Thompson Rivers University

Student Development, Page 38

TRU Students Learn by Doing

  Posted on: January 15, 2009

TRU Students Learn by Doing When it comes to learning, there’s nothing better than the experience of actually doing it. Whether it’s building a house, preparing a tax return, cooking a soufflé, or becoming an events coordinator, there’s no replacement for a real life experience. TRU students experience reality in many ways as part of…

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TRU graduates did it their way

  Posted on: June 3, 2008

Thompson Rivers University will award approximately 1,600 degrees, diplomas and certificates to the graduates of over 100 degree, diploma and certificate programs at the Spring Convocation Ceremonies this week. At each of the four convocation ceremonies in Kamloops on June 5 and 6, attendees will hear from honorary degree recipients, valedictorians and see the medal…

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Thompson Rivers University student to study at TRIUMF Research Facility

  Posted on: April 4, 2008

Samantha Lloyd, an undergraduate student from Thompson Rivers University, will be one of only five students selected from regions across the country to have the matchless opportunity to work and learn among the world-leading researchers at Vancouver-based TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. “I could not be more excited,” said Samantha who…

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Special Advisor to speak on Canada's recent developments in Afghanistan

  Posted on: January 9, 2008

Thompson Rivers University will be the venue for a public talk by Diana Youdell, special advisor to the Director General of the Afghanistan Task Force at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7pm in the Alumni Theatre. Youdell has recently returned from Afghanistan where she served as Head…

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TRU names new Director for the Williams Lake Campus

  Posted on: July 23, 2007

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Desrochers as the Williams Lake Campus Director, effective Aug. 1. The new Campus Director position results from a revised administrative structure that refocuses the role of the senior administrative officer of the Williams Lake campus to the general administration of the facilities,…

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Two thousand and seven graduates in 2007

  Posted on: June 7, 2007

Thompson Rivers University is awarding an estimated 2007 diplomas, degrees and certificates from over 50 graduate and undergraduate degree options and more than 50 different career diploma and job entry certificate programs. At each of the four convocation ceremonies in Kamloops on June 7 and 8, attendees will hear from honorary degree recipients, valedictorians and…

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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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