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News

2017 Distinguished Alumni announced

   Friday, March 24 2017

Five alumni and BCLC will be recognized on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Young alum leading the way for women in business

   Wednesday, March 8 2017

Just three years after graduating, Twyla Hartnell has climbed the corporate ladder to a successful career path in a male-dominated field.

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Ellice Clement, outside of her office at Riverside Park in Kamloops.

Alum at Sports Council reflects on TRU difference

   Thursday, March 2 2017

Tourism management and marketing alum, Ellice Clement is enjoying her new position at Kamloops Sports Council and credits the TRU advantage.

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TRU Alumna, Julie John, at her desk, in her store—Eagle Eye—First Nations Gifts

Grad hosts inspiring conference for women entrepreneurs

   Friday, January 27 2017

Julie John recently graduated from TRU. She's been busy opening a gift shop, running an event management business and planning a conference.

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Events grad says “I do” to success

   Thursday, January 26 2017

Tourism grad Nicole Sihlis has found entrepreneurial success in the competitive bridal industry.

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Networking 411

Connecting at Networking 411

   Tuesday, January 24 2017

This is likely to be the biggest Networking 411 event ever, with 60 mentors registered and about 180 students.

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TRU connections made in Toronto

   Friday, January 20 2017

Toronto alumni came together and made new connections at a Raptors game on January 10.

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Nikta Shirazian, JD 2016

Law alum co-published with prof in Oxford journal

   Thursday, January 19 2017

Nikta Shirazian, JD 2016, and Associate Prof. Chris Hunt, have published her supervised research from a directed studies course last year.

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Attitude Adjustment: self-awareness in education

   Thursday, January 19 2017

Jasica Munday, TRU graduate, discusses how metacognitive awareness helps achieve academic success

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Mockus by George M. Johnson

Don’t miss Mockus

   Friday, January 13 2017

Chimera Theatre presents Mockus, a play written by Arts Faculty member, George Johnson and performed by current students and alumni.

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Events

modo @ Accolades

  Date: March 30, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 9, Feb 15, Feb 16, Feb 22, Feb 23, Mar 1, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 16, Mar 23, Mar 22, Mar 29, Mar 30, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 12, Apr 13
  Location: Scratch Cafe (Culinary Arts)

TRU's new social lounge and tapas bar is open.


Book talk: Gail Anderson-Dargatz

  Date: April 4, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Former TRU student and award-winning author Gail Anderson-Dargatz will read from and discuss her novels.


Distinguished Alumni Awards

  Date: April 7, 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Celebrate and honour the achievements of some amazing TRU alumni.


Music in the Round fundraiser for student awards

  Date: May 12, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Enjoy live music by MASK (Musical Actors and Singers of Kelowna) as they present Broadway medleys from Phantom, Jersey Boys and more.


Charter alumni brunch

  Date: June 3, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

The charter alumni brunch is for those who attended TRU when it was Cariboo College from 1970-90.


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