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Sesquicentennial Presidential Celebration April 14

March 27, 2018

Please join us for this event designed to honor those who have held the position of Truman State University President throughout the past 150 years and to celebrate their invaluable contributions in leading Truman to this special moment in time. All 16 past presidents will be represented. Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall • 4 p.m. […]

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TruCare Offers Opportunity to Serve

March 2, 2018

The monthlong TruCare service initiative will again take place throughout March, giving everyone with a Truman connection an opportunity to show how dedicated the University is to service. Designed as a way for alumni and friends to share in the spirit of the Big Event, TruCare allows anyone with a Truman affiliation to count service […]

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A Friendship Formed at Freshman Orientation Leads to a Life-Altering Donation

January 7, 2018

After working more than 20 years in corporate America, Raymel Speed (’91) was restless. Like many people, he felt destined for a higher purpose, but he did what most people are too afraid to do – he quit his job and went back to school in his 40s. Speed earned his teaching certificate and became […]

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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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