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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Two outstanding athletes to play TRU hoops next season

  Posted on: May 30, 2007

KAMLOOPS – Two outstanding athletes have committed to the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team for the upcoming 2007-08 season. Zach Anderson, a 6’2″ point guard from Fort Fraser, BC, who also plays hockey, baseball, volleyball and soccer, has received Fraser Lake Secondary School’s “most athletic” award since grade 7. His hockey team won…

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TRU to confer honorary degrees upon five Canadian achievers next week

  Posted on: May 29, 2007

KAMLOOPS – At its four Convocation ceremonies June 7 and 8, Thompson Rivers University will confer honorary degrees upon five Canadians whose achievements in the arts and sciences have bettered their communities and beyond. Dr. Chad Gaffield, an eminent historian, will receive his degree at the university’s 10 am ceremony on June 7, while Ian…

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Twenty-two TRU researchers and students receive NSERC funding

  Posted on: May 28, 2007

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University faculty and students were among 10,000 Canadian professors and students to share in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC) 2007 Grants and Scholarships announced today by Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie, MP, on behalf of the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, and NSERC President Dr. Suzanne Fortier. As…

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Traxel to return to WolfPack men's hoops next fall

  Posted on: May 28, 2007

KAMLOOPS – 2005 Scholar-Athlete award-winner Brent Traxel will return to the WolfPack to play his fifth and final year with the WolfPack men’s basketball team this fall. The 6’6″ forward from Cochrane, Alberta, was a team member of the Canadian College league national gold medal-winning UCC Sun Demons. “I am extremely pleased that Brent has…

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Love, ethics, and a brand-new major

  Posted on: May 9, 2007

KAMLOOPS – The role of a regional university like TRU is to help post-secondary learners gain the education they need close to home, and TRU’s new philosophy major will help southern interior students do just that. Until now, students wishing to major in philosophy had to leave TRU after completing two years of study. In…

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Nurse-educator to receive CRNBC award of excellence

  Posted on: May 8, 2007

KAMLOOPS – A faculty member in TRU’s School of Nursing will receive the Award of Excellence in Nursing Education from the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).  Diane Wells will be presented with her award at the annual general meeting of the CRNBC at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver tomorrow (May 9)….

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Local students top regional math contest

  Posted on: May 8, 2007

KAMLOOPS – Five students from Kamloops secondary schools had the highest scores out of 201 contestants from around the region in the TRU-sponsored British Columbia Secondary Schools Mathematics Contest 2007, capturing five of the six top spots. All winners but one are from city schools, two are siblings and many are members of their school’s…

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Alberta, Manitoba MVPs to play WolfPack hoops next season

  Posted on: May 2, 2007

KAMLOOPS – TRU WolfPack head coach Nevin Gleddie will be welcoming some top prairie players to the WolfPack men’s basketball team for the coming season’s CIS play. Simon Doty, who last played for King’s University College in Edmonton, was in the top 10 in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference in scoring and led his team…

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