New Hires, Moves and Changes — September 2018

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

Raabe lectures in China

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

Raabe presents at International Conference on Philosophical Practice in Mexico

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

New Hires, Moves and Changes, July 2018

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 to serve as interim Executive Director of Advancement

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

Births — Donohue

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.   .

Births — Forcier

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.      

New Hires/Moves and Changes, April 2018

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