BNB Living Learning Communities

  • The Doctor Will See You Now

    February 20, 2015

    Declaring to concentrate as a Pre-Med student can be daunting and enlightening. There’s the possibility of becoming  a medical professional with high prestige, knowledge, and years of specialized training in saving lives. Then there’s also the investment of 4 years of medical school, a variable amount of years for specialization, and the financial cost of […]

  • Homemade Laundry Soap

    February 19, 2015

    When the sustainability LLC was first introduced, we wanted to make sure we didn’t focus solely on the environment aspect, which is what most people tend to lean towards. We wanted to make sure that all branches of the sustainable lifestyle were being explored such as ecological, economical, cultural, and political sustainability. In BNB’s quest […]


    January 20, 2015

    On August 28th, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his world-famous speech on the National Mall. A day in January is set aside to honor this great man and all of his service for the country, and the MLK Day Challenge is a reminder to Truman students that this is “A Day On, Not a […]

  • Saturday of Service at Manor Care

    September 26, 2014

    SATURDAY OF SERVICE AT MANOR CARE In need of some service hours, well Kirksville’s Manor Care Nursing home is in need of some lively volunteers to help run afternoon activities. Which is exactly what BNB’s Service Hall attended this past weekend. A group of the Service LLC residents volunteered their Saturday afternoon to put on a […]


    April 24, 2014

    What is pay it forward? Paying it forward is the idea that you will live your life serving others. It’s a movement that can change the world. The nationally recognized day for paying it forward is today! You do three nice things for three other people, asking nothing in return. Then, those three people do […]

  • Adair County Food Bank – Service LLC

    March 19, 2014

    Did you know that only one Food Bank of the five in Missouri gives food to those in need for free? That one food bank is the Adair County Food Bank, serving over 121,000 “food insecure” people in central and northeast Missouri. Of that number are 55,000 children who qualify for free or reduced price […]

  • Events – Pre-Med LLC

    February 25, 2014

    Here in the Pre-Med LLC we focus a lot of events on either the medical field or introductory biology courses. I have highlighted in a previous post a speaker that I brought in, so if you want to see that just look for the older post! Today I wanted to highlight a recent collaboration program […]

  • BULLDOG College Access Program – Service LLC

    February 19, 2014

    Here is a current student’s reflection on a recent service event. On February 16th, my roommate and I played icebreakers with different classes of Elementary students who were touring Truman campus. My favorite game that we played was the snort game, which involved going around a circle “snorting” in the face of the person next […]

  • Why you should choose to live in the Service LLC!

    February 14, 2014

    A personal statement from a former Service LLC resident. As an incoming freshman, I had a huge amount of questions about what college would be like: Whom am I going to be friends with? What types of things should I get involved in? When will I stop being homesick? Where should I live? Thankfully, all […]

  • Benefits of Living in the LLC

    February 13, 2014

    There are multiple benefits of living in any of the wonderful LLCs Truman has to offer. Specifically, the Pre-Med LLC is wonderful in the fact that you benefit from your peers. This community is centered a lot around academic success, and so you are literally surrounded by people who are just as fun and driven […]