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Tetsuomi Anzai appointed Associate Dean of College of the Arts

By Mitch Huttema Tetsuomi Anzai has been selected as the Associate Dean of Faculty within the College of Arts. His five-year term begins Sept. 1, 2021. Tetsuomi joined UFV as a sessional instructor shortly after completing his Master of Fine Arts in photography at Concordia University in 2005 and became permanent faculty in 2007. He […]

COVID-19 testing ends on campus — vaccinations up next

By Mitch Huttema UFV’s support in the fight against COVID-19 is transitioning from testing to vaccination. The Fraser Health outdoor testing facility on the Abbotsford campus closed in August — coinciding with UFV’s return to campus plans. Established in May 2020 near parking lot 10 beside UFV’s Envision Athletics Centre and Student Union Building, the […]

UFV and Amity University sign agreement to create new international opportunities

By Jesse Kaufman Students and faculty can look forward to increased opportunities in South Asia as the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has signed a new partnership with one of India’s highest-ranked universities. “I’m pleased for UFV to have a formalized partnership with Amity University,” says Dr. Joanne MacLean, President and Vice-Chancellor of UFV. […]

Enactus UFV encourages young entrepreneurs to put people before profits

Becoming a successful entrepreneur used to entail a simple formula. Find a hole in the market. Fill it. Market the heck out of it. Be profitable.  That’s Business 101. But in today’s progressive climate, there are many more factors that entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs are encorporating into their business plan from sustainability to social responsibility […]

UFV alumna Cindy Schultz new Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

By Gerald Narciso During a career spanning nearly 30 years as an RN and educator, Cindy Schultz has dedicated herself to improving her profession and advocating for a trauma-informed approach to patient care. In recognition of her experience and leadership, Schultz has been named Associate Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences.  As Associate Dean, […]

UFV statement on 751 unmarked graves identified in Saskatchewan

Trigger Warning: //past trauma, death, residential school experience//  The magnitude of Canada’s genocide against Indigenous peoples has been tragically revealed once again with today’s announcement of 751 unmarked graves on the former residential school grounds of the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. This ongoing dark legacy of abuse and multi-generational trauma continues to heavily impact […]

UFV Building Renewal Phase 1 now “98% complete”

The new year ushered in a new look on UFV’s Abbotsford campus. With a dramatically improved exterior, vastly improved insulation, and extensive tech and cosmetic upgrades, Phase 1 of UFV’s Building Renewal Project is now “98-per-cent complete,” according to Nicolle Bourget, Building Renewal Project Manager. A few finishing touches, including landscaping, will finish the Building […]

Fast, flexible university-level learning with UFV’s new micro-credentials

A new approach is making applicable, accessible university-level credits available through an innovative micro-credential initiative. Currently enjoying a successful pilot stage, UFV’s micro-credential programs are set to expand in the upcoming spring and fall semesters. Covering Digital Marketing fundamentals such as web writing, collaborative and team working tools, graphic design, content promotion and WordPress, the […]

Records and Information Management helps employees make data decisions

When it comes to institutional records management, some employees approach the task like they’re preparing to be featured on a future episode of Hoarders, while others take a Marie Kondo approach. If it doesn’t spark joy, they press delete. The correct approach is somewhere in between, and UFV Records Management is here to help you […]