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Cascades fend off Dinos to punch Final Four ticket for fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year, the University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball team is headed to the Canada West Final Four. The tournament will take place at the University of Saskatchewan next weekend. The Canada West Final Four begins Friday at the PAC. The Cascades will meet the Victoria Vikes will meet in the […]

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Jean Scott remembered as great friend of UFV

Dr. Jean Scott, a UFV honorary doctorate recipient and long-time friend of the university, passed away on February 25, 2015. She was a well-known community activist and feminist who made her mark both locally and nationally, and was 102 years old at the time of her passing. UFV conferred an honorary degree on Jean, as […]

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Dave Pinton joins UFV as Director of Communications

Dave Pinton is the new Director of Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley, leading the team responsible for media relations, events, internal and external communication, and issues management. Pinton brings a results-oriented approach with 15 years of broadcast media, public relations, and media relations experience. He also has expertise in crisis and emergency communications, having faced situations such […]

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Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visits Chilliwack campus

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson toured the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Fri, Feb 20. After visiting the Agriculture Centre of Excellence, Health Sciences labs, and the Aboriginal Gathering Place, he toured the Trades and Technology Centre, and announced funding of $325,274 to buy new trades training equipment that supports students entering in-demand […]

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Women’s basketball: Cascades host Cougars in first round best-of-3

As the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades and the Regina Cougars prepare to duel in the first round of the Canada West playoffs, it’s fascinating to take stock of the striking similarities between the two squads.It’s fair to refer to the Cascades and Cougars as two of the most decorated programs in recent Canada […]

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Inaugural Finance Career Networking Breakfast proves successful

The UFV School of Business enjoyed a successful inaugural Finance Career Networking Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 6. Working with School of Business director Frank Ulbrich, students Jennifer Trithardt-Tufts and Arzoo Sandhu coordinated and hosted the event at the Phoenix Lounge in Abbotsford. Twenty-nine students participated in the networking breakfast, which included roundtable discussions with the […]

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UFV Writing Centre to expand into Academic Success Centre

UFV is expanding its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. The change to a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led, student-peer driven Academic Success Centre model is in line with best practices across […]

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Roger Sasaki’s legacy continues with endowed award for Social Work students

  Roger Sasaki cared. Even in the final days of his fight against cancer, the proud husband, father, friend, and social worker still wrote extensively in a journal, where words like ‘gratefulness’ and ‘hope’ kept arising despite his grim prognosis. He knew the doctors, nurses, and cleaning staff by name. All his life he was […]

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UFV Theatre’s Julius Caesar takes a futuristic twist

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” UFV Theatre’s contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, playing March 4 to 15, imagines a future in which history repeats itself. What if the events surrounding the assassination of Julius Caesar were to occur in the digital age? Are there forces already be […]

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UFV installs Gwen Point as Chancellor

Dr. Gwen Point was installed as Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley at a ceremony at its Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on February 4, 2015. The installation ceremony was attended by more than 400 dignitaries and special guests, including the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Dr. Point takes […]

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