Holiday Fest

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Start your winter break with a holiday celebration featuring a tree lighting, games, free hot chocolate and sugar cookies. Brought to you by TRUSU’s entertainment committee, organizers say Santa will be making an appearance. The tree lighting will be at 5 p.m. This family-friendly event is open to the public. View Link to Original Source


Climate strike

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Meet outside the Campus Activity Centre front entrance for a short walk around campus, followed by speeches and a call to action. Set up will begin 1:30 p.m., the event will begin at 1:45 and formally end at 3:45. Thanks to TRUSU Eco Club for organizing this event. View Link to Original Source


Healing the Hurt Child: A life long journey to being a survivor

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Join a discussion on restorative justice with guest Avery Hulbert, and learn more about the process through her powerful story. A survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Hulbert was in the midst of a chaotic experience in the justice system and feeling as though her life was falling apart. Finding restorative justice changed everything. Justice in the community is a process she believes brings respect, trust, responsibility, accountability and humility in situations where harm has been experienced. …


President’s statement on passing of students in motor vehicle accident

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

A message from TRU President Brett Fairbairn It is with great sadness and regret that I have informed our university community that four of our students – current and alumni – were involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident in downtown Kamloops early Sunday morning. The collision took the lives of two of them, and critically injured another. Our deepest thoughts are with their families and loved ones, and on behalf of TRU, I offer our condolences. As these were international students and alumni …


CFJC Today | Local lawyers working on proposal for mental health, community-conscious court system in Kamloops

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Several lawyers in Kamloops and law professors at Thompson Rivers University have banded together to propose a different kind of court system, one that would focus on serving individuals suffering from mental illness, or living with a disability, who have committed a minor crime. Read more View Link to Original Source


CFJC Today | Donations from scholarship breakfast adding to Limitless Future of TRU campaign

 November 8, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

TRU’s annual Foundation Breakfast and launch for its Day of Giving drew a great crowd of supporters Thursday morning. Read more View Link to Original Source


Foundation Breakfast spotlights School of Business and Economics

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS–Scholarships and bursaries change the lives of students who have the potential to do great things. Helping these students so they can create a better world is the goal of the Thompson Rivers University Foundation Breakfast. This year, the breakfast featured the School of Business and Economics (SoBE) and the people who support that department. RBC Royal Bank sponsored this year’s breakfast and two students from SoBE shared their stories. Those students were Haley Coss, in the Bachelor o …


Vancouver Sun | They might be spooky, but bats are under threat from deadly fungus

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Researchers at Thompson Rivers University are working to stop the spread of a disease called White Nose Syndrome that is killing bats. Read more View Link to Original Source


Make your info and sales tables stand out: Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) Workshop

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Learn how to make your next information table, or sales table, one that people want to stop at. This interactive, and hands-on training workshop includes activities like table set-up, creating an elevator pitch and role playing. » RSVP to [email protected]   View Link to Original Source


TRU opens doors to Community Scholars

 November 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

As an open access research university, TRU prides itself on reducing barriers. Which is why we are thrilled to announce that TRU has joined the Community Scholars Program, providing access for regional non-profit organizations and registered charities to the latest research. In partnership with Simon Fraser University, and funded through the McConnell Foundation, TRU will support 20 community groups, granting access to 20,000 journal titles and ebooks. Access to scholarly research benefits non-p …



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