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Global mentors Skype in for Adventure Tourism Event

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

TRU Alumni & Friends, in partnership with TRU’s Adventure Tourism program, held its second ever Networking 411 event that saw an engaged group of 50 students talk with 14 mentors from around the globe. In the usual ‘Networking 411’ fashion, students moved around the room to speak with various career mentors and seek out career…

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SoBE Alumni & Friends come to mentor and stay to network

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

November 14, 2013 TRU alumni & friends, in partnership with the School of Business and Economics ran one of the premier events of the school year combining an outstanding ‘Networking 411’ mentorship event with an alumni & friends mixer to follow. The event saw, at its peak, 150 students networking with 22 career mentors made…

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Old friends reunite at Basketball Retro Night

  Posted on: November 13, 2013

By Ryan Turcot, Alumni work study student The November 2, 2013 basketball alumni retro night was more than just a match-up between the WolfPack and the University of Alberta. It was a celebration of the WolfPack’s history as our basketball alumni returned to the Tournament Capital Centre to take in a game and reunite with…

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Tourism Students Explore Networking 411

  Posted on: November 5, 2013

By Ryan Turcot, Alumni work study student Networking 411 for Tourism students kicked off on Monday October 28, 2013 in the gorgeous Culinary Arts Building. 18 working professionals from the tourism industry engaged students in brief, 10-minute career advice conversations comparable to a speed dating session. Delicious Accolades dinners were not part of the package,…

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The “Difficult Diners” set sights on Accolades

  Posted on: October 23, 2013

At the end of September, TRU Alumni work study student Ryan Turcot met with TRU Career Education’s Larry Iles and his crew of TRU alumni and friends notoriously known as “The Difficult Diners” as they kicked off their 20th year of monthly dinner meet-ups. “We’ve gone out [to dinner] at least 130 times – at…

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