Author Archive | Anne Russell

Class cancellations for Fri, Jan 20.

As of 8 pm Thursday, it has not been determined whether UFV will be open on Friday, Jan 20. Check back at 6:15 am Friday. However, we do know of some class cancellations: Chantelle Marlor — Soc/Anth/MACS 356 C

UFV Cascades teams to play again in 2012/13

  The University of the Fraser Valley has renewed its commitment to five of its athletic teams for the 2012/13 year.  The men’s and women’s volleyball  teams , the men’s and women’s rowing teams, and the men’s golf team will all receive some funding from the university for the next academic and athletic year, which […]

Stars come out to shine in support of UFV golf

Golf tournaments and fundraising: the two go hand in hand. So when UFV golf coach Chris Bertram was looking for a way to boost funding for the UFV Cascades golf team, going the golf tourney route was an easy decision. He even had the framework for a successful event in place. Former PGA player Ray […]

FVC roots bring UFV growth: Scott Bate gives back to honour parents

The UFV roots go deep for Scott Bate. He grew up in with Fraser Valley College, moving to Chilliwack from Calgary as an 11-year-old in 1975 when his father Dick was hired to be the first Dean of Instruction. “Dad came out first, and then at spring break the rest of us joined him. I […]

University town: Two new projects bring town and gown together in Abbotsford

Craig Toews sees Abbotsford as a university town. And he’s looking forward to a future when the connection between town and gown is even closer. “We want to bring the city to the university and the university to the city,” says UFV’s director of campus planning. To do that, UFV has two major strategies: create […]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

Synapses were snapping at UFV microlectures

It was another intellectually stimulating lunch hour at UFV as the university presented the annual faculty microlectures. More than a dozen faculty presented their field of expertise in two-minute morsels, leaving the audience curious for more. Erik Talvila, Math and Statistics: Distributional integrals Fiona McQuarrie, Business Admin: Colleges and universities: How do we tell them […]