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Dena Simmons, 2004

Dena Simmons (CT ’04) If I were to ask you to list the top five individuals in your life who have influenced you the most, I’m certain that a large percentage of you would name at least one teacher.  And I bet you’d have a ready example of why that is so.  I think it’s […]

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Know Your Scholars: Wendi Adelson 2000 Florida

  “Human Trafficking” is a term most of us are familiar with.  Yet, the realities of its meaning are held at a safe distance – like a tenable mystery we’re not all that eager to explore with our magnifying glass.  Even those who consider themselves well read and up to speed on current events would […]

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Scholars All-A-Twitter at Nat’l Conference

Those of you attending the conference in person and those who want to follow it from afar can join the conversation using the Truman Conference Twitter App, located at www.trumanconference.org/app. The App, which is accessible from your computer or mobile device, feeds in all tweets using hashtag #TrumanScholars, as well as official announcements from the […]

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Albright to Speak at National Conference

Dear Scholars, I am pleased to report that the President of the Truman Foundation, the Honorable Madeleine Albright, has accepted our invitation to speak at the conference on Saturday morning July 23! Dr. Albright was the first woman named as Secretary of State in 1997–and at that time the highest ranking woman in US government. She will speak during the […]

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Conference Registration Live!

By Jessica Sotelo (ID ’00) We are now less than three months away from our 2011 National Conference and I hope you are as excited as I am! If you haven’t heard, registration is now open. Please visit www.trumanconference.org and register now in order to get the “Early Bird” rate! The registration is a 2 […]

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Nat’l Conference Committee Calls for Breakout Session Applications

The 2011 TSA national conference is fast approaching, and the TSA board has been working hard to put together an event that will be fun and inspiring.  We received great feedback to the survey that was sent out last fall, and thus would like to seek your input again by asking for proposals for breakout sessions […]

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Sotelo: National Conference Fast Approaching

Hello from 2011 Conference Central! The countdown to the conference has begun and we are less than four months away from the “don’t miss” Truman event of the year. The TSA Board and particularly the events committee is moving into high planning mode as we finalize details for the July 22-24 event at the OMNI […]

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Truman Sightseeing in DC

by Matthew Garza (CA ’09) There are countless maps and tourist guides for Washington, DC, a hodgepodge of monument circuits and invitations to ride a double decker bus. But as we prepare for the 2011 National Conference, we thought it fitting that the Scholar community have its own handbook for this historic city. Our namesake […]

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Lehman: Why I Made A Contribution to the TSA

by Adam Lehman (OH ’87)  Networks are not only shaping the new ways in which we socialize and consume media – but also in how we join forces and collaborate to generate social, political and economic change. One need look no further than the current wave of global revolutions to understand the power of networks […]

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Update on Truman Scholar Association Initiatives

TSA continues to build the strategic plan it began to formulate during its inaugural in-person board meeting in October.  With the national conference date set, Robert Eisinger (NY ’85) and I are devising ways for the Truman Scholar community to help support our initiatives to provide scholars opportunities to gather, network, share best practices and […]

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