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Sliders at The Commodore

A delightful dining experience

  Posted on: May 7, 2018

TRU Alumni & Friends second annual Dish Up Downtown was a hit on April 18, raising over $4,000 for the Alumni Endowment Fund.

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A Strong Connection: Tom McInulty

  Posted on: May 17, 2016

In the days of Cariboo College when students transferred elsewhere to complete their degrees, Tom McInulty was a young athlete aspiring to be an accountant. He played basketball for two seasons from 1975-1977 before continuing his studies at what was once Dunwoody and Company which morphed into its current, BDO LLP.  Tom became a partner…

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Kicking up a Storm

  Posted on: May 17, 2016

Cassidy began kickboxing when she was a TRU student in Williams Lake back in 2008. A new dojo called Shogun Martial Arts had opened in town and for some time Cassidy was not only training in kickboxing and studying at TRU, but she was also a senior ballet dancer at Maureen Saunders School of Dance at…

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Rethinking Vintage

  Posted on: May 2, 2016

How One TRU Alumna Thought Outside of the Antique Apple Box Summer is officially upon us and with it comes wedding season. While summer is not the exclusive season of wedded bliss, it is certainly the most popular when it comes to planning the big day. So we thought, who better to profile in this…

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Ten Things You Should Know About the Kamloops Film Festival

  Posted on: March 2, 2016

Lights, Camera, Action! Meet the man behind the Kamloops Film Festival: Dušan Magdolen. Dušan has two degrees from TRU (BA, Theatre Arts ’07 and BBA, Marketing ’07) and he just completed his MBA at Plymouth State University. Dušan was an easy choice for our monthly alumni profile, not simply because he has sat on the…

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Leaving Their Careers to the Dogs

  Posted on: February 12, 2016

Advice on Career Transitions from Two TRU Alumni Who Followed Their Passion James and Emily Price didn’t start their careers with the goal of eventually running a doggy day care. In fact, they started far from it. Emily holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, and James has his Red Seal in Welding. However…

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