Arizona Alumni Chapter

The Arizona Alumni Chapter is unlike any other. Members consist of recent grads looking for a new adventure, families enjoying the desert heat, and snowbirds trying to flee the harsh Missouri winters!

The Chapter events are unique and catered to people of all ages and interests. Hike up Camelback, meet up for lunch and great conversation, or join one of the new exciting events being planned!

Find everything you loved about the Midwest out in the Arizona desert! There’s a Bulldog community waiting to make you feel at home, no matter how many miles we are from Kirksville.

2017 Chapter Events:

  • February 4: Alumni Brunch and Kirksville Reunion, Mesa
  • February 25: Ronza Party, Phoenix
  • March 25: Bulldogs Annual Hike, Phoenix
  • April 20: Wine Tasting at Su Vino, Phoenix
  • May 13: Giving Back at St. Mary’s Food Bank, Phoenix
  • June 10: Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Tuscon
  • July 21: Arizona New Student Send-Off
  • August 19: Road Trip to the Mountains, Flagstaff
  • September 13: Hawaiian Night at Hula’s Modern Tiki, Phoenix
  • October 6: National Truman Spirit Day
  • October 25: Halloween Night, Phoenix
  • November 10: Craft Beers at the AZ Wilderness Brewing Company, Gilbert
  • December 1: First Friday Art Walk at Roosevelt Row, Phoenix

Chapter Leadership:

  • Vid Vidyasagara (’92), President
  • Douglas Zahnd (’97), Vice President
  • Cate (Lahart) Ryczek (’08), Secretary
  • Austin Bradley (’10), Treasurer
  • Mike Whitney (’94), Past President

The Chapter is looking for more volunteers! Please contact Truman’s Office of Advancement at 800-452-6678 for more information or complete the online Volunteer Application.

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I left Kirksville and moved 1,400 miles away. Joining the Arizona Alumni Chapter was great for celebrating the transition. Right away, I met new people with their own stories of Kirksville. Even though there is a wide variety of ages in our chapter, there are many shared memories.

Catherine Lahart ('08), Arizona Alumni Chapter

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