TRU Trades & Tech Students Dominate In Post-Secondary Skills Canada Competitions

  Posted on: April 28, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University trades and technology students won medals in every individual competition they entered at the recent post-secondary Skills Canada competitions held this week in Abbotsford. TRU, although it was one of a total of six participating public post-secondary institutions plus a number of private training schools, and entered only eight categories,…

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Danish volleyball star commits to WolfPack

  Posted on: April 27, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Martin Korsbak, a 6’8″ middle from Fredericia, Denmark, who played on the Danish Junior National Team and has recently been chosen to the Danish Senior National Team, will suit up with the WolfPack’s men’s volleyball team this fall. WolfPack head coach Patrick Hennelly is excited about his new recruit. “Martin is a very…

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Barrett Renewed As Head Women's Volleyball Coach at TRU

  Posted on: April 26, 2006

KAMLOOPS – With today’s announcement of her appointment as head coach for the WolfPack women’s volleyball team, Carrie Barrett is looking forward to heading up the program for a seventh year. “I would like to thank my family, team, coaching staff, and members of the community for their support over the years,” said Barrett, who…

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New Coach For Women's Basketball

  Posted on: April 26, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University athletics director announced the hiring of a new women’s basketball head coach today. Scott Reeves, who holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from Trinity Western University, a Bachelor of Education degree from UBC and NCCP Level III certification, comes to the WolfPack with a wide range of coaching experience…

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Parking fees increase Sept. 1

  Posted on: April 25, 2006

KAMLOOPS – TRU reminds students, employees and community members that a facet of a resolution passed by the TRU board of governors in May 2005 will come into effect next month. Effective Sept. 1, daily parking rates will be $3. Monthly parking passes may also be purchased at a rate of $50/month, while semester parking…

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TRU Chorus holds auditions Sept. 5

  Posted on: April 25, 2006

KAMLOOPS – The Thompson Rivers University Chorus begins its 2006/2007 season next month. The chorus is looking for Altos, Tenors, and Basses, both from the community and from TRU students. Prospective members must be able to match pitch and carry an independent part. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 9:20pm. The first rehearsal will be…

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TRU Instructor Takes Two-Year Leave To Benefit Thai Orphans

  Posted on: April 25, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Dave Wharf, heavy-duty mechanics apprentice instructor, is taking a two-year leave to work in Thailand at the El Shaddai 2 orphanage, located at SiRacha, about two hours SE of Bangkok, along with his wife, Terry. The Wharf’s long-term commitment stems from a trip Dave and Terry took to Thailand a couple of years…

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Symposium To Explore Elder Housing Issues

  Posted on: April 24, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Community members are urged to share their views Sept. 12 at the second annual Aging Symposium, presented by TRU’s Aging and Health Research Centre at the Desert Gardens Senior Centre. “We would like to hear the views of community members, especially older adults and service providers, about housing for older people in Kamloops,”…

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TRU Foundation tees up for student awards

  Posted on: April 22, 2006

KAMLOOPS – It’s a hole-in-one for TRU students, says the Thompson Rivers University Foundation of its first Annual TRU Foundation Charity Golf Classic. “This event is not just another golf tournament,” explains Foundation Development Officer Karen Gamracy. “It promises to be the charity golf tournament everyone hopes for. Participants can look forward to having a…

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High calibre Canadian volleyballer commits to WolfPack

  Posted on: April 21, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is welcoming another high calibre men’s volleyball player to the WolfPack. Patrick Johnston, a 6’5″ player from Whitby, Ontario, has committed to playing with the ‘Pack starting in the fall for the 2006 – 2007 CIS season. He was a member of Team Ontario, the bronze medalists at last summer’s…

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