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Celebrating 150 Years!

July 14, 2017

Founded September 2, 1867, Truman State University is celebrating 150 years. There will be a community celebration on September 8, 2017, in downtown Kirksville. During Homecoming 2017, October 13-15, special activities will take place and the Sesquicentennial will be celebrated in numerous ways. Special promotions will continue through June 2018. For more information on Truman’s […]


Homecoming Honorees

October 7, 2015

During the Homecoming festivities, Truman will honor several outstanding alumni: • Alumnus of the Year: Steve Justice (’70, ’81) • Distinguished Service Award: Dr. Gail Crump (’64) • Young Alumni of the Year: Jason Turk (’02) & Janeen (Traen) Turk (’00) • Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal: Victor Childers (’55) • Bulldog Forever Volunteer of the Year: Naomal “Vid” Vidyasagara (’92) […]


In the spirit of giving…

November 20, 2014

Thanksgiving is only one week away, so we thought we’d do a Throwback Thursday to last week’s #TrumanTagDay! In case you missed it, here’s everything you need to know about this special campus-wide celebration. To all of those that have given to the University, both big and small, THANK YOU!


Truman alum’s incredible weight loss story

October 30, 2014

Truman alumni do some pretty amazing things after they graduate. Since leaving Kirksville, Becky Cutright (’08) has pursued a healthier lifestyle and her journey has even landed her a feature story in Dr. Oz’s The Good Life magazine. We caught up with her during Truman’s Homecoming 5K race to find out what motivates her.   […]