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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

UFV Geography alumnus Dan Huesken hard at work for West Fraser Timber in Williams Lake. Copyright Jimmy Jeong

UFV Geography grad featured in Maclean’s 2015 Guide to Jobs in Canada

As a University of the Fraser Valley student, Daniel Huesken was a hard-studying tree planter. Nowadays, the 27-year-old UFV Geography alumnus is better known as ‘Mr. Maclean’s’. Pictured punching GPS coordinates while perched above a topographical map of B.C.’s interior forest district, Huesken is featured prominently in Maclean’s magazine’s 2015 Guide to Jobs in Canada […]

(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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New Public Relations certificate program starting at UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley’s new Public Relations certificate program will offer people a unique opportunity to improve existing skills that benefit any business or organization, or transition into an entirely new field. Starting in February and based out of UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack’s historic downtown, courses for the four-month program can be […]

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A Christmas Carol — classic tale of redemption — to Dec 21 at UFV Theatre

Is it possible to turn a life around? To change oneself completely? To find hope in the darkest hours? More than 160 years after it first captured imaginations, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol continues to astound and delight audiences and actors alike. Playing December 10-21 at UFV Theatre, this new production offers all the warmhearted […]

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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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UFV Health Sciences Speaker series De-MYTH-stifies Ebola Nov 25

The fears and effects of Ebola will be tackled head-on when Dr. Darin Cherniwchan leads UFV’s annual Faculty of Health Sciences Speaker Series fall presentation Nov. 25 at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Admission is free and the public is welcome. A widely respected family and travel physician, Dr. Cherniwchan will begin his […]

Eric Davis, UFV's Provost and Vice-President, discusses ILOs during his open house in April, 2013.

UFV hosts school districts for forum on learning outcomes and assessment in the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley hosted an interactive and engaging forum on learning outcomes and assessment on Wednesday, Nov 19 at UFV’s Envision Athletic Centre. Organized in conjunction with school districts from across the Fraser Valley, the forum brought together educational leaders at the local level, plus guest speakers from as far as Ontario, […]

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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 […]

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