UFV 2014 honorary degree recipient Charllotte Kwon

A colourful commitment to craft leads to UFV honorary degree for Charllotte Kwon

When the colours of traditional ajrakh cloth, the legendary blockprint of the desert, were once again true, Charllotte Kwon knew she’d made a difference. Her Maiwa Foundation had finally secured land in India’s Kutch region, obtaining a pure water source vital to naturally dyeing ajrak. Without this, Ismail the craftsman, his family, and the extended […]

2014 honorary degree recipient George Siemens.

Jumping 400 years of history paves the way for MOOCs and more for UFV honorary degree recipient George Siemens

Whether lit by flickering oil lamps in bucolic Mexican farmsteads or glowing computer screens tied wirelessly across the world, quests for education and connection remain the same in the eyes of University of the Fraser Valley 2014 honorary degree recipient George Siemens. Siemens will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at UFV’s morning Convocation […]

Angela Lebedovich, Lieutenant Governor's medal winner.

Following her passion leads Angela Lebedovich to Lieutenant Governor’s award

Going above and beyond is nothing unusual for UFV’s 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s award recipient Angela Lebedovich. Students in vocational or career programs less than two years in length who have excelled in their studies and contributed to the life of their post-secondary institution or their community are eligible to be nominated for this award. Lebedovich […]


Love of design — and beer — leads Brennan Gleason to UFV’s Governor General bronze medal

By combining passions for graphic design and artisanal beer, Brennan Gleason leads UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design graduating class in style by being named UFV’s 2014 Governor General’s bronze medal recipient. Awarded to the diploma-level student graduating with the highest grade point average over the last 15 credits, the Governor General’s bronze medal recognizes […]

JHogan PEAK Award

UFV CFO Jackie Hogan receives top honour from Association of Women in Finance

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Administration Jackie Hogan has received the Association of Women in Finance’s 2014 PEAK Award for Excellence in the Public Sector. PEAK awards honour women who have achieved excellence in the field of finance. “Jackie’s dedicated leadership of our financial and administrative services is evident […]