Truman to Celebrate Graduate Education Month

Truman will use the entire month of October to raise awareness of its graduate programs and highlight some student successes.
Fall coincides with the main graduate recruitment season. Truman offers master’s degrees in accountancy, communication disorders, English, leadership, music, education and biology. The University also offers graduate certificates in data science, as well as sustainability and environmental studies.
Currently, graduate degree programs in Missouri are preparing more than 60,000 students for leadership in their fields. The state will celebrate Graduate Education Week, Oct. 12-16. Additionally, Truman will host a series of events throughout the month specific to its programs and students.
Truman’s schedule of events will begin with “Journey Westward,” a concert featuring the Truman Wind Symphony, conducted in part by graduate students Christian Pierce and Lynnea Wooten. It will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 in Baldwin Auditorium. Admission is free.
The University Career Center will host an open house from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Student Union Building 3100. Visitors can learn what jobs may be available to them as a future employee with a master’s degree.
Alumnus Theodore Moore will perform at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 24 in Ophelia Parrish as part of the New Horizons Music Festival, which will have events occurring throughout the day.
Truman graduate student poets, writers and songwriters will showcase their work at a prose/poetry slam from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Aquadome, 120 S. Main Street in downtown Kirksville.
For a complete listing of all Truman Graduate Education Month events, visit More information about Truman’s graduate programs can be obtained by contacting the Office of Graduate Studies at 660.785.4109 or by emailing Stephanie Dunn at

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