Truman Welcomes Families to Campus

Truman’s annual Family Day is scheduled for Sept. 21 and the campus has a variety of activities planned throughout the weekend for students and their families.

Following tradition, this year’s events are designed to provide families with information and entertainment from the University and surrounding Kirksville community.

Friday, Sept. 20, women and men’s soccer play Lewis University at the Truman soccer field. A Fireside Friday preview will be from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building.

Saturday, Sept. 21 the day kicks off at 10 a.m. with a Truman Baseball scrimmage. Library tours also run 10 a.m.-noon. At 10:30 a.m. outside of Stokes Stadium, Phi Kappa Tau’s 5K run will support the SeriousFun Children’s Network. More information and registration are available here. The Truman softball team is scrimmaging William Penn University at 11 a.m. The University Art Gallery Faculty Exhibit runs from noon-4:30 p.m. In the Centennial Hall Courtyard from 1-4 p.m. is the Annual Festival Centennial. The Speech and Hearing Clinic is hosting an open house from 2-4 p.m. in the Health Science Building. The Student Activities Board is hosting a free performance of comedian Mike Bliss at 4 p.m. in Baldwin Auditorium. The campus-wide barbeque is from 5-6:30 p.m. on the Student Union Mall (rain site: Student Union Building). Tickets are $8.50 per person, and students with a meal plan eat for free when they bring their Truman ID. Barbeque tickets can be bought here. At 7 p.m. the Bulldog football team plays William Penn University at Stokes Stadium.

Sunday, Sept. 22 women and men’s soccer play the University of Wisconsin-Parkside at the Truman soccer field.

A full detailed schedule of events is available here. For more information, call 660.785.4016.