Lots to celebrate in 2017 at UFV

There was a lot to celebrate at UFV in 2017, as students, faculty, and staff continued to contribute to the social, cultural, and economic development of the Fraser Valley. Highlights of 2017 More than 2,700 credentials were awarded at four Convocation ceremonies in June. UFV said thank you and farewell to President Mark Evered, who […]

Andy Sidhu named new Chancellor of UFV

Andy Sidhu will be the University of the Fraser Valley’s third Chancellor. A long-time proponent of community engagement and integration, Sidhu will take over from Dr. Gwen Point, who served as UFV’s second Chancellor from 2015 to the present, following two terms by Brian Minter. “I’m extremely honoured and proud to join the University of […]

Classroom and study space changes reflect new learning styles

A number of small changes are combining to transform learning at UFV thanks to special project aimed at supporting new initiatives in teaching and learning. Teaching and learning have changed significantly and UFV is taking steps to transform physical learning environments to support this change. The $2.5M in funding comes from two years of special […]

UFV & Ann Davis Transition Society partner to mark Dec 6 day of remembrance

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. As well as commemorating the 14 […]

Shirley Burns, UFV Floral Design graduate

A journey from dirt to blossom

When talking about her second career in floral design, Shirley Burns likes to say that she’s still digging up dirt. Throughout a 30-year career in the security and investigation field, Shirley had certainly perfected the art of digging up buried secrets. But even though she was at the top of her game, the former executive […]