Marketing & Communications RSS feed for this section

Inaugural Town and Gown event raises $40,000 for UFV students

Community and academia joined forces at “Town and Gown”, the University of the Fraser Valley’s inaugural fundraising dinner and silent auction held on Nov 12 in the Great Hall of UFV’s new Student Union Building. More than 230 people attended the gala. The evening raised $40,000 in support of scholarships for UFV students. UFV President […]

UFV hosts AbbyFest 2015

AbbyFest 2015 will be held on the Green at UFV’s Abbotsford campus on Saturday, September 26  from 2 pm until 8 pm. This will be the first time UFV hosts Abbotsford’s multicultural festival — now entering its eighth season. In previous years the event has been held in the Ag-Rec Building in Abbotsford Exhibition Park. […]

Caleb Zimmerman joins UFV as Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment

Caleb Zimmerman is the new Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment at the University of the Fraser Valley — leading the team responsible for marketing strategy, visual identity, student recruitment, web development, advertising, and publications. Zimmerman brings strong experience leading an in-house creative team to build brand and support enrolment goals. Most recently, as Director […]

UFV seeking Distinguished Alumni nominations

UFV alumni can be found making a difference around the corner and across the world. “More than 30,000 alumni from the University of the Fraser Valley work in a variety of industries and sectors and have a significant impact on our economy and our communities every day,” says Nancy Armitage, UFV Alumni Engagement manager. “We […]

UFV seeks nominations for 2015 Betty Urquhart Community Service award

Do you know an individual or a group who has made the Fraser Valley a better place to live? Those people who make everyday contributions to their community but may not be recognized? Consider nominating them for the UFV Betty Urquhart Community Service award. Betty Urquhart was one of the first employees of Fraser Valley […]

Jean Scott remembered as great friend of UFV

Dr. Jean Scott, a UFV honorary doctorate recipient and long-time friend of the university, passed away on February 25, 2015. She was a well-known community activist and feminist who made her mark both locally and nationally, and was 102 years old at the time of her passing. The celebration of life for Jean Scott will […]

Dave Pinton joins UFV as Director of Communications

Dave Pinton is the new Director of Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley, leading the team responsible for media relations, events, internal and external communication, and issues management. Pinton brings a results-oriented approach with 15 years of broadcast media, public relations, and media relations experience. He also has expertise in crisis and emergency communications, having faced situations such […]

UFV celebrates 40th anniversary with ongoing commitment to success and community

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014. It was a year to be proud of, one that included building openings, program launches, local and international activities, and student, faculty, staff, and alumni success, both locally and beyond.   40th anniversary Friday, April 4 marked 40 years since Fraser Valley College […]

Happy holidays from UFV!

Check out our holiday video for greetings from students from several UFV programs and locations. http://goo.gl/JGl0qh

David Leis new Director of Advancement at UFV

David Leis is the new Director of Advancement at the University of the Fraser Valley, leading fundraising for university initiatives, programs, and scholarships. He started his position on Oct 20. Advancement is part of the UFV University Relations department, headed by Executive Director Leslie Courchesne. “I am very pleased to welcome David Leis to UFV,” […]