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Dr. Vandy Britton appointed Department Head for Teacher Ed

Dr. Vandy Britton has been appointed to the role of department head for the Teacher Education department, effective July 2016. She holds a PhD and a Master of Education from Simon Fraser University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from the University of […]

Larissa Horne appointed Experiential Education Coordinator

UFV is committed to increasing experiential learning opportunities for students, and a newly created position will help to accomplish this. Under the direction of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, UFV’s commitment will be supported through a project to develop a leading-edge model to coordinate and increase experiential education opportunities for students at a primarily undergraduate […]

Employee donor profile: Cecelia Dirksen targets her gifts

“My little gifts add up!” Cecelia Dirksen, assistant to the UFV Dean of Arts, was surprised to find out that she has donated to UFV a total of 260 times over the past eight years, mostly through payroll deduction. “I hardly notice the payroll donations,” she adds. Cecelia has a unique approach to her gift […]

TLC welcomes Mary Saudelli as Faculty Development Consultant

Teaching and Learning welcomes Dr. Mary Gene Saudelli as the Faculty Development Consultant in the Teaching and Learning Centre. Mary has been teaching for over 25 years, the last 12 in higher education. She has taught in Canada, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Istanbul. Mary embraces interdisciplinary, international, and Indigenous educational projects […]

Susan Francis takes on Continuing Education Manager role

Please join us in welcoming Susan Francis to the Continuing Education (CE) department as Manager of Continuing Education. Susan’s first official day in her new role is August 8, 2016. Susan holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from UFV. She has worked in post-secondary […]

New employees/moves & changes

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs Shannon Draney — Coordinator, Industry Services and Part Time Trades,moved from Departmental Assistant, Faculty of Applied & Technical Studies Marlie Murphy — Assistant, Advising Centre Shawn Johnston — Legal Counsel, Labour and Employment, Human Resources

Congratulations to employee grads

We’ve been all caught up in the Convocation excitement this week, but we don’t want to miss the chance to congratulate colleagues who are graduating. Congratulations to Janice Nagtegaal, admin assistant to the Provost/VP Admin. She earned her General Studies diploma at UFV. Congratulations also to David Shayler, manager of janitorial services, who earned his […]

Obituary — June Pitcher

Many at UFV will be saddened to hear of the passing of June Pitcher, a longtime employee in Educational Technology Services on the Chilliwack campus. She passed away peacefully on May 1, 2016 after a lengthy struggle with cancer. She had been with UFV since 1994, and became a permanent employee in 1998. Her daughter […]