Governor General’s Silver Medal: Numbers add up to award for Tanner Boos

It’s somewhat fitting, at least this year, that the decision of who receives the Governor General’s Silver Medal comes down to numbers. This prestigious academic medal goes to the student graduating from a bachelor’s degree program at UFV with the highest grade-point average. And for 2021, that status goes to Tanner Boos, who is graduating […]

UFV Statement on Islamophobic attack in Ontario

A joint message from UFV President Dr. Joanne MacLean and UFV Provost Dr. James Mandigo. We are angered and heartbroken by the senseless act of terrorism and Islamophobia that occurred on Sunday in London, Ontario. This devastating attack on a Muslim family is a hate crime and UFV offers our deepest sympathies to the Muslim […]

Honorary degreee 2021: Cathy Press’s success proves the sky’s no limit 

Some kids spend their days on the playgrounds or sports fields, but Cathy Press grew up in the skies. Her childhood memories in the Lower Mainland consist of her being in a floatplane, side by side with her father, a retired commercial pilot. Together, they would take impromptu expeditions to remote places like Garibaldi Lake […]