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UFV seeking nominations for Top 40 alumni

UFV Abbotsford campus.  - File photo
UFV Abbotsford campus.
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As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, the University of the Fraser Valley is seeking nominations for its Top 40 alumni, and organizers want your help.

“We have more than 30,000 alumni now and a lot to celebrate in terms of the contributions they are making to society,” said Nancy Armitage, UFV manager of alumni engagement.

Anyone is eligible to submit an online nomination for UFV’s Top 40 list. To be eligible, the nominee must have graduated with a master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, diploma, certificate, or citation from UFV, UCFV, or FVC, or completed 30 credits before Jan. 1, 2004, or have been granted associate alumni status by the UFV Alumni Association. The nominee must demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following categories:

• community, national, and international contributions;

• commitment to others;

• acted with selflessness and/or courage;

• leadership;

• creativity/innovation and;

• career/professional excellence.

Candidates selected must agree to provide a photograph and written biography, and are encouraged to attend the 40th anniversary Giving Thanks alumni and donor event Oct. 8.

To nominate someone visit ufv.ca/top40alumni.

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