December Grads Invited for Free Pizza and T-shirt
All December graduates are invited to the Graduating Students Pizza Party sponsored by the Truman Alumni Association from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms.
Stop by the pizza party for a complimentary meal of pizza, veggies, drinks and cookies. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available on request. This will be an opportunity for students to pick up other gifts such as their first official Bulldog Forever alumni T-shirt.
Those students who cannot attend may stop by the Office of Advancement, located in McClain Hall 205, after Dec. 10 to pick up their T-shirt and goodie bag. T-shirts will also be given out at commencement, immediately following the ceremony.
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A Different Kind of Mogul
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Do What You Love
Jamie David’s motto is “do what you love,” and that guiding philosophy motivated her to be active on campus. Among her commitments, she is an executive member of the Student Activities Board and Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority.
Spending some summer nights at a well-known theater in St. Louis, John O’Brien became fascinated with how a theatre production comes together. That experience, combined with the wide opportunities students have to personalize their education at Truman, opened the door to a whole new world of career options he had not even considered.
Young Entrepreneur Takes Old-School Approach
Most 20-something entrepreneurs today are using technology as a means to build their empires, but Austin Hayden (’15) is taking a decidedly retro approach when it comes to selling his recreational water pads.
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Tapping into his extraordinary musical talents and the practical skills gained through a liberal arts education, Paul Niehaus IV used his understanding of the complex nature of the music world to build a successful career pursuing his passion.
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