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Joanne MacLean to be UFV’s next President

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. MacLean is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV and will officially assume her new role on May 1, 2018. She replaces Jackie Hogan, who has held the office on an interim basis since June, […]

Lots to celebrate in 2017 at UFV

There was a lot to celebrate at UFV in 2017, as students, faculty, and staff continued to contribute to the social, cultural, and economic development of the Fraser Valley. Highlights of 2017 More than 2,700 credentials were awarded at four Convocation ceremonies in June. UFV said thank you and farewell to President Mark Evered, who […]

Andy Sidhu named new Chancellor of UFV

Andy Sidhu will be the University of the Fraser Valley’s third Chancellor. A long-time proponent of community engagement and integration, Sidhu will take over from Dr. Gwen Point, who served as UFV’s second Chancellor from 2015 to the present, following two terms by Brian Minter. “I’m extremely honoured and proud to join the University of […]

UFV & Ann Davis Transition Society partner to mark Dec 6 day of remembrance

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. As well as commemorating the 14 […]

Reduced access at UFV Abbotsford campus on Sun, Nov 19 due to police funeral

This Sunday, Nov. 19 UFV Abbotsford is honoured to host first responders attending the official police funeral of APD Constable John Davidson at the Abbotsford Centre. In order to accommodate this service: All UFV Abbotsford campus buildings except for SUB and Baker House will be closed to students, staff, and faculty from 8 am to […]

UFV Town & Gown event raises $85,000 in one night; $200,000 in 2017

You could feel the love in UFV’s Student Union Building on November 15, as the university thanked donors for all the support they provide to UFV, and for the ripple effect that their help has on students and the wider community. Supporters from all over the Fraser Valley and beyond gathered in Abbotsford for the […]

Young Distinguished Alumni Alexis Warmerdam finds success in a familiar field

Like the windmills she once worked to improve, Alexis Warmerdam possesses potentially endless energy. And she needs every ounce. UFV’s 2017 Young Distinguished Alumni Award winner is a driving force behind Abbotsford’s blossoming agriculture tourism industry. She created two events, both wildly popular straight out of the gate: Bloom the Abbotsford Tulip Festival, and Abby […]

Distinguished Alumni 2017 Emily Henry: Helping Indigenous offenders heal through connection with culture

Many people note the over-representation of Indigenous people in the federal corrections system. UFV alumna Emily Henry has built a career on designing programs to help them. For her leadership role in introducing treatment programs influenced by Indigenous cultural beliefs and practices, the University of the Fraser Valley is recognizing Henry as its Distinguished Alumni […]