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International Education Week 2018

The Center for International Students hosted International Education Week (IEW) on Truman’s campus November 11th-15th. Throughout International Education Week, students on Truman’s campus celebrated education and diversity in a beautiful display of culture and community. This week was full of action with tons of events put together by the Center for International Students and various…

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Across Vietnam 2018: Mythological Vietnam

nce upon a time, in a land not so unknown, the Vietnamese Student Association hosted an event known as Across Vietnam. Folklore plays an important role in Vietnamese culture. The art of story telling allows for the teaching of life lessons and contribution to the shared universal customs in humanity, providing greater insight to our…

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College Study Tips

We are drawing closer to finals week, so here are a few tips to help your study habits! Time Management and Scheduling Before you hit the books, have a plan, and set up times for when to do what. It will make studying so much easier, but also you won’t deal with the “I don’t even…

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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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Desiderata

The three part series, Desiderata, explores the dreams and desires of students at Truman State University. I was curious about what gets Truman students up in the morning? What keeps them going? What are they working toward? I grabbed a camera and set up a few meetings with the intention of starting and capturing intimate…

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CILs Host Thanksgiving Dinner for Internationals

When International Students first arrive at Truman, they are greeted by their Cultural Integration Leader (CIL), one of a team of American students who live in the residence halls with new International Students and help them adjust to university and life in the States.  CILs not only help with the New Student Orientation, they are…

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African Festival of Food

On November 10th, the African Students’ Association (ASA) presented delicacies from more than 10 different African countries at “Food Fest”. This event kicked-off International Education Week 2013, with more than 200 people in attendance. ASA president, Babanifemi Adio, a senior from Nigeria, spoke fondly of his time at Truman, “All these ASA events are ways…

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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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This is the official blog of the Truman State University Center for International Students.