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Student Development, Page 30

Agreement signed between TRU and the BC Public Service Agency

  Posted on: February 24, 2009

In photo: Lynda Tarras, the Head of the BC Public Service Agency and Dr. Kathleen Scherf, President and Vice-Chancellor of Thompson Rivers University Dr. Kathleen Scherf, President and Vice-Chancellor of Thompson Rivers University and Lynda Tarras, the Head of the BC Public Service Agency, have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will highlight career…

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TRU student accepted on board Antarctic expedition to study climate change

  Posted on: January 30, 2009

In photo: Sandra Borton, TRU Adventure Tourism student A 26-year old Adventure Tourism student at Thompson Rivers University is one of a select few students from around the world chosen to set sail for Antarctica next month, on a 17-day ship-based field course to learn about environmental issues, climate change and polar tourism Sandra Borton,…

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TRU Students Learn by Doing

  Posted on: January 15, 2009

TRU Students Learn by Doing When it comes to learning, there’s nothing better than the experience of actually doing it. Whether it’s building a house, preparing a tax return, cooking a soufflé, or becoming an events coordinator, there’s no replacement for a real life experience. TRU students experience reality in many ways as part of…

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TRU graduates did it their way

  Posted on: June 3, 2008

Thompson Rivers University will award approximately 1,600 degrees, diplomas and certificates to the graduates of over 100 degree, diploma and certificate programs at the Spring Convocation Ceremonies this week. At each of the four convocation ceremonies in Kamloops on June 5 and 6, attendees will hear from honorary degree recipients, valedictorians and see the medal…

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Thompson Rivers University student to study at TRIUMF Research Facility

  Posted on: April 4, 2008

Samantha Lloyd, an undergraduate student from Thompson Rivers University, will be one of only five students selected from regions across the country to have the matchless opportunity to work and learn among the world-leading researchers at Vancouver-based TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. “I could not be more excited,” said Samantha who…

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Special Advisor to speak on Canada's recent developments in Afghanistan

  Posted on: January 9, 2008

Thompson Rivers University will be the venue for a public talk by Diana Youdell, special advisor to the Director General of the Afghanistan Task Force at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7pm in the Alumni Theatre. Youdell has recently returned from Afghanistan where she served as Head…

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TRU names new Director for the Williams Lake Campus

  Posted on: July 23, 2007

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Desrochers as the Williams Lake Campus Director, effective Aug. 1. The new Campus Director position results from a revised administrative structure that refocuses the role of the senior administrative officer of the Williams Lake campus to the general administration of the facilities,…

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Two thousand and seven graduates in 2007

  Posted on: June 7, 2007

Thompson Rivers University is awarding an estimated 2007 diplomas, degrees and certificates from over 50 graduate and undergraduate degree options and more than 50 different career diploma and job entry certificate programs. At each of the four convocation ceremonies in Kamloops on June 7 and 8, attendees will hear from honorary degree recipients, valedictorians and…

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TRU Spring Break event gives high-schoolers campus experience

  Posted on: March 9, 2007

TRU Spring Break event gives high-schoolers campus experienceEach spring, TRU rings with the excited voices of secondary students exploring campus during the annual Spring Break Experience. No matter where a student has applied, the event will help any high-schooler find valuable resources and strategies to see them successfully through their first post-secondary year. Timed so…

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Students Earn and Learn in Unique Summer Job

  Posted on: July 28, 2006

KAMLOOPS – This summer, eleven young men and women have had an unusual opportunity to participate in hands-on, real-world science projects – with pay. A mix of high school and university students, members of Weyerhaeuser’s Environmental Youth Green Team, have been involved in five local projects, working with bluebirds and pine beetles, grasslands and wetlands,…

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