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Network with the best and hone your career-search skills

What sets you apart? Learn how to give yourself the edge. Students! Join us for speed networking with successful UFV business-minded alumni, who will share their valuable knowledge and experiences. Thursday, Nov 15 Thai D’or Restaurant, 2328 Clearbrook Rd, Abbotsford Meet key UFV business alumni and talk, one-on-one, about: • how to break into your […]

UFV searching for lost alumni — iPad 3 as incentive prize

Dr. Peter Eppinga was lost, but now he’s been found! Despite the fact that he was featured in publicity stories as one of the top grads at the University of the Fraser Valley in 2006, he and UFV managed to lose touch over the years. That can happen when alumni move away to pursue the […]

UFV celebrates giving at annual Changing Lives awards ceremony

In what was described as a cross between a blind date and speed dating, UFV benefactors and the recipients of their generosity got together recently to meet, greet, thank, and celebrate philanthropy. The university held its annual Changing Lives awards ceremony at the Ramada Inn recently. The casual meet-and-greet format groups donors and recipients together, […]

Aluminations — Keeping in Touch

Congratulations to Durga Dhaliwal, Dip ’09, for his Keeping in Touch submission to the Fall issue of Skookum. You too can enter to win, simply by contacting us and letting us know what you’ve been up to since graduation. Submit your short update for the next issue and be entered to win! Dana Boogerd, BA […]

Lindsay Follett

Changes in the UFV Development office

After nearly six years as director of development for UFV, Lindsay Follett will step down from her role as of April 30. Lindsay is the mother of two young boys, and made the decision in March to spend more time with them. “This was a very hard decision to make,” says Lindsay. “UFV has been […]

Annual Alumni Evening of Theatre

UFV alumni and guests gathered for the annual Alumni Evening of Theatre on Friday, March 16. This year, the UFV Alumni Association was pleased again partner with the UFV Theatre department to invite UFV alumni and their guest to attend the much anticipated Shakespeare production As You Like It. The evening included a wine and […]

UFV now has two awards for distinguished alumni — nominate someone soon!

The University of the Fraser Valley now has thousands of alumni living and working locally and around the world. Once again, it’s time recognize alumni of distinction by nominating them for a Distinguished Alumni award. New this year is a category for young alumni. “As we are still a fairly young university, many of our […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]

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 […]

UFV nursing students in the 1990s

UFV nursing alumni invited to first-ever reunion Oct 21/22

Calling all nurses! Do you remember when UFV was UCFV or even FVC? Getting your diploma or degree back when you still had to wear your ‘whites’ to class? Doing your clinicals at the old MSA hospital? When you took your training beside the carpenters at the old Portage Avenue campus? Come back and relive […]