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Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 26 Consecutive Years

Truman graduates work for the best companies in the world, attend the best graduate schools and earn nearly $10,000 more than the national average.

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What's Happening at Truman

Check out all the great things happening around campus and throughout our community.

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Alumni to Perform at Lyceum Event

The multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Kansas City Chorale will perform the next Kohlenberg Lyceum Series event at 7 p.m. March 5 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

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Theatre to Perform “Dancing at Lughnasa”

Truman’s Theatre Department will perform “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24 and 2 p.m. Feb. 25 in the James Severns Theatre.

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Career and Grad School Expo Readies Students for Next Step

The spring Career and Graduate School Expo will take place the week of Feb. 26.

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Info Session Spotlights Online Data Science and Analytic Storytelling Graduate Program

An information session focused on Truman’s online Master of Science in Data Science and Analytic Storytelling will take place at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Doug and Diane Villhard Innovation Lab in the Pickler Memorial Library and via Zoom.

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School of Business Extends Accreditation

The Truman School of Business had its accreditation extended for both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

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Registration Open for Children’s Literature Festival

The Children’s Literature Festival will return to Truman’s campus April 12.

Conrado Moya and Katarzyna Mycka

Campus Welcomes International Guest Artists

The Department of Music will host international marimba artists, Katarzyna Mycka and Conrado Moya.

Foundation Scholarship Applications Available Now

Students have until March 18 to apply for any of the nearly 600 Truman State University Foundation scholarships available for the fall 2024 semester.

"Truman is a liberal arts and sciences school that gives you a vast array of skills that prepare you for the future."
Mitchell Heberer

Class of ‘21