CityAge — The Future of Food 2.0 — June 3

The next edition in CityAge’s Future of Food series will look at how leading regions are driving strategies to foster and attract talent and build amazing companies. And how to give our entrepreneurs the skills that can build global market share. Event Themes: Case studies in how regions are accelerating the growth of food startups […]

Pandemic pets provide unconditional love and mental health support

We asked the UFV community how their pets have helped them cope during the pandemic. Winston the TA Robin Anderson, History Within the COVID context I built my online History 101 course last summer with Winston (my daughter’s dog) as the teaching assistant in several sections (over 150 students) in the summer, fall, and winter […]

UFV statement on Kamloops Indigenous victims

Trigger Warning//past trauma, death, residential school experience// The following post includes description of the fate of Indigenous children in British Columbia. This content may be disturbing and you may wish to avoid reading further if this will be upsetting. Access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866 925-4419.  The […]

UFV celebrates 2021 long-service employees

It’s a big year for employment milestones at UFV. More than 100 employees (109 to be exact) are celebrating a significant work anniversary this year. Congratulations to all those marking a 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, or 35-year anniversary of employment at UFV in 2021. (Sorry we could not find a photo of everyone. Note: […]

UFV to grant honorary degrees to Roméo Dallaire, James Chamberlain, Cathy Press, and Andrée Cazabon

The University of the Fraser Valley is presenting honorary doctorates to four Canadians who have made a significant contribution to their field and Canadian society. Retired general and humanitarian Romeo Dallaire, filmmaker Andree Cazabon, teacher and LGBTQ activist James Chamberlain, and helicopter pilot and aviation entrepreneur Cathy Press will all be honored by UFV in […]

Staff Excellence 2021: Shelley Hayes found the perfect job and stuck with it

Shelley Hayes is a country girl at heart. She spent a lot of time at her grandparents’ dairy farm on Fairfield Island in Chilliwack growing up, and always had horses. Hayes graduated from Office Careers (now Applied Business Technology) in 1982 and worked several jobs at Fraser Valley College (as it was known then) before […]