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Former al Qaeda prisoner Robert Fowler to speak at UFV

Perspective and inspiration will be front and centre with Robert Fowler’s President’s Leadership Lecture at UFV on Wed, Oct. 2 titled ‘Sleeping with al Qaeda’. Fowler was the Foreign Policy Advisor to PMs Trudeau, Turner, and Mulroney, Deputy Minister of National Defence, Canada’s longest serving Ambassador to the UN, Ambassador to Italy, and Personal Representative […]

Eric Jordan to speak on education, technology and learning in the 21st century

New technology is rapidly changing the way young people connect with the world.  It is shaping how they learn and how their teachers teach.  The university is challenged to keep up with these changes and to ensure students succeed in this rapidly changing educational environment. Eric Jordan will speak to this challenge at UFV on […]

Gabereau returns to UFV for repeat performance

Vicki Gabereau is returning to campus to share a few of her stories and life experiences.  The veteran radio and TV personality was last on campus for the 2011 Convocation ceremonies, where she wowed the crowd with her address to Arts graduates. Gabereau returns for Gabbing with Gabereau, the latest instalment of the President’s 2012 […]

Necessary Journeys explores the art of storytelling and adventure

From migrating with a herd of caribou, to trekking across the country with their two-year-old son, a Canadian couple will be sharing their stories of adventure with an audience at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Park ranger and writer Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison will be speaking about their unique experiences […]