Author Archive | Anne Russell

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 […]

Grads and families celebrate UFV Convocation 2018

People cheered, airhorns blew, and the occasional cowbell rang out as families and friends gathered at the Abbotsford Centre on June 5 and 6 to celebrate graduates at four University of the Fraser Valley Convocation ceremonies. More than 2,360 students graduated with more than 2,740 credentials this year, with 1,260 of them attending a ceremony […]

UFV to honour hometown athlete Sophie Schmidt with honorary degree

Canadian women’s national soccer team veteran Sophie Schmidt won’t hit the big 3-0 in age until late June, but she has packed a lot into her first three decades. Three World Cups. Three Olympics. Two Olympic bronze medals. Numerous international qualifying tournaments. And it all started with backyard scrimmages with her two brothers and then […]