A $350,000 commitment from TD Bank Group will support students in the Aboriginal Mentor Program.
The City of Kamloops and Thompson Rivers University have signed a Memorandum of Exploration regarding possible future uses of Stuart Wood Elementary School by TRU.
Renowned adventure photographer, filmmaker and climber Pat Morrow will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters during Fall Convocation on Oct. 10.
Pat Morrow’s passion for mountain environments has taken him to the top of the world’s highest peaks and has driven him to advocate for mountain ecosystems and communities at home and abroad.
Convocation starts at 2pm and will be held in the TRU Gym. About 250 graduates will attend and receive credentials ranging from certificates to master’s degrees.
Read the September 2014 President’s Report for an overview of recent university news, accomplishments and publications by the TRU community, and a list of upcoming campus events.
Longtime TRU supporters Roland and Anne Neave donated the 160-acre parcel of land to his alma mater with the hope that the property would expand the existing wilderness research area to benefit students from many different disciplines.
TRU’s new Campus Development Plan has re-envisioned campus within a new model—the university village—which will enhance campus life for the university’s students and add vibrancy to the campus for all who visit it.
Architectural and Engineering Technology (ARET) faculty galvanize their students’ ingenuity with a team-building tradition each fall, the ARET Design Challenge. This year’s task: a Rube Goldberg machine.
To provide a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment for the entire campus community, TRU’s Smoking/Tobacco Policy has been updated, with the creation of nine new designated smoking areas.
What happens to a family in danger of eviction when they can’t pay the rent? Dr. Ehsan Latif’s new project researches the performance of the Kamloops Rent Bank in its goal to prevent homelessness.
Dr. Tracy Penny Light, an award winning, prominent scholar in student engagement, has been named executive director of the TRU Centre for Student Engagement and Learning Innovation.
Check out the Writing Centre this fall, re-opening Monday, Sept. 15 until December 5. Improve your communications skills with advice and feedback on your writing – the Centre is open to domestic and international students, faculty and staff.
Professional basketball player Kelly Olynyk will speak on the topic “It Takes a Village To Raise A Child” during this fundraiser for TRU student athletes. Money will go towards athletic scholarships.
24,000 students currently attend Thompson Rivers University. Since almost 20 per cent of them come to us from more than 85 countries around the globe, major international events often carry…..