Vol. 22 No. 3 - September 5, 2017

Features

  • OSR Offers Financial Help for Projects


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    The Office of Student Research will be accepting Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research (GIASR) applications for research and creative scholarship to be conducted during the fall 2017 semester.

    All disciplines are invited to participate. The purpose of these grants is to promote a culture of research and scholarship at Truman while providing flexibility to accommodate different research styles and requirements. Projects supported by this program should involve original ideas, but may encompass a variety of activities including obtaining preliminary data or information, exploring new topics and continuing ongoing projects.
     
    Students must be current Truman undergraduates or graduate students and be mentored by a Truman faculty member. Grant applications may request up to $750 and can cover student stipends as well as supplies and travel to conduct the research. Complete guidelines can be found at the Office of Student Research website, osr.truman.edu.
     
    All students that wish to be considered for GIASR fall 2017 funding should submit applications online at secure.truman.edu/osr-s by 11:59 p.m. Sept. 15. Questions can be directed to the Office of Student Research at osr@truman.edu.
  • Family Day BBQ Tickets Available Online


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    The annual Family Day Barbecue will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 on the Student Union Mall. Rain site will be the Student Union Building.  

    Anyone wanting to attend the barbecue can now purchase tickets online. Students with a meal plan can use that option at the barbecue, but must have a meal remaining by Saturday evening. Tickets are $8.75 for adults, for children 8 and under the cost is $4.50.  

    The menu includes hamburgers, grilled chicken breasts, roasted potatoes, seasoned green beans, fresh fruit salad, pumpkin bars and beverages. Those who plan to attend may consider bringing a lawn chair or blanket as seating is limited.

    Tickets should be purchased in advance, and pre-purchased tickets can be picked up in McClain Hall 202 during normal business hours.

    To see all of the events planned for Family Day, visit truman.edu/familyday.
  • Celebrating 150: Rec Center Turns 20


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    By May 1997, the exterior construction of the Student Recreation Center was nearly complete.

    The sesquicentennial is not the only milestone on campus this year. The fall semester marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Student Recreation Center.

    After breaking ground on the facility in February 1996, the rec center was officially open for business by August the following year. Although the exercise equipment is updated regularly, for the most part, the building has remained about the same over its history. There have been upgrades to the HVAC, the lighting and the roof.  

    Each fall and spring semester the rec center sponsors 20-25 free group exercise classes, and during the academic year up to 40 intramural sports are offered. When school is in session, the building regularly averages more than 600 patrons per day, with some days reaching nearly 1,500 users.
  • Brick Campaign Continues Mall Improvements


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    As part of Truman’s 150th anniversary celebration, alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University have an opportunity to make a long-lasting contribution to the campus.

    The Advancement Office is conducting a brick campaign as part of the continuing mall renovation project. The mall area between McClain Hall and the Student Union Building was completed in 2015, and the Sesquicentennial Brick Campaign picks up where that project ended.

    Gifts of any size can be made online. Those donors looking to make a permanent contribution can personalize bricks or pavers for the mall area. Personalized 4”x8” bricks are available with a gift of $150, and are customizable with up to three lines of text. Personalized bricks can honor a grad year, celebrate the accomplishments of a friend or loved one, memorialize a mentor or acknowledge the contributions of a student organization. Greek letters are also available to be included on the bricks. In addition to the bricks, 8”x8” pavers are also available for $500 and can be personalized with up to six lines of text.

    More information regarding the Sesquicentennial Brick Campaign can be found online at 150plaza.truman.edu. Questions regarding donations and naming opportunities can be directed to Stacy Tucker-Potter.
  • Center for International Education Abroad Now in Baldwin


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    The Center for International Education Abroad is now located in Baldwin Hall 106.

    The center offers more than 500 study abroad programs of varying lengths, academic emphasis and locations in more than 63 different countries. Participating in a study abroad or exchange program will enhance a student’s Truman experience and prepare her or him to be a citizen of the world. Students will gain the confidence and independence that will prepare them for almost any career path, and their experience abroad creates cherished memories that last a lifetime.

    The center’s study abroad advisors and student workers will help students make an informed decision about where to study abroad. To make an appointment with a study abroad advisor, call 660.785.4076 or stop by the office in Baldwin Hall 106.
  • Sigma Delta Pi Named “Honor Chapter” for 24th Consecutive Year


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    Truman’s Rho Rho chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, was named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2016-17, the 24th consecutive year Truman has earned this prestigious distinction.  

    Lucy Lee, chapter adviser and national president of Sigma Delta Pi, has been instrumental in earning this national honor that was awarded to only 12 chapters nationwide in 2017.  

    Each summer, more than 600 chapters of Sigma Delta Pi nationwide are asked to submit an annual report detailing their numerous activities and projects from the academic year. Based on these reports, the national executive committee chooses approximately 10-15 “Honor Chapters” annually. This recognition is based upon the caliber of chapter projects that reflect the Sigma Delta Pi mission of honoring excellence in the study of the Spanish language, contributing to cultural understanding and upholding the goals of the society.
  • PBL Students Compete at Leadership Conference


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    Students Alexis Caraker, Taylor N. Libbert and Evan Thierry participated in the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in California this summer.

    After earning high honors this spring at Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference in Springfield, students Evan Thierry, Alexis Caraker and Taylor N. Libbert qualified for the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

    Between the three of them, they competed in nine different competitive events. Thierry earned 9th in macroeconomics, and Libbert earned 8th in global analysis and decision making.

    Aside from competitions, the conference offered other activities. Interactive workshops were presented, and members exchanged business cards with fellow members and industry professionals. In addition, they found time to have fun. They visited Disneyland, Huntington Beach and In-n-Out Burgers. They highly recommend researching the secret menu before ordering.

    Phi Beta Lambda’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Membership is open to students from all backgrounds and disciplines. Prospective members are encouraged to attend an information night at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 in Violette Hall 1144 and Sept. 7 in Violette Hall 1140. For more information, check out the organization website or email pbltruman@gmail.com.
  • Presentation to Examine Endangered Languages


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    Visiting scholar Kate Riestenberg will present “Task-Based Teaching of Endangered Languages: Challenges and Successes of Zapotec Revitalization in Oaxaca, Mexico” at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in Magruder Hall 1000.  

    Riestenberg is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. She conducts research in the areas of second language acquisition and bilingualism, language revitalization, phonology and morphology, with a special focus on the Zapotecan language family (Otomanguean). Her dissertation investigates the acquisition of lexical tone among child second language learners of Macuiltianguis Zapotec.

    Additionally, Riestenberg has co-authored publications on measuring awareness in research on implicit language learning and on cross-linguistic influence in early L3 acquisition. She has worked on morphophonological descriptions of two Zapotec languages and led a project investigating the use of task-based methods in a Zapotec revitalization program. Riestenberg has been a research assistant at the Center for Applied Linguistics, received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hispanic linguistics from The Ohio State University.

    Presented in partnership with the Second Language Acquisition Colloquium Series, this event is made possible through the Clayton B. Ofstad endowment, which generously supports residencies for visiting writers and scholars for the benefit of the Department of English and Linguistics.
  • All Welcomed to Chicago Professional Development Event


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    The School of Business is now accepting applications for the 2017 Connect Chicago professional development event.

    This event will take place Oct. 4-6 and is open to all majors. Accommodations are provided, but students are responsible for acquiring their own transportation to and from Chicago. There are travel scholarships available for liberal arts majors.

    During this trip, there will be various cultural events, business panel discussions, and professional networking opportunities.
     
    Interested students will need to submit a letter of interest and resume to Tessa Prewitt no later than Sept. 20. Questions can be directed to Prewitt by calling 660.785.4363 or stopping by the School of Business in Violette Hall 2400.

Announcements

  • Enactus Seeks New Members


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    Students from Truman attend the Enactus United States National Exposition in Kansas City in May. Pictured, from left: Ifeanyi Nnaji, Youxing Yang, Hamza Raja, Alex Frogge, Andrew Barrett, Levi Collinge and Anh Bui.

    Truman’s chapter of Enactus will host an information meeting and complimentary pizza dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 5 in Magruder Hall 2050.

    Enactus is an international nonprofit organization of academic leaders, business leaders and students committed to using entrepreneurial action to transform lives and create a better, more sustainable world.

    Every year the group attempts to create sustainable solutions to meet the needs within the community. A previous project started the bike co-op on campus. Currently the group is addressing mental health on campus, the integration of Congolese people into Kirksville and practical experience for business majors. Other projects are welcome.

    Enactus takes their projects to competition where more than 550 corporate partners from top companies such as Hershey, Target and Dell judge how effectively teams use entrepreneurial action to sustainably create a better world. They also hold huge career fairs only open to Enactus students.

    Participation in Enactus is open to everyone.
  • Missouri Government Internship Info Meeting Sept. 12


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    An information meeting for the Spring 2018 Missouri Government Internship Program will take place at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in McClain Hall 209.

    The Missouri Government Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to gain meaningful experience in the fast-paced world of state politics. Selected interns will work as full-time staff assistants with a legislator or state public official. By interning at the Missouri Capitol, students will expand their knowledge of state government, build a diversified professional network and establish a basis for future professional positions.

    Many former interns have subsequently taken positions as legislative directors, chiefs of staff, judicial clerks, policy analysts, lobbyists and public officials as a direct result of what they learned and the connections they made as interns.

    The varying daily tasks throughout each office could include attending public hearings, completing legislative research, writing and editing published materials, constituent relations or assisting with basic office work.

    The Truman State University Foundation provides selected interns with a stipend. Interested students should click here for more information and to view the internship application. Additional information will be presented at the meeting, Sept. 12. Questions can be directed to Candy Young or Heidi Templeton.

    The deadline to apply is 12 p.m. Sept. 28. Interviews for the internship will take place Oct. 3-5.

  • Majors and Minors Fair


    Majors and Minors Fair
    2-5 p.m.
    Sept. 6
    Student Union Building Activities Room

    Sponsored by the Center for Academic Excellence
     
    Not sure what to major in? Want to double major? Thinking about a minor? Faculty/upper level students from each department will be present to share about their programs and the opportunities available. This is an excellent way to learn more about all the programs Truman offers!

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  • Parking Lot Closure


    All of the parking lots located at the southwest corner of Patterson and Franklin streets (across from the General Services Building) will be closed as of 2 a.m. Sept. 8. Portions of the parking lot entrance directly off of Patterson will be closed starting at 2 a.m. Sept. 7. There will still be the ability to access the rest of that parking lot off of the Franklin St. entrance Sept. 7, but the entire lot will be closed Sept. 8. There will be access again starting Sept. 11. Questions related to parking may be directed to the Department of Public Safety at 660.785.7400.
  • McNair Program Now Accepting Applications for Next Class of Scholars


    The McNair Program encourages and prepares underrepresented students (first generation and income eligible OR underrepresented group in graduate education) to pursue graduate, non-professional programs leading to a Ph.D. or research doctorate. Academic advising, faculty mentoring, graduate school visits and paid research internships are just a few of the benefits the program has to offer.

    Applications will be accepted online through Oct. 1. Students who are interested in graduate school but have less than 30 credit hours should consider the Pre-McNair Fellows Program (information sheets due Sept. 8).

    For more information on either program, eligibility or the application process, visit mcnair.truman.edu, call 660.785.5393 or stop by the Adair Building and visit the staff.

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  • Study Abroad in France Through Exchange Program


    Truman, in partnership with the École Supérieure des Sciences Commercials d’Angers (ESSCA) School of Business and Management located in Angers, France, offers a semester exchange program that allows Truman students to study abroad in France.

    ESSCA offers courses in business, finance, marketing, politics and more. They also offer language courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced levels. All classes taught in English (excluding language and cultural classes).

    Because this an exchange program, participating students will pay Truman tuition directly to Truman. ESSCA offers housing in the form of residence halls. This cost of housing will be paid to ESSCA. This allows for easy and affordable payment.

    To apply, fill out a Truman online application and send a statement of purpose, official transcripts, a copy of passport and two letters of recommendation to the Center for International Education/Study Abroad in Baldwin Hall 106, 100 E. Normal Ave., Kirksville, MO, 63501.

    For more information, contact the Center for International Education/Study Abroad, 660.785.4076.

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  • Sigma Tau Delta Student-Faculty Reception


    Sigma Tau Delta and the English and Linguistics Department invite all English, linguistics and creative writing majors to a welcome back reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Student Union Building Conference Room. Food and drinks will be provided.

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  • Student Loans Available Through University Foundation


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    Students with financial needs that may interfere with their ability to continue their education can seek assistance through the Truman State University Foundation Loan Program.

    Foundation loans can come in the form of short-term loans, long-term loans, access loans and cultural loans specifically for study abroad trips. Applications go through the Financial Aid Office and are repaid directly to the University. Banks and outside lenders are not involved in the process.

    To be eligible for a Foundation loan, students must be enrolled on a full-time basis, have at least 12 credit hours at Truman and be in good academic standing. Students also need to demonstrate an ability to repay the loan in a timely manner. Deferments of up to five years are available for cultural and long-term loans, provided the student is enrolled on a full-time basis.

    In addition to scholarship assistance, the loan program is an example of the immediate impact of donations to the Truman State University Foundation. Gifts from alumni and friends allow Truman to provide assistance directly to students as they pursue their education.

    For more information on the Foundation loan program, contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@truman.edu, at 660.785.4130 or in person at McClain Hall 103.
  • Study Abroad Scholarship Presentations


    Study abroad ambassadors and scholarship recipients Maggie Wilcox and Sydnie Russian will offer information about the Gilman Scholarship and the Critical Language Scholarship at information sessions taking place at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 and 6 p.m. Sept. 19 in Magruder Hall 1094. All Pell Grant recipients are eligible to apply for the Gilman Scholarship and can be awarded up to $5,000. Anyone can apply for the Critical Language Scholarship, a fully funded summer language program.

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  • Alumni Apparel Now On Sale


    All 2016 Bulldog Forever apparel is now available at a reduced price on the alumni store. Items include men’s and women’s fleece vests, long-sleeve purple T-shirts and a purple and white Bulldog Forever scarf.

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  • Meet the Fall 2017 Study Abroad Ambassadors


    The ambassadors are students who have recently studied abroad and are eager to share their experience, wisdom and advice with prospective study abroad students. To view their profiles, visit studyabroad.truman.edu/ambassadors-fall-2017.

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    The fall study abroad ambassadors, from left: Maggie Wilcox, Alissa Holthe, Sydnie Russian and Kory Ford.
  • Spring Internship Available with Judicial Archives Project


    There will be an informational meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 in Baldwin Hall 201 regarding the spring judicial archives internship in Kirksville.

    The judicial archives internship is open to all Truman students, and is especially relevant for those considering careers in the legal profession, justice system or archives. Benefits include: up to 3 hours of academic credit or complete as scholarship hours or work-study; participation in Missouri State Archives initiative to preserve local court records; training from a certified professional archivist; a visit to the state archives on a field trip to Jefferson City.
     
    Questions can be directed to Jason McDonald, Baldwin Hall 226, 660.785.7575.

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  • QPR Training Sessions


    QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention training is a 1.25-hour program designed to train participants in recognizing the warning signs of suicide and intervening to help someone in crisis. Sessions will be offered Sept. 15 in the Student Union Building 3201. Individuals wishing to participate should sign up through the Human Resources program registration website. Class size at each training is limited to 30 participants.

    QPR Training Sessions
    9:30 a.m.
    11 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    2 p.m.
    3:30 p.m.

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  • Constitution Day Celebration


    There will be a reading of selections from the Constitution at 12 p.m. Sept. 18 on the Quad. The rain site is the Student Union Building Hub.

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  • Sesquicentennial Featured in Daily Express Special Edition


    In honor of the University’s 150th anniversary, the Kirksville Daily Express included a 16-page commemorative insert in the Sept. 1 issue. Additional copies of the special historical insert can be purchased at the newspaper office, 110 E. McPherson St.

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  • Spirituality and Spaceflight


    Ekklesia Campus Ministry and the Kirksville Church of Christ will sponsor Spirituality and Spaceflight at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in Baldwin Auditorium.

    Mike O’Neal worked for NASA at the Kennedy Space Center for more than 31 years where he was awarded the agency’s Outstanding Leadership Medal and two Exceptional Service Medals. Prior to his retirement he completed a special assignment in which he investigated mechanisms to provide spiritual support for astronauts.

    O’Neal’s multimedia presentation looks into the role spirituality has played in human space flight. Stories will be shared on how astronauts have spiritually prepared themselves to go into space, how they practiced their faith while in space and how space has impacted their spirituality. The presentation will also feature Apollo-era audio and a video of an astronaut joining his church for worship via a live video feed while on the International Space Station.

    Along with his engineering degrees, O’Neal has a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from the Harding School of Theology. He is the author of three books, “An Angel’s View: Encountering God through the Stories of the Heavenly Hosts,” “Created for Good Deeds” and “Holy God, Holy People.”

    Admission is free. Partial funding provided by the Funds Allotment Council.

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  • FAC Seeking New Members

     
    Truman’s Funds Allotment Council is now accepting new member applications. The Funds Allotment Council is committed to helping various organizations fund campus events. This is an excellent opportunity for students of all majors to make a difference on campus and connect with new people. Applications are available at fac.truman.edu and are due by 5 p.m. Sept. 27. For more information, contact kns4667@truman.edu.

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  • Library Café Art Reception Sept. 28


    Pickler Memorial Library and the Missouri-Southern Iowa Art Guild (MOSI) are partnering again for an art exhibition.
     
    The exhibition, which runs through Dec. 15, is located in the library café and features 27 pieces from nine local MOSI artists. There will be a reception from 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the library café. Refreshments will be provided, and guests will have the opportunity to meet with featured artists. Visitors can vote for the Viewers’ Choice Award until 5:30 p.m. on the day of the reception. The award will be announced at 6 p.m.
     
    MOSI art guild is a group of artists that sponsors local art exhibitions, provides recognition and networking opportunities for members and conducts art workshops for the community.

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    Work from a MOSI artist on display in Pickler Memorial Library.
  • Funds Allotment Council Offers Support


    The Funds Allotment Council provides financial support for various student organizations on campus using money from the student activity fee. Support is available for groups that travel to compete in various events – such as club sports teams – as well as groups that conduct events on campus. Applications for FAC funding are now available online and are due by Oct. 20. Questions can be directed to the FAC by email or at the office in the lower level of the Student Union Building.

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Notables

  • Notables


    Dereck Daschke, professor of philosophy and religion, presented a paper titled “How Deserted Lies the City: Politics and the Trauma of Homelessness in the Hebrew Bible” at the International Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany, Aug. 8, 2017.

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Career Center

  • Career Center Schedule of Events


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    United States Army Medical Corps Info Table
    11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Sept. 5
    Magruder Hall
    A representative from the U.S. Army will be providing information about scholarships provided for the military for students interested in medical, dentistry, optometry or veterinary school, as well as information about clinical psychology internship opportunities.

    PwC Virtual Office Hours
    9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Sept. 7
    This is a pre-scheduled opportunity to talk with a PWC recruiter and ask questions you may have. Register on #HireTruman.

    Deloitte Info Table
    1-5 p.m.
    Sept. 7
    Violette Hall

    BKD On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 12
    Student Union Building 3202

    Deloitte On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Sept. 19
    Student Union Building 3201, 3202, 3203, 3204
    Register on #HireTruman by Sept. 8.

    United States Army Medical Corps Info Table
    11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Sept. 19  
    Magruder Hall
    A representative from the U.S. Army will be providing information about scholarships provided for the military for students interested in medical, dentistry, optometry or veterinary school, as well as information about clinical psychology internship opportunities.

    KPMG On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 20
    Student Union Building 3201, 3202, 3203, 3204
    Register on #HireTruman by Sept. 8.

    PwC On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 21
    Student Union Building 3201, 3202, 3203, 3204

    Mueller Prost On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 22
    Student Union Building 3204

    Career Week
    Sept. 25-28

    SCORE Mock Interview
    9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Sept. 25
    Student Union Building 3201, 3202, 3203, 3204
    Service Corps of Retired Executives will be on campus to provide students with the opportunity to have a mock interview with previous CEOs and give feedback on their answers.

    Personal Statement Writing Workshop with Don Asher
    4-6:30 p.m.
    Sept. 25
    Violette Hall 1236
    Students will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of writing personal statements for grad school with guest speaker Don Asher. By the end of the workshop, attendees will leave with a start on their personal Statement. Register for the event on #HireTruman.

    Etiquette Dinner
    5-7 p.m.
    Sept. 25
    Alumni Room
    Register for this event on #HireTruman. The cost for this four-course formal meal will be $12 payable with credit card or stop by the Career Center to pay by cash or check. Payment is due by Sept. 22. Limited space is available. A vegetarian meal option is available. Contact the Career Center with this request no later than Sept. 19.

    How to Get a Job with Any Major with Don Asher
    7-8 p.m.
    Sept. 25
    Violette Hall 1236
    Don Asher will be presenting on how to make yourself more marketable and job seeking skills for liberal arts students. Register on #HireTruman.

    Personal Statement Writing Workshop with Don Asher
    5-7:30 p.m.
    Sept. 26
    Violette Hall 1236
    Students will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of writing personal statements for grad school with guest speaker Don Asher. By the end of the workshop, attendees will leave with a start on their personal Statement. Register for the event on #HireTruman.

    E&Y On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 26
    Student Union Building 3201, 3203, 3204, 3000

    Career & Grad Expo
    11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Sept. 27
    Student Union Building
    Truman’s Career & Grad School Expo is coordinated by the Career Center. Recruiters set up tables in the Student Union Building where YOU can learn about internship and job opportunities as well as graduate school programs in your fields of interest. Students at all levels and all majors should attend Expo to talk with recruiters from diverse organizations and grad schools. Why is this important? Recruiters travel to Kirksville to meet with YOU. YOU can make connections, learn about internship and career opportunities, as well as talk to graduate/professional school admissions staff. You may even have an opportunity to schedule an interview! Register on the day of the event at our student registration.

    Employer Presentation: Lydia Dagenais from UMKC Law School
    6-7 p.m.
    Sept. 27
    Student Union Building 3201
    Lydia Dagenais will be presenting on the process of applying to law school and how to make your application more competitive.

    Interview Day
    8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Sept. 28
    Student Union Building Georgian Rooms and/or Activities Room
        
    Peace Corps Info Table
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Sept. 28
    Student Union Building

    Anders On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Sept. 29
    Student Union Building 3201

    Aldi On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Oct. 3
    Student Union Building 3201, 3203, 3204
    Register on #HireTruman.

    RubinBrown On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Oct. 4
    Student Union Building 3201, 3203, 3204
    Register on #HireTruman.

    PwC Case Competition Kick-Off
    11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Oct. 16
    Student Union Building Alumni Room

    Becoming a Published Writer with Samantha Newby
    12-1 p.m.
    Oct. 16
    Student Union Building 3201
    Samantha Newby will be presenting on the process of getting her writing published.

    Mastercard On-Campus Interviews
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Oct. 18
    Student Union Building 3201, 3202
    Register on #HireTruman.

    PwC Case Competition
    8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Nov. 2
    Student Union Building 3201

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship Available


    The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

    Student Sydnie Russian studied abroad in Russia during the spring 2017 semester with the Gilman Scholarship. She will be available throughout the semester to help interested students learn about and apply for the scholarship.

    Gilman Advisor Sessions
    12:30-1:30 p.m.
    Student Union Building
    Sept. 11
    Sept. 25
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    Oct. 23
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    Nov. 20
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    Dec. 18

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    Sydnie Russian takes a picture outside the Kremlin. She studied abroad on a Gilman Scholarship in the spring. During the fall she will be available to interested students apply for the Scholarship.
  • German Chancellor Fellowship


    Applications for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship are now open. The German Chancellor Fellowship allows recent university graduates to spend one year conducting a project of their design with the host of their choice in Germany. The project can be in any field, but should be research-based and create a positive social impact. Benefits include full financial support, a language course and a study tour culminating with meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel. For more information on the German Chancellor Fellowship and application process, visit humboldt-foundation.de/web/german-chancellor-fellowship.html. Applications are due Sept. 15.

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