#EarthDay Alumni Feature | This summer, TWU Alumna Emma Nikkel ('15) is working with a team of researchers led by TWU's Dr. David Clements to better understand how new invasive plants may spread into Metro Vancouver and beyond. Learn more: https://t.co/XXKX3kbBqX
Here are some practical sustainability tips from TWU students:
⮕ Go thrifting for used clothing & home items
⮕ Use reusable grocery & ziplock bags
⮕ Keep your reusable water bottle & coffee mug in your backpack
As the end of the Spring semester approaches, don't forget to check out our Summer Sessions! Registration is open until the first day of each course. Our first round of courses starts the week of May 3rd!
Last week, TWUSA (TWU's Student Association) held their annual End of Year BBQ on our Langley campus, drive-through style! Burgers, snacks, yearbooks, and friendly faces — it doesn't get better than that!
Trinity Western University and Tianjin University of Finance and Economics have renewed a 5-year (2021-2025) agreement for the Great Wall International MBA program, marking 25 years of a quality, global partnership.
"A loving and faithful God holds the shape and meaning of history in the palm of his hand, so that nothing lost is ever forgotten, and every wound and sorrow can be healed and turned to joy." — Dr. Mark Husbands | TWU President
Only TWO weeks until graduation! Make sure to invite your friends and family to our Facebook Event for all the information they need to celebrate with us. Looking forward to celebrating with you all on May 1st!
Join us tomorrow and Monday virtually for chapel as we wrap up the year together! Come, re-centre yourself on Jesus, our Prince of Peace, and find rest in His promises as we head into exam season and the summer ahead!
TWU is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. We are grateful for his steadfast dedication to the Commonwealth & his investment into the lives of young people. Our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. — Dr. Mark Husbands @TWU_pres
Introducing TWU's Executive MBA program! Designed with working professionals in mind, this 18-month program will equip you to drive your business strategically at the senior level, while also working to achieve your career goals. Learn more here: https://t.co/qMuKaNbaUMhttps://t.co/apcVWu3Xvt
In light of #WorldHealthDay, Dr. @GrijpmaS, TWU's Vice Provost, explores the increase of access to health care & advance of educational opportunities for women. In addition, Dr. @SherylReimer, Dean of Nursing, discusses the social & spiritual impacts of physical suffering. https://t.co/gxn7BDq2lp
#TWUPassTheTorch | Quinton M., Political Studies Major, expresses his thanks to the Torchbearer Community: "I am blessed by people like you who enabled me the opportunity to learn and grow at TWU, and to continue on this path that God is leading me on!"
The great paradox of justice & mercy meet at the cross | "Justice was served because sin was punished. But mercy is also given because Jesus pays the price for us. Maximal justice & maximal mercy coming together for maximal sanctification." — @AbduMurray
Transitioning to a new university comes with a lot of questions! Hear from recent transfer student Tegan McArthur as she shares about her experience transferring to Trinity Western: https://t.co/pkekV8oYcF
"I had no idea how a Christian college education would change me...As graduation approaches, I can see the ways God has employed Christian education to equip me for life & ground me in the truth of His Word." — Leah S. | The Gospel Coalition Article: https://t.co/1oz1zGw1buhttps://t.co/97wNYA0Cv7
#WomenInLeadership | Women from our TWU Community who are championing excellent work in their fields have shared with us about their leadership journeys! Read about women who inspire them, what has been helpful for them & highlights of their time at TWU: https://t.co/9MulW5BVMshttps://t.co/lc6JTA2Fph
Last night was opening night for TWU's Livestream Theatre Production! Listen in as two of TWU's School of the Arts, Media + Culture students share with @CBCGloria @CBCOnTheCoast about their theatre experience this year: https://t.co/yne7TODjkX
GRADUATION | Eligible undergrad students—check your email inbox! To participate in our upcoming Virtual Ceremony & TWUSA's Drive-Through Celebration (for local students) & to receive your GRAD CELEBRATION BOX—make sure to complete the form by April 3rd.
"Leave your classroom door open...so that you can offer your gifts & skills as hospitality to your peers. You will learn more than you give. Leadership is a work of heart." — Jenn Skelding | Assistant Professor of Education & Doctor of Education Candidate
It's #InternationalWomensDay! At TWU, we celebrate the achievements of women around the world & throughout history, and honour the many women leaders & educators who have invested in the TWU community. Hear from a few of these women here: https://t.co/9MulW5BVMshttps://t.co/kfZ7LKwu6T
"God can redeem our journeys. Nothing is wasted…Scripture tells [us] that God had an intention in mind when he made [us]…Your background and your journey in Christ can all be redeemed for a purpose.”—Winnie Liu | TWU’s Director of Public Relations
With the B.C. government’s recently announced accelerated timeline for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines—TWU welcomes students, faculty & staff to anticipate a safe return to face-to-face instruction & activities in Fall 2021.
The BC Government has released a new app for post-secondary students! Here2Talk connects students with mental health support through free, confidential counselling & community referral services available 24/7!
February has been full of many incredible stories of Black excellence from our community. Let's continue learning and celebrating together. If you missed them, be sure to check out: https://t.co/9MulW5BVMs & https://t.co/GWr0MhagW5
STAFF FEATURE | “My heart is very much for helping international students and immigrants... being part of their success, being part of their growth, being part of that journey is what motivates me every day." — Ann Fontanilla | Executive Director of TWU GLOBAL - Branches https://t.co/6UTAiFryBP
"It is in these times of desert...that one goes deep into one’s soul to find hope that defies outside circumstances. Like a seed that falls through the crack in the lifeless earth to find living water." — Steven Hyun Wook | Instructor of Leadership | TWU Richmond #TWUStories https://t.co/117pswCaSh
Reading break is coming to a close! This week is for finding moments to pause, rest, delight, and be refreshed during your time off from regular university life routine. Enjoy soaking up these last few days of reading break!
#BecomeATorchbearer | Torchbearers light the way for students like Rosemary to experience transformation & positively impact their communities. “Scholarship support goes beyond financial assistance — It’s like you’re cheering us on." https://t.co/q6vgb8VJ3Z
Happy Family Day! We hope you are able to enjoy moments with those close to you & with family from afar. Here are some ideas:
→ Bundle up & go for a walk
→ Virtual games night
→ Cook the same meal together over Zoom
→ Pizza & a movie over Zoom
→ Hop on FaceTime
“Our understandings of the good life are sometimes informed by materialism, the perceived quality of life, the benefits, the freedom, the advantages we have…but James [3:13] says that [the good life is] informed by [deeds done in humility]. – Dr. Temple Smith
The Moose Hide Campaign | This week, various areas of the TWU community have facilitated initiatives of advocacy to end violence against Indigenous women and children in Canada. Learn more here: https://t.co/OoQ80QJPhn
#WomenInScience | "[God] reveals Himself to us, in the way that He made us. He has left, as it were, His fingerprints on our bodies, and every system really teaches us something different about Him." | Janny Klein, TWU Biology Instructor: https://t.co/REbwm51tLn
Calling all high school & gap year students — there's still time to register for TWU Live: Preview Edition! Be sure to join in the fun TONIGHT at 4pm PST & get a taste of #TWULife from home the comfort of your home. We can't wait! Register here: https://t.co/6xr0sKpwdZhttps://t.co/u0avNS6tzt
Chinese New Year is this Friday! To celebrate, TWU Richmond has invited their students to participate in a COVID-safe walk-through experience. Imagine bright coloured lanterns, red envelopes with encouraging messages & more! #TWULife
“One of the ways that I’ve been able to recharge [is] by returning to the texts of the Bible & being encouraged by it...Keep creating spaces for yourself to encounter [God] & be refreshed by the Spirit.” — Dr. U-Wen Low | Alphacrucis College | Melbourne, Australia #TWUChapel https://t.co/9gt4L3cB6g
With his expertise and heart for stewarding and championing fundraising efforts, we are pleased to welcome Philip Reilly as TWU's new Vice President of Development. Read more of Philip's story here: https://t.co/6IeKCfzap2
TWU Live: Preview Edition is one week away! If you're in high school or on a gap year & exploring what to do this Fall—you don't want to miss this! Attend lectures, meet classmates, experience chapel & more!
Black History Month | At TWU, there will be many ways to celebrate the history, strength & culture of the Black community and increase your awareness of the implications of racial injustice. Stay tuned for chapel speakers, podcast features & TWU Stories!
Faith in action "means [we] go out of our way to bend over backwards as Jesus did, to physically and practically be a part of the process of bringing someone healing, helping restore dignity, helping mend relationship, helping provide a need." — Dr. Shane Wiebe #TWUChapel https://t.co/UEPyGzg73I
TWUSA | TWU’s Student Association seeks to love & support students by providing advocacy, service, events & opportunities for involvement & connection! Learn more about TWUSA's resources & apply for the opportunity to become a member of their ‘21/’22 Team: https://t.co/Jdj7IIEj2Zhttps://t.co/nPDV5oZ1tM
Faculty Appreciation | In honour of the International Day of Education on Jan. 24th, this week we recognize our many excellent faculty members who help to create and foster an enriching global learning environment.
Discover Ottawa | “At the LLC, I experienced the best of Trinity within one semester: unbeatable opportunities for professional development and unforgettable friendships.” – Josiah Haynes, TWU Alumni | Register for the LLC's upcoming info session here: https://t.co/GUBCkfwojQhttps://t.co/niZqAlLhHh
"Unlike a new year that promises so much and delivers so little, [Jesus] is our true Saviour." - Jonathan Fehr | TWU Alumni's Director of Digital Communications & Alumni Engagement. Read more from Jonathan on TWU Stories: https://t.co/c2SJ0y5rUMhttps://t.co/TSVYRwXJ1H
Calling All Difference Makers | Become a Student Leader! Apply by Feb. 1st. Check out the short video series on YouTube to hear more from current leaders about their roles & how their student leadership experience has enriched their time at TWU: https://t.co/EPGyAO7Apahttps://t.co/soZuUM4TRb
Our Spring Chapel Calendar is live and packed with incredible speakers from around TWU and the world! Join us for Chapel Online every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11am. Check out the Spring '21 Chapel Calendar here: https://t.co/zJ3epPl5pShttps://t.co/I4vYHQleWA
LLC Facebook Live Mansion Tour | Get a glimpse into life at the Laurentian Leadership Centre, our historic mansion located in the heart of downtown Ottawa! Tomorrow — Wednesday, Jan. 20th @ 6pm PST: https://t.co/ram1EsML3w
Celebrating MLK Jr. | “One of the best ways to honour MLK Jr. is to respond to violence and racial animus by pursuing justice and reconciliation through non-violence. MLK demonstrated that costly discipleship and radical love are possible." - TWU President Mark Husbands. https://t.co/PuVnS6Z225
Celebrating Indigenous Voices | Patricia Victor, TWU's University Siya:m and Co-Director of the Institute of Indigenous Issues & Perspectives, shared a message on resiliency and reconciliation for an OMNI TV series that will be aired later this year: https://t.co/JepF0uveKzhttps://t.co/NvtfSxak0v
WELCOME BACK! The first classes of 2021 are well underway, and we’re excited to take on this new year together! Be sure to check out our first chapel of the semester today @ 11am here: https://t.co/39WIMtK4WS
TWU Stories | A collection of reflections & stories of encouragement from various members of our community—a space for hope & community during a challenging season. Read our current collection: https://t.co/rmsXlT9uN0
Rest well today, TWU Family! Find time to slow down, engage your faith & embrace moments of rest this Sunday.
→ Create a new worship playlist
→ Watch an online sermon
→ Call a friend
→ Enjoy a hobby
→ Go for a walk
Time to soak up each moment of rest and adventure possible before school starts again! What was one of your favourite moments from Christmas break? Comment below with the emoji that best describes your break! ❄️☕️
This year, SAMC choral singers brought a new experience to their winter performance. The outdoor performance, 'Pilgrimage", is a mix of diverse styles of music, including Gregorian chants, Baroque arias, upbeat gospel and Christmas carols.
Time after time, Jacqueline Bay ('17) has given back to others and served her community with faithful generosity. But when her husband Kevin was hit with two unexpected strokes, everything in their lives changed.
A Christmas Message • "[We] wish you a well-deserved Christmas break. You have made it through a truly unforgettable Fall. We are proud of you and impressed with your resilience and efforts to learn and grow despite the challenges of COVID-19." – Mark and Becky Husbands https://t.co/9SVwMzAYbV
Merry Christmas to all of our Trinity Western Community!
As you settle into your Christmas break, we hope God will use this song by Joshua Leventhal and Brie King (TWU Alumni & Team Canada player) to grant you His love, grace, and peace.
Song: Lion|Lamb by Joshua Leventhal https://t.co/fPoDuaTENj
THE STUDENT JOURNEY | Brian Kerr, TWU alumnus and new SVP of Enrolment and Personal Career Development, seeks to create a tailored end-to-end student experience, beginning with recruitment and continuing through to the alumni community.
"And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night." - Luke 2:7-8 https://t.co/k3aM4JJcBJ
Congrats to our 61 Academic All-Canadian student athletes for the 2019-2020 season! This distinction recognizes student-athletes who achieve a minimum academic standing of 80% (3.7 GPA) or higher while playing on a varsity team that competes in U SPORTS. https://t.co/WKKiRBtIj4https://t.co/bgr8c4COvL
GLOBAL UNIVERSITY | “The future of universities will depend on their ability and willingness to adapt to technological, global, and demographic changes.” – Phil Laird, Ph.D., Vice President of Innovation, Global And Academic Partnerships.
The roundabout outside the Langley Campus of Trinity Western celebrates the partnership between the Township of Langley and TWU through the new addition of the University’s iconic logo. Thank you to our donors and all those who helped make it happen!
Then Isaiah said,“Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of humans? Will you try the patience of my God also? Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.- Isaiah 7:13-14 https://t.co/aDwLVmmUuX
It's your last chance to see SAMC's virtual production of Without Rule of Law, by Michaela Jeffery. To watch the production on demand until Dec 13th at midnight from the comfort of your home, visit https://t.co/cQQ7pcLl9Ahttps://t.co/OZui8608sb