Environment and Sustainability has put its spin on the classic holiday song The Twelve Days of Christmas by offering up Twelve Days of Sustainability: Holiday Edition.
Read the December 2014 President’s Report for an overview of recent university news, accomplishments and publications by the TRU community, and a list of campus events coming up in the new year.
Whose Culture is it, Anyway? Community Engagement in Small Cities is one more example of TRU’s growing body of work that has developed from the 12-year Community-University Research Alliance (CURA).
Third-year students in a professional selling course recently took their class and book learning to the streets to make a difference with Volunteer Kamloops. And in doing so, most of the 44 students learned a lot more about life and themselves than they expected.
IT Services is performing the final stage of an important system upgrade, and the myTRU portal and other core components of the Banner system will be unavailable during this time.
Read the Fall 2014 edition of Bridges Magazine, featuring campus news, student initiatives, the latest in faculty and student research and community partnerships, and other stories about TRU alumni, students, faculty and staff.
From simple measures to large-scale initiatives, TRU has taken tangible strides to reduce its carbon footprint and increase environmental sustainability.
With the holiday season approaching, it’s another time in the year to take time and reflect on the good fortune many of us have and with that, come up with ways to give back to the communities we live in.
The cheerful cart that has been appearing regularly on Student Street this semester offers more than gift and food items. Conceived and developed by students in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) program, the kiosk has done a brisk business while the students gain hands-on experience and the confidence to interact with the community.
IT Services is performing a very large upgrade to the Banner system beginning Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., December 5th and is expected to be finished by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December…..
On Dec. 2 the Ministry of Advanced Education announced one-time funding for new health education spaces at seven BC post-secondary institutions. TRU received funding for 43 Health Care Assistant seats, which will help students train for jobs in demand in their communities.
In his NSERC Discovery Grant-funded study, Dr. David Hill intends to find ways to use environmental data that is already being collected to better understand how urban systems react and behave during extreme weather events.
Stay warm, dry, and safe outdoors whether on foot or on the road with safety tips from TRU’s Health and Safety Officer, Gordon Maurits.
School District 73 and TRU are collaborating to deliver a unique education opportunity for students in the region to sample university while they are still attending high school. The two institutions will offer dual credits in new construction and mechanical trades sampler courses, administered and taught through TRU faculty to eligible students in Grades 10 through 12, at the new NorKam Trades and Technology School.
The Williams Lake and District Credit Union (WLDCU) has pledged $100,000 over the next 10 years to assist in the operation of the health centre at TRU’s Williams Lake campus. This generous donation has resulted in renaming the health centre to the Williams Lake and District Credit Union Community Health Centre.