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Luigi Aquilini, Halldor Bjarnason, Linda Frimer, and George Peary to receive honorary doctorates at UFV Convocation

Four Canadians who exemplify leadership and excellence will receive honorary doctorates from the University of the Fraser Valley this spring. Business titan Luigi Aquilini, lawyer and Paralympian Halldor Bjarnason, artist and activist Linda Frimer, and educator and community leader George Peary will each be honoured at one of UFV’s four convocation ceremonies on June 2 […]

Pro D day for staff and faculty on May 4

All UFV Faculty and Staff are invited to submit proposals for workshops as part of PD Day 2016, which will be held on May 4 on UFV’s Abbotsford campus. The theme of PD Day 2016 is Connect/Learn/Grow: Connect — build inter-department connections with colleagues from across UFV to promote student success. Learn — discover new […]

UFV hires CIO

UFV has new Chief Information Officer Darin Lee joins the University of the Fraser Valley as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective March 7, 2016. Lee brings extensive university experience leading enterprise-level information system initiatives and aligning strategic organizational goals with innovative technology-based solutions. He is an exceptional communicator with a strong reputation for building collaborative […]

UFV 2015 year in review: new Chancellor, new SUB, continued commitment to excellence

UFV is a leader in the social, cultural, and economic development of the Fraser Valley and beyond. Here are a few highlights from 2015 (photos): Dr. Gwen Point was installed as Chancellor, replacing founding Chancellor Brian Minter Approximately 2,550 credentials (bachelor’s and master’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates) were awarded at four Convocation ceremonies, one of […]

Community approach creates vibrant learning environment at UFV Hope Centre

President Mark Evered recently attended the UFV Hope Centre and enjoyed a morning with faculty, staff, and students at a Christmas cookie social organized by centre coordinator Michelle Vandepol. Evered chatted with students, asking about their courses and goals and came away with a real sense of the tightly-knit community the centre has become. As […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]