Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Month: August 2014

Hello September!

  Posted on: August 26, 2014

I am so excited to announce that 16 participants have been selected for the Women in Trades Training Program (WITT) beginning September 8th.  Funded by the Industry Training Authority, WITT gives women an opportunity to explore trades education and careers.  Graduates of the 14-week program are prepared to select a skilled trade and continue on…

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Meet Haileigh Shanks!

  Posted on: August 12, 2014

          Welder and TRU grad Haileigh is just one of many women in trades success stories, and for those of you interested in seeing the world… read on! Haileigh tells me that she has always worked side-by-side with her Dad, fixing trucks. When she was only 10 years old she announced…

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Meet Wendy Blaskovic!

  Posted on: August 5, 2014

Maybe you’ve seen her around the hallways of T&T, or around town on her motorcycle, but I bet you’d like to know more about this talented tradeswoman! Ms. Blaskovic (Official title: Ace IT Youth and Partnership Transitions Coordinator) found her calling in trades education when an influential high school drafting teacher encouraged her to consider…

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