Truman Alumni

  • US Bank Makes Gift to University

    September 16, 2015

    Mary Nay and Wayne Blackman of US Bank were on the Truman State University campus recently to present Vice President for University Advancement Mark Gambaiana with a contribution to the Truman Fund for Excellence. Through outright grants and matching gifts from employees, US Bank has contributed more than $46,000 to Truman State University over the years.


  • Save the Date: Homecoming, Oct. 9-11, 2015

    August 31, 2015

    Start making plans to catch up with old friends when you come back to campus for Homecoming 2015!  Meet up at the Bulldog Forever Homecoming Tailgate or any of the other Homecoming activities taking place during the weekend: Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally, 5K Run/Walk, Bulldog sporting events, Golden Alumni Class Reunion, Golden Alumni 50-Year Anniversary Diploma Ceremony, Athletic Hall […]


  • Alumnus Lending a Helping Hand Around the World

    From helping earthquake victims in Nepal to working with drug addicts in Corpus Christi, Texas, Dan Sem (’05)  is making a real difference in the lives of others. Read More»  


  • Alumni & Friends Travel Program to France

    July 13, 2015

    Traveling with the Truman Alumni Association makes it easy to discover and explore new places. For 2015, the association has organized a trip to Paris and southern France Aug. 28-Sept. 6. All Truman alumni and friends as well as all other members of the Truman community are invited to participate in this group travel opportunity. More details»


  • Truman Receives $10,000 Grant

    July 2, 2015

    The Truman State University Foundation has received a grant of $10,000 from the National Council for Behavioral Health. The foundation was selected as the nonprofit of choice by Preferred Family Healthcare of Kirksville after the organization received the 2015 “Excellence in Addictions Treatment Innovation Award” at a recent conference of the National Council for Behavioral […]


  • Comer’s Bulldog Reunion

    June 30, 2015

    The 22nd annual “Comer’s Bulldog Reunion” was held June 26-28, 2015, in Nashville, Ill. Bulldog athletes from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s gathered once again at the home of Paul Comer (’68) for fellowship, socials, storytelling and an 18-hole golf scramble at the Nashville Country Club. Comer’s Bulldog Reunion is believed to be Truman State University’s […]


  • Alumni Band to Perform at Homecoming 2015

    June 22, 2015

      Past members are encouraged to participate in the newly formed Alumni Band during Homecoming festivities Oct. 9-10. Activities will include a Friday night reception and short rehearsal at 7 p.m., as well as performing in the parade on Saturday morning and a get-together later that evening. For more details, and to register for this […]


  • Remembering Spring Commencement

    May 20, 2015

    May 9th was a memorable day on the Truman campus! View video clips and photos of Truman’s Spring 2015 Commencement activities! Read more»


  • Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Honors Alumnus

    Hazelwood (Mo.) Central High School social studies teacher Joshua Johnston was selected as the honoree for the James and Margaret Mudd Teacher Recognition Scholarship. Johnston was recognized during the Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony and a $1,000 scholarship will be given in his honor to an incoming Truman student from Hazelwood Central High School.  Johnston received his […]


  • Transcript of Spring Commencement Speech

    May 11, 2015

    Read the inspiring words by Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J.,  an astronomer and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, who delivered the Commencement Address in Stokes Stadium on May 9, 2015. Read transcript of speech»