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Education and Social Work, Page 18

Hulko brings focus to aging and dementia

  Posted on: June 14, 2016

Dr. Wendy Hulko, a faculty member in the School of Social Work and Human Service (Faculty of Education and Social Work) and recent recipient of the 2016 TRU Award for Excellence in Scholarship, continues to shine a light on issues around aging and dementia through her research and scholarly work. Hulko co-facilitated a workshop on…

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EDSW faculty attend CSSE Conference

  Posted on: June 9, 2016

Some Faculty of Education and Social Work faculty members had an opportunity to attend the 2016 Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, held at the University of Calgary from May 28-30. Here, Dr. Carol Rees of EDSW’s School of Education, as Past President of the national “Science Education Research Group (SERG),” introduces…

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Academic medalists for Spring Convocation 2016

academic medal

  Posted on: June 3, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of national, provincial and TRU medals for their academic excellence. Our 2016 medal winners will be recognized during Spring Convocation, June 8-10.

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Recognition for excellence in scholarship

  Posted on: April 21, 2016

Dr. Wendy Hulko (Faculty of Education and Social Work) has been awarded the 2016 TRU Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Hulko is a faculty member in the School of Social Work and Human Service and has been with TRU since 2004. Through her scholarship, Hulko is an advocate for equity-seeking groups including LGBTQ people, First…

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ECE and ukuleles, in perfect harmony

  Posted on: April 19, 2016

In their final Curriculum Development class of the Winter 2016 semester, Early Childhood Education (ECE) students had a ukulele sing-a-long with special guests Bob and Mary Gretsinger. Bob came in at the beginning of the semester to teach beginner ukulele to all of the students. It’s been great fun to hear stories of how the students have…

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New program in Leadership Education

  Posted on: April 14, 2016

Associate Professor Tory Handford and Dean Airini of the Faculty of Education and Social Work met with Hon. Mike Bernier, Minister of Education, and Hon. Terry Lake, Minister of Health, this month to share about TRU’s new Executive Program for Leadership Education, beginning in Fall 2016.

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