UFV in the news: Abbotsford U District

The City of Abbotsford has big plans for the area adjacent to UFV’s campus on King Road. Read the media coverage on the U District here. Planning a university district in Abbotsford Abbotsford News – September 1, 2011 In future years, back to school will not only bring the University … Something to like in […]

UFV in the news: Sikh temple centennial

Read a selection of the news coverage on Abbotsford’s Sikh temple centennial celebration, featuring UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies. Sikh temple built on faith and courage The Province – August 29, 2011 “It has a huge significance to us,” said Bains, director of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley. […]

National fire database project seeks to improve fire safety

A cheque for $149,500 was presented to the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) on August 8, 2011, kicking off research into a national database that could lead to fewer fires and more effective and efficient fire-service delivery across the country. “This is a great example of the way faculty members at UFV and community […]

UFV in the news: Larry Stinson new UFV Board Chair

‘Exciting changes’ coming to UFV: new board chair Chilliwack Progress – Monday July 25, 2011 “The people of the Fraser Valley are going to see some exciting changes in the coming years,” says Larry Stinson, the new chairman of the board of governors at the University of the Fraser Valley… Stinson looks forward to guiding […]

UFV fashion student creates tartan for Abbotsford

As the City of Abbotsford showed its new tartan at the Canada Day celebrations, modeled in kilts and shawls worn by local celebrities (including UFV president Mark Evered), representatives of UFV looked on with pride. Fashion Design student Samantha Merritt was particularly excited, as she was the designer of the new civic tartan. When she watched […]

Dental Hygiene program accepting applicants for Sept 2012

The Dental Hygiene program is back on track for the Fall of 2012 at the University of the Fraser Valley. After graduating four classes of graduates, the program took a breather, suspending applications for Fall 2011 while the university evaluated the labour market. UFV will now offer an intake to the program every two years, starting […]

Larry Stinson new chair of UFV Board of Governors

Chilliwack lawyer Larry Stinson is the new chair of the UFV Board of Governors, succeeding Rod Thomson of Abbotsford, whose term expires this summer. Henry Jansen will serve as first vice chair and Bonnie McGhie will be second vice chair. UFV’s Board of Governors is comprised of appointed local citizens and elected faculty, staff, and […]