Foundation Requests Stevens Award Nominations, Applications

  The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation requests nominations and applications for the 2010 Stevens Award.   The Stevens Award was established in 1999 by the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in honor of the late U.S. District Court Judge, Joseph E. Stevens, Jr.  Judge Stevens was from Kansas City […]

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Foundation Requests Senior Scholar Nominations, Applications

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation requests nominations and applications for positions as Senior Scholars at TSLW 2010.   Senior Scholars are required to attend the entire Truman Scholars Leadership Week (May 24 through May 30, 2010) and make themselves available to the new Trumans in both formal and informal capacities.  Senior Scholars serve as […]

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Foundation Requests Staats Award Nominations, Applications

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation requests nominations and application for the Elmer Staats Award.   The Staats Award was established in 1993 by the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in honor of Elmer Staats, the former Comptroller of the Currency and Chairman of the Truman Board of Trustees. The […]

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Stephanopoulos (OH ’80) to Anchor Good Morning America

ABC News will announce George Stephanopoulos (OH ’80) as an anchor of “Good Morning America,” to start as soon as Monday.   Read the full story here: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1209/30387.html

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Letter: The Siren Song of Wall Street

Letter from A. Scott Henderson (FL ’82) to The Washington Post:   I praise Elliot Gerson for his Nov. 21 op-ed, “From Oxford to Wall Street,” noting the increasing number of Rhodes scholars who choose lucrative financial-sector jobs instead of lower-paying ones in other fields.   I share Mr. Gerson’s concerns. As a member of […]

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“In the Running” Prepares Scholars for Elective Office

One of the many ways that Truman Scholars choose to engage in public service is through elective office. This November, the Truman Scholars Association organized a workshop specifically focused on helping Scholars who wish to pursue this path.   On Saturday, November 14, Scholars from around the country convened at the Pew Charitable Trusts in […]

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Saul Garlick: “Generation Y is the generation of social innovation”

2005 Truman Scholar Saul Garlick, Founder of Think Impact, discusses how Generation Y approaches international development on the Skoll Foundation’s Social Edge blog:   http://www.socialedge.org/discussions/business-building/generation-y2019s-global-development-strategy?utm_source=Social+Edge+Newsletter&utm_campaign=2cef19635f-Newsletter_Gen_Y_11_17_2009&utm_medium=email

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Ways to Get Involved

Ways to Get InvolvedJeff McLean (WI ’03) One of the most exciting aspects of the conference was how invigorated scholars were by seeing the community active again, and the most frequently asked question was “How can I get involved?” Over the past year, the TSA board has worked hard to create opportunities for members of […]

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Truman Scholars Annual Fund Reaches Half-Way Mark to 2009 Goal

Truman Scholars Annual Fund Reaches Half-Way Mark to 2009 GoalCameron Brown (ID ’95) The Truman Scholars Association (TSA) formally started an Annual Fund drive in late 2008 to benefit the activities of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation (HSTSF). This is not the first fundraising effort of the TSA, but it is the first to […]

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Reflections from a New Scholar

Reflections from a New ScholarMatthew Garza (CA ’09) In the past three months, there have been a few moments when I began to feel like a Truman Scholar. As a member of the youngest class, I sometimes have the feeling of being a guest at Truman events, invited to witness the brilliance and warmth of […]

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