UFV welcomes Dr. Joanne MacLean to presidency with installation ceremony

The University of the Fraser Valley marked the beginning of Dr. Joanne MacLean’s term as president and vice chancellor on May 11 with an installation ceremony on its Abbotsford campus. Dr. MacLean was formally installed by Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin. The ceremony was attended by representatives from local, provincial, and federal levels of government; from […]

Meet the President — getting to know Dr. Joanne MacLean

It can be a long path to the president’s office at a university. It takes a strong academic portfolio, a seasoned administrative resume, exemplary leadership skills, and an open approach and demeanor that connects easily with people. Those tasked with the challenge of choosing UFV’s next president are confident they have checked all the key […]

Hodges new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Alastair Hodges has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV. As an associate professor in Kinesiology, Hodges most recently held the positions of Department Head of Kinesiology and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV. He previously held faculty positions at Dalhousie University and the University of […]

UFV Counsellors invite you to the 5-Day Mental Health Challenge

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 7 to 13. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 7-13, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]

Walk through a vision of the future with Jane’s walk at UFV/U District May 5

The second annual Jane’s Walk in Abbotsford is scheduled from May 4 to 6, 2018 at various locations throughout the community. Jane’s Walk, inspired by internationally renowned visionary planner, Jane Jacobs, is a series of free neighbourhood walking tours that help people get in touch with each other and where they live. It’s about bridging […]

Six medals for UFV at BC provincials of Skills Canada trades competition

UFV students fared well at the BC Provincial Skills Canada competition at Tradex in Abbotsford on April 18, bringing home three gold, a silver, and two bronze medals. Congratulations to the following medal winners: Arianna Guenette, Architectural Drafting — Secondary, Bronze Kurtis Stevenson, Architectural Drafting — Secondary, Silver Greg Zervini, Heavy Mechanical, Gold Matthias Leclair, […]

UFV sales students help to achieve record sales month for Abbotsford chamber

Does the prospect of making cold calls send fear into your heart? For many people it does. But for professional salespeople, a willingness and ability to make successful cold calls is a sign of high functioning communications skills. And courage! For the past five years during the month of March, students in UFV’s Bus 322 […]

UFV leases Five Corners Chilliwack location to CEPCO

The University of the Fraser Valley has leased space at the location known as Five Corners in Chilliwack to the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO). The university will retain ownership of the building and Community Futures South Fraser will continue to have office space in the building. CEPCO, the economic development arm of the City […]