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.
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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
Chantell Johnson, who graduated this past May from Truman, was featured on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition” on July 30. The two-hour program featured Johnson, whose dream, in addition to losing a lot of weight, was to return to Truman and complete her degree. The ABC team visited the Truman campus several times as
Just prior to the start of the fall season, Sam Lesseig, associate professor emeritus of mathematics and head women’s golf coach, passed away. Lesseig joined the University as a member of the Mathematics Department in 1963 and started the women’s golf program in 1985. He was the only head coach in the 28-year history of
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After eight years on campus, a unique flower in the University Greenhouse bloomed for the first time. The Devil’s Tongue flower bloomed in the middle of July and reached the peak of its bloom at an estimated size of two feet in height and six inches in diameter. It shares the same genus as the
Truman Alumni Chapters have a lot planned for 2014! Last year, events included a little bit of everything: trivia nights, wineries, networking socials, professional sporting events—including Cardinals games and Truman tailgates—pumpkin patches, brewery tours, service projects and much, MUCH more! Chapters stay connected to current students by hosting Truman send-offs for first-year students coming from