UFV Cascades win CCAA bronze medal — defeat Humber College Hawks, 3-1 The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s volleyball team defeated Humber College Hawks, of the OCAA, 3-1 to capture the 2012 CCAA national championship bronze medal. The Cascades finished the CCAA national championship tournament with a 3-1 record, coming back from their […]
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The welding students at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre are working on a project that will soon be moved to Harrison Lake. Since late February, they have been putting together a 40 ft dock which will be transported to the lake. Instructor Sheldon Frank estimates the project will take approximately two months, and should be […]
This year’s UFV Theatre Shakespeare production will be the delightful romantic comedy As You Like It. Such is its endearing popularity, that this is the third time it has been produced by the department: once in 1984 and again in 1998, both productions generating excellent feedback and positive audience reaction. Veteran UFV theatre professor Ian […]
Everest at Whistler Mount Everest is, almost, 30,000 feet high. Peak to Creek at Whistler (the longest blue run in North America) descends more than 5,000 feet in 7 kilometers. This means that those who ski Peak to Creek will have descended the equivalent of 30, 120 feet over 42 kilometers. UFV faculty member […]
Students in UFV’s automotive collision repair and refinishing program recently fixed up a car for a local high school drag racing program. The car will be used by Agassiz Secondary School for the high school drag racing program, which sees local high school students compete at Mission Race Park. After dropping the car off in […]
Three UFV athletic teams are involved in playoff action this weekend. The women’s volleyball team is playing in the national collegiate championships in Nanaimo, starting today (Thursday). The men’s basketball team plays in the Final Eight national tournament starting tomorrow (Friday) and the women’s basketball team plays for its life in a regional four-team tournament […]
Students from UFV’s Social Work Student Association joined forces to raise awareness about bullying on Pink Shirt Day. A fundraising effort, the students were able to sell out of shirts and bracelets.
Sodexo Canada and the UFV Cascades department of athletics are proud to introduce the Cascade basketball cupcake! The cupcake will be on sale at the Abbotsford Cascade Café located on the Abbotsford campus. Sodexo is honouring the UFV Cascades men’s basketball team for qualifying for the 2012 CIS Final 8 national championship tournament, in Halifax, […]
Do you know an individual or a group who has made the Fraser Valley a better place to live? Those people who make everyday contributions to their community but may not be recognized? Consider nominating them for the Betty Urquhart annual community service award. Betty Urquhart was one of the first employees of Fraser […]
Some photo sets from the Cascades’ impressive quarterfinal series Feb 23-25.
It takes a village to raise a child, goes the popular saying. Well, it takes a non-monogamous group of communist birds to raise a smooth-billed ani (a species of large bird in the cuckoo family). UFV biologist Greg Schmaltz is interested in the intimate details of the smooth-billed ani community, and will be revealing some […]
You may not be able to travel to Saskatchewan (Saskatoon for the men; Regina for the women) to catch your basketball Cascades in action this week, but you can watch them on your computer thanks to the wonders of the internet. Catch the Cascades on CanadaWest.TV The UFV Cascades men’s and women’s basketball teams Canada […]