Archive | July, 2015
CICS Welcomes New Indo Canadian Community Advisory Committee Members

CICS Welcomes New Indo Canadian Community Advisory Committee Members

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies welcomed its newest members of the Indo Canadian Community Advisory Committee this past Spring. Since the formation of the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies and the BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Business and Economic Development in 2006, the role of the ICCAC has been to provide general advice to […]

CICS Student Scholarship Recipients

CICS Student Scholarship Recipients

Three excellent students received scholarships and recognition for their contributions, work ethic and excellent research skills. The first student, Anecia Gill, was nominated and awarded the annual Undergraduate Research Excellence (URE) Award from the Office of Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies. Anecia, and her fellow URE student recipients were honoured at a dinner gala located […]

‘My Internship to UFV Chandigarh’-A Reflection from UFV Student, Derek Ward-Hall

‘My Internship to UFV Chandigarh’-A Reflection from UFV Student, Derek Ward-Hall

My name is Derek Ward-Hall, I am a 4th(ish) year student in the Bachelor of Business Administration program at UFV. In May, I packed up my bags and moved to Chandigarh for a seven month stint at UFV India. The decision of why I wanted to come to India is not extremely complex. First, growing […]

Canada-India Chair Sponsors Scholarship Night

Canada-India Chair Sponsors Scholarship Night

The BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Business and Economic Development sponsored one of the scholarships at this year’s annual Scholarship Night which is hosted by the Fraser Valley Indo-Canadian Business Association. Each year, stellar students from all schools in Abbotsford apply to receive a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of academic excellence and community outreach. […]

CICS Contributes to New Book: “Abbotsford: From Village to City, A Commitment to Excellence and Innovation”

CICS Contributes to New Book: “Abbotsford: From Village to City, A Commitment to Excellence and Innovation”

(Taken from Media Advisory from the MSA Museum Society) MSA Museum Society launches book Abbotsford, from Village to City: A Commitment to Excellence and Innovation. Edited by local poet and historian Robert Martens and MSA Museum Society archivist Anneleen van Dijk, this new book highlights Abbotsford’s remarkable growth and development in industry, health and community […]