Alumni Travel Program Ventures to Iceland in 2018

The Truman Alumni Travel Program has selected Iceland as the tentative destination for 2018. The six- to eight-day trip will feature scenic highlights like Iceland’s most famous waterfall, the mighty Gullfoss, the Blue Lagoon and the national park at Skaftafell, along with a stop at Lake Jokulsarlon, the deepest lake in Iceland. Participants will have

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Greenley Legacy Gift Creates $1.2 Million Scholarship Endowment

Grace Hortense Greenley, a lifelong educator, understood the value of education and its importance to society. The former teacher and administrator made a major legacy gift to help area students continue their education at Truman. Fueled with an estate distribution of approximately .2 million, the Grace Hortense Greenley Scholarship will provide substantial resources to students

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A Modern-day Renaissance Man

When Cisco Juarez settles in to study, the soundtrack that begins to filter out from his room might come as a surprise. Jazz music is a staple in Juarez’s life. Music dating back more than 100 years is probably not the most popular choice for a college junior’s playlist, but Juarez appreciates the genre’s rich

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5 Minutes with Vayujeet Gokhale

When Vayujeet Gokhale kicks off his 10th year at Truman next fall, he will get to celebrate with the type of rare occurrence perfectly suited for an astronomer. The solar eclipse of 2017 will take place Aug. 21, the first day of the fall semester. Gokhale and his colleagues are working to put together a

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A Match Made in Stokes

Gold is the traditional gift for a 50th anniversary. Al and Sheryl (O’Day) Tamberelli celebrated theirs with Pagliai’s Pizza and a Bulldogs football game. Last fall, the couple made the trip to Kirksville from their home in Aurora, Ill., to take in a game at Stokes Stadium and revisit the place where they met 50

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