Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Instructorship In Trades and Technology

The Details

Instructorship In Trades & Technology

$2,500,000 endowment generating $100,000 per year.
$100,000 per year for five years.

Opportunity

$100,000 per year in support would provide the School of Trades and Technology (ST&T) at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) the opportunity to fund a new full-time salary position of a dedicated faculty member with direct ties to industry and specialized expertise in the Trades and Technology area of the donor’s choosing. Options include Automotive, Carpentry, Electrical, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Horticulture, Plumbing, Welding, etc.

Impact

TRU’s School of Trades and Technology (ST&T) is known for top notch skills training and tremendous ties to industry. They are training the Trades and Technology leaders of tomorrow – but could achieve even more with financial help. Consider investing in the future of Trades and Technology education at TRU and support the School in becoming sustainable and viable for years to come.

This progressive step would guide training of tomorrow’s Trades and Technology professionals and industry leaders. Collaboration on this initiative would be a valuable strategic step in addressing BC’s critical skills training needs, while also applying research to real world Trades and Technology issues.

TRU is ideally positioned to educate the next generation of industry professionals in the Trades and Technology sector. The institution aims to conduct applied research on topics important to industry. As well, the faculty has an extensive network of contacts, industry partners, along with long histories of influential work and experience within the sector.

By creating this faculty position, TRU will be well-positioned to address some of BC’s vital training needs. As well, TRU’s knowledge of Trades and Technology research will expand and the school will be able to undertake new research projects that will benefit industry.

This Trades and Technology Instructorship position will identify and explore essential research and knowledge transfer priorities and future educational needs within the Trades and Technology sector.