Truman Alumni

  • 25 Tips from Graduates to Students

    June 1, 2016

    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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Congrats to Winners of Spirit Day Contest

    No matter where you live, you can stay connected to Truman State University by being a part of National Truman Spirit Days, which are celebrated twice a year. Congratulations to the winners of our April 2016 National Truman Spirit Day photo contest — Alan, Kati, Katie, and Hannah. If you missed out on this opportunity to show your Truman pride […]


  • Campaign Celebration in Washington, D.C.

    March 31, 2016

    Alumni and friends are invited to a regional celebration for Truman State University’s Pursue the Future Campaign. Join us for a reception and dinner on Saturday, April 16, in Washington, D.C., and learn how you can support the campaign. Special guests include Truman alumni Alphonso Jackson (’68, ’69) and Linda Miller (’70), along with University President […]


  • Celebrate National Truman Spirit Day April 1

    March 29, 2016

    Are you ready to show your Truman spirit! The Truman Alumni Association Board of Directors designated the first Fridays of the month in April and October as National Truman Spirit Days, which means the next Spirit Day is Friday, April 1, 2016. Students, alumni and friends are encouraged to submit a photo demonstrating their Truman pride. Categories […]


  • Bulldogs Supporting Bulldogs: Marketing Yourself

    January 15, 2016

      Join us for an evening of speed networking with the Truman Alumni Association and the St. Louis Alumni Chapter. This event is Saturday, January 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Airport Renaissance, Penthouse Ballroom, 9801 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134. No matter what point you are in your career, networking can […]


  • The Versatility of a Liberal Arts Education

    December 10, 2015

    Alumnus Conor Gearin (’15) is proof of how a liberal arts education opens the door to unlimited possibilities. Conor, who was  a biology and English double major at Truman, is currently a freelance reporter and poet in MIT’s graduate program in science writing. And, he was recently published in The Atlantic (! During his time at Truman, […]


  • Graduating Students Pizza Party!

    December 7, 2015

    All of Truman’s December 2015 grads are invited to join us for lunch on Reading Day, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, 11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Georgian Room.  There will be plenty of pizza, drinks, and dessert for all. There will also be great gifts for Truman’s newest alumni, like your first official Bulldog Forever alumni T-shirt. […]


  • Tech Industry Alumnus Returns for Commencement

    Truman alumnus and current Google Product Manager Cody Sumter will be the featured speaker during commencement ceremonies Dec. 12. Sumter (’10) is the co-founder of Behavio, a mobile sensing company acquired by Google in 2013. He received his master’s degree from the MIT Media Lab and MIT’s Technology Policy Program, where he worked on using cellphones […]