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  • Steinbaum Speaks About ‘Defining Moments’

    March 26, 2012

        2012 Executive-in-Residence, Harlan Steinbaum was well received by his Truman audience as he gave excerpts from his book, Tough Calls from the Corner Office.  His stories reflected on the pivotal decisions which were turning points in the careers of successful business leaders.  Steinbaum left the attendees with a deeper understanding of the lessons […]


    February 28, 2012

    Author and retired executive Harlan Steinbaum will serve as the Bentele-Mallinckrodt Executive in Residence at Truman State University on March 20, 2012. As president and CEO of Medicare-Glaser Corporation, Steinbaum guided the company as it expanded its chain of retail pharmacies, added product lines, and opened eyewear and hearing aid stores. Later the corporation was […]


    February 22, 2012

    The Truman State University SIFE team was recently named the third place winner at the ConocoPhillips Ethics Case Competition held in Manhattan, Kansas February 2 – 4. The event was developed and hosted by Kansas State University SIFE Team. Cody Hagan, Truman SIFE President, said, “The competition was an extremely rewarding experience; it allowed Truman […]

  • Alums Nominated to the Truman State Board of Governors

    February 17, 2012

    Gov. Jay Nixon nominated three Democrats to the Truman State Board of  Governors, the school’s highest decision-making body, on Friday.  The nominees — Sarah Burkemper, James O’Donnell and Susan Plassmeyer — need approval from the Missouri Senate before they officially take their seats. Read more about the nominations in the February 16, 2012  issue of […]

  • 30th Anniversary of the Master of Accountancy Program

    January 23, 2012

    The 2011-2012 academic year marks the 30th anniversary of the Master of Accountancy (MAc) Program. The anniversary reflects the accomplishment and success of the more than 440 graduates of the program. The Master of Accountancy Program has flourished because of the faculty’s commitment to provide exceptional learning experiences and assist with high-quality career opportunities. Currently, […]

  • Students Network to Develop Citizenship and Leadership Skills

    December 1, 2011

    Students from Truman State University PBL chapter attended the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Fall Leadership Conference (NFLC) in Milwaukee, WI on November 11 – 12. The chapter had six members attending the two-day conference. Members were busy participating in workshops to hone their skills in leadership, community service, career development, and competitive events. They […]

  • CPA Results!

    November 29, 2011

    The National Association of State Board of Accountancy has released the percentage passing rates for the Uniform Certified Public Accountants Examination for 2010.  Once again, Truman State University graduates performed exceptionally well on the examination.  First-time candidates from Truman successfully completed 73.6% of the sections taken with an average score of 80.7%.  Truman’s passing percentage […]

  • Truman Recognizes Community Partners

    Kevin Baiotto, former coordinator of Kirksville’s Telecommunications Resource Center, received the “Community Partner of the Year Award” recognized at the Community Partner Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 3. The Community Partner of the Year Award is given by the SERVE Center to an outstanding community member or agency that has worked closely with the University to promote […]

  • Entrepreneurs Share Their Expertise!

    October 18, 2011

    On Thursday, October 6, 2011, the School of Business at Truman State University sponsored a panel of entrepreneurs and small business owners to discuss the risks and rewards of being in business. The panelists included the following entrepreneurs – Katherine Jackson, owner of Blink of an Eye, a local business that opened a few years ago; […]

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