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McQuarrie on Global TV re moonlighting

Business admin. professor Fiona McQuarrie was on Global BC news on Fri, Oct 14, as part of the Generation How series the station is doing, which investigates how the 18–35 generation is handing housing, education, economic, and employment challenges. The segment is on the Global website: http://www.globaltvbc.com/special/6442500168/story.html It’s Part Five at the bottom of the […]

Simon Gibson launches office politics column

Business admin sessional Simon Gibson, also a 30-year councillor for the City of Abbotsford, has found a niche for a newspaper column and filled it. His weekly column on office politics (which you can see at www.officepolitics101.com ) is now running in 25 newspapers throughout British Columbia including in such communities as Kelowna, Burnaby, Langley, […]

UFV in the news: Fashion Design program

UFV’s Fashion Design program has been in the media spotlight recently for launching 3-D technology in the classroom, producing nationally-acclaimed students, and of course, for its annual Fashion Show. Read some of the full news stories below. UFV fashion design program goes 3-D Abbotsford News – September 29, 2011 The University of the Fraser Valley […]

UFV signs accord on Indigenous Education

  UFV recently joined more than 50 faculties of education across Canada in signing an Accord on Indigenous Education. The accord was signed to acknowledge the institutional awareness of aboriginal education issues and highlight a commitment to promoting integration of indigenous knowledge within teacher education programs. “This won’t be an on-the-shelf document, but a living […]

UFV fashion student creates tartan for Abbotsford

As the City of Abbotsford showed its new tartan at the Canada Day celebrations, modeled in kilts and shawls worn by local celebrities (including UFV president Mark Evered), representatives of UFV looked on with pride. Fashion Design student Samantha Merritt was particularly excited, as she was the designer of the new civic tartan. When she watched […]