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UFV Night with the Chilliwack Chiefs — Jan 2

UFV Night brings an affordable Friday filled with food and fun with the Chilliwack Chiefs 7 pm puck drop at Prospera Centre. $20 includes your game night ticket plus any hamburger or chicken strips combo. $2 from each package sold will be donated to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs scholarship education fund. This deal is valid […]

(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 […]

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Continuing Education information nights to highlight new and established programs

Mid-career professionals looking for career advancement, recent or upcoming high school graduates wanting to learn practical skills to enter the workforce, and community members in search of lifelong learning opportunities are invited to attend UFV’s Continuing Education’s info nights to learn more about programs and related careers. “There’s no better way to find out if […]

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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Nationals bound! Beck’s goal lifts UFV past Alberta in Canada West semis

Shelby Beck’s goal in the 71st minute on Friday evening simultaneously lifted the University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer team past the Alberta Pandas into the Canada West final, and into the CIS national championship tournament. Playing in the Canada West semis on a foggy Halloween night at Trinity Western University’s Rogers Field, Carley […]

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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 […]

UFV President Mark Evered with Chilliwack Economic Partners Corp. Brian Coombs (left) and BMO VP Mike Bonner (right) cut ribbon on new UFV Five Corners location in downtown Chilliwack.

UFV Five Corners opens in downtown Chilliwack

A new hub for post-secondary education is opening this fall as the University of the Fraser Valley’s newest facility. Located at Chilliwack’s historic Five Corners at 46115 Yale Road, the former Bank of Montreal branch now houses a classroom, computer lab, meeting rooms, and offices in the 7,000 sq ft space. UFV Five Corners will […]

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BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

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BC Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training tours UFV

Shirley Bond, B.C. Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, toured UFV on July 14, 2014, to talk about the new Skills for Jobs Blueprint the province rolled out a couple of months ago. During her visit, she explained that her government is gearing up to meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce. She […]

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