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Washington Monthly Names Truman Top Master’s University in the Nation
An authentic commitment to social mobility, research and service, combined with the success of its graduates, has placed Truman at the top of another national ranking.
In its September/October 2016 issue, the Washington Monthly recognized Truman as the No. 1 master’s university in the nation. Truman was the only Missouri school to be included in the entire top 100.
William O’Donnell Lee Awards Presented to Krebs and Melvin
Jesse Krebs and Pamela Melvin were recently named recipients of the 2016 William O’Donnell Lee Advising Award. The award pays tribute to excellent advisors and demonstrates how important academic advising is at Truman. Recipients are nominated by students and colleagues and are ultimately selected by a committee.
Lyceum Series To Kick Off Season in New Location
The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series will kick off the new season in September, but audience members will be viewing the performances in a different venue than normal. All lyceum events will be relocated to Ophelia Parrish for the 2016-17 season due to the renovation of Baldwin Hall.
Move-in Day Thank You from Interim President Sue Thomas
A big thank you goes out to all who made fall 2016 Freshman Move-in Day such a wonderful success! You exhibited great Truman spirit and pride (even in the rain!) and many parents, family members and incoming students have expressed how pleased they were with the arrangements for the day. A very special thanks goes out to Student Affairs, Residence Life and the Move-In Committee for coordinating the many details relating to the arrival of our new students.
Kneib Named Public Relations Intern
The Truman Public Relations Office has chosen Kain Kneib, a senior communication major and art minor, as intern for the fall 2016 semester. A native of Kansas City, Mo., Kneib is the son of Marcie and David Kneib and a 2013 graduate of Park Hill High School.
Athletic Honor Fraternity Established At Truman
The National College Athlete Honor Society, Chi Alpha Sigma, has designated a chapter of their fraternity at Truman State University. They recognize students who receive a varsity letter in their sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average throughout their junior and or senior years.
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Truman alumnus Oseyi Ikuenobe says his liberal arts education gave him a unique knack for problem-solving that serves him well in the tech industry, where he works as a product manager for @WalmartLabs in Silicon Valley.
Photo of the Week: Farm to Table
Mike Z. with produce for 1000 Hills Farm "Farm to Table" farmers market outside the Student Union Building last week.
"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