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Fashion show 2010

World fashion hits the catwalk

September 08, 2010 — The UFV student-led Multicultural Fashion Show promises to be the highlight for the third year in a row at ABBYFEST, Abbotsford Multicultural Festival, held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at the Exhibition Center. “Every year, UFV students organize a fashion show to showcase their cultural dress and music,” says Michelle Rickaby, […]

 Harry Mertin receives honorary doctorate for leadership role at UFV

It takes a lot to overwhelm Harry Mertin, but getting a phone call asking him if he’d accept an honorary doctor of letters degree from the University of the Fraser Valley did the trick. “This is a wonderful honour but not one I was expecting at all,” he says. Mertin is being honoured for his […]

Scott honored for commitment to social justice

Honorary degree — Jean Scott Scott honored for commitment to social justice  Jean Scott of Chilliwack has become the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University College of the Fraser Valley. Jean, who turned 90 in April, has been a social activist longer than most people have been alive. She has devoted […]