Communication Spotlight

  • Mitchell Jordan

    October 5, 2021

    Mitchell Jordan is originally from Dallas, TX. He transferred to Truman after two years in construction and one at community college. He currently lives in St. Charles County with his wife, Brianna (Truman BA Biology 2015, MA in Education 2016), and their baby boy, Peter (Truman 2043) (Editor’s note: COMM major?). Mitchell is now the … Read More

  • Austin Hornbostel

    September 28, 2021

    Austin Hornbostel is the editor of the California Democrat, a community newspaper serving Moniteau County in mid-Missouri, and currently lives in Jefferson City. He is a Kansas City native (Go Chiefs/Sporting KC!) and graduated from Truman in 2017, after which he worked in Truman’s Office of Admission for two years before starting at the Democrat in … Read More

  • Kevin Kickham

    September 14, 2021

    Kevin Kickham (he/they) lives in St. Louis, MO where he serves as the Director of Institutional Giving for LaunchCode, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to paving more accessible pathways into well-paid tech careers. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, St. Louis. In his free time, he enjoys … Read More

  • Calli Price

    September 7, 2021

    Calli was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. After graduating from Park Hill High School, she furthered her education at Truman State University.  Since graduating from Truman, she has worked in a few different roles for companies in the Kansas City Metro area. Calli is now a Project Manager at ELLKAY in Elmwood Park, … Read More

  • Kelly Moroney

    August 31, 2021

    Kelly Moroney (she/her/hers) is a student affairs professional in the greater St. Louis area. She graduated from Truman in 2017 before going on to complete her Master of Education  at Iowa State University in 2019. In her free time, Kelly enjoys exploring new places with her loved ones, binge-watching the newest series on Netflix, planning … Read More

  • Jenna (Holzer) Richard

    August 24, 2021

    Jenna Richard grew up in a small town outside of Jefferson City, MO and graduated from Truman in 2017. She currently lives in Columbia, MO and works at a private college while her husband (also a Truman alum) attends law school. In her free time, you can find her hiking, reading books about sociology, cooking, … Read More

  • Anushri (Thakkar) Fischer

    August 17, 2021

    Outside of her role as a Financial Advisor, Anushri serves on the board of The Sharing Shed of O’Fallon and volunteers with local animal shelters. She is passionate about serving families in crisis within her community. Anushri and her husband, Erik enjoy exploring the outdoors and they’re avid St. Louis sports fans (Go Blues!). They … Read More

  • Samantha Moeller

    August 10, 2021

    Samantha Moeller is 26 years old and from Ankeny, IA. Her mom attended Truman as well, so she grew up going to many alumni events.  So she was, and is still, very involved with Truman. Samantha was a Centennial Hall Student Advisor for one year after living in C-Hall her freshman year. She was very … Read More

  • Nashareé Thomas

    August 3, 2021

    Nashareé Thomas originally moved the United States from Jamaica in 2013. After graduating from Truman, she briefly moved to New Jersey before returning to rural Missouri. Since graduation, Nashareé has worked in several industries and currently, serves as an Analyst at Charter Spectrum Communications in St. Louis, MO. Nashareé recently took her first solo trip, … Read More

  • Emily Schnaare

    July 20, 2021

    Emily currently works in the design and construction industry as a marketing coordinator in the St. Louis area. After graduating from Truman in 2017, she returned to St. Louis and worked as a marketing assistant at a local architectural firm, before choosing to pursue her Master’s degree. She then moved to the United Kingdom to … Read More