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The world is a classroom for Global Development Studies major Sterling Ray

UFV is committed to helping students and alumni make an impact locally and beyond. Sterling Ray is a Bachelor of Arts student who has taken that challenge literally.   Ray is leading intercultural initiatives both on campus and abroad, and will be graduating in June 2019 with a Global Development Studies major and an extended […]

UFV celebrates 2019 long-service employees

It’s the sign of a great workplace when employees stick around for a decade or three. Or four! UFV celebrated long-serving employees at a special dinner at the Quality Inn on May 6, 2019. The longest serving employee at the event? Kartar Thandi, who is celebrating 40 years at UFV this year. President Joanne MacLean […]

Teaching Excellence 2019: Joel Feenstra’s “electrifying” teaching style garners award

Joel Feenstra’s teaching style has been described by his students as “electrifying”. Fortunately for all, they don’t mean literally. A dedicated, creative and passionate electronics, automation, and electrical instructor, Joel is the recipient of this year’s Teaching Excellence award at the University of the Fraser Valley. Even at 17, Joel had a long-term vision — […]

UFV celebrates Mental Health Week May 6-12

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 6 to 12. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 6-12, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]

What does nursing mean to me? UFV nursing faculty share their views

National Nursing Week recognizes the leadership role nurses play in health care across Canada. Celebrate National Nursing Week from May 6 to May 12. The theme,  Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health for All, draws attention to the contribution nurses make in Canada and beyond. Recognition of national nursing week dates back to origins […]

UFV grad wins Champion of Diversity award

Last month UFV alumnus Marc Forcier stood up in front of almost 400 people to accept an honour he wasn’t expecting at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards (FVCDA). “It was shocking in a great way. I was just in awe, overwhelmed,” he says of receiving the Champion of Diversity trophy that now sits on […]

UFV Business students conduct economic impact study for Abbotsford International Airshow

UFV Business students recently completed a semester-long research project for the Abbotsford International Airshow  to better understand its economic impact on the local economy. The project was framed as a competition and was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson. The project provided students with valuable hands-on learning […]

Sales students shine at UFV

“I was a little nervous as the campaign was drawing to a close, but they did it once again.” That was the summary from Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce business development manager Matt Langdon, referring to a revenue goal set by students in this year’s Bus 221 Advanced Selling course at the University of the Fraser […]