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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Donors Give Back with Pitch Competition

Alumni Doug (’94) and Diane (’95) Villhard awarded $6,000 to Truman students as part of the inaugural Bulldog B.I.T.E elevator pitch competition. An elevator pitch outlines the concept or idea for a product, service or project in a short period of time, typically from 30 seconds to three minutes. The length of the pitch mirrors

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Outstanding Senior Student-Athletes Recognized

Women’s soccer player Alexis Heffernan, volleyball player Alli Patterson and track and field athlete Dominic Kacich were named the Outstanding Senior Student-Athletes for the 2015-16 school year. Heffernan became only the eighth Bulldog women’s soccer player to earn All-America honors this past fall. She earned her second-straight first-team All-GLVC selection for coach Mike Cannon and

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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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