Work Begins on FLATS

After years of planning and fundraising, construction officially began on the Forest Lake Area Trail System (FLATS) with a groundbreaking celebration Oct. 3 by the petroglyph site in Thousand Hills State Park. Phase one of the trail is an eight-foot-wide ADA-accessible concrete path between the petroglyph site and the marina at Thousand Hills State Park.

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Practicing Law and Helping Others

When Shazzie Naseem stepped off the bus in Kirksville, he had no idea what the future had in store, let alone how to get to campus. In the following five years, Naseem developed a passion for philosophy and channeled his desire to discover what is just and right into a legal career. After graduating from

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Family Creates Chemistry Endowment

Marian Wadsworth cared deeply about her family. She was devoted to nurturing and supporting immediate and extended members of that family throughout her life. Following her husband Francis’ passing in 1988, Marian took steps to honor his memory while also providing substantial support for an important member of the Wadsworth family that had been especially

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Origins of a Tradition

When Sarah Seberger and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) had a breakfast meeting with then Truman President Darrell Krueger in the fall of 2009, the topic of discussion was school spirit and how to increase spirit across the campus. Seberger, who was serving as the vice president of SAAC, proposed to the committee that

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Decorated Track Coach Credits Athletes

While Rod Staggs was inducted into the Truman State University Athletic Hall of Fame more than 16 years ago, his athletic achievements did not end there. Since his induction, Staggs’ coaching career went global as he mentored young track and field stars in world competitions. Staggs, a Kirksville native, graduated from the University in 1966.

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