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Sesquicentennial Presidential Celebration April 14

March 27, 2018

Please join us for this event designed to honor those who have held the position of Truman State University President throughout the past 150 years and to celebrate their invaluable contributions in leading Truman to this special moment in time. All 16 past presidents will be represented. Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall • 4 p.m. […]


TruCare Offers Opportunity to Serve

March 2, 2018

The monthlong TruCare service initiative will again take place throughout March, giving everyone with a Truman connection an opportunity to show how dedicated the University is to service. Designed as a way for alumni and friends to share in the spirit of the Big Event, TruCare allows anyone with a Truman affiliation to count service […]


Visit Iceland This Summer Through the Alumni Travel Program

December 30, 2017

Spots are filling up fast for the Alumni Travel Program’s trip to Iceland, June 9-15, 2018. Participants will have opportunities to whale watch, visit one of the world’s largest geothermal power stations and explore the frozen landscapes featured prominently in “Game of Thrones.” Among the sites to behold on this scenic trip are the Gullfoss, […]


University Preps for Sesquicentennial

August 14, 2017

On Sept. 2, the University will officially be 150 years old. To celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary, there will be a variety of activities throughout the 2017-18 academic year. For additional information on events and future updates, check out the sesquicentennial website at


Celebrating 150 Years!

July 14, 2017

Founded September 2, 1867, Truman State University is celebrating 150 years. There will be a community celebration on September 8, 2017, in downtown Kirksville. During Homecoming 2017, October 13-15, special activities will take place and the Sesquicentennial will be celebrated in numerous ways. Special promotions will continue through June 2018. For more information on Truman’s […]


Get Tickets for President Paino’s “Last Lecture”

April 18, 2016

Truman State University President Troy Paino will give his “last lecture” 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public, but due to limited seating, a ticket will be required. Tickets are available now and may be picked up in the SAB Office in the Student […]


Campaign Celebration in Washington, D.C.

March 31, 2016

Alumni and friends are invited to a regional celebration for Truman State University’s Pursue the Future Campaign. Join us for a reception and dinner on Saturday, April 16, in Washington, D.C., and learn how you can support the campaign. Special guests include Truman alumni Alphonso Jackson (’68, ’69) and Linda Miller (’70), along with University President […]


Celebrate National Truman Spirit Day April 1

March 29, 2016

Are you ready to show your Truman spirit! The Truman Alumni Association Board of Directors designated the first Fridays of the month in April and October as National Truman Spirit Days, which means the next Spirit Day is Friday, April 1, 2016. Students, alumni and friends are encouraged to submit a photo demonstrating their Truman pride. Categories […]


Homecoming Photos & Videos

November 2, 2015

There was plenty of school spirit  as alumni and friends visited the Truman campus the weekend of Oct. 9-11, 2015, to celebrate Homecoming. Relive the fun or check out what you missed by browsing through our Homecoming photos and videos. PHOTOS Bulldog Forever Homecoming Celebration Banquet Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony Pursue the Future Campaign Public Phase Announcement Bulldog […]


VIDEO: Bulldog Forever Homecoming Celebration Oct. 9

October 12, 2015

Watch a video of the Bulldog Forever Homecoming Celebration, which included the Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony, introductions of the 2015 Homecoming honorees, and the “Pursue the Future” campaign kickoff celebration. The event took place on campus in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.