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Don Poirier, associate vice-president of TRU Open Learning.

TRU takes lead role in global education accessibility

   Tuesday, June 9 2020

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is at the forefront of making free online education more accessible around the world—a resource that’s more important than ever since the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered classrooms, and one that more institutions are considering as education moves increasingly online. TRU is the first in North America to offer an international credential...

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Nurses shine in turbulent times

   Monday, May 11 2020

TRU nursing students and faculty are showing strength as they do their best during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Academic Integrity Day 2019

TRU hosts provincial discussion on academic integrity

   Monday, October 21 2019

TRU is taking a leading role for academic integrity by initiating conversations and strengthening relationships with academic partners.

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Research explores impact of learning ‘in the open’

   Thursday, October 10 2019

Open Learning faculty member Dr. Michelle Harrison has been awarded a research fellowship from BCcampus.

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TRU empowers faculty to lower costs for students

   Wednesday, October 2 2019

TRU faculty have until Oct. 15 to apply for an Open Education Resource Development Grant.

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Rachelle Cornwell—PLAR

PLAR gets you credits for interests, volunteer work, workshops, more

   Thursday, May 30 2019

TRU has an initiative that could turn your non-formal learning into course credits toward certificates, diplomas and degrees.

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Two friends fulfill dreams of ending sleep issues

   Tuesday, December 11 2018

After taking the polysomnography certificate through TRU OL, two alumni students are helping northern Quebecers overcome sleep issues.

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Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership

   Thursday, November 8 2018

The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto might not run as smoothly if it wasn't for Agnes Ryzynski and her outstanding leadership.

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York uses Open Learning to maneuver busy life and earn BHSc

   Tuesday, October 23 2018

Despite starting a big family, Ateshia York pulled off straight As in TRU-OL and obtained her BHSc, setting up the rest of her career.

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TRU-OL MBA student Shawn Berney

Berney begins business in cryptocurrency

   Monday, October 15 2018

Shawn Berney is obtaining his MBA through TRU Open Learning with a plan of helping make simple transactions easier for daily use.

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