Saudelli edits book on the power of story for those living international lives

The Faculty of Professional Studies announces the release of Dr. Mary Gene Saudelli’s newest edited book, Voices from Far Away Lands: From Divergent to Convergent, with Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The book is a collection of essays that highlights the power of story, especially as told by those living international lives. With an emphasis on internationalization … Read more

Areas closed during Hallmark filming — July 17-22

Between July 17-22 (images below) access will not be available to various locations around the Abbotsford campus while a Hallmark production is filmed. Some classroom and interior space will be temporarily affected in Buildings B, C, and S. Parking areas not available during filming include: July 17-22: Parking Lot 10b designated for film production truck/crew … Read more

New folks, moves and changes

Welcome to the following new employees: Jennifer Russell — Assistant, Enrolment Services Olivia Leskiw — Student Recruiter Izudin Issa — Coordinator, Athletic Events Everett Igobwa — Faculty Development Consultant Anita Nielsen — Executive Director, Advancement and Alumni Relations

DJ Sandhu Retirement and Appreciation Tea — Mar 27

We will be acknowledging DJ’s service to UFV and congratulating him on his retirement. This will be an informal standing reception with a few people giving short remarks, followed by a gift presentation. People from UFV and the community will be invited, along with former presidents and colleagues. DJ’s UFV service record includes:  1994-2017 — … Read more

Raabe to present at International Conference on Philosophical Practice

Petere Raabe (Philosphy) has been invited to present at the 15th International Conference on Philosophical Practice in Mexico City in June. He is also a member of the academic organizing committee for the conference.  He will hold a workshop on philosophy’s role in counselling and psychotherapy, and present a paper titled “Philosophy as Education and … Read more

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 … Read more

Desiree Blankenberg joins Student Services as associate director, Centre for Accessibility Services

Desiree Blankenberg will be joining UFV on Jan 8 in the position of Associate Director, Centre for Accessibility Services (formerly Disability Resource Centre). Desiree has a Master of Education degree from the University of Alberta in Special Education (2000). Desiree is also a certified school psychologist recognized by the BC Association of School Psychologists (2009). … Read more

Co-Curricular Record — What faculty and staff need to know

How do you know what you need to know if you don’t know?! A UFV faculty and staff tutorial video is now available for basic CCR information. Take two minutes to watch and you’ll be in the know! All CCR-related tutorial can be found at ufv.ca/CCR. Any further inquiries can be directed to myCCR@ufv.ca. https://ufv.ca/co-curricular-record/tutorials/ … Read more

New employees/moves and changes — April 2017

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs:  Cindy Jardine — Canada Research Chair, Health and Community Lisa Matty –– Administrative Assistant, College of Arts Lorelei Janzen — Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences/Nursing Stacie Anaka — Facilities Operations Coordinator, Athletics Sean Rigter — Clerk, Assessment Services moved from … Read more

Sandy Hill is Teacher Educator of the year

Sandy Hill of UFV’s Education program was named Teacher Educator of the year by the Association of BC Deans of Education at its annual awards ceremony. Hill has provided exceptional mentoring of pre-service teachers in his work with UFV’s Teacher Education program, the Association noted. He has also been instrumental in furthering the university’s relationships … Read more

Little donation goes a long way

An energetic team of generous teen athletes enjoyed a competitive trip to Cuba earlier this year. As part of the U15-BC Goodwill Tour Team, the Abbotsford Outlaws softball squad loaded hundreds of pounds of donations, including UFV water bottles, onto their plane – all of which was handed over to underprivileged Cuban children. The Fraser … Read more