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UFV Teacher Ed program prepares teachers with emphasis on social justice

Education is known to change lives. There is a program at UFV, however, that is especially transformative. People enter as students. They emerge as teachers. The Teacher Education program, now in its sixth year, recently moved to the Abbotsford campus from Chilliwack. The Teacher Education program (aka TEP) is a one-year post-degree program. Some of […]

Abbotsford welcomes the Teacher Education program

The Teacher Education program has arrived in Abbotsford! The Teacher Education program at UFV is a post-degree program designed to turn students into teachers. The students enrolled in the program form a cohort that learns and studies together, and with a year’s worth of full-time study will become familiar with and prepared for K-12 curriculum […]

Renaissance woman Marina Parapini bronze academic medalist at UFV

When Marina Parapini was told she had won the Governor General’s bronze medal at UFV, she had no idea what that meant. A quick Google search soon told her that it meant she had the highest GPA amongst those completing a two-year diploma at UFV — something that was both an honour and a surprise. […]

Sheryl MacMath is UFV’s top teaching prof for 2012

If you think “MacMath” is a fitting name for a teacher, you’d be right. Dr. Sheryl MacMath is a faculty member of the Teacher Education program at UFV, and she is also the 2012 recipient of UFV’s Teaching Excellence award. This annual award recognizes not only the classroom aspect of teaching, but the behind-the-scenes work […]

TEP Round Table

UFV hosts its first Teacher Education Roundtable

Submitted by Barbara Salingré, educational advisor, Teacher Education program.   The Teacher Education department together with the Dean of Professional Studies, Dr. Rosetta Khalideen hosted a Teacher Education Roundtable at the Abbotsford campus on May 3 and 4, 2012. This was the first time UFV was the host to members of faculties of education from […]

Program moves and transitions related to the Canada Education Park

  In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]

Take a stand against bullying by wearing pink on Wed, Feb 29

Take a stand against bullying by wearing PINK on Feb 29. On Wed, Feb 29  from 10 am-1 pm in Alumni Hall, the Social Work Student Association will have Bullying Stops Here t-shirts, bracelets, and treats available for purchase. Resources on bullying will also be available. Prior to the day, purchase your Bullying Stops Here […]

New UFV Clearbrook centre hosts Continuing Studies, ABT, and other programs

If you take a Continuing Studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV’s newest location. UFV Continuing Studies has moved from the Marshall Road annex to a newly renovated space on the bottom floor of the Clearbrook library. The Clearbrook centre provides 15,000 square […]

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Boston Pizza execs visit Chandigarh BBA students

  UFV’s Business Administration in Chandigarh, India, recently hosted Jordan Melville, president of T&M Group of Companies (which owns Boston Pizza in Canada, US, and Mexico) and Wes Bews, CFO of Boston Pizza Inc. Along with them came Pam Sahsi and Pami Buttar, the directors of CFO Inc., which outsources Boston Pizza’s accounting work to […]

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, […]