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Act fast: latest Pecha Kucha Abbotsford set for Feb. 12 at UFV

  The next installment of the popular Pecha Kucha Night Abbotsford running Feb. 12 has a lot going for it: 16 exciting topics, engaging exhibits by UFV Graphic and Digital Design students — even a fundraising Instagram contest. What it doesn’t have is a lot of tickets left. Heading into its fifth installment, this season’s must-see […]

2014 honorary degree recipient George Siemens.

George Siemens looks to the future in his President’s Leadership Lecture Series event

UFV honorary degree recipient George Siemens is known as an extremely intelligent, affable forecaster of education’s evolution throughout the world. It turns out his timing is impeccable, too. Siemens will deliver his UFV President’s Leadership Lecture on Monday, Feb 2, less than two weeks after UFV Provost and Vice-President, Academic Eric Davis launched the UFV […]

MLA Plecas and UFV hosting free workshop for non-­profits — Feb 6

Abbotsford-South MLA Dr. Darryl Plecas, in partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley, will host a free, half-day workshop for Abbotsford non‐profit organizations. The event will take place on Fri, Feb 6,  from 1–4:30 pm. The day will feature keynotes addresses from Kevin McCord, president & CEO of the The Vancouver Foundation, who will […]

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UFV launches exhibit on Canadian Sikhs in First World War

Many Canadians fought in the First World War, and many were killed or injured. But it is often forgotten that those Canadians included ethnic minorities such as Indo-Canadians. The year 2014 marked the beginning of the centennial of World War I (also known as the ‘Great War’), which resulted in an estimated loss of 16 […]

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UFV launches ontrackTV pilot

The following is a news release from Quizam Media Corporation: Quizam Media Corporation is pleased to announce that the first university credit course integrating ontrackTV videos launched on schedule Friday, January 9. Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass, UFV’s Dean of Professional Studies, and Cindy Stewart, associate professor of business, joined Vicki Asada and David Lee, directors […]

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UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus adds service to Langley

The UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus now has service to Langley. The new Langley stop is located at Carvolth Exchange, which is at 202 Street and Hwy 1. The location was selected because of its access to multiple routes and locations, well-lit transit shelters, parking, and ease of access. The Carvolth Exchange connects with transit […]

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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 […]

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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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