Family Day 2013

Commencement Speakers

Two Years in Mongolia

Alyssa Vorhies ('09) gives an insider's view of her Peace Corps experience living in one of the most sparsely populated counties in the world.

Five Minutes with Michael Seipel

Michael Seipel, professor and chair of the Agricultural Science Department, has been a member of the Truman faculty since August 1998. He received a bachelor of science degree in agricultural economics and a Ph.D. in rural sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Tell us a little bit about what you teach: You might say that

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A Milestone Birthday

Dorothy (Blair) Heying, a 1938 Truman alumna, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Dec. 5, 2012. Born in 1909 in St. Louis, Heying’s family soon moved after her father purchased a variety store in Vandalia, Mo. Throughout her childhood, Heying’s passion for education and teaching was encouraged by her parents. During her junior year in high

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