President's 2013 Leadership Lecture Series: Victor Chan

12 March 2013 - 12 March 2013
17:00 PM
Abbotsford Campus

Educating the Heart
Victor Chan

B101, Lecture Theatre
Abbotsford Campus
33844 King Road, Abbotsford BC

Please join UFV a President Dr. Mark Evered in welcoming author, visionary and peace leader Victor Chan to the University.

Victor Chan is a Trustee and founding Director of the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education. The centre based in Vancouver "educates the heart and fosters compassion" through creative learning, research, and connecting people with ideas.

Over more than 40 years Chan has forged a special relationship with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and has co-authored two books: The Wisdom of Forgiveness: Intimate Conversations and Journeys (2004) and The Wisdom of Compassion: Stories of Remarkable Encounters and Timeless Insights(2013). Chan is also the author of the Tibet Handbook: A Pilgrimage Guide(1994).

Chan will be speaking on the role of peace and education. On education, Chan says "enlightened education for the 21st century calls for a holistic education, one that incorporates social and emotional competencies, creative, critical thinking, as well as academic excellence."

This free lecture is open to members of the community as well as students, alumni, faculty and staff of the university.

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