Tag Archives | Peter Geller

UFV receives Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship funding for urban food systems exchange program

The world’s food supply is under pressure from climate change, population growth, drought, and other changing factors. A University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) study examining the sustainability of food production has received key funding from the recently established Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. The project, entitled Urban Food Systems in Dar […]

UFV hosts school districts for forum on learning outcomes and assessment in the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley hosted an interactive and engaging forum on learning outcomes and assessment on Wednesday, Nov 19 at UFV’s Envision Athletic Centre. Organized in conjunction with school districts from across the Fraser Valley, the forum brought together educational leaders at the local level, plus guest speakers from as far as Ontario, […]

UFV to host Indian Residential School Day of Learning on Sept 18

Regular classes are being replaced with something quite different at the University of the Fraser Valley on Wednesday, September 18. The university has transformed its curriculum for that day, so that students, along with the rest of the campus community, can gather together for the Indian Residential School Day of Learning. The day-long collection of […]

Long-lost Canadian film comes home — showing at UFV Mon, Feb 4

Archival Film and Aboriginal Communities: Returning Romance of the Far Fur Country to Alert Bay, B.C. Mon, Feb 4 4:30–6:45 pm Abby B101 Please join us at 4:30 for refreshments in the foyer by the lecture theatre. The presentation will begin at 5 pm. Featuring excerpts from Romance of the Far Fur Country, produced by the Hudson’s Bay Company […]

Dr. Peter Geller to join UFV as Vice-Provost/Associate Vice-President Academic

Dr. Peter Geller will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley in the newly created position of Vice-Provost/Associate Vice-President Academic in May. Peter is currently the Academic Governance Officer at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, and before that was the founding Dean of Arts at the University College of the North in Manitoba. Through […]