News and Announcements


Holiday Closure

The University will close at 4:30 pm on December 23rd and remain closed until Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.



Dr. Gariepy reappointed Department Head for second term

August 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kenneth Gariepy has been reappointed Head of the Department of Library & Information Technology for a second three-year term.

"I look forward to continuing my administrative service to LibIT and the University by collaborating with professors, sessional instructors, and staff to help ensure that we deliver the best undergraduate library education possible," he said.

Dr. Gariepy came to UFV in 2012 from the University of Alberta, where he taught in the School of Library & Information Studies and the Dept. of Educational Policy Studies.

His latest peer-reviewed book is Power, Discourse, Ethics: a Policy Study of Academic Freedom, which was published earlier this year in Europe.


Christina Neigel elected FSA Faculty VP in by-election

September 30, 2015

Congratulations are extended to Prof. Christina Neigel, who was elected Faculty Vice-President of the Faculty & Staff Association in the September by-election. Read her candidate's statement here.


Professor Jan Lashbrook Green wins UFV Teaching Excellence Award

June 11, 2015

Empowering students nourishes UFV Teaching Excellence winner Jan Lashbrook Green.

Read the full article by UFV Today here.


LibIT student Natalie Ng receives UFV's 2015 Governor General's Bronze Medal

June 11, 2015

Graduating Diploma Student Natalie Ng earns the UFV 2015 Governor General's Bronze Medal.

Read the full article by UFV Today here.




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