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Scholars Reunite at NYC Finalist Dinner

By Russell Dallen (MS’ 83) New York held an awesome dinner organized by Samuel Roe (NJ ’01), Kunal Malhotra (VA ’06), Adam Amir (FL ’09), and Russell Dallen (MS ’83) for the Finalists and Truman Alums in the area on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on March 22. We are pleased to report that […]

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A Special Message From Westbrook Murphy

Westbrook Murphy, General Counsel of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation and beloved friend of Truman Scholars, enjoys a libation. He encourages you to do the same with your fellow Truman Scholars at one of the 16 upcoming Finalist Dinners around the country. Click here to learn more about becoming a host.      

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Sotelo: Senator Coons to Speak at 2011 Conference in DC

Greetings from Conference Central! Over the next few weeks we will be announcing more details about the 2011 Truman Scholars Conference in Washington DC, July 22-24!  I am excited to serve as the conference director and look forward to planning a conference with something for everyone! We took to heart your feedback from both the […]

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2011 National Conference: July 22-24, 2011

Save the date! The Truman Scholars Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2011 Truman Scholars National Conference will be held from Friday, July 22 to Sunday afternoon, July 24 in Washington DC! We are planning an exciting conference featuring newly elected Senator Chris Coons (DE ’83) as our keynote speaker for the […]

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Celebration and Thank You for Executive Secretary Fred Slabach (MS ’77)

Dear Truman Community, Please join us to provide thanks and and say goodbye to Executive Secretary Fred Slabach at a Truman Scholars Association happy hour at Potenza from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2010. As you have likely heard, Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Executive Secretary Fred Slabach is making an exciting move. He […]

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UK Scholars Gather at Old Truman Brewery

Welcoming those new to the United Kingdom and reconnecting with old friends, Truman Scholars gathered in London on October 9th, 2010.  Hosted by Brian (MD ’01) and Terry Babcock-Lumish (PA ’96) and Alex Dewar (OR ’05), Scholars gathered at the Old Truman Brewery – any HST image will do! – and viewed Plan UK and […]

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TSA Mentoring Program Kicks Off

The TSA Mentorship Program for the 2010-2011 class of Truman-Albright Fellows is off to a great start, thanks in large part to the excellent response from Truman Scholar alumni in the DC area.  With more than double the number of volunteer mentors needed for the number of Fellows participating in the program this year, Fellows […]

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2006 Scholars Gather for Dinner in Bay Area

This month, a group of 2006 Scholars gathered for dinner in the San Francisco Bay Area. Have you organized a Scholar get-together in your community? If so, email your photo to news@trumanscholars.org.   Pictured (left to right): Andrew Lee (CO ’06), Nina Meigs (TX ’06), Dan Tuttle (AZ ’06), Greg Nolan (FL ’06), Ming-Jay Shiao […]

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Sowing New Seeds in Guatemala, and Washington

When I got off the phone with fellow Scholar Joseph Bornstein (OR ’07) a few months ago, I was re-energized. Amidst policy debates in Washington, I often feel like I am focused on problems—poverty, environmental degradation, access to quality education, war and conflict, hunger. But hearing about Semilla Nueva (New Seed), the nonprofit organization Joseph […]

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Scholars Take High Score in Mini-Golf Tournament

On the evening of July 21, after years of strenuous training, five Seattle-area Truman Scholars took on 22 other teams in a grueling 24-hole mini-golf tournament.  The tournament was a fundraiser for Treehouse, a Seattle organization focused on supporting foster children.  Though no official results have been seen, rumors abound that the Trumans were the […]

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