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UFV sponsors and hosts TEDx Abbotsford

TEDxAbbotsford returns on Sat, October 13. UFV is a platinum partner for the event, which will take places in B101 on the Abbotsford campus from 11 am to 5 pm. This independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of REVOLUTION. “We selected Revolution to conjure […]

UFV purchases former Finnegan’s property

The Abbotsford campus will gain some much needed space thanks to a recent purchase by UFV of the former Finnegan’s Pub and Phoenix Ballroom facilities and land. UFV has arranged to purchase the 1.6 acre property and building from the Esposito family for $9.85 million. The university is carefully evaluating the property for both and […]

UFV automotive students to benefit from generosity of Lordco founder’s legacy

Ed Coates founded Lordco Auto Parts in 1974 with a small store in Maple Ridge, BC. Over the years his entrepreneurial spirit and aggressive drive to succeed established Lordco as BC’s market leader in the sale of automotive parts and accessories. Now the foundation established in his memory is helping future automotive professionals and entrepreneurs […]

Laura Authier joins UFV as Director of Marketing

Laura Authier is the new Director of Marketing at the University of the Fraser Valley. Authier brings an innovative vision for the educational sector and over 20 years of marketing experience. She has experience with the complexities of the digital and social media marketing landscape and has worked in both the education and private sectors. […]

Arts enthusiast Eero Sorila encourages UFV students to follow their passion

Eero Sorila had never set foot on a University of the Fraser Valley campus before he phoned the university advancement office and offered to set up an endowment for a scholarship. But that didn’t stop him from offering his support to UFV students. Helping students is something he believes in, and he likes to share […]

Eleanor Busse Klassen wants to help you help students on Giving Tuesday

Eleanor Busse Klassen, Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, is retiring from UFV after 23 years and wants to challenge others at UFV to make a special gift to support the Student Emergency Fund. Eleanor wants to create a ripple before she leaves UFV. In her words: “I found a quote early in […]

RBC enhances Arts Peer Mentorship program

The RBC Foundation is supporting student mentoring at UFV by providing a grant that funds the hiring UFV students to research and envision new directions for the UFV RBC Arts Peer Mentorship program. “With the continued support of the RBC Foundation we can envision a new future for Arts mentorship at UFV, mentorship which remains […]

UFV Town & Gown event raises $85,000 in one night; $200,000 in 2017

You could feel the love in UFV’s Student Union Building on November 15, as the university thanked donors for all the support they provide to UFV, and for the ripple effect that their help has on students and the wider community. Supporters from all over the Fraser Valley and beyond gathered in Abbotsford for the […]