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Celebrating the career of Harv McCullough

After years of service to the University of the Fraser Valley, Harv McCullough has retired from his position as dean of Trades and Technology. During his 33 years at the university, Harv has held many position titles. Starting at UFV in 1978 as a carpentry instructor, he became the Trades’ co-coordinator in 1985. From 1988 […]

Bursary for UFV Aerospace student means continued education

Another B.C. Aviation Council award has been granted to a UFV student. Jeffrey McMurrer, who completed the UFV Aerospace training program in Nov. 2010, won the Barry and Jim Aviation Maintenance Graduate Bursary late last year. Since 2007, five students have won a BCAC award. McMurrer was named the winner at the Silver Wings Banquet […]

Pay parking coming to the TTC, Chilliwack

UFV’s pay parking program will soon be expanded to our Chilliwack South campus. Pay parking has been in effect at two of our main campuses – Abbotsford and Chilliwack North since 1995. Providing fair and equitable parking space for our employees and students is a factor of the pay parking program. Pay parking allows UFV […]

UFV Chandigarh celebrates sixth anniversary and students

UFV Chandigarh recently celebrated its sixth anniversary with a special dinner to recognize the success of the school and its students. The university, located in northern India, hosted close to 300 students, parents, industry associates and community supporters on Friday, Nov. 18. During the annual dinner, $5,000 in scholarships was awarded to students. The Consul […]

UFV marketing class donates to Abbotsford Food Bank

  A UFV marketing class taught by Business Administration instructor Cindy Stewart, recently presented the Abbotsford Food Bank with a $1,500 donation. The Business 223 class raised the funds as part of its bonus challenge.  

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

UFV students explore excellent customer service

Holt Renfrew, Mac Cosmetics, Fairmont Hotels and McDonald’s were all represented at the UFV Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack this week. The Hospitality Event Planning program hosted its annual trade show on customer service strategy on Thursday morning, called Go to School on a Winner. The event saw pairs of students present a booth […]

Retirees feted at a night all their own

It was like old home week at the Ramada Inn on Thursday, Nov 24, as 19 retirees (10 of whom were present) were celebrated at the annual retirement celebration, which moved to a dinner format this year. As is the UFV custom, retirees from past years were invited to welcome their fellow retirees to this […]

UFV Chancellor Brian Minter earns Order of Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Progress, Nov. 16 2011 Chilliwack Council has named Brian Minter as the fourth recipient of the Order of Chilliwack medal, an award to recognize citizens for outstanding achievement or long term contribution to our community. “The Order of Chilliwack is the City’s highest honour and Mr. Minter’s extraordinary contributions to our community make […]

Turn it Off Week: Nov 14–18

The Abbotsford UFV campus uses approximately 6,000,000 kWh or $400,000 of electricity annually — enough electricity to power about 600 B.C. homes for a year. Help us save energy and reduce our carbon footprint by participating in Turn it Off Week, Nov 14–18. Please turn off all lights, monitors, chargers, printers and media equipment, such […]

Fall at UFV Chilliwack

With the leaves falling to the ground and the crisp weather closing in, we thought we would brighten your day with some colourful photographs of UFV’s beautiful Chilliwack North campus. Enjoy! [AFG_gallery id=’12’]

Steve Donahue: Shifting Sands

Playing a bongo while pacing the stage of UFV Abbotsford’s lecture theatre, Steve Donahue painted a picture of a younger self, crossing the Sahara desert. At only 20 years old, he made the trek with a friend. It was this journey upon which he has based his career of motivational speaking, becoming an international best-selling […]