Truman Receives $10,000 Grant Courtesy of Preferred Family Healthcare
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 Health.
Truman Ranked as the No. 1 Value in the Nation
Truman was rated as the No. 1 value in the nation among public colleges and universities in the current issue of Consumers Digest. The magazine examined more than 2,000 U.S. schools that offer four-year degrees. In addition to a list of the top 50 public schools, separate top 25 lists for private schools and private liberal arts schools were combined to establish the top 100 best values.
Athletics Summer Camp Information Now Available
Summer camp information for students in a variety of grades is now available for a handful of Truman Athletics teams this summer. Summer camps taking place in July include volleyball, men's soccer and women's soccer.
Comer’s Bulldog Reunion
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.
Summer Session at Truman
Summer Session offers the options and flexibility you need to make the most of your summer time with convenient 10-week, 8-week, or 5-week scheduling; lots of online classes allowing you to continue your study from the comfort of home; breaks before and after the session to squeeze in a vacation or time with friends and family; and plenty of opportunities for recreation during the Kirksville summer.
Truman Launches Data Science Program
Truman is looking beyond the campus and the classroom to provide educational opportunities to high school students and working adults. The Data Mastery Initiative will apply competency-based learning concepts and methods to both a high school concurrent enrollment course in computer science and a new graduate certificate in data science.
Board of Governors Extends President’s Contract to 2019
The Truman State University Board of Governors has extended the contract of University President Troy Paino through June 30, 2019. Members of the Board of Governors made the unanimous decision during the closed session of the June meeting. In light of multiple factors, such as limited state resources, shifting demographics of students and the need to adapt to changes in the field of education, ensuring the leadership of the University for the foreseeable future was a priority of the Board.
Truman Lands 207 Academic All-GLVC Honorees
Of the 19 Truman programs competing in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), 207 student-athletes from the University garnered Academic All-GLVC honors. The Academic All-GLVC honor is bestowed upon student-athletes who meet a cumulative GPA of 3.3 after two semesters at the institution. Truman, which ranked second in the conference in total honorees, easily surpassed the league average of 151 selections per school. Only Truman, Lewis and Indianapolis surpassed 200 total academic All-GLVC recipients.
Eight Bulldog Teams Recognized in Classroom
Following Monday's announcement of more than 200 Truman State University student-athletes earning Academic all-GLVC accolades, the Great Lakes Valley Conference recognized eight Bulldog teams after each accumulated better than a 3.30 squad grade-point average throughout the 2013-14 academic year.
Truman Families Invited to Picnic with Visiting Taiwanese Students
The Institute for Academic Outreach invites families of Truman faculty and staff to join 40 visiting Taiwanese high school students and their teachers for a picnic beginning at 5 p.m. July 19 at the Thousand Hills State Park Point Shelter and continuing until approximately 8 p.m.
Employees Acknowledged for Exceptional Work
A select number of Truman employees were recently acknowledged for their efforts with the designation of the Points of Excellence Awards and the Bulldog Awards.
MASH Camp Available for Students Interested in Health Field
Middle school students interested in health careers and science can get hands-on experience during the Adair County MASH Camp, July 21-22.
Alumni & Friends Travel Program to France
The Truman Alumni Association is hosting a trip to Paris and southern France Aug. 28-Sept. 6. All alumni, families and friends of the University and other members of the Truman community are invited to participate in the Truman Alumni & Friends Travel Program.
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