Author Archive | Anne Russell

Carolan teams up with students for Harmony Arts Festival performance

English professor Trevor Carolan is taking experiential education to a new level. He will be performing with two of his former students in a music/poetry mashup at the Harmony Arts Festival on Aug 9 from 3 to 4 pm at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. Carolan and singer/guitarists Zachary Keely and Marlowe Ferris will share […]

Talking With: Retirees from Theatre and English revive play from 1989

Retired but not tired of theatre is one way to describe some former UFV faculty and staff who have revived a performance from 1989 and will be performing it July 10 at the Harrison Festival of the Arts. First performed to sold-out audiences twenty-nine years ago as a Fraser Valley College theatre presentation and then […]

Campus Rec day camps combine fun, health, and fitness

Looking for some fun healthy activities to keep the kids occupied this summer? The UFV Athletics and Campus Rec departments are hosting summer camps on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus this year for ages 6-18 from July 3-August 30, 2018. Our day camp programs use the power of experiential learning to enhance the personal growth […]

Mary Gene Saudelli appointed Associate Dean of Professional Studies

The Faculty of Professional Studies welcomes Dr. Mary Gene Saudelli as Associate Dean. Mary joins the Faculty of Professional Studies from her role as the Teaching and Learning Faculty Development Consultant in the Centre of Teaching and Learning at UFV where she has been engaged in the  development of faculty across multiple academic fields.  She […]

UFV students bring home Skills Canada medals

UFV students brought home two medals from the National Skills Competition on Edmonton recently. Congratulations to Greg Zervini, who won silver in the Heavy Mechanical category, and to his coach and instructor, Jamie Ubell. Congratulations to Bradley Streifel, who won bronze in Post-secondary Welding. Congratulations also to coach and instructor Jim Carson. Also competing for […]

Marnie Wright new Associate Vice President of Human Resources at UFV

Marnie Wright joined the University of the Fraser Valley as Associate Vice-President of Human Resources on June 18, 2018. Marnie brings 20 years of experience in human resource management in the educational field to her role at UFV. Most recently, she was the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the Abbotsford School District.  Highlights of […]

Faculty Service Excellence award: Amber Johnston puts heart into her job

As a lab instructor in the Kinesiology program at UFV, Amber Johnston’s primary job is to teach students the applied ‘hands on’ portion of their anatomy and physiology courses. But she brings much more to her faculty position. You could say that she puts her heart into it. And for her commitment to her students, […]

Positive, passionate Karen Power embodies employee excellence

Balancing a passion for customer service and a positive results-driven nature with the ability to overcome challenges, Karen Power embodies employee excellence. For her years of dedication to and excellence in her work, Karen is this year’s winner of the Staff Excellence Award. Karen Power joined UFV in 1990, starting as an Assistant to the […]