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Top 15 Things to Do in Kirksville This Summer

There is still plenty of fun to be had if you’ve found yourself spending your summer in Kirksville! Many students say that the summer is one of the best times to be in “K-Vegas.” Whether you’re staying in town for classes or for an internship, you’ll find that Kirksville is a great place to experience…

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#YouAreWelcomeHere at Truman State University!

Truman State University is proud to announce that it is joining the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign! Beginning in January of 2017, the #YouAreWelcomeHere movement has spread to universities across the United States. Universities participating in this movement make videos featuring students, faculty, staff, and other members of their communities. These communities share their welcoming messages for international students,…

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International Dinner: Master Chef Edition

Last week, Truman State University students were invited to the greatest cooking competition of the semester! International Club was the host for this year’s International Dinner, an evening where international students and members of international clubs are invited to prepare dishes from their home countries to share with the rest of campus. Dinner is also accompanied…

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Holi: 2017

Colors everywhere! Last Sunday, Namaste Nepal and International Club hosted Holi (the festival of colors) in Truman’s Red Barn Park. Attendees were given colored powder to share with their friends and family in the messiest way possible! Students came dressed in white, ready to proudly display their new colors. The event even had dancing and…

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Living with an American Roommate: Tips for Success

Attending university in the United States can be both an exciting and daunting opportunity. Many aspects of college life in the U.S. are unique, and may be unfamiliar for some students. Many students, for instance, have not experienced what it is like to live with a roommate, and are unsure what to expect when they…

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Pre-Professional Studies- Investing in Your Future

What is a pre-professional program? Many students considering study in the US will have heard the term “pre-professional program,” and not understand why it could be important to them. In the US, it takes some years of study beyond the bachelor’s degree to become a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, engineer, dentist, veterinarian, professor, or many other…

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International Friends – Truman’s Friendship with an American Family Program

An Interview with the I-Friends Student Coordinator – Jace Galang   The International Friends Program at Truman State University has been a resounding success for international students and American families for many years now. Jace Galang, the Student Coordinator of the International Friends Program (I-Friends), tells us all about International Friends, and what a huge…

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New Admissions Coordinator: Welcome!

Dear Colleagues:   Truman State University would like to welcome Brittany Robinson into the position of International Admissions Coordinator in the Center for International Education.   Before working for Truman, Brittney taught English in South Korea for two years. She has a love of international travel and new experiences which she pursued in her undergraduate…

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