News Briefs

• As of July 1, 2013 three new departments emerged from the former Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. The three departments are now Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science. Susan LaGrassa will serve as the chair for the Department of Mathematics, while Jon Beck will be the chair for the Department of Computer Science and

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University Creates Change of Heart

Growing up there were two things Lawrence Chui was adamant he was not going to be: an accountant or a teacher. Now, as a certified public accountant and an assistant professor of accounting at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, Chui credits his change of heart to his experience at Truman. Born and raised

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Alumni Travel Opportunities

If you want to avoid all of the stress of traveling (except for packing, that part is still up to you), then the Alumni Travel Program is for you. Our travel program has taken alumni, family and friends all around the world, and our next stop is Costa Rica in March 2014. We take care

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Stokes and Pershing Get Upgrades

Stokes Stadium and Pershing Arena have each received modest upgrades in the past two summers to better enhance the Truman experience for spectators. Construction crews completed the installation of the new Pershing Arena bleachers in late August 2012. The process included removing the wooden bleachers and installing new bench seats, and approximately 400 chair-back seats

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Inspiration By Example

In 2001, at the age of 27, Tony Rigdon was living in his parents’ basement in Kirksville. He had been enrolled at the College of the Ozarks, but left with only 18 credits remaining to graduate. He landed a job working for Truman’s Information Technology Services and enrolled as a part-time student. That same year

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