The Same, But Different

College was supposed to be the time when Hayley and Elise Sherman set themselves apart – literally. The identical twin sisters from Springfield, Mo., always planned on attending different schools, giving them each a chance to be seen as her own person. “We were adamantly against going to the same school,” Hayley said. “One of

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Quality Education Keeps Family Close to Home

Students often venture miles away from their families when they go to college, but for the Schwends, receiving a great education means moving only a few blocks away from home. “For me, nothing beat staying close to home with my family,” said Scott, an accounting and finance major. Attending Truman is something of a tradition

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Thomas Selected as Interim President

Dr. Susan L. Thomas, Truman’s current executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, will serve as the school’s interim president, effective July 1, 2016. The University Board of Governors selected Thomas for the position during their April 9 meeting. “Dr. Thomas is immensely qualified to serve in this role,” Sarah Burkemper, chair of the

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Tour Scotland with the Alumni Travel Program

The Truman Alumni Board of Directors and the Office of Advancement have selected Scotland* for the 2017 travel destination! The weeklong tour covers most of the country, including the Isle of Skye. Enjoy fascinating castles, charming villages and cities, and intriguing history. Scotland is breathtaking with green hills,  woods and amazing beaches. Enjoy national parks

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5 Minutes with Sheila Garlock

Sheila Garlock has been a presence in the  Communications Disorders Department for 20 years – even longer when counting the time she spent earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Truman in 1977 and 1978, respectively. In addition to supervising students in the Speech and Hearing Clinic, she teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. Some

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