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Annual directors’ theatre festival returns to UFV

This spring, from April 25 to 29, the two theatre spaces on the Chilliwack campus of The University of The Fraser Valley will be buzzing with life and creativity, as Directors’ Theatre Festival performers from throughout the province strut -their- stuff on stage. This is the Seventeenth  Annual Directors’ Theatre Festival at UFV and the […]

Long-term employees recognized

Oh, the stories they could tell! UFV recognized some long-term, and some long, long, looooooooooong-term employees on April 10 with two celebrations. In an afternoon ceremony, some of the more than one hundred 10- and 20-year employees from 2011 and 2012 were recognized and thanked by President Mark Evered, Board Chair Larry Stinson, FSA President […]

UFV employee awards recognize innovation and excellence

Three outstanding UFV employees were honoured recently in the inaugural Employee Excellence awards. The awards recognize and celebrate employees who have inspired others through their outstanding achievement within the university and/or their community. Hope centre coordinator Hilary Kennedy, senior advisor on indigenous affairs Shirley Hardman of Chilliwack, and political science professor Rita Dhamoon, based at […]

Grewal and Bruce named UFV Cascades Athletes of the Year

Kyle Grewal, men’s basketball and Kayla Bruce, women’s volleyball, are 2012 University of the Fraser Valley Cascades athletes of the year.   Colton O’Neill, men’s soccer, and Krista Hogewoning, women’s volleyball, are the UFV Cascades Rookies of the Year.  The Cascades celebrated the 2011-12 varsity season, at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre, at the annual […]

UFV’s Absolute Style offers backstage view of fashion industry

Researching trends, preparing a collection, and styling models are all a part of UFV’s annual runway show, Absolute Style. The one-day event highlights the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion industry experience. Absolute Style 2012 is taking place on Wednesday, April 25 with two shows […]

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair From The Abbotsford News. April 2, 2012 Eric LeGresley of St. John Brebeuf was the big winner for his science fair project entitled Computational Methods for the Design and Screening of Novel Neuraminidase Inhibitors. Photo courtesy Mike Haire  The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair, held at UFV […]

Coast Capital donation sustains and enriches leadership at UFV

Student leadership will continue to thrive at the University of the Fraser Valley, thanks to a $50,000 contribution from Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s second-largest credit union. The funding is part of an ongoing partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and Coast Capital Savings that has been helping to foster the development of leaders […]

Celebrate 100 years with ‘friend of UFV’ Jean Scott

  What were you doing 100 years ago? If you’re like most of us, you were a long way from conception. But if you’re Jean Scott of Chilliwack, you were busy being born, just one week after the sinking of the Titanic. Scott, a well-known community activist and feminist who has made her mark both […]

Studying abroad — in beautiful Poland

  Arts student Renée Hartwig is taking advantage of UFV’s exchange agreement with the University of Arts Poznan (Uniwersytet Artystyczny w Poznaniu) to spend a semester abroad studying in Poland. Here she is in Poznan (at the old market). Instructor Aleksandra Idzior and UFV International helped arrange a memorandum of understanding between our two universities […]

Program moves and transitions related to the Canada Education Park

  In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]