Thompson Rivers University

Campus News, Page 204

UCC Campus Gears Up for Annual Open House and Homecoming

  Posted on: September 29, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Next month, UCC will again open its doors for the public to experience and explore the wide world of post-secondary education and services, when it hosts the annual Open House and Career Day October 16th, preceded by the UCC Alumni Association’s Homecoming 2004. Watch for the following events on campus October 14th, 15th, and 16th…

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BC's Newest University named after Thompson Rivers

  Posted on: September 22, 2004

KAMLOOPS-BC’s newest university now has a name, one that UCC President Roger Barnsley says, “effectively describes and will always remind us of our regional mandate as the Thompson River basin encompasses the vast majority of our region.” Thompson Rivers University, chosen by government from a list of community nominations submitted for consideration by the UCC…

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Record International Enrolments Fund Domestic Seats

  Posted on: September 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC is setting another record this year, this time due to a major increase in specialized international training programs at its Kamloops campus. A record number of international trainees and students from China, Taiwan, and Japanmore than 400will participate in study tour and specialized teacher training programs throughout the summer and fall, bringing the university’s…

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UCC Awards Contract For Construction Of New International Building

  Posted on: August 19, 2004

KAMLOOPS – UCC is pleased to announce that the contract for theconstruction of the new International Building at UCC has been awardedto D & T Developments Ltd. of Kamloops. The local company was thesuccessful bidder, coming in at $8.3 million (taxes included), withinthe budget of the original business for the project. As the general contractor…

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Ucc Students Demonstrate Industry-Sponsored Computer Projects

  Posted on: August 18, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC’s Computer Automated Systems Technician (CAST) programinvites local media to its annual demonstration of projects. These industry-sponsored research projects are completed in thestudents’ fourth semester of study and cover a wide area of computercontrolled industrial systems. The demonstrations will be hosted in Room TT276 in the Trades andTechnology Centre on Wed. Aug. 20 from 8:30…

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UCC Could Receive up to $ 5 Million with Award

  Posted on: July 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS – UCC has been given the opportunity to develop two RegionalInnovation Research Chairs, with a potential value of $ 5 million,throughthe provincial Leading Edge Endowment Fund. The fund has established six Regional Chairs with up to $2.5 million in funding for each chair. UCC has been awarded two of the chairs, and is a…

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CURA Questions Validity of Smart Growth Survey

  Posted on: June 17, 2004

KAMLOOPS-A community-university research alliance located in Kamloops, BC says the recent Smart Growth survey didn’t use appropriate criteria in its assessment of Kamloops and some other small cities. “New measures and indicators are needed to assess small city culture. Assumptions drawn from prior studies of large cities are inappropriate as the basis for assessing small…

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UCC Formally Accepted by CIS

  Posted on: June 11, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC has been formally acccepted as a memberof the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) to begin play in September2005. A vote taken June 10, 2004 to admit UCC was unanimous amongst all memberuniversities across Canada (72-0) and was the final step in this institutionbecoming a member of varsity athletics at the highest level of universitycompetition in…

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International Figure to Receive UCC Honorary Degree

  Posted on: June 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-At its Convocation Ceremony this Friday, The University College of the Cariboo (UCC) will honour Dato’ Nellie Tan Wong, an internationally renowned leader from Malaysia who has distinguished herself as an inspiring and dedicated supporter of women’s advancement and has worked for the past thirty years to create better conditions for women around the world….

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