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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 csb.gc.ca/employees and click on … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 joanne.hutter@ufv.ca The tentative winter 2014 courses are accessible now: http://ucfv.bookware3000.ca/eSolution/adoption/ You may also fill … Read more