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    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.

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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Lande Family Establishes Fund in Support of Library

Dr. R. Gregory Lande and Brenda Lande of Silver Spring, Md., created an endowed fund in an effort to enhance the collections of Pickler Memorial Library so that it will continue to serve as an outstanding academic and cultural resource for the University and the community. After graduating from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine,

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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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