Experiences Included on the 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 Experience

Description of Experience

Category of Experience

Academic Success Mentor Provides one on one support for international students to assist with their academic progress Employment
Cultural Integration Leader Promotes a supportive living and learning environment for new international students with a focus on integration into the campus community Employment
First-Year Activity Coordinating Team (FACT) Member Participates in all training sessions and is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating Truman Week evening activities Service
Homecoming Committee Member Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating a week of Homecoming activities. Required to attend training sessions Service
International Student Affairs Office Internship Works towards professional goals while gaining real world professional experience from the office Internship
Intramural Officials Awards Awarded based on officials' performance and knowledge of a sport Awards or Recognitions
MAC Peer Mentor Program Mentors first year students to give them support and be a positive role model Miscellaneous
MLK Collegiate Challenge Planning Committee Organizes, raises funds, publicizes, finds community sites and volunteers for the MLK Challenge Leadership
Org. Services Manager Oversees student organization registration process which includes maintaining CSI databases Employment
Romance Language Immersion Resident Lives in one wing of Missouri Hall that creates a pseudo-immersion opportunity for learners of Spanish and French Miscellaneous

 

Quadrant 2-Intellectual Competence and Reflective Judgment

Title of Experience Description of Experience Category of Experience
Academic Peer Mentor Program Mentors students in Bus. Admin. and Accounting Majors. Employment
Art Department Chair Service Award Scholastic Achievement and service in Art Awards or Recognitions
Art History Department Honors Scholastic Achievement in the Art History Department Awards or Recognitions
Bonine-Gillig Award Outstanding service award for the Ag. Science Dept. Awards or Recognitions
Bulldog Student Investment Fund

Student-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 Assistants Participates in one of three teams: 1. Student Worker (help students review resumes) 2. Design Team (flyers, posters, etc.) 3. PR Team Employment
Department Honors in Agricultural Science Scholastic Achievement in Agricultural Science (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Athletic Training Scholastic Achievement in Athletic Training (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Exercise Science Scholastic Achievement in Exercise Science (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Health Science Scholastic Achievement in Health Science (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Departmental Honors in Nursing Scholastic Achievement in Nursing (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Distinguished Scholar in Agricultural Science Scholastic Achievement in Agricultural Science Awards or Recognitions
Event Planning and Communication Internship Plans, organizes, and executes career center programs and events Internship
Kay Clapp Children's Literacy Award $500 award given to an MAE student to purchase children's literature Awards or Recognitions
Math and Computer Science Departmental Honors Scholastic Achievement in Math and Computer Science (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
McSwegin Outstanding Student Research Award Award for best research project at the MOAHPERD convention Awards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Athletic Training Junior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activity Awards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Exercise Science Junior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activity Awards or Recognitions
MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) Future Professional Major of the Year Award for Health Science Junior or Senior status with an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher; professional involvement in a majors club or other professional activity Awards or Recognitions
NCUR Presentation Presents research, scholarship, and creative activities to their peers from around the country at NCUR Presentation
Outstanding Graduate Student in Elementary Educations Scholastic Achievement in Elementary Education Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Graduate Student in Secondary Education Scholastic Achievement in Secondary Education Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Graduate Student in Special Education Scholastic Achievement in Special Education Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in Computer Science Scholastic Achievement in Computer Science Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in Mathematics Scholastic Achievement in Mathematics Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior in Psychology Scholastic Achievement in Psychology Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Senior Student in Agricultural Science Scholastic Achievement in Agricultural Science Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Anthropology Scholastic Achievement in Anthropology Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Art Scholastic Achievement in Art Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Art History Scholastic Achievement in Art History Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Justice Systems Scholastic Achievement in Justice Systems Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Sociology Scholastic Achievement in Sociology Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Studio Scholastic Achievement in Studio Art Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Student in Visual Communications Scholastic Achievement in Visual Communications Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Classics Scholastic Achievement in Classics Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in French Scholastic Achievement in French Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in German Scholastic Achievement in German Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Romance Languages Scholastic Achievement in Romance Languages Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Russian Scholastic Achievement in Russian Awards or Recognitions
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Spanish Scholastic Achievement in Spanish Awards or Recognitions
Psychology Research Teams Faculty-student collaborative research projects Research
Sociology/Anthropology Departmental Honors Scholastic Achievement in Sociology/Anthropology (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Student Health Center Nurse Technician Assists registered nurses in coordinating patient care. Performs nursing care as their skills develop Employment
Student Research Conference Annual conference for undergraduate and graduate students to present research conducted under the guidance of Truman Faculty Presentation
Studio Department Honors Scholastic Achievement in Studio (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions
Summer Conference Internship Assists with facilitation of summer camps and oversees work of Summer Conference Assistants Employment
University Beef Cattle Show Team Gains hands-on experience in selection, feeding, training, and marketing of selected University cattle Athletics or Recreation
Visual Communications Department Honors Scholastic Achievement in Visual Communication (Qualifications) Awards or Recognitions

 

Quadrant 3-Healthy Habits and Balanced Living

Title of Experience Description of Experience Category of Experience
Intramural Champion 1st in any intramural event. Awards or Recognitions
Intramural Runner-Up 2nd in any intramural event Awards or Recognitions

 

Quadrant 4-Effective Leadership and Responsible Citizenship

Title of Experience Description of Experience Category of Experience
Big Event Coordinator Coordinates 150 job sites, organizes and recruits 1,000 volunteers, and plans all aspects of the Big Event day Service
Boeing Tru-Leaders Executive Leadership Academy Experience-based learning about leadership in big business, small business, not for profit Professional Development
Chairperson of Homecoming Provides overall vision, direction, coordination of HC and facilitates meetings, events, recruitment, etc Leadership
Civic Engagement Recognition Log service hours online through Truman's SERVE center. 100 hrs= Gold 80=Silver 60=Bronze Service
Co-Director of Greek Week Provides overall vision, direction, and coordination for events. Plans meetings, maintains budgets, recruits members Leadership
Community Coordinator- ResLife Oversees support staff and supervises SAs. Essentially an assistant hall director Employment
FACT Coordinator Assists with FACT staff selection and training sessions, and coordinates Truman Week evening programs Employment
Fitness-Wellness Intern

Assists 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 Award Recognizes outstanding student leaders for their hard work and leadership skills Awards or Recognitions
Greek Life Internship Assists the Greek Life office, attends council meetings and promotes Greek Summits Leadership
Greek Life Intership Director Supervises Greek Life interns, promotes Greek Summits and assists with Greek Life office duties Leadership
Leadership Recognition Award Recipient (Individual) Recognition for outstanding leadership in a campus organization, or other role on campus Awards or Recognitions
OCCS Internship Provides support for the efficient and effective administrative operation of the OCCS Internships
Omicron Delta Kappa Hall of Fame National honor society's leadership recognition Awards or Recognitions
Personal Trainer Personal 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 program Awards or Recognitions
Program Instructor- Recreation Center Develop 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 facualty, staff, students and guests with a wide range of ability levels. Employment
Public Victory Project Capstone experience of TLS program. Spend 150 hours giving back to the Truman community Miscellaneous
ResLife Apartment Manager Plans activites and events to allow residents to have social and educational interactions Employment
Scholastic Enhancement Experience Counselor Serves as a mentor for incoming students during a two week summer bridge program Employment
SERVE Center Coordinator Contact person for SERVE center. Responsible for meetings, schedules, etc Employment
Service Learning Advantage Program Provides an opportunity for cocurricular service learning. Students complete various projects and reflect on their experiences Service
Student Advisor Serves as a role model and also plans activities for residents Employment
University Conduct Board Member Member of the conduct board that hears conduct cases Service
Vice Chairperson of Homecoming Serves as chair of sub-committee, assist in planning, etc Leadership
Women's Resource Center Director Upholds, motivates, and encourages WRC to provide Truman educational programming and support that promotes awareness and understanding of women's issues Employment
Youth Leader, College Residential Institute Mentors 4-5 young people from a college prep program while they live in the residence halls Leadership