Author Archive | Louise Rousseau

Message from the President: Welcome Back Message

Dear Colleagues: Welcome back! I hope you had an enjoyable summer and that you’re looking forward to an exciting new academic year. After bidding farewell to long-standing president Mark Evered in June, we will continue to build on his legacy. We look forward to greeting new students and faculty, building new relationships, and initiating important […]

New Current Students portal launched on UFV website

As part of the ongoing mobile-responsive redesign that is currently unfolding on the UFV website, the Web team recently published a revamped Current Students portal. The Current Students portal is the fourth in a series of audience-based portals that also include UFV International, Future Students, and Alumni. The Current Students portal provides links to UFV […]

Remembering Tim Segger — Feb 15

Please join us to celebrate the life of our long-time colleague and friend, Tim Segger, on Mon, Feb 15 at 3 pm in the Student Union Building Great Hall on the Abbotsford campus. Light refreshments will be served while we share stories and reminisce about Tim and the many lives he touched at UFV. You […]

Launch of two new mobile responsive websites

Two properties on the UFV website have undergone a facelift recently: Future Students and UFV International now feature a mobile-responsive design that will adapt to fit smaller phone and tablet screens. These sites join the Academic Calendar, Events Calendar, Alumni and Giving portals that have been updated for mobile viewing. The number of visitors who view […]

Show mom some love with a 4-course dinner at Rivers — May 7

This event is now fully booked. Mother’s Day is coming. What better way to surprise mom than to take her for a well-deserved four-course dinner at Rivers with generous wine pairings from Whatcom Wine & Spirits? All four courses are prepared by UFV cooks-in-training. Dinner seating available on Wed and Thur, May 6 & 7, […]

Web forms to undergo maintenance

Please be advised that as part of server maintenance, forms on the UFV website will not be available for users to submit data for a brief time between 8 to 11 am on Sunday, Feb 23, 2014. Please contact the myWeb team if you have any questions. http://blogs.ufv.ca/myweb For more information, contact Louise Rousseau at […]

Help us plan a web redesign

The web team is going to redesign the UFV website to make it mobile-ready, clean outdated code, and add new functionality. We need your help to give shape and direction to this upcoming redesign. Fill out the survey to give us your input. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete and we would be […]

Should we include expiry dates in posts?

To make it easier for newsletter authors to determine if a post should be deleted, we can consider adding the expiry date to the post itself. I have indeed done so right now, although the expiry date will be displayed white on white and will not be visible to visitors, only to admins who know. […]