Welcome to the following new employees and congratulations to those who are taking on new positions. Paige Vanderveen — Assistant, Career Services Lisa Dekker — Assistant, Campus Planning & Capital Projects Emanuela Pecheanu — Administrative Assistant, Advising Centre Mark Fischer — Manager, Facilities Operations Blair McFarlane — Energy Manager, Facilities & Project Management Dean Christensen … Read more
Kinesiology associate professor David Harper recently had an op-ed piece about the value of a ketogenic diet published in the Vancouver Sun. Here is the link: David Harper: Keto diet a healthy alternative to the standard Western diet
Associate professor of philosophy Peter Raabe was one of several invited facilitators at a four-day international philosophical counselling workshop in China’s capital city. On August 11 he presented a lecture followed by a day-long workshop at the Center for International Academic Exchange of Beijing Normal University. The event, titled “Let Philosophy Inspire Life,” was sponsored … Read more
How does philosophy merge with education and mental healthcare to improve the lives of people outside the academies and clinics? This was an important part of the general theme of the 15th International Conference on Philosophical Practice, held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City from June 25 to 29. Conference … Read more
Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have taken on new positions: Alastair Hodges — Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences Samantha Pattridge — Associate Dean, Students Mallory Manley — Coordinator, Student Transition & Engagement Janelle Dochuk — Assistant, Enrolment Services Leah Sperling — Department Assistant, College of Arts Kathleen Miller — … Read more
Maureen Berlin has been named interim Executive Director of Advancement at UFV. She will lead the Advancement team and fundraising efforts in support of innovation, infrastructure development, and growth across UFV. Maureen has extensive experience as a fundraiser and has been an executive director in the non-profit sector for decades. She brings skill, experience, and … Read more
Belated congratulations to Renata Donohue (Admin Assistant to the Directors, International Education), husband Pat, and big brother Michael, on the birth of twin boys, Albert Stanley Donohue and William Ernest Donohue, on Jan 11 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. The boys are sporting their UFV finest in this photo. .
Congratulations to Christina Forcier (Assistant to the Dean of Health Sciences) and her husband Adam on the birth of their second son, Rome Kingston Forcier. He was born on May 22 at 11:06 am at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. A brother for Nash.
Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have taken on new positions. Shelia Kheleh – Department Assistant, Faculty of Applied & Technical Studies Kathleen Chyld — Coordinator, Nursing Laboratory Scott Stove — Supervisor, Janitorial Services Belinda Karsen — Coordinator, Student Transition & Engagement Theresa Mulder – Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research … Read more
Tim Labrash, who worked as a janitor on Chilliwack campus for many years, has passed away. You can read his obituary on page 27 of the April 13 Chilliwack Progress here. A celebration of life will be held at the Chilliwack Legion at 46268 Yale Road on Wed, April 18, at 2 pm. Star Trek … Read more
On Monday, March 19 one of Peter Raabe’s former students visited his philosophy for counsellors (PHIL 367) class in the role of guest speaker. Devan Christian graduated from UFV with a philosophy major, and then went on to Adler University to get her Master of Counselling Psychology. She is now a very busy Registered Clinical … Read more
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Congratulations to Blair McFarlane, UFV’s energy manager, and his wife Vanessa. They welcomed baby June Isla on January 23, 2018. She weighed 7 lb, 2 oz. “Vanessa and I are happily managing the lack of sleep and abundance of new-parent cliches,” reports Blair.
Welcome to the following new employees and congratulations to those who have taken on new challenges. Anna Mayo — Coordinator, Industry Services & Part Time Trades Amy Huesken — Department Assistant, College of Arts Denise Tuchscherer — Advisor, Financial Aid, moved from Assistant, Student Services Jordan Zimmermann — Department Assistant, Theatre and Media Arts Scott … Read more
We will be acknowledging DJ’s service to UFV and congratulating him on his retirement. This will be an informal standing reception with a few people giving short remarks, followed by a gift presentation. People from UFV and the community will be invited, along with former presidents and colleagues. DJ’s UFV service record includes: 1994-2017 — … Read more