Mid-Missouri Alumni Chapter

The best part of living in the Mid-Missouri region? We’re close enough to Kirksville to head back for a Palonza, but able to bring the Bulldog spirit to other parts of Missouri. Whether you’re sharing your Bulldog pride at the State Capitol, sporting it around Columbia, or taking in Purple Friday wherever you are, there’s a Bulldog community waiting for you!

Join us for a picnic, try your hand at painting Red Barn Park, go with us to visit your state representative and say what’s on your mind, or give back to Truman students and the University at a service event. We’ve got an activity for everyone.

2017 Chapter Events:

  • January 14: Escape Room
  • February 21: Truman Day at the Capitol Happy Hour
  • March TBA: Accepted Student Event
  • March 11: National TruCare Service Event
  • April 29: Pursue the Future Campaign Event
  • May 21: MU Botanical Garden Tour
  • June 15: Happy Hour at Logboat Brewing Company
  • July 27: New Student Send-Off
  • August 20: Serenity Valley Wine Tasting
  • September 9: Warm Springs Ranch Tour
  • November 16: Finals Week Well Wishes
  • December 1: Living Windows Tour

Chapter Leadership:

  • Kati (Smith) Abbott (’08, ’09), President
  • Tim Scherrer (’87, ’00), Vice President
  • Jim Cherrington (’85), Secretary
  • Ellen (Hoelscher) McLain (’87), Treasurer & National Alumni Board Past President
  • Tania (Hart) Cook (’85), Executive Board & National Alumni Board Representative
  • Joyce Gentry (’79), Executive Board
  • Cecelia Donelson (’83), Executive Board

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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No matter where your destiny lies, I encourage you to be involved with an alumni chapter in your area. You never know what resources you may have available to you through the people you will meet and the connections you can make.

Kati Abbott ('08, '09), Mid-Missouri Alumni Chapter President

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