UFV India Celebrates 10 Years of Success

UFV India Celebrates 10 Years of Success

(Taken from UFV Today News) The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated 10 years in India in March, 2016. Students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and distinguished guests formed an audience of 700 for the annual awards ceremony, which has special significance in this milestone year. UFV opened its location at the 16.5-acre campus of Goswami […]

Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women Exhibit Launches at the Sikh Heritage Museum

Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women Exhibit Launches at the Sikh Heritage Museum

The Sikh Heritage Museum launched its eighth official exhibit this past weekend (March 6, 2016). The exhibit, titled Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women explores the five kakkar’s and other symbols of Sikhism through the angle of the Sikh woman. The exhibition has been curated by the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies in partnership with the Visual Arts Department […]

Instructional Skills Workshop a Success in UFV India

Instructional Skills Workshop a Success in UFV India

In December 2015 UFV Faculty members David Tickner and Raymonder Tickner conducted the Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW) at the UFV India campus in Chandigarh. The ISW Program is a comprehensive three-tiered instructor development program. The workshop focuses on the teaching from the point of view of students and not from the point of view of teachers […]

UFV Delegation Visits India

UFV Delegation Visits India

In September of this year, two UFV Dean’s, the College of Arts Dean, Dr. Jacqueline Nolte and the Dean of Professional Studies, Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass, joined Dr. Peter Geller Vice Provost/Associate Vice President Academic in a trip to Northern India. This was the first trip for both Dr. Nolte and Dr. Glass. The objective of […]

CICS Partners with the Royal BC Museum to Stage an Intervention on Historical Discourse

CICS Partners with the Royal BC Museum to Stage an Intervention on Historical Discourse

Taken from the Royal BC Museum Media Release: November 21, 2015. To many people who grew up on Vancouver Island, the scent of fresh cut pine and the sight of stacked plywood evokes long held memories of the Indo Canadian community’s logging and forestry roots in British Columbia. But the historical accounts of logging and […]

CICS Opinion Featured on National Media

CICS Opinion Featured on National Media

With the recent appointment of the first turbaned Sikh, Mr. Harjit Singh Sajjan as Canada’s Minister of National Defense on November 4th, 2015, many media outlets reached out to the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies, and its Director, Ms. Satwinder Kaur Bains on the significance of this moment. According to the official website for the Prime […]

UFV’s School of Business Instructor Presents at St. Bede’s College in Shimla

UFV’s School of Business Instructor Presents at St. Bede’s College in Shimla

Dr. Mike Ivanof, UFV School of Business presented Leadership in the context of globalization on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at St. Bede’s College, Shimla, India. He spoke on “Challenges and Opportunities emerging from Globalization, and the types of leadership styles, skills and traits that would lead to the most desirable outcomes in terms of successful development […]

CICS Curated Exhibition on Sikh Feminisms a Great Success

CICS Curated Exhibition on Sikh Feminisms a Great Success

On Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm in the UFV S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies curated and launched an exhibition on Sikh Feminism’s entitled: (Mis)Interpretation: Sikh Feminisms in representations, texts and lived realities The critical Sikh feminist ethnographic exhibition was created in partnership with the Visual Arts Department and the International Department at […]

CICS Collaborates to Bring 100 Year Journey Dialogue to UFV

CICS Collaborates to Bring 100 Year Journey Dialogue to UFV

UFV’s President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered collaborated with  100 Year Journey founder Rana Vig as he joined former Attorney General and pioneer, the Honourable Wally Oppal, Q,C, for a unique and ground breaking initiative – “Conversations Along The Way” – a discussion of South Asian pioneers, their contributions and our on going responsibility as the […]

CICS Presents Photo Exhibition on the Stories of Human Trafficking Survivors

CICS Presents Photo Exhibition on the Stories of Human Trafficking Survivors

By Valerie Franklin (The Cascade) – Email Maybe you’ve noticed them as you wait for the bus, or as you haul your overdue books to the library: a series of haunting, intense portraits of men, women, and children displayed in the rotunda of UFV’s G-building. The portraits are the work of Vancouver photographer Tony Hoare, who has spent […]

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