Author Archive | Anne Russell

UFV celebrates Mental Health Week May 6-12

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 6 to 12. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 6-12, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]

What does nursing mean to me? UFV nursing faculty share their views

National Nursing Week recognizes the leadership role nurses play in health care across Canada. Celebrate National Nursing Week from May 6 to May 12. The theme,  Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health for All, draws attention to the contribution nurses make in Canada and beyond. Recognition of national nursing week dates back to origins […]

UFV grad wins Champion of Diversity award

Last month UFV alumnus Marc Forcier stood up in front of almost 400 people to accept an honour he wasn’t expecting at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards (FVCDA). “It was shocking in a great way. I was just in awe, overwhelmed,” he says of receiving the Champion of Diversity trophy that now sits on […]

UFV Business students conduct economic impact study for Abbotsford International Airshow

UFV Business students recently completed a semester-long research project for the Abbotsford International Airshow  to better understand its economic impact on the local economy. The project was framed as a competition and was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson. The project provided students with valuable hands-on learning […]

Thomas and student researcher Evans present at Innovation conference

Dr. Jon Thomas of the School of Business (BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development) and his student research assistant, Jordan Evans (UFV CIS), presented research papers on “University Entrepreneurship” and “Innovation in the Fraser Valley”, at the ISPIM Connects Conference in Ottawa April 7-10. ISPIM is the International Society for Professional Innovation Management […]

UFV Certified Dental Assistant students offer low-cost preventive services at annual spring clinic

Do you need a dental X-Ray? Is it time for fluoride treatment or teeth polishing? Don’t have extended medical coverage? Take part in UFV’s low cost spring dental clinic on the Chilliwack campus. Certified Dental Assistant students provide high-quality, professional, preventive care at low cost. UFV’s large, modern clinic is equipped with the most current […]

Devised Theatre Showcase up next for UFV Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley is wrapping up the 2018/19 Season of Theatre with the Devised Theatre Showcase. The showcase is the final project presented by UFV Theatre’s fourth-year directing class. It is a chance for the theatre students to present original, collaboratively created theatre projects, and to apply everything they have learned in […]

Crim students and prof present at UN Commission on Status of Women

Criminal justice students had the chance to share their research on the global stage recently. Amanda McCormick, director of the UFV School Criminology and Criminal Justice, travelled to New York with BA Criminal Justice student Lauren Kempers and MA Criminal Justice student Caleigh West to present at the United Nations 63rd Session of the Commission […]

Belec awarded McVey award for teaching excellence

Current and former students and colleagues of John Belec, an associate professor in Geography and Environment, know that he’s an excellent teacher. Now he has received formal recognition. Belec was recently awarded the 2019 J. Alistair McVey Award for Teaching Excellence by the Canadian Association of Geographers. “The purpose of the J. Alistair McVey Award for […]