5 Minutes with Kit and Steve Hadwiger

Stephen and Mariquit “Kit” Hadwiger have been teaching in the University’s Nursing Department for 21 and 20 years respectively.

Forty Years of Funding Bright Futures

The Pershing Society Scholarship Program celebrated its milestone 40th anniversary March 1 on campus. Approximately 300 Pershing Scholar alumni and current Pershing Scholars, administrators, faculty and staff involved with the program, were in attendance to honor former University President Dr. Charles McClain for his vision and foresight in establishing the program. A campaign to fully

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The Truman baseball team returned to postseason action for the first time since 1999 while winning a school-record 26 games in their inaugural season in the GLVC. The Bulldogs garnered one of two wildcard spots into the GLVC championship tournament and as the No. 7 seed, eliminated sixth-seed Lewis (Ill.) and third-seed Indianapolis before being

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Holman Speaker Series Welcomes NFL Great

Herman Edwards, the former NFL player and head coach, and current analyst for ESPN, visited Truman in April as part of the Holman Family Distinguished Speaker Series. After a 10-year playing career, which included a trip to Super Bowl XV with the Philadelphia Eagles, Edwards moved to the sideline and has served as the head

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University Receives National Attention

For Truman, 2014 began with a lot of recognition for its academic reputation and affordability, and the University even earned mentions on NBC’s “Today” show and the front page of the USA Today. In January, the latest Princeton Review book, “The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In,”

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