Five professors emeritus named

Congratulations to the following faculty members, who have received professor emeritus status. Dr. Trevor Carolan, English, College of Arts Lynn Kirkland Harvey, Communication, College of Arts Dr. Doug Hudson, Social, Cultural, and Media Studies; College of Arts Dr. Adrienne Chan, Social Work and Human Services; Faculty of Professional Studies John Belec, School of Land Use … Read more

Online brainstorming session re: helping our communities — April 9

UFV has a new and exciting opportunity for community involvement! During times of crisis communities come together and assist those in need. We welcome you to join Research, Engagement & Graduate Studies’ online brainstorming forum on Thurs, April 9, at 10 am, a bluejeans link will be provided to those who RSVP. Let’s generate a … Read more

ZoomBombing and how to thwart it

Video Collaboration Gate Crashing, also known as ZoomBombing, is an interruption of a synchronous online session or meeting in a malicious manner. This is made possible when a session link is shared with participants and then becomes available to individuals other than those attended participants. Some hacker websites have begun to publish these links, and … Read more

COVID-19 update — March 12

Dear UFV Colleague: I understand there is heightened awareness and a raised level of concern regarding COVID-19. I want to reassure you the health and wellness of our students, faculty, staff, and our community is of paramount importance. The University is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the quickly evolving health situation in BC … Read more

Budget Open House — March 12

Budget Open House 2020 Thursday, March 12, 2020 Abbotsford: 10am to 12 noon Building B, Room B121 Chilliwack: 2:30pm to 4 pm Building A, Atrium Information on the fiscal year ahead will be presented in an interactive and informal atmosphere. The Open House format will provide time for feedback and conversation. Please come, have a … Read more

Help shape UFV’s future — share your thoughts

At the President’s town hall in October we introduced UFV’s integrated strategic planning process — a key continuation and evolution of the mission and vision work UFV completed in 2019. Through consultation, and with your input, the integrated strategic plan will provide the specific goals and steps we will implement in our daily UFV lives … Read more

Apply to graduate — deadline April 1

April 1 is the last day to submit a Graduation Request to the Office of the Registrar (graduation fee is $25). Convocation ceremonies will be on June 9 & 10. Visit Graduation Information for further details. Please note, if you are completing requirements in the summer semester, applications will be not be processed until after … Read more

Making Effective Selection Decisions Workshop — Dec 3

Date(s): Tuesday, December 3 Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: : Abbotsford Campus, A225 This workshop explores the best practices in hiring and is designed to help employees be effective SAC Chairs or members. Topics covered are: purpose of the interview, legal considerations in hiring, job descriptions and competencies, developing interview questions, and deliberation … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes — October 2019

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs. Reena Kudhail — Janitor Jackie Bryce — Department Assistant, Chemistry, moved from Manager, Student Accounts Michelle Tang — Library Technician, Collections Support Holly Kooyman — Technician, Print Services, moved from Clerk, Reprographic Mohamed Yeslem — Administrator I, Database Savannah Waite — … Read more