Author Archive | Anne Russell

UFV to host mini-conference on Challenging Christian Zionism — Oct 24

UFV political scientist Ron Dart and Dr. Gary Burge of Wheaton College will discuss the implications of the Christian Zionist biblical interpretations in the context of Israel at a mini-conference on Fri, Oct 24. Challenging Christian Zionism: Canadian Roots and Responses will run from 7 to 9 pm in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101). […]

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UFV commissions play about Komagata Maru incident — premieres Nov 1

There are events in history that tell us much about the era’s social views and prejudices. The Komagata Maru incident is one of those. One hundred years ago a ship named the Komagata Maru dropped anchor in Vancouver with 376 passengers on board. The majority of these passengers were Sikh men (and British subjects) intending […]

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UFV Cascades land on national podium at golf championships

The University of the Fraser Valley golf teams had dreams of making a comeback on the final day of the PING CCAA Golf national championships, but Mother Nature had other plans. The third and final round of the tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather at Club de Golf Lorette in Quebec City, meaning that […]

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UFV 40th celebrations continue in Mission on Oct 21

The UFV 40th anniversary celebrations continue Tuesday, Oct 21, in Mission. UFV is partnering with Mission Community Services in offering the annual Celebration of Light (Diwali) – a free public event. Help UFV celebrate by joining in this community event. It includes delicious food, crafts, music, dance, and lively entertainment from diverse cultures. Visit the UFV photo […]

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UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in India, and students from […]

UFV study looks at supporting children of incarcerated parents

When parents go to prison, their children often suffer. That is one of the main conclusions of In the Best Interests of The Child – Strategies for Recognizing and Supporting Canada’s At-Risk Population of Children with Incarcerated Parents, a study conducted by faculty in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Social […]

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UFV updates education plan and introduces strategic enrolment management plan

The University of the Fraser Valley recently approved two plans that will guide its actions in the areas of program planning and enrolment management for the next several years. The 2014 update to the UFV Education Plan 2011–2015 reflects the changing context in which the university operates, including new expectations from the provincial government and […]

2014 Distinguished Alumni winner Patti MacAhonic

UFV Distinguished Alumni winner Patti MacAhonic a leader in many fields

Patti MacAhonic’s life has taken some unexpected turns. Married young and widowed young, she was inspired into activism by injustices she encountered after her husband’s death following a severe workplace injury. MacAhonic (BA Ad Ed ’02), the 2014 winner of the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of the Fraser Valley, is currently executive director […]

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Gwendolyn Point to be next UFV Chancellor

Dr. Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. Point will take over from Dr. Brian Minter, who was UFV’s first Chancellor and served two terms stretching from 2008 to 2014. She will be installed as Chancellor at a ceremony in the coming months. The new Chancellor-elect has a […]

UFV students help combat recruitment and use of child soldiers in Africa

Two University of the Fraser Valley criminology practicum students are volunteering their time in support of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative and its efforts to develop new strategies and tactics for eradicating the recruitment and use of child soldiers worldwide. They are working with CKR Global, an international risk mitigation firm. The students are […]

UFV and Stó:lō team up to offer staged reading of The Berlin Blues

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department, Stó:lō Nation, and the Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre are co-presenting  staged readings of Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor’s play The Berlin Blues as part of Stó:lō Culture Days 2014. Performances will be on Sat, Sept 27 at 7:30 pm and Sun, Sept 28 at 2 […]

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