Aboriginal Education Team
Paul Michel, Executive Director
TRU Aboriginal Education
Paul belongs to the Secwepemc Nation and he is traditionally from Hust’alen (Adams Lake First Nations). Paul is honoured to be working as Aboriginal Executive Director at Thompson Rivers University and he recognizes that this wonderful university is situated in the traditional territory of Tk’emlups.Paul has broad-based Aboriginal experience in the areas of administration, student support services, university instruction, Aboriginal research and governance.
Paul is responsible for the successful campus-wide implementation of Aboriginal Education and he will correspond with students, elders, staff, faculty, administrators, researchers and community partners to enhance the quality of Aboriginal Education at TRU. Paul will respect, honour and empower the Thompson Rivers University vision to make this the university of choice for Aboriginal learners.
Paul, welcomes all Thompson Rivers University students to our campus. Aboriginal students are encouraged to access all the Aboriginal services available to them and to access the Cplul’kw’ten (TRU Gathering Place).
Please contact me or TRU Cplul’kw’ten staff if you require more information or assistance.