Employee Appreciation Day — March 5

Friday, March 5 is a day for companies to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. This day was created for the purpose of strengthening the bond between employer and employee. Because our employees are our greatest asset, the Human Resources department wants to express to you how much we … Read more

Recipe — Hummus from Chelsea Wedel

Who doesn’t love recipes that are quick, healthy and yummy! Thank you to Chelsea Wedel for sending us this recipe to enjoy! I think I’m going to make some for Superbowl Sunday (go Chiefs!)   I’ve attached my favorite, healthy recipe for the Strive to Thrive Challenge! It’s home-made hummus that’s easy and delicious…only 6 … Read more

Recipe — Detox Water from Nancy Scarrow

DETOX WATER I came across this recipe on Pinterest or Facebook or somewhere and thought I’d give it a try. I am very bad at drinking my daily recommended amount of water (9 cups per day from beverages OR a total water intake which includes water in food of 2.7 L per day) so thought … Read more

Remote Learning — Turning a Challenge into an Adventure!

Submitted by guest blogger, Shawn Johnston – Director, Labour Relations, Human Resources As a parent of two kids (ages 7 and 9) the move to remote learning in March created many challenges, top among them keeping my kids busy, active, and engaged. The move to remote teaching also created unique challenges for UFV faculty (and … Read more

Winter, 2021 Online Workshops

Happy New Year everyone! We’ve assembled some wonderful learning opportunities for you this winter so please take the time to scroll through descriptions below and register for those that you are interested in learning more about. And as always, if there is anything not offered that you would like to see more training on, please … Read more

Counselling Support over the Winter Break

What a year we’ve had within UFV, across British Columbia and around the world!  The winter break is a much welcomed opportunity to get some rest and connect with family and friends (either in person or virtually). This time of year can also be very challenging for faculty and staff – and their family members … Read more

Celebrating our 2020 Retirees

2020 is almost over and what a strange year it was! There has been so much confusion and anxiety over Covid-19 both in our personal lives and at work. We have had to learn to adapt and face the challenge of trying to be creative in how we do things in this strange virtual environment … Read more