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Lenore Newman to speak on Wed, Feb 5 on impact of ALR over past 40 years

What would the Lower Mainland look like today if it wasn’t for the Agricultural Land Reserve? As the provincial Agricultural Land Commission marks its 40th anniversary this year, it’s a question worth considering. The ALC, an independent provincial agency with a mandate of identifying and protecting agricultural land by acting as a steward of the […]

UFV biology student making connections and a future through co-op program

  Students at UFV ‘make’ many things, from dresses to buildings to gourmet concoctions, in programs such as fashion design, carpentry, and culinary arts. But students who enroll in the co-operative education option, including biology major Brandon Wood, also make money and important career connections. As his co-op tenure with the BC Ministry of Agriculture […]

Dr. Mark Evered

Evered’s term as UFV president extended to 2017

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Board of Governors has renewed Dr. Mark Evered’s term as president and vice-chancellor through to June 30, 2017. “The Board was unanimous in its decision to extend the president’s contract,” says Barry Delaney, chair of the UFV Board of Governors. “A survey of students, employees and community members reflected […]

B.C.’s future is growing at UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence

The following is a news release from the Province of British Columbia: British Columbia’s newest centre of excellence is dedicated to agriculture, with construction progressing at the University of the Fraser Valley on a brand-new barn and greenhouses after an investment of $1 million by government. “We are planting the seeds of success for students […]

Giving PAWS to new drop-in program featuring Mac the therapy dog

UFV’s new PAWS for a Break program featuring Mac the golden retriever is proving to be more than a pet project for Dawn Holt, head of counselling for UFV Student Services “It’s not about talking to me, it’s usually about unconditional friendliness from Mac and giving students a chance to leave their worries at the […]