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Student Development, Page 36

TRU Spring Break event gives high-schoolers campus experience

  Posted on: March 9, 2007

TRU Spring Break event gives high-schoolers campus experienceEach spring, TRU rings with the excited voices of secondary students exploring campus during the annual Spring Break Experience. No matter where a student has applied, the event will help any high-schooler find valuable resources and strategies to see them successfully through their first post-secondary year. Timed so…

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Students Earn and Learn in Unique Summer Job

  Posted on: July 28, 2006

KAMLOOPS – This summer, eleven young men and women have had an unusual opportunity to participate in hands-on, real-world science projects – with pay. A mix of high school and university students, members of Weyerhaeuser’s Environmental Youth Green Team, have been involved in five local projects, working with bluebirds and pine beetles, grasslands and wetlands,…

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TRU appoints Dean of Science

  Posted on: June 27, 2006

KAMLOOPS – After a national search, Thompson Rivers University has decided upon one of its own for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Science, TRU Provost and Vice-President Academic Mark Evered announced today. “We conducted a national search and interviewed three candidates for the position,” said Dr. Evered, explaining that a ten-member search…

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TRU Board ratifies new collective agreements

  Posted on: April 12, 2006

KAMLOOPS – The TRU Board of Governors is pleased to announce the ratification of collective agreements reached late last month with both CUPE support staff and the TRU Faculty Association. The long terms agreements are in place for the next four years. “We are very pleased to have reached these agreements, and extend our appreciation…

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ImagiNative Art Opening

  Posted on: March 8, 2006

The opening of the collaborative art exhibition ImagiNative at TRU at 5 pm on Monday, March 13 promises a unique opportunity to meet and view the work of over 20 regional aboriginal artists. Everyone is invited to attend. The ImagiNative exhibition in the TRU Visual Arts Gallery will showcase some of the most innovative and…

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Outstanding TRU Students Receive Awards

  Posted on: November 25, 2005

Among those who received more than a much-appreciated cheque to help them further their studies when 408 students received scholarships and bursaries at yesterday’s annual awards ceremony at TRU, were Jasmin Wright of Sicamous and Greg Hibbert of Kamloops. Wright was awarded the Lieutenant-Governor’s Silver Medal, given to a student in a one-year program at…

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Career Week

  Posted on: October 18, 2005

TRU will join more than 2,000 communities across the country to celebrate Canada Career Week from October 31st to November 5th. Businesses throughout Kamloops will be on campus to discuss labour market information, personal hiring practices and to meet students that are interested in working for them. “The goal of the week’s activities is to…

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2004 Co-op Student of the Year Named

  Posted on: November 22, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Third-year Bachelor of Business Administration student Christina Antoniak has been named UCC Co-op Student of the Year at a noon ceremony on the UCC campus today. Antoniak, who is majoring in Marketing, worked a co-operative education term for eight months with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in downtown Vancouver. Her Assistant Manager, Elliot Richter, who nominated Antoniak for…

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UCC Electronics Student Wins National Skills Competition

  Posted on: June 3, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Next stop: Finland. After winning the annual Skills BC competition provincial finals in April, UCC Electronics student Greg Hibbert went on to compete with provincial gold-medal winners across the country at the National Skills Canada competition held in Winnipeg last week. The 19-year-old Kamloops student, who has just completed the first year of his two-year…

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BC's Newest University Hosts New Universities Conference

  Posted on: May 26, 2004

KAMLOOPS-It’s great timing. The University College of the Cariboo (UCC) has just been proclaimed BC’s newest university, and so is in a unique position to host a meeting of Presidents, Vice Chancellors and Rectors from other “new generation universities” worldwide that have achieved university status within the past 30 years. Delegates from about 50 universities…

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