The Kansas City Alumni Chapter is an active one. Whether we’re welcoming students at our annual Student Send-Off, hitting the course for the Golf Fore Scholarships tournament, or checking out a local brewery you can bet we’re always keeping busy!
If you’re new to the area or just miss your days at Truman, you’ve come to the right place. While we’re always ready to go out and explore the KC metro area, part of our hearts are still in good ol’ Kirksville. Discover new things to do in KC while enjoying the company of your fellow Bulldogs!
2018 Chapter Events:
- January 15: National Day of Service, Rose Brooks
- February 18: Trivia Night
- February 18: Mavericks Hockey Game
- February 24: Accepted Student Event
- March 18: TruCare Service Event, Harvesters
- March 24: Truman vs. William Jewell Baseball Game & Tailgate
- April 18: Union Station Science City & Planetarium Event
- May 18: Brewery Event (Welcome May Grads!)
- July 18: Golf FORE Scholarship Tournament
- July 18: Sporting KC Event
- August 11: Royals vs. Cardinals Game with Tailgate
- August 18: New Student Send-Off
- September 18: Truman vs. William Jewell Volleyball Game with Happy Hour
- December 18: KC Chapter Banquet
- Angela Crawford (’08), President
- Hope (Slaby) Harms (’07), Vice President & Alumni Board Representative
- JoEllen (Flanagan) Engelbart (’11), Secretary, Service Events Chair, End of Year Banquet Chair
- Nate White (’10, ’11), Treasurer
- Kristin Marshall (’12), Cultural Events Chair
- Caleb Russell (’11), Golf Tournament Chair
- Ryan Shreve (’02), Scholarship Committee Chair
- Ashley Burden (’06), Social Events Chair
- Brad Dowd (’94), Truman Athletics Event Chair
- Jacob Funke (’10), Incoming Student Events Chair
- Alison Mayer (’05), Professional Athletics Events Chair
After graduation I moved to a new metro area. Connecting with other alumni in the Kansas City area has helped me discover some of the city’s best places for entertainment, shopping, dining and exploring. Joining the alumni chapter and participating in various events has been great because our Truman experience is an instant ice breaker.
August 14, 2017
Truman has been designated as one of only 20 public colleges profiled as a best buy in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.” To receive a “Best Buy” designation, schools had to have high academic rankings, an inexpensive or moderate price, and a high quality of student life on campus. This year’s edition marks the 34th […]
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 150.truman.edu.