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Videos of Commencement CeremoniesMay 2017 Commencement ceremonies
Truman’s May graduates have worked hard, and students, families, friends, and members of the Truman community celebrated their accomplishments on May 13 as graduating students donned cap and gown for the May Commencement ceremonies. Video recordings of the three Commencement ceremonies are now available.

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Sadie Williams
Racking Up Experience
Sadie Williams is a good example of how students use their passions to shape their future. Growing up in Utah, she was always curious about history. A study-abroad trip to Argentina during high school ignited a passion for the Spanish language. By the time she began attending Truman, she knew she wanted to pursue both of these passions.
Becca Elder
Environmental Consciousness
For Becca Elder, finding a way to combine her academic and personal interests was simple. Pursuing environmental studies, Elder found her niche promoting environmental awareness and encouraging her fellow students to consider sustainability in their everyday life decisions
Cisco Juarez
A Modern-day Renaissance Man
When Cisco Juarez settles in to study, the soundtrack that begins to filter out from his room might come as a surprise. Jazz music is a staple in Juarez’s life. His affinity for jazz can be traced back to a course he took at Truman. It’s just one of many things that his experience on campus has helped him discover about himself.
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Truman students Mitchell and Cole Flottman landed lead roles in the Theatre Department’s hugely successful production of the hit musical “Seussical.” It was a very special production for these brothers, who each embraced theatre at an early age.

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There were lots of smiling faces at the Graduating Students Barbecue where soon-to-be graduates celebrated by posing for a photo with Spike. The event is sponsored by the Truman Alumni Association to celebrate the transition from student to alumni status. All the graduates receive a free alumni T-shirt.
May 2017 Graduating Students Barbecue


My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university.

Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor