Child and Youth Care projects focus on raising awareness and helping youth

More than 8,000 children are in foster care in British Columbia. At age 19, youth in foster care lose their social worker, their foster care funding, and often their home. Building Bridges Beyond 19, a community forum at the University of the Fraser Valley, will bring together front-line workers, former youth-in-care, foster parents, and other […]

UFV seeks nominations for 2015 Betty Urquhart Community Service award

Do you know an individual or a group who has made the Fraser Valley a better place to live? Those people who make everyday contributions to their community but may not be recognized? Consider nominating them for the UFV Betty Urquhart Community Service award. Betty Urquhart was one of the first employees of Fraser Valley […]

Top 40 Alumni: Stu Chahal — Cisco kid excels in computing and volunteerism

From UFV to North Carolina, then back to BC, Stu Chahal isn’t afraid to share his talents, and his time, wherever he lands. Before becoming UFV’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni award winner, Stu hit the ground running after graduating with a Bachelor in Computer Systems degree with a minor in business administration back in 2005. Fueled […]

UFV Top 40 alumni: Shelley Besse — from teller to president at Envision Financial

From part-time teller to president of Envision Financial, Shelley Besse’s success follows a simple recipe: work hard, believe in yourself, and invest in the people around you. A UFV Top 40 Alumni and highly respected leader with extensive knowledge in financial services, Shelley’s focus throughout her career has been facilitating excellent member experiences. That passion […]

Inez Jasper to speak in UFV Health Sciences series — March 16

A local success story who is a nurse, a pop artist, and a powerful youthful voice in the Aboriginal community is coming to the University of the Fraser Valley on Monday, March 16. Inez Jasper will speak in the atrium of Building A at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park at 11:30 am. The […]