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Truman Earns Best Buy Honor for Third Year

August 14, 2017

Truman has been designated as one of only 20 public colleges profiled as a best buy in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.”  To receive a “Best Buy” designation, schools had to have high academic rankings, an inexpensive or moderate price, and a high quality of student life on campus. This year’s edition marks the 34th […]

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University Preps for Sesquicentennial

On Sept. 2, the University will officially be 150 years old. To celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary, there will be a variety of activities throughout the 2017-18 academic year. For additional information on events and future updates, check out the sesquicentennial website at 150.truman.edu.

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The Friday Five: Leigha Hill

November 3, 2016

“The Friday Five” is a chance to hear directly from Truman alumni. We are constantly inspired by members of the Bulldog community, and “The Friday Five” provides an opportunity to share some of their wise, meaningful answers. Their stories show what it means to be a Bulldog Forever, and hopefully their insights will allow us […]

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Homecoming 2016 Honorees

October 19, 2016

Truman alumni are getting ready to head back to campus this weekend to celebrate Homecoming 2016, and several honorees will be recognized at the Bulldog Forever Homecoming Banquet at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Alumni of the Year: Dan Shepherd (’79) & Jan Shepherd (’76) Distinguished Service Awards: Ann […]

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The Friday Five with Brooke Giddens

October 13, 2016

“The Friday Five” is a chance to hear directly from Truman alumni. We are constantly inspired by members of the Bulldog community, and “The Friday Five” provides an opportunity to share some of their wise, meaningful answers. Their stories show what it means to be a Bulldog Forever, and hopefully their insights will allow us […]

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2016 New Student Send-Off Information

July 1, 2016

New Student Send-Off Students, parents and alumni are all invited to welcome new students to the Bulldog community! Students: Meet other new Truman students!Parents: Chat with alumni and current students about any questions you have!Alumni: Share your memories and expertise from your Truman experience with new students and parents! These FREE events will feature food, T-shirts […]

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Spring 2016 Commencement Photo Gallery

June 1, 2016

Congratulations to all of our spring graduates! In spite of the rain, campus photographer Tim Barcus captured some memorable moments — including an abundance of joy and pride — at the Truman State University Commencement ceremony on the Quad and in Stokes Stadium on May 7. We are so proud of all the graduates who are […]

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25 Tips from Graduates to Students

When asked what one piece of advice they would give to incoming students that they wish they had received, Truman State University’s most recent graduates shared some words of wisdom. On Academics… “Use all the free resources Truman provides like tutoring and counseling.” Ciera “It’s okay to change your major.” Valerie “Take classes you don’t need […]

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Graduating Students Picnic

May 4, 2016

As part of the countdown to Commencement on May 7, the Office of Advancement, the Truman State University Alumni Association, and the Northeast Missouri Alumni Chapter held a Graduating Students Picnic on the campus mall May 4. Graduates were treated to a picnic lunch along with a Bulldog Forever T-shirt courtesy of the Alumni Association. Congratulations to […]

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Get Tickets for President Paino’s “Last Lecture”

April 18, 2016

Truman State University President Troy Paino will give his “last lecture” 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public, but due to limited seating, a ticket will be required. Tickets are available now and may be picked up in the SAB Office in the Student […]

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