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Remote Working Chronicles — musings from a UFV staff member

Editor’s note: Like people all over the world, UFV employees received a sudden shock in mid-March when many of us started working from home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many of us had never imagined a scenario where we would be based at home for our UFV duties, working remotely from colleagues, and […]

UFV celebrates faculty and staff excellence with awards

Every spring, UFV celebrates the achievements of its faculty and staff by conferring excellence awards in a number of categories. This year is no exception. Although the ceremony honouring them has had to be postponed due to COVID-19, UFV is proud to recognize the following excellence awards recipients: Faculty Service Excellence: Gerry Palmer, Business Leadership: […]

UFV’s new HR campaign features real-life ambassadors

If you’ve been to the UFV Careers home page lately, you might have seen some familiar faces. As part of a larger campaign to increase local and national awareness of UFV as an employer, Human Resources at UFV turned to our own employees to tell the UFV story. Working with the UFV Marketing team (part […]

Nominate someone great for 2020 UFV awards

At UFV, we believe in honouring excellence and recognizing outstanding achievement and service. To do so, we need your help in the form of nominations. Let us know who deserves to be recognized! UFV is currently seeking nominations for the following awards and honours in the categories of Faculty Excellence, Employee Service Excellence, and Honorary […]

Sad news: Ken Brealey has passed away

Dr. Ken Brealey, who joined UFV as a faculty member and later served in key senior administrative roles, passed away on August 14, 2019, after a battle with cancer. Ken is survived by his wife Norma and his three step-daughters. Most recently, Ken served as acting Associate Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations within Human Resources. Prior to […]

UFV celebrates 2019 long-service employees

It’s the sign of a great workplace when employees stick around for a decade or three. Or four! UFV celebrated long-serving employees at a special dinner at the Quality Inn on May 6, 2019. The longest serving employee at the event? Kartar Thandi, who is celebrating 40 years at UFV this year. President Joanne MacLean […]

UFV makes BC’s Top Employer list for fifth consecutive year

Five-time winner has a nice ring to it. That’s a status the University of the Fraser Valley can claim this week after being named one of BC’s Top Employers for the fifth straight year. UFV was selected because, among other reasons and criteria met, the university: Provides employees, as part of their flexible health benefits […]

Give the United Way

The United Way Campaign for 2019 has launched at UFV, marking the 35th consecutive year of staff and faculty support for the United Way. When you’re vulnerable, the right connection can save your life. For a community to be great, it needs to be great for everyone. The United Way invests in the communities where […]

Retirees celebrated for almost 600 years of collective service

Colleagues, friends, and family members of the 2018 UFV retirees gathered to celebrate the newly retired and thank them for what collectively equaled almost six centuries of service to the university in all its phases. Some had started their careers when we were known as Fraser Valley College. Others joined during the UCFV phase. All […]

Mary Gene Saudelli appointed Associate Dean of Professional Studies

The Faculty of Professional Studies welcomes Dr. Mary Gene Saudelli as Associate Dean. Mary joins the Faculty of Professional Studies from her role as the Teaching and Learning Faculty Development Consultant in the Centre of Teaching and Learning at UFV where she has been engaged in the  development of faculty across multiple academic fields.  She […]