Tag Archives | Chilliwack

Lieutenant Governor’s Medal — Jacqlyn Marvin: She flew the friendly skies but studied ’til the cows came home

For almost eight years, Jacqlyn Marvin’s future was literally up in the air. Steering her interests toward UFV Agriculture changed that in a hurry. A successful flight attendant based out of Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport, Marvin travelled the world, but couldn’t shake a nagging tug to her roots high atop Chilliwack’s eastern hillsides — where […]

Jean Scott remembered as great friend of UFV

Dr. Jean Scott, a UFV honorary doctorate recipient and long-time friend of the university, passed away on February 25, 2015. She was a well-known community activist and feminist who made her mark both locally and nationally, and was 102 years old at the time of her passing. The celebration of life for Jean Scott will […]

Every kitchen needs a chef

Opportunities for professional cooks are opening up in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports that 18 million Canadians have a meal out on any given day. And cooks and chefs are fourth on the list of most in demand occupations in B.C. over the next decade. Outside of the traditional opportunities in restaurants, hotels, and […]

UFV marks 40th anniversary with community celebrations

UFV continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary year with several community events in September and October. Things get groovy on Wednesday, Sept 17, when UFV hosts a 1970s-inspired party on the campus green at the Abbotsford campus on King Road. There will be a retro costume contest, live music, marketplace, kids zone and more! The […]

UFV Five Corners opens in downtown Chilliwack

A new hub for post-secondary education is opening this fall as the University of the Fraser Valley’s newest facility. Located at Chilliwack’s historic Five Corners at 46115 Yale Road, the former Bank of Montreal branch now houses a classroom, computer lab, meeting rooms, and offices in the 7,000 sq ft space. UFV Five Corners will […]

BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

Federal government invests $2.1 million to benefit agriculture students at UFV

Government of Canada news release: August, 7, 2014 – Chilliwack, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of over $2.1 million for state of the art training equipment for the Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley […]

Come to UFV Night at Chilliwack Chiefs, Sat, March 1

UFV and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club invite you to UFV Night, Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. The Chiefs take on the Coquitlam Express at Chilliwack’s Prospera Centre, for their last home game of the season. Tickets are $15, including a burger and large pop, with $1 going to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs Scholarship […]

UFV and Chilliwack Chiefs sign agreement

The University of the Fraser Valley and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club have announced the creation of a new, mutually beneficial partnership that will see the two organizations work together on a series of initiatives. The partnership was formalized with an on-ice signing of a memorandum of agreement by UFV president Mark Evered and Chiefs […]

UFV, CEPCO, BC government and donors team up to fund Agriculture centre

UFV has committed $750,000 toward the construction of the first stage of a new BC School of Agriculture on its Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, and two key partners plus community donors have brought that total to $2.2 million. UFV will pay $750,000 of the cost of building the first phase of the […]