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Thompson Rivers University
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News and Events

Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean Airini, Tess Gagnon and Elder Mike Arnouse.

TRU wins national teaching excellence award

   Wednesday, June 12 2019

TRU's Knowledge Makers initiative has been awarded the national Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in collaborative teaching.

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Faculty of Education and Social Work Dean Airini, Tess Gagnon and Elder Mike Arnouse.

TRU wins national teaching excellence award

   Wednesday, June 12 2019

TRU's Knowledge Makers initiative has been awarded the national Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in collaborative teaching.

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Cara Basil campus tour

Indigenous campus tour

   Friday, April 26 2019

Take a campus tour of some of TRU's Indigenous spaces, art, and markers with Qelmúcw Student Recruiter Cara Basil. Hosted during IDays 2019.

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TRU Trades buildings

Coyote builds capacity and community through trades and tech

   Friday, April 26 2019

TRU School of Trades and Technology's Coyote Project initiatives provide accessible programs and accreditation to build community capacity.

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Sheila Blackstock with Spirt Bears

Nursing practice course strengthens program’s Indigenous aspects

   Thursday, April 11 2019

TRC Spirit Bears are accompanying School of Nursing students on their rural Indigenous nursing practice in Hazelton.

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Dr. Haytham Elmiligi, Dr. Gloria Ramirez, Laura Howard, Mariah Wilson, Roxanne Letterlough and Dr. Patrick Walton

New technology creates a future for ancient language

   Thursday, April 4 2019

The Faculty of Education and Social Work is using technology to create numerous ways for Secwepemctsín to be shared, taught and preserved.

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Upcoming Events

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls: national inquiryfinal report

  Date: June 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Learn more about the final report of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.


Indigenous summer science and health science camp

  Date: July 29 - All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

TRU science and nursing are again teaming up to present a weeklong camp for Indigenous high school students going into grades 8-10.


Annual Events

Aboriginal Awareness Week

A variety of activities take place every year in late February. Past events have included a fashion show, an elders luncheon, a bannock bake-off, and more.

Orientation

TRU Services for Indigenous Students hosts a variety of welcome events and activities for Indigenous students as classes get started in the fall.

Powwow

A traditional powwow takes place every year in late February or early March. It attracts people from near and far and of all ages for competitive and recreational performances.

Transitions to post-secondary day

High school students spend the day on campus to learn what TRU has to offer through workshops, activities, tours and interactions with faculty and staff.

High school science and health sciences camp

Students entering grades 8-10 stay overnight at TRU Residence during the summer, the do hands-on experiments, learn about traditional practices, go on field trips and meet faculty and students.


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