Thompson Rivers University

Tag: global competency

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Learning through a unique lens

  Posted on: September 26, 2019

Colton Stephens and Maris Fraser are two fourth-year TRU students who believe education begins when you get hands-on, experiential learning.

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Giving back globally as an MBA student

  Posted on: August 25, 2016

MBA student Tanya Thomas has spent the summer as an HR intern with The Borgen Project, helping to address global poverty and end hunger in developing countries.

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Fundraising for change in Tanzania

  Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kim Torreggiani, director of development for the School of Business and Economics recently visited Tanzania volunteering as a Leave for Change fundraising advisor.

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Nursing degree takes alumni abroad

  Posted on: May 11, 2016

Having travelled internationally before and during her time at TRU, nursing alumna Kristin Ringstad (’15) knew she wanted to make an impact in her field on an a global scale.

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Kelly Warnock Leave 4 Change Program

International volunteer program helps employees Leave for Change

  Posted on: March 3, 2016

Kelly Warnock, an instructional designer, was one of two inaugural TRU participants in the Leave 4 Change international volunteer program, an initiative designed to match the needs of international partner organizations with skills of employee volunteers from Canadian partner institutions. Warnock spent three weeks in Vinh Long, Vietnam last fall, teaching lesson plan design and educational technology.

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Chandigarh University held an entrance parade for the TRU delegation.

Making strides in complex Indian market

  Posted on: January 7, 2016

More students could flow into Thompson Rivers University after a successful mission to India in December led to the signing of proposals with two of that country’s biggest schools.

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Inaugural International Research Conference Kicks Off

  Posted on: March 12, 2015

The inaugural Learning at Intercultural Intersections: International Research Conference kicks off today at TRU, bringing together scholars in the field of intercultural learners, and drawing in renowned researchers from as far away as South Africa, Brazil and the Netherlands.

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