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

UFV in photos and stories — Mar 1-4

This week the UFV camera caught the action at the very popular Terry O’Reilly event, part of the President’s Lecture Series. See photos here and Storify summary here. Maybe we quoted your tweet! Other events of note: Career fair, photos here; addictions alumni panel, summary here; regional skills competition and Try a Trade event, photos … Read more

Nursing Health Fair to showcase health promotion across the lifespan

From tips for grandparents on how to support breastfeeding to the facts about ‘study drugs’ for university students, this year’s Health Fair offers advice for the entire family. Running 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Mon, March 14, the fair is hosted by fourth-year UFV’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, continuing a tradition that … Read more

Home Sweet Home — Graphic + Digital Design open house — April 21

First-year students welcome you to their home away from home! Come for tea and browse through a showcase of graphic and digital design projects, experiential learning, and community partnerships. See a sneak preview of the upcoming Continuing Education Centre for Creative Development. Thurs, April 21, 2 to 5 pm UFV Mission campus 33700 Prentis Avenue … Read more

New employees/moves and changes

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have changed jobs recently: Whitney Fordham — Manager, Alumni Relations, University Relations; moved from Housing Assistant, Guest Housing/Conferencing, Student Services Tony Shum — Financial Analyst & Liaison, Finance & Administration Rebekah Brackett — Janitor, Facilities Nazli Akhtari — Department Assistant, Theatre Sherri Magson — Advancement … Read more

UFV in photos — February 2016

UFV is a-buzz with activity. Just before reading break, the UFV Library and Indigenous Affairs office hosted an Aboriginal storytelling day at the Chilliwack campus. See photos here.The School of Business hosted a popular finance networking breakfast recently. See photos here. UFV students from Africa ran a Celebrating African Culture event in honour of Black … Read more

Festival of Learning — June 6-9

The Festival of Learning (http://festival.bccampus.ca) is a celebration of teaching and learning in post-secondary education. It is an unprecedented collaboration of existing groups and annual events hosted together during an exciting four-day festival experience. Educators, leaders and professional staff involved in teaching and learning in BC higher education will find a variety of opportunities to … Read more

Digital Learning Module now live

If you have a Blackboard course, you may have noticed a new module in your course list – Digital Learning. This online learning module is designed to address the benefits and challenges of hybrid and online learning and provide strategies and best practices for digital learning. Created by Carleton University, this online module was made … Read more