Truman Makes Short List of "Best Buy" Schools
Truman is one of only 10 public schools included in “Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buys of 2019.”
“Fiske Guide to Colleges” has chosen a select group of schools, noted for quality academic offerings and affordable cost, for its annual best buy list. The 2019 guide includes 20 schools – 10 public and 10 private – it deems as best buys. Truman is the only Missouri institution to be included.
- Hughes Named Vice President for University Advancement
- New Search Engine Now Available on Truman Website
- Flutist Earns $2,000 at National Competition
- Student Loans Available Through University Foundation
- Volleyball Picked to Finish Sixth in GLVC Preseason Poll
- Basketball Programs Unveil 2018-19 Schedules
- Truman Baseball Recognized By The American Baseball Coaches Association
- Baseball Hosts Prospect Camp In September
- Truman Track & Field Honored By USTFCCCA
- GLVC Unveils 2018 Football Coaches Poll
- 2018 GLVC Football Kickoff Schedule, Website Released
- Nicole Finnesand Named Men's and Women's Swimming Assistant Coach
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.