On Saturday, July 10, a group of summer-ready Truman Scholars gathered at Golden Gardens Park in Seattle to celebrate the first sunny weekend of the Emerald City’s summer. Nine scholars, plus their families and friends, attended the BBQ hosted by Michele Buckley (CO ’06) and David Rubenstein (OR ’06). Delicious burgers, great conversation, and a […]
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On a balmy June evening in Washington, DC, more than 40 Truman Scholars from all classes (1977-2010) descended on the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, DC for a Meet-and-Greet event to swap stories, make new pals, and spill the beans about Madeleine Albright’s latest brooch acquisition. We were delighted that Trumans from 1977-2009 were able […]
Noted legal analyst and bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin (NY ’80) offered the keynote address on May 27, 2010 for the Truman Scholars Reunion Weekend and 20th Anniversary Celebration of Truman Scholars Leadership Week. A regular commentator on issues surrounding the Supreme Court, Toobin discussed topics ranging from history of the Court through President Obama’s nomination of […]
Truman Scholars from 1996 to 2009 classes gathered in London on May 22, 2010 to kick off the coming Truman Scholars Reunion Weekend festivities with an overseas “satellite” get-together. In the days preceding the official Truman Scholars Reunion in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Truman Scholars Leadership Week (TSLW) in Missouri, Scholars studying […]
Registration for the upcoming Truman Scholars Reunion Weekend has been extended through May 18, or until capacity is reached, due to a special event. The historic Harry S. Truman Home National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, has been closed for renovations for several months. It is due to reopen during the Reunion Weekend, and the […]
Minneapolis-area Truman Scholars met with finalists for dinner on March 9, the day before the finalist interviews.
On the heels of the recent Truman Scholar meet-and-greets around the country, Scholars have continued to gather. On April 1, a group of six Washington, DC-area Truman Scholars met for lunch. Those present ranged from the second year the Scholarship was awarded, 1978, to the second-to-last year, 2009. Dan Sichel (MI ’81) of the Federal […]
At the New York finalist dinner last month, Scholars moved around to each table, swapping places and plates, to get a chance to talk with each finalist and wish them luck. The event embodied the spirit of the late Brooks Burdette (GA ’81), who co-hosted the first finalist dinner more than a decade ago as […]
Atlanta-area Truman Scholars met with Truman Scholar finalists for dinner on March 15, 2010, the evening prior to the interviews.
Chicago-area Truman Scholars gathered with Executive Secretary Fred Slabach prior to the Truman Scholar finalist interviews.