Former UFV Chancellor Brian Minter and current communications specialist Darren McDonald recently presented at the Chilliwack Creative Commission’s fifth annual PechaKucha event. One even wore a branded jacket. See the videos here: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6548089.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome to the following new employees: Jennifer Russell — Assistant, Enrolment Services Olivia Leskiw — Student Recruiter Izudin Issa — Coordinator, Athletic Events Everett Igobwa — Faculty Development Consultant Anita Nielsen — Executive Director, Advancement and Alumni Relations
David Wyatt, a longtime anthropology instructor and one of UFV’s first faculty members back in the Fraser Valley College days, passed away on January 12, 2019. A celebration of life will be held on Sun, Feb 3, at 1 pm at the Straiton Community Hall, 4698 Sumas Mountain Road, Abbotsford. He started full time at … Read more
Margo Kane, who received an honorary degree from UFV in 2015, who was one of 99 new appointees to the Order of Canada in June 2017. Kane is fouunder and artistic director of Full Circle: First Nations Performance, Margo’s citation recognizes “her contributions to the advancement of Indigenous theatre in Canada as a performer, storyteller, teacher … Read more
UFV Teaching and Learning is pleased to welcome Everett Igobwa, PhD (ABD) as the new Faculty Development Consultant. Everett is passionate about the design and redesign of face-to-face pedagogy, online learning, hybrid courses and MOOCs. He has a strong background in faculty development and mentoring, curriculum development, instructional design, decolonizing and internationalization of higher education. … Read more
Dr. Barry Moore, UFV’s second president, passed away on December 1, 2018, in Ontario. He presided over what might be termed Fraser Valley College’s adolescence. He arrived in 1979 after his predecessor Dr. Larry Blake had guided the college from soon after its start up. (Both Blake and Moore held the title of principal when … Read more
Emily Eglsaer — Clerk, Admissions Juan Cisternas — Team Lead, Mechanical Maintenance Worker
Find out more about new communications faculty members Jeff Orr and Mai Anh Doan in profiles in Practically Speaking, the UFV Communications department blog.