Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Month: August 2018

From the Mechanics Shop to the Media Stage and Back Again

  Posted on: August 29, 2018

When Rebecca Peters agreed to be the valedictorian for the School of Trades and Technology at the June 2018 Graduation ceremony, she was prepared to spend time writing and rehearsing her speech. She was prepared, best she could be, for the large audience in attendance and faculty presence on the day of the ceremony. What…

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The Art of Leadership for Women

  Posted on: August 21, 2018

It wouldn’t be out of place to expect a room full of over fifteen hundred people to be loud. After all, so many people together in the name of gaining leadership skills would be likely to boast some strong personalities. However, it was as quiet as a pin drop when time management expert Laura Vanderkam…

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Renewing Interest in Solar Energy

  Posted on: August 10, 2018

The appeal of learning about solar energy was apparent by the number of students filing into a room on June 21, 2018; to hear Amie Schellenberg of Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) and Amber Cachelin of Greensleeves Electric Ltd. give a presentation about their experiences in working with solar energy. Both Schellenberg and Cachelin have…

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