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
Dave 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.
Welcome to the following new employees and congratulations to those who are taking on new positions. Joy Woodard — Team Lead, Payroll Operations Randell Brown — Generalist, Maintenance Mary Saudelli — Associate Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies
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. .