Author Archive | Anne Russell

Career opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Career Services Assistant To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, please visit: http://www.ufv.ca/hr/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 03/07/2014

Graduation application deadlines

Please pass this information on to graduating students: Apply to graduate — application deadlines for Convocation 2014 May 1 Final day to submit a Graduation Request to the Office of the Registrar (late graduation fee of $75) June 12 & 13 Convocation Please note, if students are completing requirements in the summer semester, applications will […]

2014 Pink Shirt Day — Feb 26

Please show your support in an effort to stop bullying during Pink Shirt Day 2014 on Wed, February 26 by wearing pink (official Pink Shirt Day t-shirts and wristbands can be purchased from Nancy in Human Resources). Visit our booth in the Alumni Hall (Abby Building B — Foyer) on between 9:30 am and  4 […]

Don’t be shy — share by signing up for UFV Talks

Do you have an idea worth spreading? Something innovative and engaging? Then Student Life invites to to apply to give a UFV Talk. Based on the same parameters as TED Talks, these talks can be no more than 20 minutes, followed by 40 minutes of discussion and Q&A. They take place in room F 125 […]

Student rush tickets $10 for Romeo and Juliet

UFV Theatre is continuing its student rush ticket program for their contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet. Any unsold tickets will be sold at the door to students with valid ID for only $10. Students may order advance tickets and choose their own seats at discounted rates of $15-$17 OR students may take their chances […]

Staff, faculty, student discounts for Romeo and Juliet

UFV staff and faculty receive 50% off ticket prices for 7:30 pm performances of Romeo and Juliet on Sat March 8, Fri Mar 14, and Sat Mar 15. Visit UFV.ca/theatre, follow the link to buy tickets online, choose your own seats, and use promo code Verona for adult tickets. This offer is only available for […]

Canadian Writers Series at UFV — Feb 24

Canadian Writers Series at UFV Mon, Feb 24 12:30–2 pm Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, Abbotsford campus UFV’s 2014 Writer-in-Residence, Daniela Elza, in collaboration with the ESA and the English and Creative Writing department, is organizing three readings — the first of which will feature Chris Gilpin, John Carroll, and Hilary Turner. There will be also be […]

Do you know graduating science students?

If you know a graduating science student, please pass along this valuable information to make sure they’re on the right track: http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2014/02/14/grad-check-planning-on-graduating-soon/. For more information, contact Melinda Saretzky at melinda.saretzky@ufv.ca 02/28/2014

College Pension Plan changes

The College Pension Plan has announced changes to the plan and members are encouraged to review these changes on the HR website. If you have questions regarding the College Pension Plan please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or debbie.dyck@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/media/assets/human-resources/special-announcements/CPP_Plan-Design-Changes_20140213.pdf For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at debbie.dyck@ufv.ca 06/30/2014

Math Club talk on ‘Flipping your Class’ — Feb 19

Anna Kuczynska and Judy Larsen (Math and Stats & UUP) will talk about opportunities for the development of a student-centred classroom environment conducive to autonomous learning, engagement with material, and critical thinking. Wed, Feb 19 4:45 pm Abby D215. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2014/02/12/flipping-your-math-class-feb-19th/ For more information, contact Eugene Yablonski […]

BFA grad show fundraiser

For the first time in the history of the Visual Arts Department, the BFA Grad Show will present an art exhibition by the largest graduating class on April 25 at the Abbotsford campus. Due to the increasing cost of the production, the 23 students will be hosting the annual silent auction (Feb 24 – 28) […]

New official undergraduate course outline form

The official undergraduate course outline form has been revised and is ready for implementation. The form has been revised to be consistent with the Undergraduate Course and Program Approval policy (21), to make improvements, to include more guidelines, and to be consistent with the BCCAT course outline form. The Official Undergraduate Cross-Listed Course Form has […]

International Women’s Day & One Billion Rising — March 8

The Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies celebrates the One Billion Rising campaign and International Women’s Day with one big event at Abbotsford’s Thunderbird Plaza (by the Clearbrook library and the Reach Gallery Museum) with a film screening and a keynote address. Running Sat, March 8 from 11 am – 3 pm, the event is free but […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Advancement

The University of the Fraser Valley was built through the spirit, generosity, and strength of our citizens and community. Your generosity transforms the lives of students. Thank you. To view a special message of thanks prepared by Dr. Brian Minter, UFV Chancellor, click here: http://inspired.ufv.ca/chancellors-message/. Are you inspired by UFV? Visit inspired.ufv.ca to: – See […]

Dual authentication coming to photocopiers

Starting April 1, there will be a change in the way MFDs (photocopiers) are accessed.  Users will be required to key in their Banner ID# and department budget code to establish authentication.  For assistance please visit the Print Services website at http://ufv.ca/printservices/mfd-authentication/ Currently there are a number of MFDs that have “open” access. We have […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative — Feb 26

Come join us in the Scholarly Sharing Initiative this month as we discuss two projects with implications for writing and publishing. Wed, Feb 26 1:15–2:45 pm Abby U-House Delicious lunch provided Hilary Turner, English — Very strange bedfellows: John Bunyan and Alison Bechdel as autobiographers What could a jailed 17th-century dissenting preacher possibly have in […]

Career opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: – Student Recruiter – Research Analyst To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, please visit here. For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 02/24/2014

Trades at the Aboriginal Employment & Career Fair

If you’re out and about in Chilliwack, Melissa Bukta and Yvonne Contreras are manning the Trades booth at the Aboriginal Employment & Career Fair at the Landing Centre in Chilliwack Feb. 7. Drop by and say hello. For more information, contact Deborah Hawkes at deborah.hawkes@ufv.ca 02/11/2014

Using Blackboard Learn for supplemental purposes

Feb 19, 11 am – 12:30 pm, Abbotsford Campus, B133 Facilitator: Judy Larsen, Associate Professor, UUP In the Fall 2012 semester, Judy Larsen designed a hybrid version of Intro to Algebra and Trigonometry (Math 084) in order to capitalize on the affordances of Blackboard Learn and other technologies by delivering course content asynchronously through a […]

Room D115 study space, April 3

If you know students looking for study space, you may want to pass along that on Thurs, April 3, Room D115 will be available beginning at 5 pm, instead of at 4 pm. A notice will be posted at the location as well to remind students of the April 3 time change. For more information, […]

Blackboard Learn Workshop

There is still plenty of room in next Tuesday’s Blackboard Workshop! If you plan to use Blackboard as a supplemental to your face-to-face class or if you plan to teach a hybrid or fully online course, please join this Introductory Blackboard Learn workshop on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Introduction to Blackboard with Michelle Johnson This […]

Sustainability focus group

This is an initial interest notice. If you are passionate about sustainable living and feel that UFV could do more in terms of being sustainable, then come and make your voice heard. The purpose of this focus group is to address the current state of UFV’s sustainable environment and come up with possible solutions on […]

Research seminar: Cost of equity effects from mandatory IFRS adoption — The importance of reporting incentives

Cost of equity effects from mandatory IFRS adoption — The importance of reporting incentives Tues, Feb 25 2:30 Abby D117 Many countries have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) mandatorily mainly because IFRS may be regarded as a set of “higher quality” accounting standards to enhance comparability and transparency. However, it is still an open […]

Lively debate at Newman’s ALR presentation

The audience was lively, the topic was timely, and the speakers were engaging at Dr. Lenore Newman and Dr. Denver Nixon’s presentation on the Agricultural Land Reserve on February 5. Here’s a recap, courtesy of Storify: http://goo.gl/JnneYc

Career opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Research Analyst To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities go to http://www.ufv.ca/hr/careers For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 02/19/2014