Camosun expresses its sorrow and stands alongside the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc

Camosun College is horrified by the news that the remains of 215 children have been found in the grounds of the former Kamloops Residential School, which sat on the traditional territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc. Our hearts go out to the families and communities who were and are directly affected by this news and by the original loss of their children. We are all affected. This affirms Camosun’s commitment to redressing the impact of our shared history. In memory of these children, Camosun flags on both campuses will be lowered.

Lois Fernyhough

Faculty/staff profile

Chair

Lois Fernyhough

250-370-3397

fernyhol@camosun.ca

Lansdowne

Y 315C

Comics & Graphic Novels, Digital Communication, Digital Production, Writing and Design

School of Arts and Science

In addition to developing communications courses for the Communications department, Lois currently teaches CMNS 100 (Introduction to Communication), CMNS 105 (Communication and Technology), CMNS 112 (Popular Culture and Media) and CMNS 130 (Mass Media Communication). A former journalist, Lois is especially interested in how traditional mass media is affected by technology, and technological surveillance. Lois has also taught marketing and business communication courses for the School of Business and is the Co-op and Internship Coordinator for the School of Arts & Science. She has a BA in Applied Communication from Royal Roads University, an MA in Communications and Technology from the University of Alberta, and is also a Camosun College graduate. In 2011, she was invited to present a paper on Tim Hortons' use of Canadian identity to the National Communication Association conference in New Orleans.