Thompson Rivers University

President’s Report February 2015

  Posted on: March 2, 2015

Trades Funding

On Feb. 4 the Ministry of Advanced Education announced funding for TRU to purchase new trades training equipment as part of BC’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, supporting trades students who are entering in-demand occupations. At the announcement, TRU President Alan Shaver, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson, and second year plumbing student Mark Hunter.

The President’s Report is produced each month for presentation to the TRU Board of Governors and TRU Senate.

Read the February 2015 President’s Report for an overview of recent university news, accomplishments and publications by the TRU community, and a list of upcoming campus events.

February’s issue features a Trades funding announcement  of $325,274 on Feb. 4, and TRU Law’s inaugural issue of Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law. We congratulate TRU WolfPack, who took home both Men’s and Women’s President Cup trophies in the UBCO rivalry.

This issue also features presentations and publications from arts, business, social work, law, nursing and science.

To view past reports, visit the President’s website. To submit news, achievements or publications to the next report, contact