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UFV hosting Literatures of the Fraser Valley conference March 5

British Columbia has long been a beacon for storytellers’ imaginations, and while the lion’s share of critical attention to the literary culture of British Columbia seems to often rest on Vancouver, the Fraser Valley’s own literary community is as vibrant as ever. That vibrancy will be on display on Thurs, March 5, as UFV hosts […]

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Conference Board of Canada releases BC Skills for Success Report

Report sheds light on the current and future needs of BC employers News release from the BC Association of Institutes and Universities (BCAIU). The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report entitled, Skills for Success: Developing Skills for a Prosperous BC. This report, jointly commissioned by BC Colleges (BCC) and the BC Association of […]

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UFV named one of B.C.’s Top Employers

With notes from stories featured in BC’s Top Employers publication and the Eluta.ca site The University of the Fraser Valley is well known for excellence in post-secondary education. Now it’s also being formally recognized for being a great place to work. UFV was named as one of British Columbia’s Top Employers for 2015, joining 60 […]

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UFV launches ontrackTV pilot

The following is a news release from Quizam Media Corporation: Quizam Media Corporation is pleased to announce that the first university credit course integrating ontrackTV videos launched on schedule Friday, January 9. Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass, UFV’s Dean of Professional Studies, and Cindy Stewart, associate professor of business, joined Vicki Asada and David Lee, directors […]

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UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus adds service to Langley

The UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus now has service to Langley. The new Langley stop is located at Carvolth Exchange, which is at 202 Street and Hwy 1. The location was selected because of its access to multiple routes and locations, well-lit transit shelters, parking, and ease of access. The Carvolth Exchange connects with transit […]

(Left to right) Carolina Silva, Kara Hanson and Cydney Myers have created a campaign to generate food bank donations as part of a global development class led by professor Cherie Enns. Photos courtesy of Black Press

UFV students’ social media campaign hopes to fill food bank shelves

Reproduced courtesy of Black Press. To read the full Abbotsford News/Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg and Alex Butler, go to: http://www.abbynews.com/news/284176091.html People enjoy posting pics of their food on social media. What if a community campaign to fight hunger made it even more meaningful? UFV Global Development students Cydney […]

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A Christmas Carol — classic tale of redemption — to Dec 21 at UFV Theatre

Is it possible to turn a life around? To change oneself completely? To find hope in the darkest hours? More than 160 years after it first captured imaginations, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol continues to astound and delight audiences and actors alike. Playing December 10-21 at UFV Theatre, this new production offers all the warmhearted […]

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UFV student’s Poppy Project maps link Chilliwack past and present

To read the full Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg, go to:  http://www.theprogress.com/news/282075581.html This is an excerpt from the Chilliwack Progress story: Soldiers from Chilliwack who laid down their lives in the Great War and Second World War can now be searched online with interactive maps. Welcome to the Poppy […]

UFV Cascades Athletics busy on all fronts this weekend — catch them at home!

A phenomenally busy week for the University of the Fraser Valley sports teams is highlighted by important competitions for the golf, volleyball, basketball, soccer and rowing squads. Golf teams at CCAA nationals The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) golf national championships began in memorable fashion for the Cascades, as head coach Chris Bertram won the […]

Vancouver TheatreSports League returns to UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre once again presents the Vancouver TheatreSports League. The professional improv group makes a much-anticipated return visit to the UFV Performance Theatre at UFV’s  Chilliwack North (Yale Road) campus at 45635 Yale Road, on Fri, Sept 19 at 7:30 pm. The annual presentation is a popular event for the UFV community and the general […]

L to R: BC Dairy Farmer Devan Toop, UFV Acting President and VP Students Jody Gordon, UFV Board of Governors Chair Barry Delaney, Western Economic Diversification Minister Michelle Rempel, MP Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon Mark Strahl, UFV Dean of Applied and Technical Studies John English.

Federal government invests $2.1 million to benefit agriculture students at UFV

Government of Canada news release: August, 7, 2014 – Chilliwack, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of over $2.1 million for state of the art training equipment for the Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley […]

L to R: Dr. Laurie Throness, MLA Chilliwack-Hope, Eddie Gardner, UFV Elder, Leslie Courchesne, UFV Executive Director, University Relations, John Martin, MLA Chilliwack, John English, UFV Dean, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Marc Dalton, MLA Maple Ridge-Mission.

More LNG trades training seats added at University of the Fraser Valley

BC Government news release: CHILLIWACK – As part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will receive funding for an additional 194 training spaces to help reduce waitlists for trades critical to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector and other industries. The allocation is part of the $6.8 million […]

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