UFV President Mark Evered welcomes members of the Rotary club to the new CEP building.

A timeline of UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park

1995 — Federal government announces closures of several military bases, including CFB Chilliwack, as a cost-cutting measure. CFB Chilliwack winds up operations in 1997. 1997 — UFV (then UCFV) commissions study for an International Centre on former base lands. March 2003 — Partners submit proposal for Canadian Research, Education, Science & Technology Park to the […]

The Atrium at the new Chilliwack Education Park campus.

An introduction to CEP: stops on a tour of UFV’s new building

Welcome to the new building at Canada Education Park! The new building at Canada Education Park is a 150,000 square-foot facility. Half of the facility is new construction (library, dental clinic an classrooms, faculty offices) and the remainder is a repurpose of an existing Military Engineering  School building at the site. Come on in! Take […]

Maple Melder-Crozier is a long-time faculty member in the UFV Early Childhood Education and Child and Youth Care department.

The Gatekeeper: who should decide if a student is truly suitable for their chose field? Skookum Soundoff with Maple Melder-Crozier

  I am an educator. As such, I have a mandate to educate the students who come to my classes, using agreed upon educational outcomes and appropriately designed curriculum. I freely share my expertise and relevant experiences. I create innovative assignments, and in-class activities that reinforce student learning. I exhaustively research the most current data, […]

Health Sciences at UFV.

Swing Into Spring supports Health Sciences at UFV

  The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Fraser Valley will be able to equip its new dental labs in style, thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser. The club recently hosted its annual Swing Into Spring fundraising event, raising nearly $45,000. The majority of funds raised will […]

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Evelyn McKenzie – a life of generosity and love of teaching

Evelyn McKenzie was known to her children as a ‘fun mom’ — warm, loving, kind and jovial — a good reflection of the family she herself was raised in. Evelyn and her husband Ken moved to Cloverdale from Saskatchewan, and Evelyn continued her teaching career that had been launched in a one- room prairie school. […]

Volunteers are a huge part of UFV's fundraising success.

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers = fundraising success

In this day and age, the dreams of a university don’t take flight without a solid foundation of community support. So when the Indo-Canadian community approached the University of the Fraser Valley (then UCFV) started to look into developing courses, programs, and community outreach initiatives in the area of Indo-Canadian studies in the early 2000s, […]

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Aluminations — Keeping in Touch

Congratulations to Durga Dhaliwal, Dip ’09, for his Keeping in Touch submission to the Fall issue of Skookum. You too can enter to win, simply by contacting us and letting us know what you’ve been up to since graduation. Submit your short update for the next issue and be entered to win! Dana Boogerd, BA […]