2021 Blog Posts

  • December 13, 2021

    For his last blog post of 2021, Steve shares some holiday greetings and some highlights from the year we've had.

  • November 30, 2021

    After many months of working on this project, with the very capable support of Rachel Wong and Isabelle Louie, I am thrilled to announce the launch of The Journey Here, a podcast that brings together the stories of community builders from all walks of life – hosted by yours truly!

  • October 05, 2021

    Last week, SFU marked its first Truth and Reconciliation week, and there were a number of initiatives that took place across our three campuses to stand in solidarity with Indigenous communities across Canada.

  • September 07, 2021

    Happy September and welcome back! As the fall semester rolls around once more, Steve would like to express his gratitude for the strength and resilience of the SFU Surrey campus community during the pandemic, and extend a warm welcome to all the new and returning staff, faculty, and students. Have a wonderful semester, everyone!

  • July 26, 2021

    With summer already in full swing, I want to thank all of you for your hard work, dedication, and care for one another as we've worked through this pandemic together. It has truly been a unique time that has challenged the way that we live, work and connect.

  • June 29, 2021

    As June comes to a close, Steve takes the time to reflect on some of the events that took place this month and the work that we all can do to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • June 01, 2021

    Following the devastating news from the Kamloops Indian Residential School, Steve offers his condolences and thoughts.

  • May 10, 2021

    In acknowledgement of the violence against anti-Asian communities and the guilty verdict in the George Floyd murder trial, Steve provides an update on some of the anti-racism work that has been done at SFU Surrey and what's up ahead.

  • April 07, 2021

    In his latest blog post, Steve takes some time to acknowledge and celebrate some of the successes that we as an SFU Surrey community accomplished over the past year as we pass the one year mark of working from home.

  • March 08, 2021

    On International Women's Day, I want to take some time to celebrate and honour the amazing women in my life: those in my family, and those I've had the opportunity to work alongside.

  • January 28, 2021

    January 28 is Bell Let's Talk Day, and I take some time to share my own experiences with mental health and what today means to me.

  • January 18, 2021

    January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All month long, I urge you to participate in a number of events and campaigns hosted by SFU's Sexual Violence Support and Prevention Office.