If a photo is worth a thousand words, TRU told quite a story in 2019. Rather than write what would be a very, very long read, we’ve compiled highlights from the past 12 months so you can enjoy the year in photos instead.
Jaida Wallat got a chance to meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a visit to TRU’s School of Trades and Technology. She also walked him through a demonstration of the hands-on learning that occurs in trades and technology programs.
Faculty members Dawn Farough, Wilson Bell and Ulrich Scheck spearhead the development of a master’s program in human rights and social justice.
WolfPack volleyball left the Tournament Capital Centre and kicked it old school in the Gymnasium for Retro Night.
Criminal lawyer Kyla Lee presented to a full room of law students and Kamloops community members on the complexities of Cannabis Legalization and Impaired Driving at the Society of Law Students Conference Committee’s Pursuing Progress: Transforming Law in the 21st Century event.
A typical practicum day at Royal Inland Hospital with the nurses of tomorrow.
Third-year law student David Barroqueiro won a new award for his work developing legal apps, which he hopes will improve access to justice for all.
Food truck Thursdays were always a hit.
Students, staff, faculty and the TRU community gathered for Envision TRU consultations, to determine the course of the university’s next 10 years.
TheFaculty of Science’s Matt Reudink and his graduate and undergraduate research students spent the summer studying birds on campus and throughout the region. They measure and track physical traits and behaviours of birds inhabiting rural to urban environments, to determine how different species are responding to increasing urbanization.
Executive Director of TRU’s Office of Indigenous Education Paul Michel performed at the 2019 Indigenous Grad ceremony.
Years of hard work paid off as arts students celebrated spring convocation.
Kamloops businessman and generous TRU donor Ken Lepin confirms the value of a trades education for a room full of students, before distributing student awards.
The School of Trades and Technology hosted a girls carpentry camp, where participants built a new playhouse for the on-campus Cariboo Child Care kids.
Youth from across BC graduated from a welding camp hosted by the School of Trades and Technology to get a taste of this in-demand trade.
Peter Poeschek received the Chair Leadership Award for 20 years as the School of Trades and Technology’s construction trades chairperson.
Campus was buzzing at the Graduate Student Orientation 2019.
Students started off the semester on the right foot at Orientation 2019.
Students and the Kamloops community celebrated the new school year at the annual Back to School BBQ.
Prospective students, parents and community members joined the Open House.
Students and researchers get a new state-of-the-art weather station installed on campus, located in Kamloops’ unique bunchgrass ecosystem.
Kamloops put on a spectacular show of fall foliage as temperatures dipped.
School District No. 73 took over the Tournament Capital Centre with more than 1,000 students in attendance for a women’s WolfPack volleyball game.
Campus deer stole the show (again).
TRU Student Union’s inaugural Holiday Fest lit up one of campus’s Ponderosa Pines, with the TRU community contributing handmade and unique decorations.
And that’s a wrap! With classes and exams done for the year, and campus appointed with it’s own towering Christmas tree, we hope you enjoyed our 2019 year in photos.
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