Author Archive | Anne Russell

Service Excellence awards — submit your nomination — deadline Feb 23

UFV Service Excellence Awards are presented annually to recognize and celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Launched in 2016 by the UFV Board of Governors, current UFV faculty and staff can be nominated in three categories: • UFV Staff Excellence Award […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 8

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant Technologist, E-Room Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca   01/18/2018

Retirees Cafe — Jan 24 in Chilliwack

Stay in touch with friends and former co-workers and find out what’s new at your university. The Retirees Cafe meets up on the fourth Wednesday of every other month on alternating campuses. Contact Deanna.mcintyre@ufv.ca for more details. Wed, Jan 24 2:30-4 pm Chilliwack Campus – Room TBD https://giving.ufv.ca/wp-content/cache/all/events/index.html For more information, contact Deanna McIntyre at […]

Retirees Cafe — March 28

Stay in touch with friends and former co-workers and find out what’s new at your university. The Retirees Café meets up on the fourth Wednesday of every other month on alternating campuses. Please contact Deanna.mcintyre@ufv.ca for further details. Wed, Mar 28 2:30-4 pm Abbotsford Campus – Room TBD https://giving.ufv.ca/wp-content/cache/all/events/index.html For more information, contact Deanna McIntyre […]

Sell your textbooks for cash

Textbook Buy Back returns to Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus Bookstores January 2018! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore – Jan 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 9 am-4 pm UFV Chilliwack Bookstore – Jan 10 10 am- 3 pm Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To receive the best price for […]

Training & Development Allowance

Permanent employees eligible for the Training & Development Allowance must submit claims by February 28, 2018 to receive reimbursement for the 2017/18 fiscal year. Information and claim forms are available on the Human Resources website. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email if you have any questions. https://www.ufv.ca/hr/professional-development/training–development-allowance/ For more information, contact […]

Dog Day in the Chilliwack Library

Join St. John Ambulance dogs Abi, Lily, Shaska, Taylah and Patches in the Chilliwack campus library on Tues, Jan 9 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. http://ufvlibrary.blogspot.ca/2018/01/dog-day-in-chilliwack-library-tuesday.html For more information, contact Lisa Morry at lisa.morry@ufv.ca 01/09/2018

UFV prepares for first day of classes and deals with storm recovery

As communities in the Fraser Valley recover from the ice and snow storms of last week and UFV prepares to open to studnets on Jan. 3, the UFV Facilities team is dealing with several high-priority maintenance and repair issues caused by the severe weather. Please exercise caution and allow extra time when travelling to, and […]

Commuter Alert – January 2018

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Jan 27 – Stone Sour & Halestorm Concert: 7 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase daily parking and park in lots 1, 4-6, 8-10, or on city […]

Co-op Education info session — Jan 17

Co-operative Education (Co-op) combines academic studies with relevant work experience. Academic semesters alternate with work terms, giving you up to two years of relevant work experience. The UFV Arts, Business, LIBIT, CIS, and Science diploma and degree Co-op programs are nationally accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE), a recognized seal of quality. […]

Co-op Education info session — Jan 18 & 19

Co-operative Education (Co-op) combines academic studies with relevant work experience. Academic semesters alternate with work terms, giving you up to two years of relevant work experience. The UFV Arts, Business, LIBIT, CIS, and Science diploma and degree Co-op programs are nationally accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE), a recognized seal of quality. […]

CPHR Networking Event — Jan 23

Get a head start, hear from a panel of HR professionals and find out more about CPHR BC and the HR designation! Door prizes & refreshments! Tue, Jan 23 1-3 pm Abby A225/229 For more information, contact Sidrah Ahmad at Sidrah.Ahmad@ufv.ca 01/23/2018

Student Union Building LEED Gold Certification celebration — Jan 8

You’re invited to celebrate the LEED Gold certification of the Student Union Building: Mon, Jan 8 1-2 pm SUB Atrium LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a third-party certification program that sets standards and applies ratings for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings. The SUB is LEED Gold certified, the second […]

New Folks/Moves and Changes

From November 2017 Welcome to new employees and congratulations to those who have accepted new positions. Hayley Chase — Clerk, Admissions Laura Crawford — Assistant to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies; moved from Department Assistant, Continuing Education Kenneth Harmel — Educational Technologist Jennifer MacDonald — Strategist, Health & Wellness; moved from […]

College Pension Plan notice — new website: check it out

Dear College plan member, If you haven’t visited the new website, signed up for or recently used My Account, find out what all the excitement is about. Designed with your needs in mind, your plan’s website is organized by topic and task—with varying levels of information so you can access the amount of detail you […]

Chilliwack Student Resources Fair

Discover the resources offered by UFV to help you succeed academically, professionally, and personally at the Student Resources Fair. Thu, Jan 11 11 am-1 pm Chilliwack campus A Building Atrium http://www.ufv.ca/nso For more information, contact Belinda Karsen at Belinda.Karsen@ufv.ca 01/12/2018

UFV Abbotsford Bookstore — Extended December hours

Get a head start on Winter semester shopping. UFV Abbotsford Bookstore is now open December 28, 29 & 30 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Pick up your course materials, online order, school supplies or parking pass and skip the January line up! View Bookstore Hours – https://www.ufv.ca/bookstore/store-info/ Email us anytime – bookstore@ufv.ca https://www.ufv.ca/bookstore/store-info/ For more information, […]

Important Payroll Year-End Notices

Seasonal Closure – Important Timesheet Completion and Due Date Changes: UFV will close for the annual seasonal closure at 4:30 pm on Friday, December 22, and remain closed until Tuesday, January 2. The final pay of the year — December 31 — will be paid on Friday, December 22. All employees who are paid by […]

Free take-home naloxone

Prevent an overdose. Save a life. Overdoses are happening in communities everywhere. Naloxone can save a life. The University of the Fraser Valley is providing free take-home naloxone (thn) kits to students, faculty, and staff. Take online training Take the 15-minute online training course on your phone or desktop at naloxonetraining.com Pick up your kit […]

Advanced Studies in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction — ADED 423

Interested in developing your Mindfulness Practice and/or becoming a Mindfulness teacher? ADED 423 is a 3-credit course being offered in Winter 2018 on Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30 pm and is a prerequisite for the Mindfulness Based Teaching & Learning Graduate Certificate. This course uses scientific and meditative forms of inquiry and is a practice-oriented […]

Research Excellence Award — call for nominations

Calling for Research Excellence Award Nominations Deadline for nominations is 4 pm on Jan 12, 2018! Each year UFV recognizes individual research excellence through its Research Excellence Award. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional instructors who have a cumulative equivalent of two years teaching […]

Financial Aid & awards tips for January

Be sure to pay your fees before the January 16 deadline – Penalties apply if fees are not paid in full. If you’re experiencing delays with government student loan funding, please contact Financial Aid and Awards right away. Get your bursary applications prepared – first day to apply is January 15. Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship […]

UFV faculty microlectures — interested in presenting?

UFV Faculty Microlecture Series Tues, Feb 20 Each year the Research Advisory Council (RAC) and the Research Office invites 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the UFV microlecture series. Our goal is to provide “snapshots” of the range and depth of our faculty research, as well as […]