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Donors thanked at UFV Changing Lives awards ceremony soiree

“Thank you, thank you, thank you.” If you were an eavesdropper at the University of the Fraser Valley Changing Lives awards ceremony on Sept 20, you would have heard those words repeated over and over again. This year, the UFV development office, which coordinates all fundraising initiatives at UFV, tried a new cocktail party-style format […]

Some brightly painted faces at the Tailgate party

Cascades tailgate party

UFV Cascades put on a tailgate party before the men’s basketball exhibition game against Santa Clara on Sept 9, 2011. View the photo gallery below of the great time had by students, faculty and staff outside the Envision Athletics Centre on the Abbotsford campus.[AFG_gallery id=’3′]

UFV nursing students in the 1990s

UFV nursing alumni invited to first-ever reunion Oct 21/22

Calling all nurses! Do you remember when UFV was UCFV or even FVC? Getting your diploma or degree back when you still had to wear your ‘whites’ to class? Doing your clinicals at the old MSA hospital? When you took your training beside the carpenters at the old Portage Avenue campus? Come back and relive […]

Student Welcome Back Barbecue 2011

Nothing says ‘welcome back’ like a great barbecue

UFV students on the Abbotsford, Chilliwack North, Chilliwack South and Mission campuses were welcomed back for the new school year barbecue-style, in early September. We thought we’d grill up some burgers for them, before grilling them on exams later… View photos from the Abbotsford campus event below.   [AFG_gallery id=’4′]

UFV launches Faculty of Health Sciences on Chilliwack campus

BC Health Minister Mike de Jong, UFV VP Academic and Provost Eric Davis, Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz, UFV President Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Les, UFV acting Health Sciences Dean Diane Reed, UFV Chancellor Brian Minter, UFV Dean of Professional Studies Rosetta Khalideen, and UFV Board Chair Larry Stinson were all on hand for the […]

Tea Time Fall 2011

Tea Time resumes at Baker House

September 12, 2011 — For the second year in a row, Tea Time will run every Friday at Baker House from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m, starting on September 16, 2011. Run in collaboration by UFV International and UFV Residence, Tea Time is an informal drop-in where both international and Canadian students can connect with […]

China CIDUT

Trip to China strengthens ties and yields fruitful new collaborations

June 20, 2011 — UFV President Dr. Mark Evered and his wife Maureen recently returned from an extensive tour of five Chinese cities, organized by Betty Wang, UFV China liaison officer.  During their two-week stay, they had the opportunity to meet with key partner universities. “I was delighted to visit some of our current partners and […]

Mark Evered

UFV visit to China planned to strengthen ties with Chinese partner universities

With the world’s most powerful economy and millions of young people seeking post-secondary education abroad, China is an important market for any university interested in international partnerships.The University of the Fraser Valley has been involved in several Chinese educational initiatives over the years, and is open to exploring new partnerships. UFV president Mark Evered, will […]

Trethewey house

International students help promote local history at Trethewey House

On Friday, June 3, 2011, a group of UFV international students visited the Trethewey House Heritage Site, located near Mill Lake in Abbotsford. The group has volunteered to translate Trethewey House’s display information binders in more than a dozen languages, including Arabic, French, Spanish, Indonesian, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Urdu, Korean, Punjabi, German, Hindi, Russian, Japanese, and […]

NAFSA Tour

Fraser Valley tour brings diverse group of educators to UFV campus

On May 30, 2011, 44 guests from 20 countries participated in a Fraser Valley tour organized by UFV International as part of the NAFSA conference for international educators held in Vancouver from May 29 to June 3, 2011. “This was a milestone event,” says John Potts, associate director of UFV International. “It was the first […]

Daffodil stand 2011

Daffodils brighten up UFV campus with hope

Daffodil sales in support of the Canadian Cancer Society ran in Alumni Hall from March 23 to 25, 2011. Intenational student volunteers raised $1,883.95 to support cancer prevention, advocacy and research in Canada. This was the fifth year the daffodil campaign, a longstanding cancer fundraiser, ran on the UFV campus. “This year, we had 32 […]