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Academic medalists for Spring Convocation 2016

  Posted on: June 3, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of national, provincial and TRU medals for their academic excellence. Our 2016 medal winners will be recognized during Spring Convocation, June 8-10.

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Recognition for excellence in scholarship

  Posted on: April 21, 2016

Dr. Wendy Hulko (Faculty of Education and Social Work) has been awarded the 2016 TRU Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Hulko is a faculty member in the School of Social Work and Human Service and has been with TRU since 2004. Through her scholarship, Hulko is an advocate for equity-seeking groups including LGBTQ people, First…

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Wendy Hulko

2016 Merit and Staff Awards

  Posted on: April 21, 2016

About 200 colleagues and supporters took in TRU’s annual merit and staff awards on April 20 in the Grand Hall.

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ECE and ukuleles, in perfect harmony

  Posted on: April 19, 2016

In their final Curriculum Development class of the Winter 2016 semester, Early Childhood Education (ECE) students had a ukulele sing-a-long with special guests Bob and Mary Gretsinger. Bob came in at the beginning of the semester to teach beginner ukulele to all of the students. It’s been great fun to hear stories of how the students have…

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New program in Leadership Education

  Posted on: April 14, 2016

Associate Professor Tory Handford and Dean Airini of the Faculty of Education and Social Work met with Hon. Mike Bernier, Minister of Education, and Hon. Terry Lake, Minister of Health, this month to share about TRU’s new Executive Program for Leadership Education, beginning in Fall 2016.

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“The great teacher inspires”

  Posted on: April 7, 2016

Dr. Laura Doan’s research is helping us find out how to become a great teacher by looking at good practices when new educators are starting out.

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TRU faculty member is a skating champion

  Posted on: March 31, 2016

Peter Soberlak, a Physical Education specialist from the Faculty of Education and Social Work, has been awarded with a Western Hockey League alumni achievement award.

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