Fall Employee Fitness Challenge – Join the Walking Program

Dust off those runners, drag yourself away from that computer screen and come out to join us for a 30-minute walk! We are happy to see so many faces back on campus and the fall employee fitness challenge is excited to start a walking program as a way to re-connect while striving towards our goal … Read more

Fall, 2021 Learning Development Series

Welcome back to campus everyone – we’ve missed you! We are pleased to offer you some great learning and development opportunities this fall semester. Living our Values – Integrity                                  Respect in the Workplace The University of the Fraser Valley is enriched by the students, staff and faculty from varied and diverse backgrounds. Each and … Read more

Get Ready for the Fall, 2021 Employee Fitness Challenge

The next edition of the UFV Employee Fitness Challenge will be kicking off on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 so if you aren’t one of the 185 employees who already registered for the first one in January, don’t delay! Log on to our website to sign up and receive a great gift! https://www.ufv.ca/hr/health-well-being/fitness-challenge/. Over the past … Read more

Workshop: Workplace Mental Health Skills for Managers

As we continue navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, Human Resources is focusing on providing you with the tools and knowledge you need to assist you to take your workforce from crisis to recovery. We are teaming up with the Canadian Mental Health Association to provide you with “Responding with Respect: Workplace Mental Health … Read more

Keto and COVID-19

According to several ongoing researchers, the Ketogenic diet may be a helpful tool in lowering a person’s chances of developing COVID-19 and preventing severity. Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19? Well Dr. David Harper thinks it can and he will be explaining why in his presentation in the Keto Salt Lake … Read more

Employee Fitness Challenge Ends (for now) but back September 1, 2021 Bigger & Better!

As a component of UFV’s Organizational Health Strategy, the Employee Fitness Challenge: Strive to Thrive kicked off on January 1, 2021 and was intended as a motivational tool to help keep us connected and engaged in our effort to achieve and maintain our employee’s overall wellness. Employees were encouraged to participate in any activity that … Read more

A Balancing Act: The Impact of the Pandemic on Women’s Mental Well-Being and Physical Activity

Thank you to Dr. Iris Lesser who submitted this very interesting and thought-provoking article which coincides perfectly with International Women’s Day. As women and mothers we really do need to take care of ourselves physically and mentally — you cannot serve from an empty vessel. I am personally going to challenge myself to take a … Read more