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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 […]

Retirees feted at a night all their own

It was like old home week at the Ramada Inn on Thursday, Nov 24, as 19 retirees (10 of whom were present) were celebrated at the annual retirement celebration, which moved to a dinner format this year. As is the UFV custom, retirees from past years were invited to welcome their fellow retirees to this […]

UFV Mennonite lecture series: The connection between relief work and peace

The work of Mennonites locally and around the world has long been associated with peace.  This association will be highlighted in a panel discussion at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Titled Engagement, it will focus on the question, “What is the connection between relief and development work, and peace?” The event, taking […]

Playwright Tomson Highway to visit UFV Oct 23 and 24

  A Canadian Aboriginal playwright with a previous connection to the University of the Fraser Valley will visit the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses this October. Cree writer Tomson Highway will be on the Chilliwack campus on Sunday, Oct. 23, for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. He will visit the […]

Donors thanked at UFV Changing Lives awards ceremony soiree

“Thank you, thank you, thank you.” If you were an eavesdropper at the University of the Fraser Valley Changing Lives awards ceremony on Sept 20, you would have heard those words repeated over and over again. This year, the UFV development office, which coordinates all fundraising initiatives at UFV, tried a new cocktail party-style format […]

Coast Capital investment pays lasting dividends

Leaders guide, they motivate, they inspire. At the University of the Fraser Valley, leaders can be found among faculty, staff, and alumni. Now, thanks to the efforts of the UFV Student Life department and with funding from Coast Capital Savings, more leaders will come from our largest population — students. Student Life had already established […]

Passion for writing paid off for Schroeder — honorary degree 2002

Honorary degree — Andreas Schroeder Passion for writing paid off for Schroeder The odds were not stacked in favour of Andreas Schroeder becoming a writer, much less a successful one who could support himself and a family by working with words. Schroeder, who received an honorary doctorate of letters degree from UCFV this year, came […]