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Slice of Life: April 1 to 18

Nominations wanted for UFV distinguished alumni award

That teacher helping your kid to shine; the nurse who was by your side in emergency; the accountant who finds deductions at tax time; the social worker who helped your neighbour; the childcare worker who’s with your kids all day – University of the Fraser Valley alumni are everywhere. Alumni who are now playing key roles in our communities are both the UFV’s greatest product and greatest ambassadors.
Balding for a cause

Balding for a cause

The Abbotsford Heat are trading in their skates for razors.
Saving the helpless

Saving the helpless

Take out your cell phone and hold it in your hands. It weighs about 500 grams – the same as a premature or malnourished infant at the Baby Watoto care facility in Uganda, Africa.

Stop human trafficking

The exploitation of human beings, including underage youth, for financial gain is one of the more unseemly realities in modern life. The Child and Youth Care program at the University of the Fraser Valley will be shedding some light on the issue on Monday, March 28, when it presents a forum on human trafficking. There will be expert speakers, as well as a screening of a DVD filmed in the Vancouver area, concerning the issue.

Epilepsy awareness

In recognition of March being epilepsy awareness month, Saturday, March 26 is Purple Day for Epilepsy.
The gift of water: Sand dam builder visits Abbotsford

The gift of water: Sand dam builder visits Abbotsford

When Joshua Mukusya was a child, he promised his mother he would provide the family with water – his duty as the first born. But in his village of Kola in eastern Kenya, Mukusya had to walk eight kilometres to the closest water source and carry it back on his head – all in 45-degree heat.

MINTER: Plant strawberries now

Forum unites youth and community leaders

A forum in Abbotsford in May will bring together youth and community leaders to share ideas and concerns about local issues.

WestJet CEO shares 'five secrets' at UFV lecture

Gregg Saretsky wants to let you in on a few secrets, five to be exact.
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