Alumni Artist competition
|Alumni commemorative wine label by Melanie Schambach.|
The 2010 commemorative wine label artist competition is ramping upl. Alumni
artists are invited to apply to have your art rendered onto the 2010 wine labels. Join the
ranks of artists such as Melanie Schambach, Hannah Bennett and Mickie Acierno. Gain
exposure for your work and be a part of a growing annual tradition. details on how to
apply online at www.ufv.ca/alumni .
Alumni interactive website
No matter when you graduated you are considered alumni of UFV. This interactive website is
designed just for you. Find old friends, connect with new ones, and express your Fraser Valley pride. Sign up today at www.ufv.ca/alumni
Alumni soccer match
Former soccer athletes and fans of the game came out for this exciting annual tradition at
Bateman Park as the UFV men’s and women’s alumni soccer teams challenged the UFV Cascades.
Congratulations go to the men’s varsity team for the 1-0 win over the alumni team.
Afterward alumni soccer players and the varsity team enjoyed a social at the post-game reception at Cheers Bar and Grill in Abbotsford. This annual tradition provides a great opportunity to former players to come together in a fun game and meet the current varsity team members.
Afterhours @ The Reach
This successful inaugural event launch was organized and coordinated by UFV alumni
Eduardo Dioses (BFA ’09), Tomas Bingham (BA ’08), and Suneet Mondair (AA ’05) and
sponsored by the UFfV Alumni Association.
The well attended evening engaged and educated young adults about the history of
the region and the art showcased in The Reach’s current exhibition.
| Eduardo, Suneet, and Tomas at|
The Reach Gallery Museum
About the organizers:
Eduardo Dioses received his BFA in ’09 and was hired as art educator (research and development) at The Reach. In September he moved to Capilano University to study digital animation. Suneet mondair graduated from UFV with an Associate of Arts degree in ’05 before moving on to complete her BA in sociology at UVic in ’08. She spent the summer of 2009 as cultural programs assistant at The Reach, and then returned to Victoria
to finish a second degree in women’s studies. Tomas Bingham finished his BA at UFV in 2008. This summer he worked as cultural programs assistant at The Reach. He began his MA in history at York University in September.
Accounting alumni mentorship event
The Alumni Association partnered with the Career Centre this fall to bring UFV alumni accountants to campus to help UFV accounting students stand out in their field. Alumni shared their insights one-on-one concerning CACEE/resume critique, interviews, and networking, all in preparation for the third annual fast forward Fraser Valley Accounting night held at the end of September.
Alumni Appreciation basketball game —
Jan 9, 2010
The Alumni Association, in partnership with the UFV Athletics department, is hosting the second annual alumni evening of basketball on Jan 9, 2010. UFV alumni are invited to come together in the mezzanine of the Envision lobby for an exciting and free night of pizza, beer, basketball and in-game promotions. Watch the Cascades vs. University of Manitoba Bisons.
Hold the date and register early for the
annual alumni evening of theatre
This enjoyable evening will feature Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream — March 19, 2010.
This complimentary evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and theatre is brought to you free
of charge by the UFV Alumni Association. Seating is limited and will fill up quickly so be sure to register now by calling 604-557-4008.
LIBIT Reunion — Oct 1–3, 2010
Join UFV Library and Information Technology alumni for a weekend-long reunion full of opportunities for you to connect with one another and re-experience campus life while taking part in professional development opportunities. See details of events planned and register online at www.ufv.ca/alumni/LIBIT reunion or call us at 604-557-4008 for more information.
Reunion sneak peek:
Register today at
- Fri, Oct 1 — Welcome Wine and Cheese Reception
- Sat, Oct 2 — Campus tours/guided discovery,experts in leadership and teambuilding, aswell as folklorist, author, and storyteller Dr.Margaret Read MacDonald, and gala dinner: includes entertainment from Rock, Paper, Scissors Inc.
- Sun, Oct 3 — President’s breakfast and farewell.
There are benefits to having an Alumni Association membership card.
Here are just a few:
…. there are many more benefits to learn about at
- Discounts for alumni at new Abbotsford Sports & Entertainment Centre — take advantage of discounts for such events as the Lipizzaner Stallions and the Festival on Ice, and concerts like Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat. Stay posted online for details as they unfold or by updating your profile online to receive your monthly alumni e-newsletter.
- Toyota offers discounts to UFV alumni for first-time purchases — Take advantage of a $500–$1,000 discount when you purchase a new or unregistered Yaris,Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, RAV4 model. Go online www.ufv.ca/alumni for agreement details.