Trinity Western University

Trinity Western University president Dr. Mark Husbands delivered a virtual message of encouragement at the Langley-based university’s annual Community Day celebration of staff and faculty on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 ( TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University president Dr. Mark Husbands delivered a virtual message of encouragement at the Langley-based university’s annual Community Day celebration of staff and faculty on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 ( TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)

Langley-based universities TWU and KPU talk September start

Masks will be required when physical distance is not an option

Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)
Seen here celebrating during a 2012 game at the Langley Events Centre, Trinity Western’s Alicia Perrin helped lead the Spartans to multiple victories while winning multiple individual honours (TWU/file)

Top player returns to coach volleyball at Langley’s Trinity Western University

Alicia Perrin is four-time Canada West all-star and two-time All-Canadian

Seen here celebrating during a 2012 game at the Langley Events Centre, Trinity Western’s Alicia Perrin helped lead the Spartans to multiple victories while winning multiple individual honours (TWU/file)
TWU student Dave Garcia demonstrates a lightbox (Jacob Pettigrew/special to Langley Advance Times)

How students at Langley’s Trinity Western University came up with an inexpensive way to write in the air online

Low-cost transparent lightbox for instructors was developed as part of a student jobs program

TWU student Dave Garcia demonstrates a lightbox (Jacob Pettigrew/special to Langley Advance Times)
Maria Goncharova is part of a team of researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University look for ways to quell the spread of the invasive knotweed species (TWU image)

VIDEO: Looking for a knockout against knotweed

How four researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University are studying invasive plant species

Maria Goncharova is part of a team of researchers at Langley-based Trinity Western University look for ways to quell the spread of the invasive knotweed species (TWU image)
Langley-Aldergrove MP van Popta maintained social distancing when he visited the Blaauw Eco Forest, together with philanthropist Ann Blaauw on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Winnie Lui/special to Langley Advance Times)

MP gets a look at the Blaauw Eco Forest in Langley

Tako van Popta returned to his alma mater

Langley-Aldergrove MP van Popta maintained social distancing when he visited the Blaauw Eco Forest, together with philanthropist Ann Blaauw on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Winnie Lui/special to Langley Advance Times)
TWU athletics fundraiser blows past $100K goal

TWU athletics fundraiser blows past $100K goal

The Langley-based university raised about $140,000

TWU athletics fundraiser blows past $100K goal
VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

KPU and TWU shared video tributes with students

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aldergrove’s Sarah Potomak, a former Team Canada forward, is coming home to coach at Trinity Western University (Hockey Canada photo)

Aldergrove’s Sarah Potomak to coach at Trinity Western University

Star forward hired as an assistant coach of women’s hockey team

Aldergrove’s Sarah Potomak, a former Team Canada forward, is coming home to coach at Trinity Western University (Hockey Canada photo)
TWU athlete David Boyd won gold in the pole vault in the second and final day of the Canada West Championships Saturday at the Saskatoon Fieldhouse in February. (TWU)

Reps to rescue student families at Langley-based Trinity Western University

Spartans foundation launches ‘complete champion’ fundraiser to raise $100K

  • May 14, 2020
TWU athlete David Boyd won gold in the pole vault in the second and final day of the Canada West Championships Saturday at the Saskatoon Fieldhouse in February. (TWU)
Trinity Western University women’s soccer midfielder Jenaya Robertson and volleyball left side Eric Loeppky have been named male and female finalists for the Canada West 2019-20 Athlete of the Year awards. (File)

Trinity Western athletes up for CW athlete of the year

Eric Loeppky and Jenaya Robertson had very good seasons

Trinity Western University women’s soccer midfielder Jenaya Robertson and volleyball left side Eric Loeppky have been named male and female finalists for the Canada West 2019-20 Athlete of the Year awards. (File)
Langley athlete Nick Colyn won the Spartans Complete Champion Award – the top honour a Spartan athlete can earn over his or her careers at Trinity Western University (file)

Langley’s Colyn takes top athletic honour at Trinity Western

Wins Spartans Complete Champion Award

  • Apr 12, 2020
Langley athlete Nick Colyn won the Spartans Complete Champion Award – the top honour a Spartan athlete can earn over his or her careers at Trinity Western University (file)
VIDEO: Langley-based Spartans volleyball team sweeps series against Winnipeg
VIDEO: Langley-based Spartans volleyball team sweeps series against Winnipeg
Trinity Western breaks ground on new school of business facility

Trinity Western breaks ground on new school of business facility

Robert G Kuhn Building is named after the President Emeritus who finished his term in 2019

Trinity Western breaks ground on new school of business facility
Larry Plenert was Spartans women’s volleyball head coach in TWU’s inaugural 1999-2000 season in Canada West and the CIAU. (file)

TWU volleyball coach remembered

‘Deeply saddened’ by the passing of former Spartans’ head coach Larry Plenert: university statement

Larry Plenert was Spartans women’s volleyball head coach in TWU’s inaugural 1999-2000 season in Canada West and the CIAU. (file)
When Ja’Qualyn Gilbreath transferred to TWU from Lubbock Christian in Amarillo, Texas last year, the high-scoring 6-foot-1 guard nicknamed “Q” was an immediate sensation, averaging 27 points a game. (file)
When Ja’Qualyn Gilbreath transferred to TWU from Lubbock Christian in Amarillo, Texas last year, the high-scoring 6-foot-1 guard nicknamed “Q” was an immediate sensation, averaging 27 points a game. (file)
Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Langley universities tackle health, stereotypes as coronavirus fear spreads

TWU has cut travel to China until at least the end of the month

Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
Spartans men’s basketball player Ja’Qualyn Gilbreath is ineligible to play for Langley-based Trinity Western University ( TWU) for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. ( TWU)
Spartans men’s basketball player Ja’Qualyn Gilbreath is ineligible to play for Langley-based Trinity Western University ( TWU) for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. ( TWU)
Ann Blaauw, centre, donated $5 million to Trinity Western University to preserve an old-growth forest. (TWU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Documentary, The Blaauw Eco-Forest, details Glen Valley old growth preservation

Langley resident Ann Blaauw gifted $5 million to Trinity Western University

Ann Blaauw, centre, donated $5 million to Trinity Western University to preserve an old-growth forest. (TWU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)