You know your family has been in the community a long time when there is a road named after you. A few families in the Fraser Valley qualify for this distinction, including the Herron family, descendants of which still live in the area. And there is more than one road in the area bearing names […]
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The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards. In fact, the Stantec-designed project was the only award winner from the Americas in 2013. “It’s a tremendous honour […]
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball team is ranked number one in Canada in this week’s CIS Top Ten Poll. The Cascades moved up one spot from second overall. This marks the university’s first number-one ranking in any sport in their seven-year affiliation with the CIS. The Cascades are currently 9-1 in the Pacific […]
$1.5 million donation largest in UFV’s history BMO’s largest one-time donation in B.C. UFV Plaza will become Chilliwack’s newest business education centre CHILLIWACK, BC, December 7, 2012 — In what will be the largest donation it has ever received, the University of the Fraser Valley will take ownership in early 2013 of the former BMO […]
Feeling the pre-winter blues? Watch this video — where the grass is green, the trees ae full of leaves, and the summer sun is shining! Shaw TV featured our community celebration when we launched our “What New At Your U?” party earlier this year at the new Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park.
Want to be an extra in a Brent Butt film at UFV Chilliwack on Nov 2 (night)? Or maybe your friends and family do? Drop in to an information session Fri, Oct 26 1-4:30 pm to 2nd floor CEP atrium for info . Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
If you’re taking classes at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Chilliwack campus this fall, take note: UFV has moved! Except for a few specialized theatre and agricultural courses and activities, all Chilliwack courses are now offered at the UFV campus at the Canada Education Park. UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre has been located at […]
Building relationships, gaining confidence, and being humbled are just a few of the experiences had by a group of UFV students on a recent trip to Antigua with the Champions for Health Promoting Schools program. In its seventh year, the project also reached new heights — from being commended by the Antiguan minister of education, […]
A UFV student has proved himself as one of the country’s top electrical apprentices in training. Gordon Kearns recently won the silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton. The 21-year-old Chilliwack resident, who grew up in Boston Bar, placed second in the category of post-secondary electrical installations. Competing against the top students […]
Following an early morning tropical rainstorm over the Caribbean island of Antigua, the sun eventually came out on Friday afternoon, helping a group of UFV students host a successful Unity Games. The event is described as a Canadian sports day with a twist, by UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard. This is Sheppard’s seventh year hosting […]
UFV students hit the Antiguan airwaves on air Wednesday morning to highlight their program, Champions for Health Promoting Schools. Mackenzie Edwards of Abbotsford and Amber Major from Agassiz were featured on the popular morning show, Goodmorning Jo Jo on Hitz FM 91.9. Along with UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard, the creator of the program, they […]