Steven Schroeder

Giving peace a chance — Donors fund Peace and Conflict Studies at UFV

When internationally known peace and conflict scholar George Lopez visited UFV in March, he stayed at a local Abbotsford hotel. There is nothing inherently remarkable in this, except that his fellow guests were not all business travelers or families on vacation. In the parking lot, men gathered to smoke. In the lobby, women gathered to […]

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UFV brings Literary Cafe and Evening of Theatre to Harrison Festival

UFV is once again collaborating with the Harrison Festival of the Arts to present two nights of entertainment in the Harrison Memorial Hall on Mon, July 11 and Tues, July 12. On Monday it’s the annual Literary Cafe, and on Tuesday, UFV theatre students will present plays, mostly from this year’s Directors’ Showcase. Below are […]

Gaylene deGroot

The great midlife leap

It takes courage to dream big when you’re the only wage earner and your family depends on you. Ask Gaylene deGroot. For more than 20 years, she had been working long and irregular hours as a care aide. It paid the bills, but there was little to no potential for career development. “I had enough,” […]

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UFV honours past and present while celebrating 10 years in India

UFV’s decade of success in Chandigarh, India was celebrated with a 10th anniversary gala inside the Student Union Building at the university’s Abbotsford campus recently. Staff, students, and supporters joined President Mark Evered in honouring Chandigarh’s continued success as the only Canadian university campus in India. Evered welcomed UFV professors DJ Sandhu and Lorne Mackenzie, […]

(L to R) Steve Tuckwood, UFV Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation,  Jody Gordon UFV Vice President, Students and Enrolment Management and Jared Kope, Executive Director of PacificSport join forces to serve the athletic community in the Fraser Valley.

UFV and PacificSport partner to serve the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and PacificSport announced today they are joining forces to provide a variety of innovative services and programs for students, athletes, volunteers, and coaches across the Fraser Valley. PacificSport Fraser Valley serves the community delivering programs and services throughout the full range of sport participation: from the grassroots level […]

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UFV Inspirational Leadership Award: Samantha Pattridge leads by example

Samantha Pattridge is the kind of leader who is admired by her students, the members of the department she leads, and her colleagues at large. She’s a UFV alumna who spread her wings on an academic and career journey that made several stops before she returned to her alma mater to teach in 2007, and […]

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