Births — Lang

Congratulations to Maggi Lang of Alumni Relations and husband Mitch on the birth of their first child, a girl. Penelope Florence Lang was born January 15, 2017. She weighed 8 lb 1 oz and was 52 cm long.   

Sad news — Fay Hyndman has passed away: UFV memorial on Jan 27

Many of us at UFV will be saddened to learn that Fay Hyndman, who retired from UFV in 2009 after coordinating UFV’s Writing Centre for many years, passed away Jan 10, 2017, after graciously facing cancer. Fay began her work at Fraser Valley College in 1987, following careers as a high-school teacher and flight attendant. … Read more

Raabe book translated and released in Korea

Peter Raabe of the Philosophy department is celebrating the translation of his latest book into Korean. “The 600-page Korean version of my book Philosophy’s Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy was painstakingly translated during the past year by Dr. Soo Bae Kim, Professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Chungnam National University,” reports Raabe. “It’s the second … Read more

Alisa Webb wins BCCAT award

Congratulations to Alisa Webb, Associate Dean of Students, College of the Arts, on receiving the Rising Star award from the BC Council on Admissions and Transfers. “As Associate Dean of Students in Arts at UFV, Dr. Webb has significantly improved approaches to articulation at UFV and has completed a range of innovative and new block … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes — Nov 2016

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who are moving to a new position within UFV. Sherri Magson — Manager, Advancement, University Relations; moved from Advancement Officer, Major Gifts Kelly Gardner — Assistant, Director, School of Business Katrina Owens — Coordinator, Athletic Events Evgenia Pyzhyanova — Department Assistant, Graphic & Digital Design … Read more

Nicolle Bourget hired as project manager for Pedagogy Investment Project

Nicolle Bourget has joined the ITS department and UFV as the Project Manager responsible for the Pedagogy Investment Project, announced by Provost Eric Davis earlier this year. Nicolle most recently worked at TELUS, where she managed a number of technology, infrastructure, and business transformation programs over the past 19 years. Nicolle holds a PMP certification … Read more

Sad news: security officer Lorne Rowan has passed away

Lorne Rowan, a security officer based at the Chilliwack campus at CEP, passed away on Nov 12. Members of the UFV community who wish to attend his funeral service will find details below, along with his obituary, as printed in the Nov 16 Abbotsford News. Tuesday, November 22. 1030am, open invitation. St. Anne’s Catholic Church, … Read more

Betty Harris receives Librarian Emeritus award

Univerity Librarian Kim Isaac visited her old mentor, Betty Harris, recently to present her with the UFV Librarian Emeritus award. Here are some words from Kim about the key role Betty played in the development of the UFV library: Betty was the founding library director at Fraser Valley College, and served in that role from … Read more