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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Music and Military Take Alumnus Around the World

Thomas Palmatier ('77) is the Conductor and Commander of The United States Army Band, one of the miltitary's highest musical honors.

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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Five Earn Fulbrights

Five Truman graduates are currently serving as Fulbright scholars for the 2013-2014 academic year, a distinction that places the University in the top five master’s colleges and universities in the nation for number of award recipients. All of Truman’s Fulbright recipients teach English in schools or universities. Students selected and the countries for which they

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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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