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Renewal of the EFMD accreditation strengthens reputation of UFV School of Business

Students are not the only ones being evaluated and constantly pushed to excel. University programs that want to provide an elite academic experience for their students and seek accreditation by internationally recognized organizations must not only meet a certain high standard, but must also prove continual growth and improvement. Case in point: the UFV School […]

Tracy Ryder Glass selected as new UFV Vice-Provost Academic

Dr. Tracy Ryder Glass has been selected Vice-Provost Academic at the University of the Fraser Valley. Ryder Glass has served as UFV’s Dean of Professional Studies since 2014. She holds six degrees, including a BA in Sociology and Hons. BA in Criminology, a BEd and Ontario teaching certificate, a Bachelor of Laws and membership with […]

UFV Statement on Islamophobic attack in Ontario

A joint message from UFV President Dr. Joanne MacLean and UFV Provost Dr. James Mandigo. We are angered and heartbroken by the senseless act of terrorism and Islamophobia that occurred on Sunday in London, Ontario. This devastating attack on a Muslim family is a hate crime and UFV offers our deepest sympathies to the Muslim […]

Honorary degreee 2021: Cathy Press’s success proves the sky’s no limit 

Some kids spend their days on the playgrounds or sports fields, but Cathy Press grew up in the skies. Her childhood memories in the Lower Mainland consist of her being in a floatplane, side by side with her father, a retired commercial pilot. Together, they would take impromptu expeditions to remote places like Garibaldi Lake […]

CityAge — The Future of Food 2.0 — June 3

The next edition in CityAge’s Future of Food series will look at how leading regions are driving strategies to foster and attract talent and build amazing companies. And how to give our entrepreneurs the skills that can build global market share. Event Themes: Case studies in how regions are accelerating the growth of food startups […]

Pandemic pets provide unconditional love and mental health support

We asked the UFV community how their pets have helped them cope during the pandemic. Winston the TA Robin Anderson, History Within the COVID context I built my online History 101 course last summer with Winston (my daughter’s dog) as the teaching assistant in several sections (over 150 students) in the summer, fall, and winter […]

UFV statement on Kamloops Indigenous victims

Trigger Warning//past trauma, death, residential school experience// The following post includes description of the fate of Indigenous children in British Columbia. This content may be disturbing and you may wish to avoid reading further if this will be upsetting. Access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866 925-4419.  The […]

UFV celebrates 2021 long-service employees

It’s a big year for employment milestones at UFV. More than 100 employees (109 to be exact) are celebrating a significant work anniversary this year. Congratulations to all those marking a 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, or 35-year anniversary of employment at UFV in 2021. (Sorry we could not find a photo of everyone. Note: […]