Dave Pinton

Dave Pinton joins UFV as Director of Communications

Dave Pinton is the new Director of Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley, leading the team responsible for media relations, events, internal and external communication, and issues management. Pinton brings a results-oriented approach with 15 years of broadcast media, public relations, and media relations experience. He also has expertise in crisis and emergency communications, having faced situations such […]

Crunch time for scholarship applications

The Chilliwack Progress ran a story on Feb 20 about the merits of applying for scholarships, and featured quotes from UFV nursing student Lois Piccioni. Read on for excerpts, or read the fully story (by Jessica Peters, with photo by Jenna Hauck) here. UFV Financial Aid  and Awards encourages all new and returning students to […]

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visits Chilliwack campus

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson toured the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Fri, Feb 20. After visiting the Agriculture Centre of Excellence, Health Sciences labs, and the Aboriginal Gathering Place, he toured the Trades and Technology Centre, and announced funding of $325,274 to buy new trades training equipment that supports students entering in-demand […]

Women’s basketball: Cascades host Cougars in first round best-of-3

As the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades and the Regina Cougars prepare to duel in the first round of the Canada West playoffs, it’s fascinating to take stock of the striking similarities between the two squads.It’s fair to refer to the Cascades and Cougars as two of the most decorated programs in recent Canada […]