Monthly Archives: September 2013

Students Travel ‘Across Vietnam’

 What better way to end the month of September than with a wonderful interactive display of Vietnamese traditions, cuisine, and culture? Truman State University’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) recently held their first ever cultural event, “Across Vietnam.” VSA was officially chartered last spring, and since then, this student organization has brought much attention, attraction, and…

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Truman Ranked No. 1

After 17 years, Truman State University continues to hold its rank as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest Regional category by U.S. News & World Report. Truman was also ranked 10th this year in the Midwest Regional category among both public and private institutions that provide a broad field of both undergraduate and…

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Introducing the International Ambassadors

This summer, Truman’s International Student Affairs Office created a new student support program for this academic year called “International Ambassadors.” The International Ambassadors are returning international students from numerous countries whose goal is to be a friendly and encouraging presence to students when they arrive on campus. They are an active part of the orientation…

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Orientation Becomes More Interactive

The orientation for the new international students at Truman this fall was more active, interactive and successful this year!  Tim Cooper, International Student Advisor, was impressed by the outcome of the changes that were made. “This year we tried to rethink the orientation schedule and make it more engaging for the new students,” Cooper said. “The result involved more of a…

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