Larissa Kowalski made a big leap when she enrolled at UFV. She was the first in her family to attend university. Making the even bigger leap from student to researcher during her undergraduate years gave her the knowledge, skills, and confidence she needed to successfully apply to and complete a graduate degree.
Join UFV's leading research minds to discuss how COVID-19 research is informing our understanding. Topics include:
In September 2021, the Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA) in collaboration the Gerontological Nurses of BC, launched its first podcast to share the unique, uplifting, and sometimes challenging experiences of the diverse group of practitioners involved in gerontological nursing. The podcast: Gero Nurses: Tales from the front, has now released three episodes.
Adrienne, 78 years old, gets nostalgic when she thinks about the power of the written letter. This year, Adrienne rediscovered her passion for letter writing when she joined a pen pal program between seniors and elementary school-aged children. This intergenerational connection pilot study was conducted by Dr. Shelley Canning, the director for UFV’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA) in collaboration with Chilliwack’s Elder College, which provides adults over the age of 50 with access to educational learning opportunities.