News & Stories
Videos of Commencement Ceremonies
Truman’s May graduates have worked hard, and students, families, friends, and members of the Truman community celebrated their accomplishments on May 13 as graduating students donned cap and gown for the May Commencement ceremonies. Video recordings and photos of the three Commencement ceremonies are now available.
Sadie Williams is a good example of how students use their passions to shape their future. Growing up in Utah, she was always curious about history. A study-abroad trip to Argentina during high school ignited a passion for the Spanish language. By the time she began attending Truman, she knew she wanted to pursue both of these passions.
For Becca Elder, finding a way to combine her academic and personal interests was simple. Pursuing environmental studies, Elder found her niche promoting environmental awareness and encouraging her fellow students to consider sustainability in their everyday life decisions
When Cisco Juarez settles in to study, the soundtrack that begins to filter out from his room might come as a surprise. Jazz music is a staple in Juarez’s life. His affinity for jazz can be traced back to a course he took at Truman. It’s just one of many things that his experience on campus has helped him discover about himself.
Truman students Mitchell and Cole Flottman landed lead roles in the Theatre Department’s hugely successful production of the hit musical “Seussical.” It was a very special production for these brothers, who each embraced theatre at an early age.
Photo of the Week
One of the best parts of a Truman experience is making friends in our lively community of learners. The graduating members of Uncommon Practice, the University’s contemporary music ensemble, took this snapshot at their last official meeting as their prepared to end one journey and begin another.
"My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university."
– Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor