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UFV takes two wins at international business case competition in L.A.

Four students majoring in human resources management from UFV’s School of Business earned first place in two categories at the International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC) held in Los Angeles April 12–14. Chad Charest, Monisha Kingra, Amandeep Rai, and Rebecca Whitmell succeeded against formidable U.S. business schools, including Pennsylvania State University, the University […]

Schinckus named UFV’s Dean of Professional Studies

Dr. Chris Schinckus has been appointed Dean of Professional Studies at UFV, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Schinckus most recently served as Director of the UFV School of Business. Previously, he worked as head of the School of Finance and Accounting at Taylor’s University in Malaysia, director of research at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Vietnam), […]

UFV soars at Abbotsford International Airshow

Aerial acrobatics, wing-walkers, precision flying, and high-velocity fun were the name of the game at this year’s Abbotsford International Airshow. As a gold sponsor for the 2015 edition of the show, UFV provided a chalet for industry and community guests, a photo booth in the cockpit of our 727 jet, and plenty of information on […]

UFV School of Business signs on to Principles for Responsible Management Education

The UFV School of Business has committed to adhere to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Established by the United Nations in 2007, the PRME provide a framework for academic institutions to advance the broader cause of corporate social responsibility and incorporate universal values into curricula and research. As a framework, the PRME guide […]

UFV business students look to boost attendance at Abbotsford Agrifair

UFV School of Business students recently completed a semester-long market research project aimed at increasing attendance at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The project was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson and provided a valuable hands-on learning experience and real client-based work, and helped connect students with a strong […]

School of Business brings home the gold

Four UFV School of Business students travelled to Kelowna with faculty advisor Kevin deWolde, to participate in the Western Canada Business Simulation Competition. The team won the gold and several top individual awards, including top VP HR award, top CEO award, and top VP Marketing award. The UFV team worked incredibly hard, establishing early on […]

UFV Top 40 alumni: Shelley Besse — from teller to president at Envision Financial

From part-time teller to president of Envision Financial, Shelley Besse’s success follows a simple recipe: work hard, believe in yourself, and invest in the people around you. A UFV Top 40 Alumni and highly respected leader with extensive knowledge in financial services, Shelley’s focus throughout her career has been facilitating excellent member experiences. That passion […]