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Having fun, helping students at UFV’s 35th Employee Charity Golf Tournament

Great weather and an even better cause welcomed dozens of duffers to last weekend’s UFV Employee Charity Golf Tournament at Abbotsford’s Fraserglen Golf Course. (See photos here) Over its 35-year history, the event has become a seasonal favourite for UFV employees. Leading the charge once again was UFV’s Faculty and Staff Association and Human Resources […]

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UFV in photos — art shows, fashion show, visiting vice chancellors, DFest etc

UFV is a busy place in springtime, with a flurry of end-of-semester shows and activities, special conferences, visiting delegations, and other events. UFV photographers Darren McDonald, Louise Rousseau, and Anne Russell from University Relations were busy capturing some of the excitement. Here are links to some of the events they covered. BFA grad show Every […]

Long-term employees Alan Cameron (40 years!), Doug Hudson (35 years), Shelley Hayes (30 years), Bob Peters (35 years), and Ian Fenwick (35 years).

UFV celebrates long-term employees

More than 100 UFV employees are marking an important milestone this year. Those who have been employed for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 40 years were honored at an evening ceremony on May 6. One, Alan Cameron of Modern Languages, has been working here since just after the end of the Vietnam war in […]

Math Contest winners 2015

UFV hosts secondary school math contest

UFV hosted the B.C. Secondary Schools math contest for the 18th time on Fri, May 1. The event included 70 juniors and 54 seniors. Contestants can win up to $2,400 each in UFV tuition waivers. Winners included: Junior Division (Grade 10 and under) Cavizshajan Skanthan, Meadowridge School Courtenay Chu, Pacific Academy Jiwon Min, Yale Secondary […]

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Top 40 Alumni: Amar Kingra — Criminal justice is all in the family for Kingras

Abbotsford Police Staff Sgt. Amar Kingra’s family has a very close relationship with two major Fraser Valley organizations. One is the Abbotsford Police Department, which Amar joined in 1981. His nephew, Constable Charn Kingra (also a UFV alumnus and a sessional criminology instructor), followed him into the force in 1996. And just last year, his […]

UFV receives Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship funding for urban food systems exchange program

The world’s food supply is under pressure from climate change, population growth, drought, and other changing factors. A University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) study examining the sustainability of food production has received key funding from the recently established Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. The project, entitled Urban Food Systems in Dar […]

Abbotsford campus moves and renovations planned for spring and summer 2015

Renovation season is here as UFV evolves, expands, and reshapes our space to better accommodate students and employees. The recent completion of the Student Union Building and associated relocation of some departments has created opportunities for improvements to classroom, lab, and office space in some areas of the Abbotsford campus. Construction started April 20 and […]

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Top 40 Alumni: Lisa Kelly — from UFV to Harvard, and beyond

Your first clue that Lisa Kelly had a future in law? As a 10-year-old, she’d rush home from school so as not to miss a minute of the TV law drama Matlock. Your second? As a 13-year-old, she’d have her father drop her off at the Supreme Court of BC so she could watch legal […]

The cover of the latest edition of Skookum features the UFV 40th anniversary logo at the Chilliwack Corn Maze.

Special edition of Skookum magazine highlights Top 40 Alumni

The latest edition of Skookum, UFV’s magazine, has hit the mailboxes of alumni and donors and is being distributed throughout our campuses and to our communities. This edition continues to celebrate our 40th anniversary and highlights the achievements of our Top 40 alumni. You can see a PDF version of the magazine here, or pick […]

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