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UFV Alumni Association torch passed to Nav Bains

UFV’s Alumni Association will continue to be served by a dedicated leader, as Nav Bains takes the torch from Nik Venema as association chair. Bains (BBA ’13), a marketing specialist for G&F Financial Group, ascends to the chair after serving as vice-chair. “Under the leadership of Nik for the past two years, the Alumni Association […]

YDAA winner Shannon Thiesen curating a new generation of critical thinkers

Inspired by her 30 kids and sometimes smeared by squeegee or fork, the paintings created by UFV’s 2016 Young Distinguished Alumni Award winner Shannon Thiesen make their mark in more ways than one. She was the very last student to join her UFV Teacher Education cohort – accepted only two days before classes began. Now […]

Nik Venema new board chair of UFV Alumni Association

Nik Venema is the new board chair of the University of the Fraser Valley Alumni Association. He joined the voluntary board in 2012, serving as member-at-large, treasurer, and most recently as vice-chair. He is replacing Justin P. Goodrich, who nearly completed his two-year term as chair, stepping down three months early to join the UFV Board of […]

UFV seeking Distinguished Alumni nominations

UFV alumni can be found making a difference around the corner and across the world. “More than 30,000 alumni from the University of the Fraser Valley work in a variety of industries and sectors and have a significant impact on our economy and our communities every day,” says Nancy Armitage, UFV Alumni Engagement manager. “We […]

Top 40 alumni — last week to nominate

Who’s in your top 40? As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, the University of the Fraser Valley is seeking nominations for its Top 40 alumni, and organizers want your help. The campaign is into its final two weeks for nominations. “In this anniversary year we want to shine a bright light on our alumni […]

UFV Alumni Association elects new directors

There was a changing of the guards on the board of directors of the UFV Alumni Association at its recent annual general meeting as Tony Luck completed his term as board chair and a new executive was voted in. Jason Barnes (BSc ’04) was elected as chair, to serve a one-year term. Justin P. Goodrich […]

Agriculture alum inspires succulent addition to UFV’s campus at CEP

A single, succulent suggestion is helping beautify UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park this semester, and beyond. As those waiting nearby for the UFV/SUS shuttle bus have likely noticed, large concrete planters have sprouted up around Building V, beginning with a line of 11 along the south side. Smaller planters to the north will […]