Truman Delegation to Discuss WWI Posters
Amanda Langendoerfer, associate dean of libraries for special collections and museums, along with Jason McDonald, assistant professor of history, and Heidi Cook, University Art Gallery director will present “Join, Save, Buy: U.S. World War I Posters on the Home Front.”
Upon entering World War I in 1917, the U.S. government and its civilian agencies produced roughly 3,000 different wartime posters. These artistic renderings depicted the ideals of patriotism, beauty, adventure and protection, and strongly contributed to the successful mobilization of citizens.
- Nicole Finnesand Named Men's and Women's Swimming Assistant Coach
- Volleyball Recognized by AVCA for 2017-18 Academic Excellence
- Tru-Pass & 2018 Truman Football Season Tickets Available Online
- Player Attendees Announced for 2018 GLVC Football Kickoff
- Men's Basketball Elite Camp Scheduled for August 19
- Women's Basketball Elite Camp Scheduled For August 18
- Former Truman Swimming Captain Suffers Tragic Accident
- Ten Truman Swimmers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans
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.
Love for Business Leads to Success
Starting a business comes with a tremendous amount of challenges, from coming up with the idea to growing the business itself. For Lara (Hardcastle) Maple (’90), these challenges were not the end of the road but an opportunity to channel her passion for business.
Making Music Come to Life
Paul Niehaus IV has been busy putting his own stamp on the music industry as a performer, producer, audio engineer and record label owner. Tapping into his extraordinary musical talents and the practical skills gained through a liberal arts education, Paul used his understanding of the complex nature of the music world to build a successful career.
Do What You Love
Jamie David gives back more than she takes. One of her mottos is “do what you love,” and that guiding philosophy motivates her to be active on campus. Among her commitments, she is an executive member of the Student Activities Board and Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority.
Deanna Schmidt has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese in Xi’an, China, during the summer. The program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. CLS scholars gain language and cultural skills that enable them to contribute to U.S. economic competitiveness and national security.
On a Mission to Make a Difference
Kylie Warner was uncertain of the career she wanted to pursue, however, she did know she was meant to work with people. “When I heard about the communication disorders program, I was intrigued and found it as a way to work with special populations,” Warner said. “It became the perfect fit for myself, my values and passions…”
“I am grateful for each and every gift commitment that has been made during this campaign. It takes every single gift to reach a stretch goal,” said Charles Hunsaker, interim director for advancement. “With roughly seven years invested in this campaign, counting pre-campaign planning, it is so gratifying for our staff and volunteers to have surpassed this significant goal.”
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.
Multimedia Lab Upgrades Keep Truman on the Cutting Edge
Students can use the multimedia lab in Pickler Memorial Library as a place to collaborate on group projects, work individually or be creative through the use of technology, and faculty will have the ability to create content for courses, websites and more. Some of the many uses of the lab include recording podcasts; narrating and sharing videos; creating green screen videos; and videoconferencing a tutor, mentor, family member or friend.