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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 […]

Anyone with UFV ID invited to Abby Agrifair for free on July 31

Thanks to the incredible market research done by students in David Dobson’s BUS 320 class for the Abbotsford Agrifair, the fair will be hosting a UFV Student Appreciation Evening! At 5 pm on Fri, July 31, anyone with a valid UFV ID card will get into the fair grounds for FREE (parking not included). This […]

UFV supporting Stó:lō Means Business initiative

UFV lent its support to Stó:lō Means Business, an economic business initiative focused on providing support to assist Aboriginal business growth within Stó:lō traditional territory and establishing Stó:lō as a leading centre of Aboriginal business. Shirley Hardman, UFV’s Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs, serves as board chair of Stó:lō Community Futures, which presented Stó:lō Business […]

Renaissance woman Marina Parapini bronze academic medalist at UFV

When Marina Parapini was told she had won the Governor General’s bronze medal at UFV, she had no idea what that meant. A quick Google search soon told her that it meant she had the highest GPA amongst those completing a two-year diploma at UFV — something that was both an honour and a surprise. […]

Simon Gibson launches office politics column

Business admin sessional Simon Gibson, also a 30-year councillor for the City of Abbotsford, has found a niche for a newspaper column and filled it. His weekly column on office politics (which you can see at www.officepolitics101.com ) is now running in 25 newspapers throughout British Columbia including in such communities as Kelowna, Burnaby, Langley, […]