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“Working” with your BA Event takes mentorship to the next level

  Posted on: February 6, 2014

January 29, 2014 – TRU Alumni & Friends in partnership with the Career Education Department hosted “Working” with your BA, a networking event aimed at providing arts students and young alumni a chance to network with a room of accomplished professionals in diverse career paths. The event saw 35 career mentors, all of whom are…

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Panelists Announced for Arts Alumni Event

  Posted on: January 22, 2014

Thompson Rivers University is hosting “Working” with your BA, an exciting event for alumni & students aimed at highlighting the value of a TRU Arts degree and all of the exciting opportunities that come with that. The event starts at 5:00pm in the TRU Mountain Room with a student-mentor portion of the event. Arts and…

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Arts Alumni & Friends Event: Put that Arts degree to work

  Posted on: January 15, 2014

Are you an Arts or Journalism grad? If so, we have an awesome event coming up on January 29, 2014. “Working” with your BA or BJour Alumni & Friends, join us for a relaxed evening of speakers and networking. Hear from a panel of successful Arts & Journalism grads and learn how they leveraged their…

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Fall 2013 Issue of Bridges Magazine

  Posted on: December 11, 2013

This time of year as the light dwindles and the quiet of winter approaches, many of us find an opportunity for introspection. It is the season to look within, expand our minds, learn a new skill, or give something of ourselves to others. The activities, initiatives and research projects we highlight in the new Fall…

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Global mentors Skype in for Adventure Tourism Event

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

TRU Alumni & Friends, in partnership with TRU’s Adventure Tourism program, held its second ever Networking 411 event that saw an engaged group of 50 students talk with 14 mentors from around the globe. In the usual ‘Networking 411’ fashion, students moved around the room to speak with various career mentors and seek out career…

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SoBE Alumni & Friends come to mentor and stay to network

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

November 14, 2013 TRU alumni & friends, in partnership with the School of Business and Economics ran one of the premier events of the school year combining an outstanding ‘Networking 411’ mentorship event with an alumni & friends mixer to follow. The event saw, at its peak, 150 students networking with 22 career mentors made…

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Old friends reunite at Basketball Retro Night

  Posted on: November 13, 2013

By Ryan Turcot, Alumni work study student The November 2, 2013 basketball alumni retro night was more than just a match-up between the WolfPack and the University of Alberta. It was a celebration of the WolfPack’s history as our basketball alumni returned to the Tournament Capital Centre to take in a game and reunite with…

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Tourism Students Explore Networking 411

  Posted on: November 5, 2013

By Ryan Turcot, Alumni work study student Networking 411 for Tourism students kicked off on Monday October 28, 2013 in the gorgeous Culinary Arts Building. 18 working professionals from the tourism industry engaged students in brief, 10-minute career advice conversations comparable to a speed dating session. Delicious Accolades dinners were not part of the package,…

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The “Difficult Diners” set sights on Accolades

  Posted on: October 23, 2013

At the end of September, TRU Alumni work study student Ryan Turcot met with TRU Career Education’s Larry Iles and his crew of TRU alumni and friends notoriously known as “The Difficult Diners” as they kicked off their 20th year of monthly dinner meet-ups. “We’ve gone out [to dinner] at least 130 times – at…

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Soccer Alumni & Friends Reunion

  Posted on: September 24, 2013

On September 7, 2013 , the TRU Alumni office in partnership with TRU Athletics hosted over 60 former  Cariboo College, UCC and TRU soccer players at Hillside Stadium to reunite and watch a new generation of both men’s and women’s WolfPack soccer players defeat the Capilano Blues 2 –1. The alumni reconnected over a barbeque,…

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