Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Alumni and Friends

2016 Updated Access Card

Benefits and Services

As an Alumni of TRU, you are entitled to some great benefits. Click the link below for a comprehensive list of discounts from our supporters.

Alumni Benefits
Upcoming Events

Upcoming Alumni Events

We've got a ton of events for every type of alumni! Check out our events page for a full listing and find an event that's right for you!

Alumni & Friends Events

Photo and Memorabilia Hunt!

Alumni 1988

Clearing out your attic or basement? Moving?

If you have any memorabilia or photos from your time at Cariboo College we would love to take it off your hands!

Examples of what we're looking for:

  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photos
  • Sports Uniforms
  • Survival Guides (see image)
  • Pins
  • Glasses/mugs
  • And much more! We'll take just about anything as long as it has Cariboo College on it!

If you are interested, please email

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Alumni News

TRU Provost Dr. Christine Bovis-Cnossen presents Ken Ginnan with his award for winning the 2016 Kamloops Marathon. July 24, 2016.

Difference Makers: Ken Ginnan

   Wednesday, August 17

The Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon took place recently on July 24, with over 600 local and international participants running in the City of Kamloops. Proceeds from the Marathon went toward supporting Athletics at Thompson Rivers University and Canadian Tire Jumpstart. The Marathon brought in a hefty sum of close to $10,000 with the total being...

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A Strong Connection: Tom McInulty

   Tuesday, May 17

In the days of Cariboo College when students transferred elsewhere to complete their degrees, Tom McInulty was a young athlete aspiring to be an accountant. He played basketball for two seasons from 1975-1977 before continuing his studies at what was once Dunwoody and Company which morphed into its current, BDO LLP.  Tom became a partner...

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Kicking up a Storm

   Tuesday, May 17

Cassidy began kickboxing when she was a TRU student in Williams Lake back in 2008. A new dojo called Shogun Martial Arts had opened in town and for some time Cassidy was not only training in kickboxing and studying at TRU, but she was also a senior ballet dancer at Maureen Saunders School of Dance at...

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Rethinking Vintage

   Monday, May 2

How One TRU Alumna Thought Outside of the Antique Apple Box Summer is officially upon us and with it comes wedding season. While summer is not the exclusive season of wedded bliss, it is certainly the most popular when it comes to planning the big day. So we thought, who better to profile in this...

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