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Graduates: start your engines! Convocation 2012 this Thurs and Fri

It’s the time of year to celebrate at UFV. More than 2,100 students will be graduating from a variety of degree, diploma, and certificate programs this Thursday and Friday, June 14 and 15, with more than 1,000 of them expected to attend the ceremonies and cross the stage. All convocation ceremonies will be at the […]

Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy to receive honorary degree from UFV

Fourteen years ago, Sheldon Kennedy stood up to a bully and abuser on behalf of himself and all victims of childhood sexual abuse. The former pro hockey player was the first to accuse Graham James of abusing junior hockey players, which led to a conviction and, eventually, further charges. It was a very brave thing […]

Red Robinson

Red Robinson to receive honorary degree from UFV

Red Robinson is living museum of popular music and culture. Elvis Presley? Red Robinson met him. The Beatles?  He emcee’d their show at Empire Stadium in 1964 and John Lennon cursed him off the stage. Buddy Holly and Louis Armstrong? Met them when they were launching their careers.  John F. Kennedy? Met him during the […]