TRU Grad Nominated for Canadian Enviroment Award

  Posted on: April 26, 2005

KAMLOOPS – Mary Ellen Grant, who graduated from TRU’s Bachelor of Science degree program in 1999 and began work as manager of the Kamloops Wildlife Park’s (KWP) education and volunteer centre the same year, has been nominated for a Canadian Environment Award (CEA). The CEA, Canada’s only national, bilingual, environmental awards program, was established by…

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TRU Open for Masters of Business Degree

  Posted on: April 26, 2005

KAMLOOPS – Less than a month after it was inaugurated as BC’s newest provincial university, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has announced the launch of its first independent graduate degree, designed to produce managers and others who are well prepared for careers as corporate executives, consultants, or entrepreneurs in an increasingly competitive and global economy. The…

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TRU and ITA Plan for Building Degree

  Posted on: April 14, 2005

TRU and ITA announce plan to develop Canada’s first Trades degree programs KAMLOOPS – BC’s newest university has unveiled plans to open the door to degrees for journeyperson trades and technical program graduates across the country. Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, officially inaugurated as BC’s newest provincial university two weeks ago, has announced a partnership…

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Indonesia Bound

  Posted on: April 8, 2005

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University has been awarded two international internships as part of the inaugural Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded Canada Corps program to allow young people who are still engaged in formal learning to better understand governance challenges in developing countries, and to participate with more experienced mentors in the search for…

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Prime Minister First Official Visitor to New University

  Posted on: April 1, 2005

KAMLOOPS – Prime Minister Paul Martin visited the Thompson Rivers University campus in Kamloops, BC, today, as the new university’s first official visitor. Celebrations formally opening BC’s newest university were held on campus yesterday. The Prime Minister visited the university’s Computer Automated Systems Technician (CAST) lab, where he operated a sophisticated, computer-controlled robotic arm, made…

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First Capital Project to Support Open Learning at TRU

  Posted on: April 1, 2005

TRU breaks ground on new warehouse KAMLOOPS – Provincial government and Thompson Rivers University representatives today broke ground where the new shipping/receiving warehouse is to be built on the TRU campus. The 14,900 square-foot (1385 m2) warehouse, to be located behind the university’s Trades & Technology Centre, will be used to house and distribute the…

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Public Invited to Landmark Event

  Posted on: March 16, 2005

KAMLOOPS – It’s a landmark event for BC and the public is invited! Thompson Rivers University will mark its beginning and future as BC’s newest provincial university with activities on March 31st, April 1st and 2nd, and there are lots of events the community can join in on. On March 31st, people are invited to…

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New Name for TRU Athletics Teams Announced

  Posted on: March 16, 2005

KAMLOOPS – A committee comprised of representatives from the UCC Sports Council, Cariboo Student Society, UCC Athletics, community and media have decided on the team name that will carry Thompson Rivers University varsity athletes into their first year of university play in the Canada West Conference of Canadian Interuniversity Sports. TRU athletes will now carry…

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Prime Minister First Official Visitor to New University

  Posted on: March 1, 2005

KAMLOOPS – Prime Minister Paul Martin visited the Thompson Rivers University campus in Kamloops, BC, Apr. 1, as the new university’s first official visitor. Celebrations formally opening BC’s newest university were held on campus yesterday. The Prime Minister visited the university’s Computer Automated Systems Technician (CAST) lab, where he operated a sophisticated, computer-controlled robotic arm,…

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