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This is your gateway to the news, events, stories and publications at Open Learning. Check back often to stay current.

DeVries wins BCcampus award

   Wednesday, November 15 2017

Irwin DeVries has been formally recognized by BCcampus for his outstanding contributions to the field of open education.

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TRU Day of Giving debuts at foundation breakfast

   Thursday, November 2 2017

This year's theme is "every donation matters" as TRU continues to expand its programs, equipment, research opportunities and buildings.

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Anthony von Mandl

Pioneering entrepreneur to address fall graduates

   Tuesday, October 10 2017

An entrepreneur who has brought international attention and tourism to BC's Okanagan region will address graduates at Fall Convocation 2017.

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Dr. Sherman Jen with TRU President and Vice-Chancellor Alan Shaver

University gift is largest ever

   Thursday, October 5 2017

Dr. Sherman Jen of Maple Leaf Educational Systems has given TRU its largest individual private donation ever of $5 million today.

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Nursing accreditation

Nursing receives top honours from provincial regulatory body

   Friday, July 14 2017

The School of Nursing (SoN) has recieved the highest level of accreditation possible of seven years for online courses.

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Behind Bitcoin

   Monday, May 1 2017

Open Learning faculty member John Prpić recently published a paper looking into the blockchain phenomenon and the technology behind Bitcoin.

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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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Stenberg College

TRU partners with Stenberg College

   Wednesday, January 18 2017

A new agreement between TRU and Stenberg provides certain Stenberg grads with the opportunity to complete a degree online.

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TRU partners with the Justice Institute of BC

   Wednesday, January 18 2017

Agreement with Justice Institute of BC allows grads of two JIBC programs to transfer credits toward a TRU-OL Bachelor of Health Sciences.

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Indigenizing Higher Ed storytelling series

   Friday, January 13 2017

The Office of Aboriginal Education and Open Learning are hosting a free online storytelling series entitled Towards Indigenizing Higher Ed.

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