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Rick Collins is an editorial, lifestyle, portrait and wedding photographer working in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest - also taking commissions worldwide in exotic locations like the United States, Mexico, the C

FVC roots bring UFV growth: Scott Bate gives back to honour parents

The UFV roots go deep for Scott Bate. He grew up in with Fraser Valley College, moving to Chilliwack from Calgary as an 11-year-old in 1975 when his father Dick was hired to be the first Dean of Instruction. “Dad came out first, and then at spring break the rest of us joined him. I […]

Rick Collins is an editorial, lifestyle,portrait and wedding photographer working in Vancouver and Victoria,British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest - also taking commissions worldwide in exotic locations like the United States, Mexico, the C

Community support key to UFV success

By Christiane Hodson UFV Interim Director of Development Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.   Margaret Mead (1901–1978) At UFV, Mead’s words resonate. In fact, the university owes its very existence to the vision and perseverance of the citizens […]

Beth Maenpaa

Aluminations: Keeping in touch

Beth Maenpaa, BA CYC ’09 — completed her degree in child and youth care and was immediately hired as a supported child development consultant with the Mission Association for Community Living. The education and experience she received in this particular degree program played a major role in gaining employment with this organization. With great appreciation […]

Rick Collins is an editorial, lifestyle, portrait and wedding photographer working in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest - also taking commissions worldwide in exotic locations like the United States, Mexico, the C

Skookum Soundoff

An opinion piece by Carl Peters, who teaches English, visual arts, and art history at UFV. University Without Condition [1] or the University of Disaster:[2] Radical Pedagogy and the Scholar as Artist The pressures on us to turn classrooms into writing labs, semiotics, response theory, myth or enclaves of National Literature are symptomatic of the […]

Feature 2 -- King North streetscape

University town: Two new projects bring town and gown together in Abbotsford

Craig Toews sees Abbotsford as a university town. And he’s looking forward to a future when the connection between town and gown is even closer. “We want to bring the city to the university and the university to the city,” says UFV’s director of campus planning. To do that, UFV has two major strategies: create […]

Feature 4 -- Tanzania 5 (1)

Tanzania time: The world is a classroom for UFV students

  Sitting just below the equator, tucked between eight African countries, and bordered by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, is Tanzania. Home to Mount Kilimanjaro, the continent’s tallest peak, the region draws visitors from around the world to conquer its height and beauty. With an economy based on agriculture, the state also draws […]

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