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Will
STUDENTS
Young Entrepreneur Pitches Innovative Ideas

As a three-time finalist for a Truman competition called Bulldog B.I.T.E., which stands for Business Innovation by Truman Entrepreneurs, Will Fries  has looked not one but seven investors in the eye and pitched his idea in hopes of a good return.

Shaunelle
ALUMNI
A Different Kind of Mogul

While working with at-risk youths in California, Shaunelle Curry (’95, ’97) realized how something as simple as the music they listened to could influence their lives in a negative way. So she looked for a way to make a positive change in her community.

Stephen
STUDENT
Career Prep with Tesla

Stephen’s love for anything with an engine has him planning for a career in the automotive or aerospace industry, and he has already completed multiple internships, including two with Boeing. And he found that persistence pays off when it led to an internship with Tesla.

Jamie
STUDENTS
Do What You Love

Jamie David’s motto is “do what you love,” and that guiding philosophy motivated her to be active on campus. Among her commitments, she is an executive member of the Student Activities Board and Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority.
John with friends at the Muny

ALUMNI
Combining a Practical Side with a Creative Side

Spending some summer nights at a well-known theater in St. Louis, John O’Brien became fascinated with how a theatre production comes together. That experience, combined with the wide opportunities students have to personalize their education at Truman, opened the door to a whole new world of career options he had not even considered.

Austin
ALUMNI
Young Entrepreneur Takes Old-School Approach

Most 20-something entrepreneurs today are using technology as a means to build their empires, but Austin Hayden (’15) is taking a decidedly retro approach when it comes to selling his recreational water pads.

Paul
ALUMNI
Making Music Come to Life

Tapping into his extraordinary musical talents and the practical skills gained through a liberal arts education, Paul Niehaus IV used his understanding of the complex nature of the music world to build a successful career pursuing his passion.

Data Science Graduate Certificate
ACADEMICS
New Data Science Program Expands Career Opportunities

With its new online graduate certificate in data science, Truman is offering working adults with a college degree an opportunity to gain experience in one of the world’s fastest-growing career fields.

Interns at Boeing
STUDENTS
Future Leaders in Thought & Experience Internship

A unique internship opportunity gives students an opportunity to gain real-world work experience with the world’s leading aerospace company.