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Sandman named UFV Alumni Association’s official preferred hotel

With the annual influx of family and friends coming to town for convocation ceremonies, there’s no better time for the University of the Fraser Valley’s Alumni Association to announce a partnership with one of Canada’s premier hotel chains. Beginning immediately, all staff, faculty, alumni, and special visitors to UFV receive preferred accommodation rates at Sandman […]

Aluminations: Alumni News

Message from the Alumni Association Chair It’s been a busy time these past few months for your Alumni Association and the Alumni Engagement office on campus. We will be watching proudly as more than 1,200 students make the transition to alumni when they walk across the convocation stage this June. We hope you’ll take advantage […]

New UFV grads to receive one-year membership to Mission Chamber of Commerce

What’s the number one priority for new university grads? Often it is to find a job in one’s field. And networking with established professionals is one of the best ways to make the connections needed in order to land that all-important first job. A new partnership between the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce and the […]

UFV University Advancement team

Meet the team at University Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Since taking the helm to lead the former Development and Alumni Relations offices, Madeleine Hardin has initiated a number of changes to the two departments. Now under one leader, employees from both areas are enjoying a new name, new roles, and the numerous benefits of a larger team. The amalgamation of the two areas has […]

Visual Arts gallery shows: Jan through April

UFV’s Visual Arts gallery has several shows scheduled from January through April and several of them have a connection to UFV Visual Arts alumni.   VISUAL ARTS GALLERY | January – April 2013 University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford campus, B 136 Listen as the Whispers Look Around Scott Schell (Alumni) Jan 7 – 25 […]

UFV searching for lost alumni — iPad 3 as incentive prize

Dr. Peter Eppinga was lost, but now he’s been found! Despite the fact that he was featured in publicity stories as one of the top grads at the University of the Fraser Valley in 2006, he and UFV managed to lose touch over the years. That can happen when alumni move away to pursue the […]

Aluminations — Keeping in Touch

Congratulations to Durga Dhaliwal, Dip ’09, for his Keeping in Touch submission to the Fall issue of Skookum. You too can enter to win, simply by contacting us and letting us know what you’ve been up to since graduation. Submit your short update for the next issue and be entered to win! Dana Boogerd, BA […]

UFV now has two awards for distinguished alumni — nominate someone soon!

The University of the Fraser Valley now has thousands of alumni living and working locally and around the world. Once again, it’s time recognize alumni of distinction by nominating them for a Distinguished Alumni award. New this year is a category for young alumni. “As we are still a fairly young university, many of our […]

Community support key to UFV success

By Christiane Hodson UFV Interim Director of Development Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.   Margaret Mead (1901–1978) At UFV, Mead’s words resonate. In fact, the university owes its very existence to the vision and perseverance of the citizens […]

Donors thanked at UFV Changing Lives awards ceremony soiree

“Thank you, thank you, thank you.” If you were an eavesdropper at the University of the Fraser Valley Changing Lives awards ceremony on Sept 20, you would have heard those words repeated over and over again. This year, the UFV development office, which coordinates all fundraising initiatives at UFV, tried a new cocktail party-style format […]