Sam Waddington shares backcountry experiences at Dean’s Speaker Series

Originally posted to UFV Today When Sam Waddington is feeling the pressures brought by the competing demands of being a business owner, city councillor, and active community member, he knows where he wants to go: outside. He shared his passion for wilderness experiences in a presentation in the atrium at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada … Read more

Gaining perspective on mental health and wellness

With Maggie Shamro (Nursing faculty member) Whether it is a family member, friend, colleague or even one of your students, it is estimated that mental illness will indirectly affect all Canadians at some point in their lives. The conversation about mental health is as important as ever. For Maggie Shamro, advocating for mental health and wellness … Read more

Kinesiology day showcases student engagement and healthy living

From health-related physical activity to exercise physiology — biomechanics and beyond — the field of kinesiology is full of opportunities to explore. On Oct 19, the Kinesiology Student Association organized the second annual Kinesiology Day (aka Kin Day) bringing together students, faculty, and staff to explore various aspects of the field of kinesiology. “This event … Read more

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