Teaching and Learning – Workshops running Aug 2-Sept 8

Teaching and Learning provides assistance to faculty in developing meaningful learning experiences for UFV students. We provide professional development opportunities for UFV’s teaching community in areas including Indigenization, internationalization, curriculum development, and course delivery, as well as learning technologies and techniques. UPCOMING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Camtasia Workshop – Thurs, Aug 11, 18, 25 (11-12pm) Padlet Workshop … Read more

Policy Consultation: Revisions to the Arts Acquisition and Exhibition (4) policy

As part of a three-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Art and Cultural Heritage Collections Management (#4) policy (formerly called Arts Acquisition and Exhibition). Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline 4 pm, Aug 8, 2022. Thank you for your input. https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ … Read more

Internationalization Workshops — Aug 25 & 29

CHAT-I (Chat Internationalization) Come join Victoria Surtees, Teaching and Learning Specialist in Internationalization, to a casual time of dialogue around cultures, inclusive approaches to teaching, working with international & multilingual learners, or any other topics on internationalizing your curriculum, teaching, and assessment. Online workshop. Thurs, Aug 25 (1-2pm) What is Internationalization Anyways? Learn about internationalization as it applies to teaching … Read more

Seeking nominations for Inaugural Outstanding Student Leader Award!

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Student Leader Award Do you know a student who has made impressive contributions to the UFV community? In 2019, a group of alumni and the UFV Alumni Association (UFVAA) came together to fund the Outstanding Student Leader Award. This new annual award will recognize and engage with student leaders who go … Read more

UFV Alumni Open golf tournament — Sept 15

Join us for the first UFV Alumni Open golf tournament since 2019. Bringing together community leaders, businesses, UFV alumni, students and friends, this is a signature annual event for UFV supporters. If you’re not a golfer, you’re welcome to join us for the après golf reception dinner following the tournament. Proceeds go to the UFV … Read more

UFV Board of Governors policy and bylaw updates and Senate policy updates

At its June 9th, 2022 meeting, the Board of Governors approved the following policy, policy direction and bylaws revisions: • Board bylaw BGB-110.05 — Conflict of Interest • Board policy direction BPD-220 — Risk Management • Board policy BRP-225.03 — Board Policy on the Reappointment of the President Board policies, policy directions, and bylaws can … Read more

Introducing Blackboard Base Navigation: A better way to navigate myClass (Blackboard)

As of June 29, 2022, myClass (Blackboard Learn) will move to a easier to use, mobile-friendly view. Base Navigation offers a new way to navigate your learning environment that will save you time and help you keep track of what’s most important. Its sleek, personalized interface enables instant access to the information you need. It … Read more

Faculty Sabbatical Leave workshop — June 10

Are you a UFV faculty member interested in applying for a 2023-2024 sabbatical leave? Ask questions and receive feedback before submitting your application. Register here: https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ABal6xBpTCOMbLFBlC_TjQ Fri, June 10 1-3 pm Zoom https://www.ufv.ca/research/events/ For more information, contact Tracy Morrison at tracy.morrison@ufv.ca 06/11/2022