Our Stories

Post-secondary education key to unlocking RRU grad’s future

Management consultant and volunteer firefighter Kari Lentowicz credits her post-secondary education, and the financial support she received there, for giving her the skills she needed to help her home community.

The missing weft in self-determination

Royal Roads University grad Juli Holloway supports communication as a vehicle for First Nations empowerment and governance. “That's the kind of reconciliation that really appeals to me: when we're all moving forward in a positive direction.”

Education as an opportunity

Embracing education has always been a part of her life. Embracing her Métis heritage hasn’t. RRU grad Jeannette LaBrie shares her story of culture, connection and continuing education.

A bridge between two worlds

Charla Huber’s interest in cultural communication led her to want to better understand Indigenous ways of communicating and how that relates to the successful recruitment and retention of Indigenous employees.

Mike Atkins: Learning to lead

How can organizations keep up in a volatile, unpredictable and complex world? Always keep learning says this three-time RRU grad.

Lead & uplift: Daughter-mother duo on power of interdependence

Teara Fraser teaches leadership, runs an airline and co-founded a leadership organization rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing and being.

Seeing the world as a garden

Doctor of Social Sciences student brings connectedness of a Three Sisters garden to research and a new role.

Ancestral laws illuminate critical roles of women

Leadership grad’s thesis puts the spotlight on ancestral systems focusing on women’s roles in leadership and governance in Indigenous communities.

RRU master’s grad connecting culture and climate with natural solutions

Tyson Atleo's passion for conservation grew from what he learned as a member of the Ahousaht First Nation.