Bains receives honourable mention for role in co-editing book

A book about the Komagata Maru incident has received an honourable mention in the Canadian Studies Network’s 2020 prize for the Best Edited Collection in Canadian Studies. The jury gave an honourable mention to Unmooring the Komagata Maru: Charting Colonial Trajectories, edited by Rita Kaur Dhamoon, Davina Bhandar, Renisa Mawani and Satwinder Kaur Bains, published … Read more

Five professors emeritus named

Congratulations to the following faculty members, who have received professor emeritus status. Dr. Trevor Carolan, English, College of Arts Lynn Kirkland Harvey, Communication, College of Arts Dr. Doug Hudson, Social, Cultural, and Media Studies; College of Arts Dr. Adrienne Chan, Social Work and Human Services; Faculty of Professional Studies John Belec, School of Land Use … Read more

Aziz Ghafoor attends Harvard’s National Collegiate Research Conference

Aziz Ghafoor, a second-year Kinesiology student at UFV, recently became the first-ever student from UFV to attend the 2020 National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) at Harvard University. The NCRC, which was created in 2012 by the Harvard College Undergraduate Association, is the largest student-run research conference in the United States and allows undergraduate students from … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes — January 2020

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs. New Hires, Moves and Changes, January 2020 Nicole Cullen — Department Assistant, College of Arts Darius Mavis — Analyst I, Security Tatiana Voiniciuc — Analyst I, Systems moved from Developer, Web Applications Brian Wright — Team Lead, Audio Visual Oksana Ivanenko … Read more

Births: Sheppard

Births Congratulations to kinesiology professor Joanna Sheppard and her wife Celine on the birth of their son. Jack Roland Sheppard Born Dec 21, 2019, at 6:15 am 8 lbs, 10 oz 21 inches long

Cindy Schultz named Director of Health Studies

Cindy Schultz has been selected as the Director of the UFV School of Health Studies. This role oversees nursing and dental programs at UFV, including the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Practical Nursing diploma, Health Care Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant. Schultz is a UFV alumna (Nursing diploma, Nursing Management certificate, and BSN) and also … Read more

Rajwan guests on CBCs The National’s Face to Face panel

Twenty Canadians had a chance to go face to face with a federal party leader on CBC’s The National on Oct 3, and UFV financial analyst Sunny Rajwan was one of them (in his role as a private citizen), asking a question of federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. https://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/jagmeet-singh-on-spending-and-future-debt-1.5308498

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

New Hires, Moves and Changes, September 2019

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs. Adrian Bontuyan — Coordinator, International Student Success Jaskiran Kaur Mangat — Analyst I, Student Technology Kelly Guiaya — Coordinator, Practicum & Internship Myra Hughes — Department Assistant, Kinesiology; moved from Department Assistant, Chemistry Neena Gill — Assistant, Recruitment Tracy Morrison — … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes, Summer 2019

Welcome to all new employees and congratulations to those moving to new positions within UFV. Elizabeth Eberts — Department Assistant, Continuing Education Marta Cruz — Office Assistant, Industry Services & Part Time Trades Karmin Gray — Assistant, Quality Assurance, Accreditation & Stakeholder Engagement Keri van Eyck — Committees Assistant, College of Arts Stephanie Stenerson — … Read more

Thomas and student researcher present at Innovation conference

Dr. Jon Thomas of the School of Business (BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development) and his student research assistant, Jordan Evans (UFV CIS), presented research papers on “University Entrepreneurship” and “Innovation in the Fraser Valley”, at the ISPIM Connects Conference in Ottawa April 7-10. ISPIM is the International Society for Professional Innovation Management … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes — March 2019

Denise Duarte — Assistant, Admissions, moved from Clerk, Admissions Jenna Glover — Department Assistant, Faculty of Applied & Technical Studies Sheilagh Burchart — Coordinator, Nursing Laboratory Elissa Toews — Assistant, Office of the Chief Information Officer Jeffrey Thiessen — Manager, Bookstore Stacy Hulbert — Department Assistant, Indigenous Student Centre Sanjit Bhalru — Advisor, Centre for … Read more

Service Excellence nomination deadline extended to Feb 22

At UFV, we believe in honouring excellence and recognizing outstanding achievement and service. To do this, we need your nominations. We’ve extended the deadline to Feb. 22, so let us know who deserves to be recognized! You can still nominate people for the following: UFV Staff Excellence Award UFV Inspirational Leadership Award UFV Teamwork Award … Read more