A gift with a view: health-care students give back with a bench

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Taking care of people isn’t for the faint of heart, and a group of recently graduated health-care assistants are showing their gratitude to their program instructors, with a gift. Kamloops’s Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home now has a new bench, with a beautiful view of the valley. The bench is dedicated to TRU’s health-care assistant instructors, and a gift from the graduating class of April 2019. Graduate Melissa Zimmerman now works at the Overlander Residential Care facility. …


BAIROS AND SPENCER ADDED TO ROSTER – Kamloops Blazers

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

BAIROS AND SPENCER ADDED TO THE ROSTER Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers have added 16-year-old defenseman Logan Bairos and 15-year-old forward Tye Spencer to the roster for the week. Bairos was the Blazers second round pick in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. He is playing this season with the Saskatoon Contacts and has five goals, 15 assists and 20 points in 25 games. Spencer also plays with the Contacts and has five goals, four assists and nine points in 16 games this season. He was a third round …


TRU HR Club: HR Canada West Case Competition

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Teams of four students have two hours to analyze a case from a human resources perspective. Then from the issues they’ve identified, create solutions and an action plan and finally, present those to a panel of judges. Following the competition, there will be a banquet open to all students. Janelle Aaker, VP of diversity and inclusion at Lulu Lemon, will give a keynote address. The TRU teams are vying for the opportunity to represent TRU at the Human Resources Canada West Case Competition i …


Blazers’ Zary added to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp roster – Kamloops Blazers

 December 8, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

  Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League is proud to announce that Kamloops Blazers forward Connor Zary has been added to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp roster for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. An ‘A’-rated prospect by NHL Central Scouting for the 2020 NHL Draft, Zary is tied for fourth in WHL scoring this season with 41 points (19G-22A) through 28 games. He’s tied for third in the league in goals and tied for 12th in assists. The 6-foot-0, 180-pound Zary …


Highlights | Winnipeg 5 – Kamloops 4 (OT)

 December 7, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

Highlights | Winnipeg 5 – Kamloops 4 (OT) Source link


BLAZERS START TRIP WITH 5-4 WIN IN BRANDON

 December 6, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

Ryan Hughes had the shootout winner in a 5-4 win in Brandon to start the 6-game road trip through the East Division. The Blazers are in Winnipeg on Saturday night. Source link


TRU commits to ambitious five-year sustainability plan

 December 6, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Sustainability has been at the core of TRU’s values since 2013 when it was identified as a strategic priority for the university. As a result, TRU developed its first Campus Strategic Sustainability Plan (CSSP), which provided a framework for the university to measure progress in four key sustainability areas: operations, engagement, learning and governance. This year, TRU’s Office of Sustainability began an eight-month-long process to update the plan, shaped by input from hundreds of members of …


Habitat for Humanity Kamloops & Kamloops Immigrant Services to begin new Development on the North Shore!

 December 6, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Kamloops /  No Comments

 Habitat for Humanity Kamloops & Kamloops Immigrant Services (KIS) have joined together in developing a combination of offices and residences on the sunny North Shore.The current location of KIS at 448 Tranquille Rd will be transformed into offices on the main floor and plans are being made to develop 30-units of residential housing on the upper levels.KIS has always envisioned that one day the society would be able to work to improve housing prospects of newcomers in the long-run directly, …


LANG AND BARAGANO TO GO TO U-20 NATIONAL TEAM CAMPS – Kamloops Blazers

 December 6, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

LANG AND BARAGANO TO ATTEND U-20 NATIONAL TEAM CAMPS Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers will send two players to their Under-20 National camps in preparation for the World Junior Hockey Championship in Czech Republic. Forward Martin Lang will attend the Czech Republic’s camp and defenseman Inaki Baragano will attend Switzerland’s camp. Lang will leave on December 9th to join the Czech Republic national team. The 18-year-old forward is in his second season with the Blazers and has six goals, 12 …


CBC Kamloops | Third annual Ugly Sweater Run attracts more than 400 runners

 December 5, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

CBC interviewed TRU alumna Payton Comazzetto, who spearheaded an annual run in memory of her brother, Brennan. Brennan’s Ugly Sweater Run has been held three times and draws crowds of participants in crazy outfits. Hear the interview View Link to Original Source



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