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Red Robinson

Red Robinson to receive honorary degree from UFV

Red Robinson is living museum of popular music and culture. Elvis Presley? Red Robinson met him. The Beatles?  He emcee’d their show at Empire Stadium in 1964 and John Lennon cursed him off the stage. Buddy Holly and Louis Armstrong? Met them when they were launching their careers.  John F. Kennedy? Met him during the […]

UFV offers parent orientations for the families of new students

Stepping into university for the first time can be scary, and not just for the students. To make the experience a little less stressful for all parties involved, UFV is offering two orientations designed especially for the parents and families of new students. “As students transition to university they often experience challenges that may overwhelm […]

UFV students and program reach new heights in Antigua

Building relationships, gaining confidence, and being humbled are just a few of the experiences had by a group of UFV students on a recent trip to Antigua with the Champions for Health Promoting Schools program. In its seventh year, the project also reached new heights — from being commended by the Antiguan minister of education, […]

UFV student wins silver medal at national competition

A UFV student has proved himself as one of the country’s top electrical apprentices in training. Gordon Kearns recently won the silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton. The 21-year-old Chilliwack resident, who grew up in Boston Bar, placed second in the category of post-secondary electrical installations. Competing against the top students […]

Langley Kinsmen donate $52,000 to UFV for bursary

Staying true to its motto of “serving the community’s greatest needs”, the Langley Kinsmen Club has donated $52,000 to the University of the Fraser Valley to establish an award in its name. The Kinsmen Club of Langley Endowment Bursary will be available to students who have completed their highest level of education within the Langley […]

UFV students host sports day with a twist in Antigua

Following an early morning tropical rainstorm over the Caribbean island of Antigua, the sun eventually came out on Friday afternoon, helping a group of UFV students host a successful Unity Games. The event is described as a Canadian sports day with a twist, by UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard. This is Sheppard’s seventh year hosting […]

CEP new building ribbon cutting ceremony

UFV opens new building at Canada Education Park in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated the latest phase in its development at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack on Friday, May 11, by opening a new building. The building, a combination of new construction and extreme renovation, will house most of the programs and services previously located at the Chilliwack Yale Road campus.  […]

Rick Hansen tour

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV Twenty-five year ago Rick Hansen set out in his wheelchair to travel around the world to raise awareness about spinal cord research. Now, the man who has become a Canadian icon is back at it making sure his message, just like his wheels, is still in motion. His […]