Author Archive | Anthony Lepki

Message from the President, re: Cascade article on sexual assault

Dear UFV community, Yesterday, the student newspaper, The Cascade, published an article on how our University responds to students who have been sexually assaulted.  The headline was “Nowhere to go”, a statement that is completely false.  I am writing because I fear the impact on any student needing help who reads this and assumes that […]

Today: Abbotsford flu clinic

A flu shot clinic is being offered by UFV fourth-year nursing students and is free for all employees. Abbotsford clinic To receive your flu shot in Abbotsford you must make an appointment. Please contact Amanda van TIlborg at local 4343 or to set up a time. Thurs, Nov 7 9:30 am-3:20 pm Abby B121 […]

Today: Chilliwack flu clinic

A flu shot clinic is being offered by UFV fourth-year nursing students and is free for all employees. Chilliwack clinic No appointment necessary. Mon, Nov 4 1:30-3:30 pm Chilliwack 2317 Please be prepared to stay 15 minutes after the immunization. If you are 65 years or over the vaccine that is recommended is called Fluad […]

Farrah Little — UFV’s new copyright librarian

Farrah Little, our new copyright librarian, comes to us from the Justice Institute of BC, where she was the copyright and reference Librarian. Farrah has an MLIS from UBC, as well as a BA with a major in Spanish language & literature, and a minor in economics from UBC. Farrah will be managing UFV’s copyright […]

Original Work by Design: Preventing plagiarism in assignments

Plagiarism is often detected too late — after the assignment is submitted for evaluation. This workshop will look at the assumptions that we make about our students’ abilities, and how we might design assignments so as to prevent plagiarism. Facilitators: Colleen Bell and Michelle Rhodes Tues, Nov 5 11 am-noon, CEP A2416 Email Ruby Ord […]

CSB Payroll Savings program 2013 kickoff

New – 2013/14 Canada Savings Bond Applications now online Canada Savings Bond applications or changes can be submitted directly online. This service will be available to all employees up until October 31, 2013. It’s easy to enroll: 1. Decide how much you want to save with each pay. 2. Go to and click on […]

Career opportunities at UFV

There are many new and vacant positions advertised on the UFV Career Opportunities website. Positions that have just been placed on the website include: Records Assistant, Chilliwack campus Program Technician, Faculty of Trades & Technology Clerical/Receptionist, UFV International Program Assistant, Student Life Visual Arts Sessional Faculty: Professional Development and Practices To view details on this […]

UBC Be Well at Work Research celebration event

You are invited to attend the wrap-up celebration of the University of British Columbia-sponsored Be Well at Work project that many UFV employees participated in. All UFV employees are invited to attend, so please invite your co-workers, even if they weren’t part of the study. Mon, Nov 25 Noon–1:30 pm Abby B 121 The event […]

UFV Cascades honour 19 Academic All-Canadian student-athletes

Nineteen of UFV’s Cascade student-athletes have achieved Academic All-Canadian standards. With 140 student-athletes participating on eight different teams in 2012/13, 15% of those student-athletes have achieved an 80% or higher average in their studies. The overall GPA average of the student-athletes was 2.95 in 2012/13. President Mark Evered presented the President’s Shield to the Women’s […]

Textbook adoptions are due

Please note that textbook adoptions are due Tues, Oct 15, for the 2014 winter semester. Please visit the online adoption site below to submit your orders. If you forgot your username and password or have not been supplied one, please email The tentative winter 2014 courses are accessible now: You may also fill […]