Tag Archives | Criminology and Criminal Justice

UFV Alumnus Seamus Heffernan releases debut novel Napalm Hearts

As a kid who feasted on pulp fiction, Seamus Heffernan thought the coolest guy in the room only needed two things – a tan trench coat and enough grit to pave the Trans-Canada Highway. Seven years, 7,000 kilometers and one master’s degree later, and Heffernan finally has his own flawed hero in Thaddeus Grayle, the […]

Plecas named professor emeritus at UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has been through a lot of changes over the past few decades, and Dr. Darryl Plecas was around for most of them. He started in 1979 at what was then Fraser Valley College, teaching in the early years of the Criminal Justice diploma program. As program head, he guided […]

Students from Agassiz Secondary taking a university-level criminology class from UFV instructor Kevin Bork at their school.

Agassiz secondary students get a taste of university courses with UFV

Imagine entering your first year of university with a few credits already under your belt. Thanks to a partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and the Fraser Cascade School District, Agassiz secondary school students are able to try university courses, earn actual credits, and get a taste of post-secondary education while still in […]