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Lieutenant Governor’s Medal — Jacqlyn Marvin: She flew the friendly skies but studied ’til the cows came home

For almost eight years, Jacqlyn Marvin’s future was literally up in the air. Steering her interests toward UFV Agriculture changed that in a hurry. A successful flight attendant based out of Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport, Marvin travelled the world, but couldn’t shake a nagging tug to her roots high atop Chilliwack’s eastern hillsides — where […]

Transit Police Chief LePard goes back to school and earns gold medal

Chief Doug LePard didn’t need a master’s degree. But he wanted one. The Chief of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police force decided it was “now or never” two years ago and joined the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program at the University of the Fraser Valley. On June 6, he will cross the UFV […]

Derek Harnett to speak on subatomic physics at next President’s Lecture — May 23

The next speaker in the UFV President’s Leadership Lecture Series is Dr. Derek Harnett, winner of the 2016 UFV Research Excellence Award. Harnett will speak about the most pressing issues facing subatomic physics today, how Canadian physicists plan to address them, and what we might we discover through this research. The Search for Outside-the-Quark-Model Hadrons […]

UFV to host two Jane’s Walks on Abbotsford campus — May 6

For the past few months, a small group of organizers have been working to organize Abbotsford’s first Jane’s Walk event. These walks are designed to connect community members with one another in discussions of place meaning and history. This event runs Friday through Sunday, May 5-7. These and the other Jane’s Walks are free and […]

UFV GDD Kindred Change portfolio show — May 2

kin•dred ADJECTIVE similar in kind; related change VERB make or become different We are both unique and the same, embracing change together. We are the Fraser Valley’s class of 2017, graphic and digital design grads. Join us as we gather and celebrate kindred change. Tuesday, May 2 4:30 to 7:30 pm HighStreet, Abbotsford J150 – […]

UFV Counsellors invite you to the 5-Day Mental Health Challenge

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 1 to 5. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 1-5, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]

UFV offers conference for administrative professionals

Develop and enhance your administrative skills! Gain the building blocks to manage your career successfully and prepare to take the next step. This conference is perfect for administrative assistants in any field, including health, law, education, business, and more. We have a great line-up of sessions to help you enhance and grow your skill set […]

UFV to host two provincial election all candidates debates

UFV students will have the chance to ask questions of provincial election candidates at two All Candidates debates on Mon, April 24, and Tues, April 25. The public is welcome to attend these debates, to be held in the lecture theatre (B101) on the Abbotsford campus, from 7 to 8:30 pm, with an informal reception […]

UFV hosts successful science fair

2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Results Over 50 awards were handed out at the annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair held April 4 to 7. Students from 18 schools in the Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, and Mission area came together to compete for prizes and a chance to represent Team BC at the Canada Wide […]

UFV takes home hardware at BC Skills Competition

UFV trades students earned five medals at the Provincial Skills Canada British Columbia competition held in Abbotsford at Tradex on April 5. UFV students, including high school students who are taking entry level trades training at UFV, won four golds and a silver medal. Medalists: Andrew Drake – Gold, Automation and Control, UFV Clayton Steinbach […]