• Two Games in Two Days
    Two Games in Two Days
  • Teacher of the Year
    Teacher of the Year
  • Pathway to a Brand
    Pathway to a Brand
Miranda Biddle was diagnosed Burkitt's Lymphoma in early 2013. She returned to the classroom and the track in August after completing her treatments.
Thomas Palmatier ('77) is the Conductor and Commander of The United States Army Band, one of the miltitary's highest musical honors.
On Nov. 15, Tag Day celebrated the impact of private donations on the Truman experience.

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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Fund Honors Professor’s Commitment

Summer 2012 was Vera Gomez Piper’s final year leading the Costa Rica Summer Program after having taught at Truman since 1978. The Vera Piper Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to honor her upon her retirement from Truman while perpetuating life-changing study abroad experiences for deserving students. Since its inception in late 2012, this endowment has

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Class Project Grows into Local Non-Profit Organization

Watching a Truman volunteer project grow into a non-profit organization isn’t something every student gets to experience. Brockell Briddle (’13) has worked tirelessly since 2010 to watch what was once a small seed grow into something larger than she could have ever imagined. The Green Thumb Project began in the spring of 2009 as a

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Alumnus Donates Personal Collection of Items Received While Serving as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Alphonso Jackson, alumnus and former member of the Truman State University Board of  Governors, traveled back to Truman in February 2013 with his wife Marcia and daughter Leslie to donate a personal collection of artifacts he received while serving as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President George W. Bush. Jackson donated the

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