Terry Power Strategic and Advanced International Studies Outdoor Classroom

Growing out of an initiative by faculty and students researching the benefits of learning in nature, Royal Roads has announced plans to add an outdoor classroom to campus in 2017.

This classroom will not only enrich the learning experience of students today and tomorrow, it will celebrate a unique sense of place: fascinating Indigenous culture, early British Columbia history, stunning architecture and gardens, intriguing military heritage, and 21st century study. With dedicated outdoor classroom space, we will deepen the life-changing connection between nature, human well-being and our capacity for learning.

The Terry Power Strategic and Advanced International Studies Outdoor Classroom

Prof. Power is well-known for his love of Socratic learning methods and for moving his classes out of doors when he can. As his retirement gift to Royal Roads, Terry will be making a lead donation of $50,000 to bring the outdoor classroom to life and Royal Roads University will match his generous gift. To complete the journey and to truly make this a RRU family initiative, Terry has invited alumni to help make his vision a reality.

Hear why this is important to Terry 

You can be a part of the ongoing growth of Royal Roads.

MAKE A DONATION to the Terry Power Strategic and Advanced International Studies Outdoor Classroom.

 

HELP US PLAN the project. For more information or to find out how you can help us plan the project, please email advancement@royalroads.ca.

 

LEARN about the project’s background and research [pdf]

 

*Formal naming of the outdoor classroom will be confirmed in keeping with the Provincial Government’s Naming Privileges Policy.