UFV’s 2011 Year in review

What a year! In 2011, the University of the Fraser Valley continued to make significant contributions to the educational, cultural, and economic landscape of our region. This year, UFV: Once again celebrated earning top marks in the Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report, maintaining our lead as the top public university in British Columbia, and […]

UFV Cascades collect donations for Abbotsford Food Bank

  The UFV Cascades went walking through Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec 17 and Sunday, Dec 18, knocking on doors for donations of non-perishable items for the Abbotsford Food Bank. Filling 21 boxes with food, the project was deemed a success. The walk and knock was headed by Alexa McCarthy, a third year Kinesiology major from […]

John English new UFV Dean of Trades and Technology

John English has been hired as the new Dean of Trades and Technology at the University of the Fraser Valley. He replaces Harv McCullough, who is the only person to have held the post previously and who will now serve as a special consultant to President Mark Evered. John comes to UFV from the BC […]

Stars come out to shine in support of UFV golf

Golf tournaments and fundraising: the two go hand in hand. So when UFV golf coach Chris Bertram was looking for a way to boost funding for the UFV Cascades golf team, going the golf tourney route was an easy decision. He even had the framework for a successful event in place. Former PGA player Ray […]

FVC roots bring UFV growth: Scott Bate gives back to honour parents

The UFV roots go deep for Scott Bate. He grew up in with Fraser Valley College, moving to Chilliwack from Calgary as an 11-year-old in 1975 when his father Dick was hired to be the first Dean of Instruction. “Dad came out first, and then at spring break the rest of us joined him. I […]

Community support key to UFV success

By Christiane Hodson UFV Interim Director of Development Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.   Margaret Mead (1901–1978) At UFV, Mead’s words resonate. In fact, the university owes its very existence to the vision and perseverance of the citizens […]

Aluminations: Keeping in touch

Beth Maenpaa, BA CYC ’09 — completed her degree in child and youth care and was immediately hired as a supported child development consultant with the Mission Association for Community Living. The education and experience she received in this particular degree program played a major role in gaining employment with this organization. With great appreciation […]