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Kirksville, Mo. 63501

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for alumni & friends

 
 

Thursday Events l Friday Events l Saturday Events l Sunday Events
 

Thursday, Oct. 2

7 p.m.

You Are Now Free to Move About the Stage: Lip Sync & Awards
Baldwin Auditorium

 

 

Friday, Oct. 3

Library Hours: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Gallery Exhibits
Pickler Memorial Library
Abraham Lincoln: "Self-Made in America" ― Exhibit on loan from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (Springfield, Ill.)
Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the Civil War Era ― Exhibit on loan from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (New York, N.Y.)
Encounter with Lincoln ―  Courtesy Thomas Trimborn
 

HOURS:
9 a.m.-
6 p.m.

Homecoming Alumni Center (Your Alumni Headquarters during Homecoming)
Student Union Building (lower level)

  • FREE gifts for alumni while supplies last (alumni clings, pens, coolie cups)

  • Purchase tickets for Homecoming events

  • Purchase Homecoming apparel

  • Pick up your reserved tickets

  • Leave message on Message Board

  • Computer kiosks where you can check your e-mail

  • Alumni lounge area with refreshments

8-9:30  a.m.

 

 

NEW EVENT! Career Destinations: A Networking Coffee for Alumni and Students
Down Under, Student Union Building (lower level)

Open to all alumni and students. Alumni will have a chance to share their career knowledge with current Truman students and interact with other alumni. Coffee and pastries provided. Bring your business cards!

COST: FREE

>>View Invitation
 

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

 

Alumni Leadership Conference *
Alumni Room, Student Union Building

Open to all alumni who want to learn more about volunteer and leadership opportunities at Truman State University. Special guest speaker: Bonnie (Neuner) Kuebler ('87), executive succession analyst in human resources for State Farm Insurance Companies. Conference includes complimentary lunch. Limited seating.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED

COST: FREE
 

Registration at 10:30 a.m.;
Tee-off at 11 a.m.

21st Annual Bulldog Classic Golf Tournament *
Kirksville Country Club
Open to alumni, friends, students (age 18 and above).18-hole, four-person scramble. Individual entries will be paired on teams. Registration at 10:30 a.m., tee-off at 11 a.m.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED
COST:$55 per person (includes golf pack, lunch and golf-cart rental)

 

2-3 p.m.

Pastries in Paris: Cake-Decorating Contest
Student Union Building
 

4 p.m.

Men's Soccer Game (Truman vs. Rockhurst)
Soccer Field
 

5:30 p.m.

Pep Rally
Stokes Stadium
Alumni, friends, and families are welcome.
 

6 p.m.

Alumni & Friends Celebration/Hall of Fame Banquet  *
Georgian Room, Student Union Building
All alumni, friends and families are invited. The program includes r
ecognition of Alumnus/na of the Year, Young Alumnus/na of the Year, recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees as well as presentation of commemorative diplomas to Golden Alumni (Class of 1958 and earlier) attending banquet.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED

COST: Adults $17/Children age 12 and under $10
 

8 p.m.

Essence of Venice: A Masquerade Ball & Coronation
Down Under, Student Union Building (lower level)

Sponsored by Student Senate and the Association of Black Collegians.

 

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Saturday, Oct. 4

7:30-
9 a.m.

Agricultural Science & Equine Studies Alumni Breakfast
University Farm

RSVP to Michael Seipel, mseipel@truman.edu, (660) 785 4316.

 

Registration opens at 7 a.m.
Race begins at 8 a.m.

Chase After Harry: 23rd Annual Bulldog 5K Run
Runners will check in at Barnett Hall
Men's and women's divisions: 18 and under, 19-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, and 55-64, 65+. All participants receive a free T-shirt. Medals will be awarded to 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-place winners in each age division. Registered participants receive a T-shirt. Sponsored by Cardinal Key and the Alumni Association.
COST: $12 in advance/$15 after Sept. 19
 

8-9 a.m.

Complimentary Coffee & Donuts for Alumni & Friends
Georgian Room, Student Union Building
 

HOURS:
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Homecoming Alumni Center (Your Alumni Headquarters during Homecoming)
Student Union Building (lower level)

  • FREE gifts for alumni while supplies last

  • Purchase tickets for Homecoming events

  • Purchase Homecoming apparel

  • Pick up your reserved tickets

  • Leave message on Message Board

  • Computer kiosks where you can check your e-mail

  • Alumni lounge area with refreshments

9 a.m.

Parade Around the Town: Homecoming Parade
Franklin Street
Parade begins on the Kirksville town square and proceeds south down Franklin St.
 

9 a.m.-Noon

Student Union Reunion
Student Union Building, Suite 2000

See the newly remodeled Office Complex in the SUB. For more information contact Linda Yager, lyager@truman.edu, (660) 785-4186.

 

10 a.m.

Post-Parade Party
Red Barn Park
Hosted by ROTC. Everyone is invited!
 

10 a.m.-Noon

Anthropology, Geology, and Sociology Department Alumni Reception
Barnett Hall 2222

 

10 a.m.-

2 p.m.

Communication Department Open House and Pre-Football Game Tailgate
Barnett Hall
Tours of the Communication Department ( KTRM, TV studio, the news center, the forensics squad room and trophy collection, and more). A limited number of back editions of the Echo yearbook will be available. The Communication Department is seeking memorabilia alumni would like to donate to the department. The Communications Department will also be collecting audio/video histories from forensics and student media alumni. For more information, contact Elizabeth Clark, (660) 785-6004, eclark@truman.edu.
 

10:30 a.m.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Blanton-Nason-Brewer Residence Halls
West Side of Blanton-Nason-Brewer

Tours of Blanton-Nason-Brewer Halls will take place from 11 a.m.-Noon

>>View Invitation
 

10:30 a.m.-Noon

Nursing Reception
Student Union Building
For all grad years and 1988 Reunion Class. For more information, contact Sarah Delaware, (660) 785-4557,  sdelawar@truman.edu.
 

10:30 a.m.

Zeta Zeta 40th Reunion
Student Union Building, Spanish Room
Hosted by Delta Sigma Theta. For more information contact Kourtney House, kdh450@truman.edu.
 

11 a.m.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Student Union Building
East side of the Student Union Building
See the newly renovated
Student Union Building.

>>View Invitation
 

11 a.m.-
1:30 p.m.

Tailgate Picnic *  
Red Barn Park (Rain site: Pershing Arena)
Everyone is invited!

PRE-REGISTRATION SUGGESTED
COST: $7 per person
 

Library Hours: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Gallery Exhibits
Pickler Memorial Library
Abraham Lincoln: "Self-Made in America" ― Exhibit on loan from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (Springfield, Ill.)
Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the Civil War Era ― Exhibit on loan from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (New York, N.Y.)
Encounter with Lincoln ―  Courtesy Thomas Trimborn
 

11:15 a.m.

Class Reunion Luncheons *
Student Union Building

Guests and families are welcome. Members of reunion classes who attend a Class Reunion Luncheon will receive a FREE T-shirt. Those attending the Class Reunion Luncheons can also pick up FREE tickets to the Alumni and Friends Mixer held downtown at the Kirksville Arts Association Center Saturday night.
 

Reunion luncheons will be held for the following:
Golden Alumni: Class of 1958 & all prior classes
Class of 1968
Class of 1978
Class of 1983
Class of 1988
Class of 1998
 

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED

COST: Adults $10/Children age 12 and under $7
Register by Sept. 26 to have your tickets mailed directly to you.
 

>>More info on Class Reunion Luncheons

>>More on Golden Alumni Celebration


ATTENTION ALL REUNION CLASS MEMBERS:

Make sure you are included in your
Class Reunion Directory by submitting your information via the Class Reunion Directory Questionnaire.
Go to Questionnaire

Noon

Women's Soccer game (Truman vs. Southwest Baptist)
Soccer Field
 

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Student Senate Alumni Reception
Student Senate Office, Student Union Building
 

Noon

7th Annual Cardinal Key Homecoming Alumnae Luncheon
Truman University Club, 516 E. Patterson St.

RSVP to Shanna Foster, shannafoster@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
 

1:30 p.m.

Pre-Football Game Activities
Stokes Stadium

 

2 p.m.

 

Bulldog Football: (Truman vs. Nebraska-Omaha)
Stokes Stadium
Tickets available in advance or at the gate:

  • Alumni Chapter Members: FREE (must show chapter membership card)

  • General Admission: $7

  • Sr Citizens/Children age 5-12: $5

  • Children under age 5: FREE

5-9 p.m.

Alumni and Friends Mixer
Kirksville Arts Association Center, 117 S. Franklin St. (downtown)

All alumni and friends invited to enjoy music, dancing, and food. A wide selection of hors d'oeuvres will be served. Door prizes will be given away throughout the event. Cash bar.

COST: $3 at the door or in advance (FREE tickets for those attending Class Reunion Luncheons earlier in the day...FREE tickets will be available at the Class Reunion Luncheons).
 

6 p.m.

Step Show
Baldwin Auditorium
Sponsored by NPHC.

COST: Tickets available at the door. General admission: $12
 

9 p.m.

Comedian: Alexandra McHale
Baldwin Auditorium

Sponsored by Student Activities Board.

COST: Tickets available at the door. General admission: $2; FREE admission for Truman students (Must show Truman ID)
 

 

 

Sunday, Oct. 5

10 a.m.-
1 p.m.

Truman Bookstore Open
Student Union Building
 

10:30 a.m.

Jazz Brunch hosted by Multicultural Affairs
Multicultural Affairs Center, Adair Building
 

Library Hours: Noon - 1 a.m.

Gallery Exhibits
Pickler Memorial Library
Abraham Lincoln: "Self-Made in America" ― Exhibit on loan from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (Springfield, Ill.)
Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the Civil War Era ― Exhibit on loan from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (New York, N.Y.)
Encounter with Lincoln ―  Courtesy Thomas Trimborn
 

1 p.m.

Unique Ensemble Gospel Concert
Activities Room, Student Union Building

 

3 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Lab Band
Baldwin Auditorium
For more information, contact Tim AuBuchon, (660) 785-4412, aubuchon@truman.edu.
 

 

 *Pre-registration requested for events shown in purple.

 

All events subject to change. Please check back for changes on times and locations.

 

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