Left to right) Carolina Silva, Kara Hanson and Cydney Myers have created a campaign to generate food bank donations as part of a global development class led by professor Cherie Enns. Photos courtesy of Black Press

UFV students’ social media campaign hopes to fill food bank shelves

Reproduced courtesy of Black Press. To read the full Abbotsford News/Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg and Alex Butler, go to: http://www.abbynews.com/news/284176091.html People enjoy posting pics of their food on social media. What if a community campaign to fight hunger made it even more meaningful? UFV Global Development students Cydney […]

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Several UFV connections among successful municipal candidates

As the votes were being counted in municipal elections throughout the Fraser Valley Nov. 15, there were more than a few candidates with UFV connections holding their breath waiting for results. Congratulations to the following successful candidates with UFV connections: Abbotsford: UFV alumna Kelly Chahal (named one of UFV’s Top 40 Alumni recently) was elected […]

UFV offers Writer’s Weekend at Hope’s Kawkawa Lake

Want to devote a whole weekend to nothing but writing, writing, and writing (…and learning from and with other writers)? Come to the second annual Writer’s Weekend, presented by UFV Continuing Education. Treat yourself to a weekend away from your usual obligations in the quiet artistic community of Hope, BC. Enjoy an all-inclusive package: accommodation […]

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UFV Life in Agriburbia research project on exhibit at The Reach

As suburban development expands into rural areas, the urban/rural divide gets blurred. A new “agriburbia” is emerging, where food producers and suburban development converge, creating new and complex challenges. The University of the Fraser Valley, located in “agriburban” communities such as Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is well situated to examine this geographical phenomenon. Life in Agriburbia, led […]

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Carolan recognized for special Cascadia-focused issue of writing journal

UFV English professor Trevor Carolan has been recognized for his work on a special Cascadia-focused issue of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International writing. Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World (issue 25:1 of Manoa), edited by Prof. Frank Stewart (University of Hawaii) and Dr. Trevor Carolan (University of the Fraser Valley, Canada), has […]

Dr. Prabhjot Parmar, UFV English professor

Prabhjot Parmar to lecture on forgotten Indian soldiers of the Great War — Nov 5

Most of us know that Canadian, British, Australian, and eventually American troops fought in the First World War. But we don’t always think of soldiers from other colonies that saw action in Europe, Africa and Asia to support Great Britain’s war efforts. When UFV English professor Prabhjot Parmar compares the rich sense of history associated […]

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