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TRU Convocation 2015

  Posted on: June 23, 2015

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: June 15, 2015

After athletic careers as competitive cheerleaders, TRU Alumni Aly Bradford and Keri Lewis knew that they weren’t finished with the sport just yet. As former gymnasts, national level competitive all-star cheerleaders, coaches of the TRU cheerleading team and competitive local teams, they decided it was time to branch out. After running summer cheer programs out…

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: May 13, 2015

Pioneering the Kamloop’s food truck industry wasn’t something that Natalie Basil, TRU Alumna ‘06 and partner Mikey Wheeler-Johnson had ever envisioned for themselves; but, with a desire to move closer to the family farm, Eats Amore was born…via a dream. “We were both working for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Fort McMurray, and…

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: April 7, 2015

Thompson Rivers University was born in 1970 and named Cariboo College, despite not being located in the ‘Cariboo’. It started with roots as a vocational school in 1974 and by 1975 had grown to 100 faculty and 2,000 students. In its first twenty years, employees and students increased tenfold, and the campus grew to include…

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: March 10, 2015

TRU Alumnus and local hero embarks on run across Canada By Ryan Turcot This year, TRU alumnus Edward “Fast Eddy” Dostaler plans to follow in the footsteps of his two childhood heroes, Rick Hansen and Terry Fox. Literally. Dostaler is already a few weeks into his own run across Canada and back, and he plans…

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: February 13, 2015

Joy Factory Films owner to give TRU students the head start he never had By: Ryan Turcot   Television commercials and online films can get pretty pricy – that’s no secret. But Nathan Froese wants to help local business broadcast videos they can be proud of, and he finds ways to make it happen on…

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Alumni Profile of the month

  Posted on: December 9, 2014

Krishna Lakkineni – ROI Media Works                         By: Ryan Turcot Within the past four years, the man behind digital marketing firm ROI Media Works has grown into a Kamloops success story, created career opportunities for TRU graduates, and become an active volunteer and mentor…

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Alumni Profile of the Month

  Posted on: November 12, 2014

Kamloops Innovation Centre Impacts Alumni By Morgan Whiteford The Kamloops Innovation Centre (KIC) is a non-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurs in tech start-ups through a collaborative work environment in Kamloops B.C. Since its inception, KIC has been home to over 20 TRU Alumni through start-up ventures. KIC began with four founders that helped secure the…

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Alumnus Makes 160-Acre Wetlands Property Donation

  Posted on: October 29, 2014

A diverse and sensitive ecosystem near Wells Gray Park will become an exclusive living laboratory for Thompson Rivers University students. Longtime TRU supporters Roland and Anne Neave donated the 160-acre parcel of land to his alma mater with the hope that the property would expand the existing wilderness research area to benefit students from many…

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