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Joseph RecuperoIII September2019 (10 of 13)

Joseph Recupero III

Job: Admission Counselor

Hometown: Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Major: Anthropology, Political Science

Territory: Southeastern Missouri and Southern Illinois

Alma Mater: Gettsyburg College


Phone: 660-785-4114

Meet Joseph


How many countries has Joe visited? 60 countries!


How many tattoos does Joe have? 6, each tied to an important aspect of his life


What position did Joe found for his fraternity? The Diversity Chair position, showing his dedication to creating a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds

Joseph Outside the Office



BA, Political Science & Anthropology - Gettysburg College

MA, Anthropology - Columbia University

Originally from Kittanning, Pennsylvania, Joseph attended Gettysburg College, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in both Political Science and Anthropology. During his experience at Gettysburg, he was able to conduct anthropological research in places like New York City, Costa Rica, Bosnia, and Mongolia, fueling his love for travel. Joseph was involved in Sigma Chi fraternity, LASA, the Black Student Union, and LGBTQIA organizations throughout college as well. He also was on the Track & Field team.

Joseph joined the Truman team in September 2019, and currently travels to high schools and college fairs in the southeastern Missouri and southern Illinois regions.

Outside of the office, Joseph enjoys reading, urban adventuring art, listening to music, spending time with family and friends, and of course, traveling.