Student Development Staff & Faculty Newsletter | Nov 23, 2016

Telling the stories of students, staff, faculty and services in Student Development.

Care to share? Contact FSD Storyteller, Alicia Ashcroft, via email: aashcroft@tru.ca

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News and Accomplishments

Lonesome but not alone

Lonesome but not alone

The Early Alert program acts as a safety net for first- and second-year students who are academically at risk.

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Consent to a Tea

Consent to a Tea

Conversations about communication and consent over cups of tea.

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When opportunity knocks—be sure to answer

When opportunity knocks—be sure to answer

Set goals, chase leads, reach out, and express interest…that’s how Alex Wilson makes an impression.

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Economic development position makes financial sense

Economic development position makes financial sense

Cameron Weir, Economic Development Student, has once-in-a-lifetime, sky-high experiences at City Hall position in West Kelowna.

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Checking in with your health, confidentially

Checking in with your health, confidentially

Confidential, caring and committed to good health. HIV testing is offered monthly at the Health Clinic.

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Truckload of opportunities at Teck Resources

Truckload of opportunities at Teck Resources

Through the experience gained at Teck Resources, Andrew develops confidence in the employment field as the Information Systems Co-op.

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Long fight against procrastination

Long fight against procrastination

Long Night Against Procrastination offers an all-nighter with purpose.

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Co-op work term interesting, fulfilling and fun

Co-op work term interesting, fulfilling and fun

Emma Read will be ‘forever grateful’ to Career Education for opened doors and opportunities.

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consent tea 2015

Talking consent over a cup of tea

The Wellness Centre is hosting a tea party where sexual consent and related issues are the topics of conversation.

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Upcoming Events

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HIV testing | November 24

Old Main Health Services, OM 1461

Confidential, free and by drop-in or appointment.

Creative Mindfulness

Creative Mindfulness

November 24 | December 1

12:40pm - 1:40pm, Old Main 2494

Suffering from writer’s block? Too energetic for quiet mediation?

Quilter's Corner

Quilter's Corner 

November 26

10:00am - 3:00pm, OL 127

A space to work on your quilting or sewing projects. Please bring your own supplies/machine.

Therapy Dog Thursdays

Therapy Dog Thursdays

November 24 | December 1, 8

10:00am - 2:00pm, Old Main Student Street

Stop by, say hello and take a quiet moment with a furry friend.

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation

November 29

11:30am - 12:20pm, OM 2494

Meditation reduces stress, improves concentration, slows aging and much more.