Introduction to Blogging in WordPress — offered by Continuing Ed

Wondering how to use your Professional Development funds? One option is to sign up for Introduction to Blogging in WordPress to enhance your blog and expand your technical portfolio. Administrative professionals use social media platforms more and more these days. This course will help you with student engagement, event notification. community buy-in, etc. Digital literacy … Read more

Betty Peters is UFV’s new Indigenous Student Transition Coordinator

Betty Peters has been hired as UFV’s Indigenous Student Transition Coordinator for a term position of one year. As the coordinator, Betty will work with new Indigenous students to support their transition into, retention in, and successful completion of UFV programs. She looks forward to working with students to ensure they get the academic and … Read more

Dr. Margaret Coombes appointed Director of the School of Social Work and Human Services

Dr. Margaret Coombes has been appointed to the role of Director of the School of Social Work and Human Services effective September 2016. She holds a PhD from the University of Buffalo, a Master of Social Work from Syracuse University, a Bachelor of Social Work from Dalhousie University, and a BA from the University of … Read more

Book Launch of “Reluctant Rebellions” by Shauna Singh Baldwin

The University of the Fraser Valley’s long association with writer Shauna Singh Baldwin will be strengthened this fall when the university’s Centre for Indo Canadian Studies publishes Baldwin’s first work of non-fiction. In Reluctant Rebellions: New and Selected Non-fiction, Baldwin presents essays and speeches on the act of writing as a feminist author, while at … Read more

What’s Your Story? Library display and event coming up this fall

Have you ever wondered if you were a book what your title would be? We’re looking for “books” for our UFV Chilliwack human library display and event. You can nominate yourself or someone else. Our mission is to present unique experiences that challenge peoples’ understanding of stereotypes and educate people on diversity. Our criteria is … Read more

Upcoming Learning & Development workshops for employees

Check out the learning and development opportunities available for employees:   Tues, Oct 25 Increasing Your Personal Resilience (webinar) Tues, Nov 8 Building Emotional Intelligence Thurs, Nov 24 Super Foods (webinar) For more details, please visit the UFV Learning and Development page. This list will be updated frequently; please check back often. To register, contact … Read more

Message from the UFV and FSA Presidents: Join us for UFV’s United Way campaign kickoff

Dear Colleagues, The United Way campaign for 2016 is about to launch at UFV, marking the 33rd consecutive year of staff and faculty support for the United Way. We both give personally to this campaign. Will you give, too? Join us, along with Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz and Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun, for the United … Read more