Congratulations to Ezzy Bruce (Advancement) and husband Dean on the birth of their daughter, Cora Carmen Salazar Bruce. She was born on Thurs, March 30, at Peace Arch Hospital, and weighed 7 lb, 8 oz.
A message from Jackie Hogan, CFO & VP Administration: Dear Colleagues, As follow up to Board Chair John Pankratz’s message of March 3, 2017 announcing my appointment to the role of interim President and Vice Chancellor effective July 1, 2017, I am pleased to announce the plan for administrative continuity within the CFO & VP … Read more
Kinesiology professor Lauren Couture and husband Marc welcomed baby Charles (Charlie) on Fri, March 24, 2017. He weighed 8 lb, 6 oz and was born at Royal Columbian Hospital. Big brother Russell is happy to welcome his new sibling.
Congratulations to theatre professor Heather Davis-Fisch and husband Scott on the birth of their second son, Quinn Michael Davis-Fisch. He was born February 28, 2017. Big brother Jasper is happy to welcome Quinn, who weighed 7 lb, 12 oz at birth. Save Save
As a staff member at UFV you are eligible to utilize $400 of your professional development funds on Continuing Education courses. In today’s workplace digital media and creative practice are more valuable than ever! Gain the skills necessary to succeed in your current role or advance your career with a Centre for Creative Development course. … Read more
David Harper (Kinesiology) gave a public presentation on ketogenic diets and chronic disease at the recent Specialty Food Expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Here’s a link to his presentation.
Welcome to the following new employees and congratulations to those who have taken on a new position at UFV. Kayla Webster — Assistant, Career Services Julie Meloshinsky — Officer, Accounts Payable Catherine Wilson — Switchboard Operator Tracey McKone — Assistant, Advancement Services
For Norm Taylor the inspiration for giving to UFV is all around him. “Just look at them,” he says, gesturing to the students who have arrived early to do homework before the physics lab he is preparing for them officially starts. “We have so many smart, motivated students. How can you not want to … Read more
What do you do when you’re a basketball fanatic and your brand new outdoor hoop freezes in an ice storm? Try to shoot a basket, of course. Look what happened when Dan Kinvig, communications coordinator for UFV Athletics, tried to shoot hoops in the aftermath of Thursday’s ice storm. Video here.
Congratulations to Charlene Smadello of Health Sciences and husband Billy on the birth of their fourth child, a daughter. Her name is Amyah Scarlett Rose Smadello, she weighed 7 lb, 14 oz, and she was born on a snowy Saturday on Feb 4, 2017, at 10:31 pm. A sister for Seth, Trinity, and Michaela.
Professor Olav Lian and research associate Christina Neudorf recently had a paper they co-authored (with others) published in Journal of Sedimentary Research, based on their work with Hakai Institute on Calvert Island. Read a post about the research from the Hakai Institute blog here. The reference for the paper is: Eamer, J.B.R., D.H. Shugar, I.J. … Read more
(Excerpted from the blog of CBC Radio — The Current) Three years ago, Madeleine Hardin was an associate dean at the University of the Fraser Valley gunning for a more senior position. But at a routine eye examination, she discovered that she had a brain tumour the size of baseball. “It’s what I call a ‘holy crow’ … Read more
Lenore Newman, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment at UFV and is a faculty member in Geography and the Environment, visited the TV studios of Global BC on Feb 7 to discuss Speaking in Cod Tongues, her book on Canadian cuisine, where she spoke to Sophie Lui and Squire … Read more
Congratulations to Katie Baird of Health Sciences on the birth of her son, Hutton John Baird, at 10:51 pm on January 20, 2017. Hutton weighed 7 lb 2 oz.
Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who are moving into new positions at UFV. Deanna Devitt — Coordinator, Work-Integrated Learning Sabrielle McCurdy-Foreman — Department Assistant, Publicity & Box Office Greg Mather — Manager, Student Wellness & Development Deanna McIntyre — Advancement Officer, Annual Giving Kristi Mansley — Bookstore Supervisor, Course Materials; … Read more