Moves & Changes – December, 2022

Welcome to the new employees who joined us in December as well as some current employees that have moved into new positions. And congratulations to the temporary employees that have now become permanent! We are very excited to have you join the UFV team. NEW EMPLOYEES TO UFV Welcome to Gwen DeCoste, Administrative Assistant, VP … Read more

Winter, 2023 Learning & Development Series

We are looking forward to a new year and hope that we can offer you some sessions to help  you fulfill your resolutions! Maybe you want to improve your technical skills, or maybe it’s time to focus on your health and well-being. But whatever your goals are for 2023, your Human Resources department is here … Read more

My Professional Development Journey – Dr. Glen Baier, Associate Professor, Philosophy

My professional development activity consisted of a presentation of a paper at the 27th International Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society at the University of Dundee in Dundee, Scotland. The Friedrich Nietzsche Society is an international and interdisciplinary organization and participants in the conference came from all over the world to attend. The title of the … Read more

My Professional Development Journey — Paula Funk, Academic Advisor

Exactly two years ago in October 2020, I had an epiphany while taking a PD course at JIBC called “Lead Yourself First”:  I wanted to level up my advising skillsets, but not with the traditional Masters of Advising pathway. It was time for an alternate credential, and it was going to be in the field … Read more

Access your Professional Development Funds Today!

Hi there. I hope everyone has settled just fine into the new academic year and is now looking forward to the holiday break! But don’t forget to start thinking about what professional development activities you’d like to pursue, as you have until March 31, 2023 to access this fiscal year’s funds. Jim Kwik once said, … Read more

2022 Retirement Dinner — Get Your Tickets Now!

The 2022 Retirement Dinner is coming up on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. If you’d like to celebrate this momentous occasion with your colleagues, tickets can be purchased for $25.00 in Human Resources. Come out to enjoy a delicious meal, great company and to celebrate the amazing achievements and contributions made by these 30 employees: Robin … Read more

United Way and UFV Employee Giving Breakfast 2022

As UFV’s United Way campaign administrator, I have the pleasure of inviting you to our kick-off pancake breakfast on November 1 in Abbotsford and November 2 in Chilliwack. Come in to work a little early to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice – the works – served up by United Way … Read more

Deadline for Staff Educational Leave Applications in October 31, 2022

Attention all staff! This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for Staff Educational Leave applications is coming up soon – October 31, 2022. Make sure you mark your calendar! For those of you unfamiliar with Staff Ed Leaves, UFV offers short-term educational leaves for staff with three years of continuous service in a permanent … Read more