B.C. Premier Christy Clark

UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in India, and students from […]

UFV study looks at supporting children of incarcerated parents

When parents go to prison, their children often suffer. That is one of the main conclusions of In the Best Interests of The Child – Strategies for Recognizing and Supporting Canada’s At-Risk Population of Children with Incarcerated Parents, a study conducted by faculty in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Social […]

Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV on What the First World War Taught Us — Oct 22

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV Oct. 22 on What the First World War Taught Us Author, historian, and independent journalist Gwynne Dyer returns to UFV Wednesday, Oct. 22 for his latest guest lecture, titled What the First World War Taught Us. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101), Dyer’s presentation […]

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UFV updates education plan to reflect changing context and introduces strategic enrolment management plan

The University of the Fraser Valley recently approved two plans that will guide its actions in the areas of program planning and enrolment management for the next several years. The 2014 update to the UFV Education Plan 2011–2015 reflects the changing context in which the university operates, including new expectations from the provincial government and […]

2014 Distinguished Alumni winner Patti MacAhonic

UFV Distinguished Alumni winner Patti MacAhonic a leader in many fields

Patti MacAhonic’s life has taken some unexpected turns. Married young and widowed young, she was inspired into activism by injustices she encountered after her husband’s death following a severe workplace injury. MacAhonic (BA Ad Ed ’02), the 2014 winner of the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of the Fraser Valley, is currently executive director […]

Gwen Point 2014 blog

Gwendolyn Point to be next UFV Chancellor

Dr. Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. Point will take over from Dr. Brian Minter, who was UFV’s first Chancellor and served two terms stretching from 2008 to 2014. She will be installed as Chancellor at a ceremony in the coming months. The new Chancellor-elect has a […]

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