HR Welcomes our Newest Sr. Advisor – Zoe Strazza

HR is very excited to introduce you to our newest colleague, Zoe Strazza. Even though face-to-face meetings are on hold for now, hopefully you’ll get the chance to introduce yourself to Zoe over the coming months as she works with you on all your HR needs. Zoe is a seasoned HR and Finance Business Partner … Read more HR Welcomes our Newest Sr. Advisor – Zoe Strazza

Is Bike Riding for You? Find Out from Some of UFV’s Enthusiasts

Well, it looks like summer may have finally arrived and just in time as some of the Covid restrictions are starting to relax. Of course we still need to be very responsible and keep listening to the experts who tell us that because the pandemic is far from over, it is still critical to keep … Read more Is Bike Riding for You? Find Out from Some of UFV’s Enthusiasts

UFV Unite – Wrapping up our Walk Across Canada Challenge

Colleagues — what a journey it has been over the last twelve weeks. Our goal for our UFV Unite page was for our staff and faculty to connect and engage with each other while remembering the importance of exercising the body and mind. We sure enjoyed doing just that and hope we inspired you to … Read more UFV Unite – Wrapping up our Walk Across Canada Challenge

Reflections: Adapting Teaching and Learning to the Online Environment

Judy Larsen is an associate professor in the Upgrading and University Preparation department who recently earned her PhD. Judy mainly teaches ABE mathematics courses, but she also teaches courses for the Teacher Education program and the Mathematics and Statistics department. Judy has been recognized for her creative approach to teaching mathematics with an award from … Read more Reflections: Adapting Teaching and Learning to the Online Environment

UFV Unite – Walk Across Canada Challenge — Week 4 will Take us to St. John’s NFLD

Across Canada Challenge – June 22-30 Update Walk with us. In our Across Canada Challenge we have walked over 3,000,000 steps, which is almost to the Ontario border! Get moving today as we go for our final push before June 30. This week we are working on our fourth and final leg from Grand Falls, … Read more UFV Unite – Walk Across Canada Challenge — Week 4 will Take us to St. John’s NFLD

Spring 2020 Online Workshops – Week 11

Week of June 22 — 26, 2020 Minute-Taking This workshop provides introductory minute-taking skills in a digital environment. Participants will learn the steps in the minute-taking process including agenda, pre-meeting minutes, and minute template skills. Students may contact the facilitator at Lisa.McMartin@ufv.ca by Wed, June 24 if they have any specific topics they want covered. … Read more Spring 2020 Online Workshops – Week 11

UFV Unite – Walk Across Canada Challenge — Week 3 Takes Us All the Way to Grand Falls, NB

There is still time to join the UFV staff & faculty community in our Across Canada Challenge. We encourage you to participate in this collective virtual trek across Canada via the Trans Canada Highway, which is 7,821 km long, equaling approximately 10,000,000 steps. Our goal is to cover the distance between Victoria and St. John’s … Read more UFV Unite – Walk Across Canada Challenge — Week 3 Takes Us All the Way to Grand Falls, NB

Spring 2020 Online Workshops – Week 10

Week of June 15 — 19 Solving UFV’s COVID-19 Problems: A Design Thinking Approach In this hands-on workshop you will learn and apply the principles of design thinking to ideate solutions to challenges we are facing at UFV in the near- and long-term. You will work in online groups to reframe problems as opportunities and … Read more Spring 2020 Online Workshops – Week 10

Quarantining with Kids – Stories from the HR Team

COVID-19 has really turned our lives upside down, especially those of us with children. Regardless of their age, all children are facing individual challenges as they try to figure out how to adjust to lock-down, quarantining, and social distancing. Everything they took for granted has changed. They can’t hang out with their friends or extended … Read more Quarantining with Kids – Stories from the HR Team