Experiences Approved for Cocurricular Record

The Cocurricular Record Oversight Committee has been established to ensure that experiences included on the Cocurricular Record meet a high standard of quality.  To view these inclusion criteria, click here.  To request that an experience be reviewed by the Cocurricular Record Oversight Committee, click here to complete the application.  Below please find those experiences that have been approved for inclusion.

*Note: Although not listed here, membership and leadership positions in chartered student organizations are included on the Cocurricular Record as long as rosters are completed and submitted by organization presidents and advisors.


Quadrant 1-Cultural Exploration and Community Engagement

Title of ExperienceDescription of ExperienceCategory of Experience
Academic Success MentorProvides one on one support for international students to assist with their academic progressEmployment
Cultural Integration LeaderPromotes a supportive living and learning environment for new international students with a focus on integration into the campus communityEmployment
First-Year Activity Coordinating Team (FACT) MemberParticipates in all training sessions and is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating Truman Week evening activitiesService
Homecoming Committee MemberResponsible for planning, implementing and evaluating a week of Homecoming activities. Required to attend training sessionsService
Center for International Students InternshipWorks towards professional goals while gaining real world professional experience from the officeInternship
Intramural Officials AwardsAwarded based on officials’ performance and knowledge of a sportAwards or Recognitions
MAC Peer Mentor ProgramMentors first year students to give them support and be a positive role modelMiscellaneous
MLK Collegiate Challenge Planning CommitteeOrganizes, raises funds, publicizes, finds community sites and volunteers for the MLK ChallengeLeadership
Org. Services ManagerOversees student organization registration process which includes maintaining CSI databasesEmployment
Romance Language Immersion ResidentLives in one wing of Missouri Hall that creates a pseudo-immersion opportunity for learners of Spanish and FrenchMiscellaneous

 

Quadrant 2-Intellectual Competence and Reflective Judgment

Title of ExperienceDescription of ExperienceCategory of Experience
Academic Peer Mentor ProgramMentors students in Bus. Admin. and Accounting Majors.Employment
Art Department Chair Service AwardScholastic Achievement and service in ArtAwards or Recognitions
Art History Department HonorsScholastic Achievement in the Art History DepartmentAwards or Recognitions
Bonine-Gillig AwardOutstanding service award for the Ag. Science Dept.Awards or Recognitions
Bulldog Student Investment FundStudent-managed investment fund. Students research, present, and defend proposed investments to the entire group and often to alumni representatives of the Truman Foundation Board. Investment decisions are made and actual Foundation funds are invested based on student recommendations.Professional Development
Career Center Career AssistantsParticipates in one of three teams: 1. Student Worker (help students review resumes) 2. Design Team (flyers, posters, etc.) 3. PR TeamEmployment
Department Honors in Agricultural ScienceScholastic Achievement in Agricultural Science (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Athletic TrainingScholastic Achievement in Athletic Training (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Exercise ScienceScholastic Achievement in Exercise Science (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Health ScienceScholastic Achievement in Health Science (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in NursingScholastic Achievement in Nursing (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Distinguished Scholar in Agricultural ScienceScholastic Achievement in Agricultural ScienceAwards or Recognitions
Event Planning and Communication InternshipPlans, organizes, and executes career center programs and eventsInternship
Kay Clapp Children’s Literacy Award$500 award given to an MAE student to purchase children’s literatureAwards or Recognitions
Math and Computer Science Departmental HonorsScholastic Achievement in Math and Computer Science (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
McSwegin Outstanding Student Research AwardAward for best research project at the MOAHPERD conventionAwards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Athletic TrainingJunior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activityAwards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Exercise ScienceJunior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activityAwards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Health ScienceJunior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activityAwards or Recognitions
NCUR PresentationPresents research, scholarship, and creative activities to their peers from around the country at NCURPresentation
Outstanding Graduate Student in Elementary EducationsScholastic Achievement in Elementary EducationAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Graduate Student in Secondary EducationScholastic Achievement in Secondary EducationAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Graduate Student in Special EducationScholastic Achievement in Special EducationAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in Computer ScienceScholastic Achievement in Computer ScienceAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in MathematicsScholastic Achievement in MathematicsAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in PsychologyScholastic Achievement in PsychologyAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior Student in Agricultural ScienceScholastic Achievement in Agricultural ScienceAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in AnthropologyScholastic Achievement in AnthropologyAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in ArtScholastic Achievement in ArtAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Art HistoryScholastic Achievement in Art HistoryAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Justice SystemsScholastic Achievement in Justice SystemsAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in SociologyScholastic Achievement in SociologyAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in StudioScholastic Achievement in Studio ArtAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Visual CommunicationsScholastic Achievement in Visual CommunicationsAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in ClassicsScholastic Achievement in ClassicsAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in FrenchScholastic Achievement in FrenchAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in GermanScholastic Achievement in GermanAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Romance LanguagesScholastic Achievement in Romance LanguagesAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in RussianScholastic Achievement in RussianAwards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in SpanishScholastic Achievement in SpanishAwards or Recognitions
Psychology Research TeamsFaculty-student collaborative research projectsResearch
Sociology/Anthropology Departmental HonorsScholastic Achievement in Sociology/Anthropology (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Student Health Center Nurse TechnicianAssists registered nurses in coordinating patient care. Performs nursing care as their skills developEmployment
Student Research ConferenceAnnual conference for undergraduate and graduate students to present research conducted under the guidance of Truman FacultyPresentation
Studio Department HonorsScholastic Achievement in Studio (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions
Summer Conference InternshipAssists with facilitation of summer camps and oversees work of Summer Conference AssistantsEmployment
University Beef Cattle Show TeamGains hands-on experience in selection, feeding, training, and marketing of selected University cattleAthletics or Recreation
Visual Communications Department HonorsScholastic Achievement in Visual Communication (Qualifications)Awards or Recognitions

 

Quadrant 3-Healthy Habits and Balanced Living

Title of ExperienceDescription of ExperienceCategory of Experience
Intramural Champion1st in any intramural event.Awards or Recognitions
Intramural Runner-Up2nd in any intramural eventAwards or Recognitions

 

Quadrant 4-Effective Leadership and Responsible Citizenship

Title of ExperienceDescription of ExperienceCategory of Experience
Big Event CoordinatorCoordinates 150 job sites, organizes and recruits 1,000 volunteers, and plans all aspects of the Big Event dayService
Boeing Tru-Leaders Executive Leadership AcademyExperience-based learning about leadership in big business, small business, not for profitProfessional Development
Chairperson of HomecomingProvides overall vision, direction, coordination of HC and facilitates meetings, events, recruitment, etcLeadership
Civic Engagement RecognitionLog service hours online through Truman’s SERVE center. 100 hrs= Gold 80=Silver 60=BronzeService
Co-Director of Greek WeekProvides overall vision, direction, and coordination for events. Plans meetings, maintains budgets, recruits membersLeadership
Community Coordinator- ResLifeOversees support staff and supervises SAs. Essentially an assistant hall directorEmployment
FACT CoordinatorAssists with FACT staff selection and training sessions, and coordinates Truman Week evening programsEmployment
Fitness-Wellness InternAssists the Fitness Wellness Director with projects, daily operations, implementing special events, interviewing, scheduling programming calendar and manages the website and social media.  Researches fitness and wellness topics.Employment
Golden Leadership AwardRecognizes outstanding student leaders for their hard work and leadership skillsAwards or Recognitions
Greek Life InternshipAssists the Greek Life office, attends council meetings and promotes Greek SummitsLeadership
Greek Life Internship DirectorSupervises Greek Life interns, promotes Greek Summits and assists with Greek Life office dutiesLeadership
Leadership Recognition Award Recipient (Individual)Recognition for outstanding leadership in a campus organization, or other role on campusAwards or Recognitions
OCCS InternshipProvides support for the efficient and effective administrative operation of the OCCSInternships
Omicron Delta Kappa Hall of FameNational honor society’s leadership recognitionAwards or Recognitions
Personal TrainerPersonal Trainers must be certified through an accredited and nationally recognized organization. Personal Trainers apply their knowledge, skills, and experience to assess client’s health and prescribe exercise programs to reflect the client’s needs, wants, goals, fitness level and health history.Employment
President’s Leadership Recognition (TLS)Award given to recipients of the Truman Leadership Scholarship and who complete all 4 years of the programAwards or Recognitions
Program Instructor- Recreation CenterDevelop programming for the instructional program(s) by researching new exercises/dance sequences, selecting appropriate music, coordinating the music with the movements performed in class, and practicing the routines. Program instructors teach faculty, staff, students and guests with a wide range of ability levels.Employment
Public Victory ProjectCapstone experience of TLS program. Spend 150 hours giving back to the Truman communityMiscellaneous
ResLife Apartment ManagerPlans activities and events to allow residents to have social and educational interactionsEmployment
Scholastic Enhancement Experience CounselorServes as a mentor for incoming students during a two week summer bridge programEmployment
SERVE Center CoordinatorContact person for SERVE center. Responsible for meetings, schedules, etcEmployment
Service Learning Advantage ProgramProvides an opportunity for cocurricular service learning. Students complete various projects and reflect on their experiencesService
Student AdvisorServes as a role model and also plans activities for residentsEmployment
University Conduct Board MemberMember of the conduct board that hears conduct casesService
Vice Chairperson of HomecomingServes as chair of sub-committee, assist in planning, etcLeadership
Women’s Resource Center DirectorUpholds, motivates, and encourages WRC to provide Truman educational programming and support that promotes awareness and understanding of women’s issuesEmployment
Youth Leader, College Residential InstituteMentors 4-5 young people from a college prep program while they live in the residence hallsLeadership