Built on the backs of water polo players across countless Saskatchewan beaches, Ian Affleck’s dedicated approach to teaching mathematics adds up to this year’s UFV Teaching Excellence Award. “There’s no honour I’d rather get, because this is coming from the people that I work with and learn from every day,” he says. A gifted […]
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UFV hosted the B.C. Secondary Schools math contest for the 18th time on Fri, May 1. The event included 70 juniors and 54 seniors. Contestants can win up to $2,400 each in UFV tuition waivers. Winners included: Junior Division (Grade 10 and under) Cavizshajan Skanthan, Meadowridge School Courtenay Chu, Pacific Academy Jiwon Min, Yale Secondary […]
Some of the area’s best and brightest young mathematical minds descended on UFV’s Abbotsford campus for the Fraser Valley Math Challengers Regional Competition recently. Grade 8 and 9 contestants battled through three rounds of competition — two individual rounds and a cooperative team round — after which the top 10 individuals from each grade faced […]
The region’s best and brightest young mathematical minds set to work at the University of the Fraser Valley’s annual B.C. Secondary Schools Math Contest recently. More than $14,000 in scholarship money was up for grabs, with 146 students representing 26 schools — an increase over last year’s 108 students from 19 schools. When the eraser […]
Submitted by Ian Affleck, Mathematics and Statistics department. On Friday, May 4, the University of the Fraser Valley’s Mathematics and Statistics department hosted its 15th annual final round of the BC Secondary Schools Math Contest. With 108 students from 19 schools participating in 2012, UFV’s final round continues to be the most well attended in […]
Congratulations to math instructor Ian Affleck and his wife Carin Bondar, on the birth of their fourth child, Juna Soleil Bondar Affleck. Juna weighed 7 lb, 6.5 oz and was born on Fri, Oct 14, at 8:36 pm at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She is welcomed by sister Loanna and brothers Shaeden and Faro.