By-Election for Board of Governors Student Positions

Four nominations were received for two student positions on the Board of Governors, for terms from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019: Andrew Stahl Isaac Veeneman Jordan Tabin Harsimran Gill Candidate statements are available for viewing at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/get-involved-in-ufv-governance/elections-voting-and-results/. An election is underway to select two nominations. Voting will take place March 8, 9, 10, […]

Visual Arts auction winners

Senior students of the Visual Arts Department would like to thank all those individuals who participated in the Silent Auction this year. A very special thanks to those who donated artworks to this fundraising event. All proceeds will go towards the Creative & Performing Arts Festival which will take place on April 27 on the […]

Volunteers Wanted for Career Fair

Volunteers needed for the 2018 Career Fair Thursday March 8, 1–5 pm in the Student Union Building. Students they can come for the experience, networking, and the food! Volunteering looks great on a resume, and potential employers love to see that they are involved. Time commitment will be over the course of 2 weeks, with […]

Employee benefits updates

Manulife has introduced two standard programs to the UFV Extended Health Benefits plan. These programs are DrugWatch and the Specialty Drug Care. For more information, visit the Human Resources Health Benefits webpage https://www.ufv.ca/hr/benefits/health-benefits/  For more information, contact Kerri Ponich at kerri.ponich@ufv.ca 02/28/2018

Human Resources Year End Deadlines — Feb 28

In-Service Professional Development applications and expense claim forms for the 2017/2018 fiscal year must be submitted to Human Resources for approval no later than Feb 28. For In-Service Professional Development events that take place in March 2018, please arrange expense claim for submissions with Lee Newbery at local 5133 or lee.newbery@ufv.ca. Training & Development claims […]

Next Meeting of Senate — March 9

The next meeting of Senate is on Friday, March 9, on the Abbotsford campus, room A225/229. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, Feb 27. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/senate/ 03/09/2018

Child and Youth Care — LGBTQ Panel Feb 27

Child and Youth Care students are hosting a LGBTQ panel. Come and join the conversation on connecting community. Tue, Feb 27 – Tue, Feb 27 6 – 7:30 pm Auditorium B building Abbotsford Campus For more information, contact Cassie Labbe at labbecassie1@gmail.com 02/28/2018

College Pension Plan “Approaching Retirement” Workshop

Thu, Mar 22 9 – 11 am Room B121 Abbotsford Campus As members of the College Pension Plan, faculty and administrators, are invited to attend an “Approaching Retirement” Workshop presented by the BC Pension Corporation on Thursday, March 22 at 9 am in Room B121 on the Abbotsford campus. Members of the plan within five […]

HORIZONS — Photography, paintings and video installation

Photography, paintings and video installation. Based on an exhibition held in Jan 2017 at the University of Fine Arts in Poznań, in Poland. This work is about the ambiguous and multifaceted connections we have to our environment in the context of perception, experience and memory. Tue, Feb 6 – Mon, Feb 26 10 am – […]

UFV Faculty Microlectures — Feb 20

2018 Faculty Microlectures • Tues, Feb 20 • Location: Abbotsford Campus – Road Runner Cafe • Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm • Deadline to register: Feb 12 What it looks like. Researchers take the stage one after the other for a maximum of two minutes to speak about the exciting findings and implications of […]

Learning through Peer Teaching — Ignite Innovation Series — Mar 22

Ignite Innovation Series UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive […]

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series with Dr. Lucy Lee — Feb 20

Dr. Lee has devoted 35 years to fish cell line development and in this presentation, she will recap her past work, present research projects and a fascinating future for fish invitromatics. Tue, Feb 20 1:30- 2:30 pm Abby B101 http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2018/02/01/lucy-lee/ For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at caroline.majeau@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

Mindfulness Core Concepts with Dr. Evan Collins — Feb 13

This is a special training event for people interested in becoming mindfulness teachers or practitioners or just to learn more. There is a discounted rate for the UFV faculty, students and staff ($125) vs. general public ($336). You can register in the Event Tickets section of the UFV Bookstore. It is led by Dr. Collins, […]

Mitacs Globalink research award for undergraduate and graduate students

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 18 years. Working with 60 universities, thousands of companies, and both federal and provincial governments, the organization builds partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada. Mitacs has new destinations for international research collaborations. The United […]

2018 grads: Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campuses in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Feb 21-24 — Chilliwack campus at CEP Classroom: CEPA 2428 March 5-17 — Abbotsford campus Artona Mobile Studio — Mobile Studio located in the […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Makermagnetism — Feb 23

  UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter […]

Mini Med School — March 6-27

Neighbourhood Learning Centre Alumni Hall 46361 Yale Road, Chilliwack. Tue, Mar 6 – Tue, Mar 27 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Neighbourhood Learning Centre For more information, contact Cindy Schultz at cindy.schultz@ufv.ca 03/27/2018

Ignite Innovation Series — March 16

UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter of […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Embodied Pedagogy Activity– Feb 20

Ignite Innovation Series FEBRUARY & MARCH 2018   /   UFV FACULTY SHINE AS THEY PRESENT THE IGNITE INNOVATION SERIES UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with […]

Training & Development Deadline — Feb 28

Employee eligible for the Training & Development Allowance must submit claims for the 2017/18 fiscal year by February 28, 2018. Training & Development Allowance and Health Spending Account balances can be viewed by logging in to myUFV. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or debbie.dyck@ufv.ca if you have any questions.   02/28/2018

Winter 2018 Learning and Development Workshops

Human Resources is committed to supporting your personal, academic, and professional growth. Below is a list of upcoming Learning and Development workshops available (at no charge) for UFV employees. For registration information and more details, please visit ufv.ca/hr/learning–development/ Feb 21 — Advanced Word Feb 28 –Advanced PowerPoint Mar 7 — Banner Basics Mar 14 — […]

Ignite Innovation Series — March 23 — Adapting a Class for Online

  UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers — support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter […]

Unpacking the Backpack, a one-woman show by Charlene Hellson — March 21

Please come to a one-woman show and workshop. “Unpacking the Backpack” was written, and performed for the conference “Cultural and Mental Health Practice: Honoring Our Differences” in 2006 and has been performed across the country ever since. It is an educational and experiential monologue that speaks to the heart and creates a new understanding of […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Feb 13

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Administrative Assistant, ITS Sessional Faculty, Media Arts Coordinator, Centre for Accessibility Services Sessional Faculty, Health Sciences Assistant Professor, BSN Program To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For […]