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(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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UFV student’s Poppy Project maps link Chilliwack past and present

To read the full Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg, go to:  http://www.theprogress.com/news/282075581.html This is an excerpt from the Chilliwack Progress story: Soldiers from Chilliwack who laid down their lives in the Great War and Second World War can now be searched online with interactive maps. Welcome to the Poppy […]

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Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park

The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards. In fact, the Stantec-designed project was the only award winner from the Americas in 2013. “It’s a tremendous honour […]

Up on the rooftops: UFV students help create gardens in India

  What were three young Canadian students doing in crowded bustees on the outskirts of Chandigarh? We posed this question to Stacy Thoreson (a Sociology/Anthropology student), Adam Rieu (a Geography student) and Kathryn Shiratti (a Geography graduate) from the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The answer we got was not only inspiring but loaded […]

UFV in the News: A legacy of opportunity

By Greg Knill – Chilliwack Progress Published: September 03, 2012 8:00 AM It is a fitting postscript to the political career of John Les that UFV began classes this week at the new Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Just days after the MLA announced his decision not to seek re-election, students are filing into […]

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Institutions discuss how to integrate First Nations’ values, culture

By Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun In a forum that pulls together topics ranging from mandatory courses to traditional long-houses, Canadian educators and administrators are meeting this week to look at ways to better integrate First Nations values and culture into post-secondary institutions. The first of its kind, the gathering Monday and Tuesday at the University […]

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Robots, Cows and Trades Training in the Fraser Valley

UFV’s Harv McCullough was recently featured in an article by BC Jobs Plan. Read the full article below. Robots, Cows and Trades Training in the Fraser Valley Harv McCullough jokes that although he started with a trade certification, his real education came from the school of hard knocks. “People shouldn’t have to go through the […]

The humble beginnings of UFV's Chilliwack campus.

UFV and Chilliwack go way back

Ever since the days of Fraser Valley College and a ‘college without walls’, the Chilliwack community has had a strong connection to UFV. Before the college even had any facilities to call its own, it ran its first classes in church basements in the daytime and Chilliwack Secondary in the evenings. For many years, people […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean joins UFV this year.

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]

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