Cascades launch Hall of Fame, seek nominations from community

The University of the Fraser Valley athletic department is establishing the Cascades Hall of Fame. The new initiative will honour inductees in three categories — athlete, team and builder — who significantly contributed to the UFV varsity sports program, and who brought special honour and recognition to the university. The inaugural class of Cascades Hall … Read more

National search underway for new UFV president

The national search for UFV’s next President and Vice-Chancellor is now underway. The opportunity is being promoted widely, and can be viewed online at Boyden Global Executive Search. We expect this initial phase of the search for suitable candidates to span the next several months. Thank you to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members who participated … Read more

UFV Dental provides community outreach for bigger and brighter smiles

Making smiles bigger and brighter, the UFV dental program has continued to make community outreach an integral part of the student experience. Since the beginning of the program many school-aged children and seniors have benefited from dental health promotion and services provided by UFV students. Most recently, the UFV Dental program visited the Chehalis Community … Read more

Rights of Indigenous Children in Care — National Indigenous Rights Education Day — Mar 17

Every year around the birthday of the late George Manuel, UFV hosts an annual event to bring awareness to the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This year we are focusing on the rights of Indigenous children in care with Guest Speaker Grand Chief Stewart Phillip. This is timely given the Truth and Reconciliation Commission call to … Read more

Little star of Room has UFV connection

As project manager for UFV, Jorge Candia keeps a low profile while planning and working behind the scenes on construction projects for the university. But lately, the limelight has crept his way. Jorge’s grandson, Jacob Tremblay, is a big-screen sensation and on Sunday, February 28, the nine year old took centre stage as a presenter … Read more

Study Skills Workshop Series for Trades students

This series of 6 lunch-and-learn style sessions will provide students with tools to: 1. manage time and energy efficiently (Feb. 24) 2. improve attention and classroom learning (Mar. 2) 3. study effectively and enhance memory (Mar. 9) 4. stay motivated and beat procrastination (Mar. 16) 5. prepare for exams and manage test anxiety (Mar. 23) … Read more

UFV Baker House student staff positions NOW open for Summer & Fall/Winter 2016/17!

UFV Baker house is now recruiting dedicated Students for Student Staff Positions in Summer & Fall/Winter of 2016/17! We are looking for… For Summer: up to three Resident Assistants (RA) & up to three Front Desk Assistants (FDA) For Academic 2016/17: One Senior Front Desk Assistant (Senior FDA), up to seven Resident Assistants (RA), and … Read more

UFV Campus Rec launches new universal fitness pass

UFV Campus Recreation is repackaging its fitness class offerings for 2016, offering tremendous value to students, staff, and faculty through new pricing options. In years past, Campus Rec had charged fitness class participants on a session-by-session basis. This year, participants will pay a flat rate to access a fitness class for the entire semester. Classes … Read more

Summit: UFV Undergraduate Journal of the Arts

Summit: UFV Undergraduate Journal of the Arts is proudly accepting papers for its inaugural publication in Spring 2016. Summit is a student-run academic journal that recognizes excellence in research and writing by undergraduate arts students at the University of the Fraser Valley. The editorial board is currently seeking essays written in 2015 by students for … Read more

Faculty Microlecture — The two-minute challenge! — Feb 24

Each year the Research Advisory Council (RAC) and the Research Office invite faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the UFV Microlecture series. Our goal is to provide “snapshots” to students and UFV faculty of the range and depth of faculty research, as well as highlight the interdisciplinary nature of their … Read more