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Town Hall invitation Sept. 15

  Posted on: September 7, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Fall Semester, I hope you enjoyed the summer and are looking forward to the upcoming academic year.

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Fall fire drills

  Posted on: August 22, 2016

A reminder that the fall Fire Drills will take place on Sept. 27 and 28.

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Fall Open House 2015

New student communication system (SCS)

  Posted on: August 18, 2016

An exciting new initiative is transforming how we connect and communicate with students. It’s called YourPath—a TRU-customized Student Communication System (SCS) that will enable us to start a dialogue with future students.

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FAST Finance upgrade

  Posted on: August 10, 2016

TRU is moving from its current version of FAST Finance (Finance Classic Reporting) to the new version, Finance Reporting. The new module provides an updated user interface with many additional features and functions that help create a more user-friendly reporting tool.

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Multi-sport courts coming to campus

  Posted on: August 5, 2016

Two multi-sport playing surfaces are being installed on the Campus Green just outside of Old Main to respond to student demand for more places to play.

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Updated TRU logo

  Posted on: August 3, 2016

To better align with our recently developed TRU brand, we are proud to share the new TRU logo, updated from the 2005 original.

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Open governance

  Posted on: July 14, 2016

Christine Bovis-Cnossen, Matt Milovick, Christopher Seguin and I are committed to a respectful and collegial approach.

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International travel pre-authorization

  Posted on: July 11, 2016

Introducing a new, streamlined pre-authorization process for international travel, which includes a new International Travel Pre-Authorization Request Form.

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Department amalgamations

  Posted on: June 20, 2016

Continuing the university-wide move towards “one TRU” administrative services, the following central and Open Learning departments will be amalgamated as of June 20.

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Interim director of CELT announced

  Posted on: June 14, 2016

Dr. Sandra Vermeulen has been seconded from her position of associate dean of arts on a half-time basis from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2016 to lead the former Centre for Student Engagement and Learning Innovation, now named (pro tem) the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT).

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Steve Lyall BCS

Mobile app promotes horse care

  Posted on: June 2, 2016

If you own horses, you’ve probably accepted the reality that these animals are high maintenance. But keeping up with all the care a horse requires is easier to manage thanks to EquiTracker, an app developed for the horse community by Bachelor of Computing Science student Steve Lyall.

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Funding announcement

New equipment for hands-on training

  Posted on: April 15, 2016

TRU is receiving $298,350 toward the purchase of new training equipment that will provide students studying health care, skilled trades and other in-demand programs with hands-on experience using industry-standard equipment.

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Funding supports women to start trades careers

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

The province announced $1.8 million in funding today for the Women in Trades Training (WITT) initiative to help support women to get the skills and training they need to start a career in the trades.

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Gordon Maurits on ergonomics

At ease with ergonomics

  Posted on: February 2, 2016

As part of TRU’s first annual Safety Awareness Week, Health and Safety Officer Gordon Maurits offers these ergonomics tips to make sitting for hours at a desk less of a pain in the neck.

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