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.
In the spirit of looking back as the year draws to a close, we savour the highlights of 2014 at TRU with the top 20 stories that made headlines.
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).
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.
In its commitment to steadily reduce its carbon footprint over the short, mid, and long term, Thompson Rivers University has released a bold plan that can be monitored and measured.
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.
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.
Eighteen Aboriginal learners from the Xeni Gwet’in First Nations will develop in-demand culinary skills and industry certification through a community-based education and training partnership between TRU and the Xeni Gwet’in First Nations.
The TRU Board of Governors has made an unanimous decision to re-appoint Alan Shaver for an additional three-year term. The recommendation by the Presidential Review Committee was based on the results from the survey of students, faculty, staff and community members in October. His term will begin Sept. 1.
Michaela Huth is new to the challenging role of Transfer Credit Coordinator in the Office of the Registrar, but her exemplary work has already earned her an award from the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).
Read the November 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.
TRUly United campaign wraps up with big gains for students and community and sets a precedent in post-secondary philanthropy.