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UFV earns HR award alongside prestigious universities

WorldatWork, a non-profit human resources association and compensation authority, has awarded UFV its Seal of Distinction for 2017. UFV is one of 160 organizations honored. North American educational organizations receiving the seal include MIT; Yale; University of California, Davis; NC State University; Arizona State University; and Johns Hopkins University to name a few. UFV joins the […]

How the United Way helps: one family’s story

If you wish to support the United Way of the Fraser Valley, please download and complete this fillable pledge form and return it to Human Resources in Abbotsford. ufv.ca/united-way You just never know when you might need the type of help funded by the United Way of the Fraser Valley. Just ask Chilliwack’s Kim Gemmell. […]

Green UFV wins inaugural UFV Teamwork award

  The best teams are made up of groups of individuals who bring a diversity of strengths to the table. Such is the case with UFV’s Green UFV team, inaugural winner of the UFV Teamwork award, presented at the UFV Excellence Awards ceremony on June 8. GreenUFV is a cross-functional team that works on sustainability […]

Employees celebrated for years of dedication

If you added up the years worked by UFV employees honoured at the service dinner on April 21, you’d get more than millennium! More than 100 UFV employees were recognized for either 10, 15, 20, or 25 years of service recently, and many of them celebrated at a special event at the Ramada Inn. Congratulations […]

Do you know an excellent UFV employee? Nominate them for recognition!

Have you been wowed by the service of a UFV employee who went the extra distance? Was your UFV experience enhanced by someone who went out of their way to help you? Have you admired a UFV project or initiative that was led by an inspirational or outstanding UFV employee? Or have you watched a […]

UFV named one of BC’s Top Employers for second year

The University of the Fraser Valley has been recognized for being a great place to work for the second year in a row. UFV was named as one of British Columbia’s Top Employers for 2016, joining 64 other organizations on the list. Serving an annual enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, UFV has more than 1,200 […]

Retirees honoured at special dinner

UFV’s retirees of 2015 were honoured as they entered the next stage of life at a special dinner on Dec 7. They were joined by their colleagues, family members, and retirees from years past, who always enjoy coming out to welcome the new retirees to the ranks. This year UFV honoured Alan Stokes, Susan Milner, […]

Remembering Barry Bompas — celebration of life June 10 on campus

Employees and retirees are invited to celebrate the life of our longtime colleague and friend, Barry Bompas, on Wed, June 10 at 10:30 am in Abby B121. Light refreshments will be served while we share stories and reminisce about Barry and the many lives he’s touched at UFV. Please bring your pictures and stories to […]

Obituary: Barry Bompas has passed away

Barry Bompas, a longtime leader of employee relations at UFV, passed away on May 30, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. He leaves behind his wife, partner, and best friend, Lin. Barry came to Fraser Valley College in 1983 as a 33-year-old human resources specialist with a passion for the people […]

UFV celebrates long-term employees

More than 100 UFV employees are marking an important milestone this year. Those who have been employed for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 40 years were honored at an evening ceremony on May 6. One, Alan Cameron of Modern Languages, has been working here since just after the end of the Vietnam war in […]