Truman News

  • FACULTY/STAFF: COVID-19—Opportunities for Vaccines in Adair County

    February 4, 2021

    Limited Moderna Vaccines Available During February Earlier this week, the State of Missouri announced that select hospitals, including Northeast Regional Medical Center, will be receiving weekly COVID-19 vaccine allocations through the month of February to assist with public vaccination efforts. NRMC’s first delivery of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is an allocation of 100 first doses. … Read More

  • Message from Student Health Center

    January 26, 2021

    Dear Students, I want to thank each of you for your cooperation in maintaining our good practices of mask-wearing, social distancing and frequent handwashing. However, this is the time in the semester (and after a long year of pandemic) when it is easy to get lax. You may know other students who have contracted COVID … Read More

  • Faculty and Staff: Updated Leave and Telecommuting Options

    January 11, 2021

    Dear Campus Community: With the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester, please review the updated policies below regarding special leave and telecommuting options due to the pandemic: Expanded Leave Options: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA expired on December 31, 2020. However, employers may voluntarily extend that leave through March … Read More

  • Welcome Back, Bulldogs!

    January 7, 2021

    Welcome back, Bulldogs! As we are set to begin the spring semester, and in light of all of the events we have experienced in the past year, most recently at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, I am reminded of the William James quote: Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. In terms … Read More

  • Faculty/Staff: Return to Campus Guidelines and Recommendations

    December 29, 2020

    Fall 2020 was a whirlwind semester, but we made it to the end because we worked as a community to minimize COVID-19 transmission on campus.  Unfortunately, COVID-19 is not going away.  So we need to keep working together and start the Spring 2021 Semester strong. That means we need to think about how we return … Read More

  • Staff Council Reminder About COVID-19 Resources

    November 11, 2020

    Dear Truman Staff: Staff Council would like to remind staff of available resources to stay up to date on topics related to COVID-19. The University continues to offer updates online at: https://www.truman.edu/coronavirus/ and at: https://www.truman.edu/coronavirus/reporting/. Faculty Senate has also been creating short videos that may also be of interest to staff: https://www.truman.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-working-group-videos/. All forms and … Read More

  • Make a Plan for Voting During COVID

    October 30, 2020

    All registered voters are reminded and encouraged to participate in the Nov. 3 election. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone in line at the closing time of 7 p.m. will have the right to cast their vote. Students are eligible to vote in the county in which they have registered. Students … Read More

  • Truman to Follow Original Spring Semester Schedule

    October 29, 2020

    Truman will begin the spring semester Jan. 11, 2021, while continuing to follow the same safety protocols in place since the start of the academic year. As with the fall semester, classes will be offered in multiple formats, including in person, online and a hybrid combination. The set-up for classrooms and common spaces will continue … Read More

  • COVID-19 Testing Process Clarifications

    October 21, 2020

    Student Government representatives have recently brought to our attention that there remains confusion on several important topics related to COVID-19 and related campus processes.  We hope this information will be helpful in reducing confusion and ultimately anxiety or concern about these issues. Who can be tested at the Student Health Center? Students who meet one … Read More

  • COVID Info and Announcements: Flu Vaccines and FREE COVID Testing

    October 19, 2020

    Dear Students, I’m sure that you, like many of us, are feeling COVID-weary. It is important to remember, however, that the virus does not get weary. It just keeps right on trying to infect us! Though our COVID-positive numbers on campus are still relatively good, they are continuing to increase. Thus, this reminder: it is … Read More