1999- Vol. 3. No. 3
Around the Quad
Faculty & Student Profiles
Truman State University Foundation Board of Directors includes:
New London, Mo.
Lee's Summit, Mo.
Overland Park, Kan.
Shine, manager of KTVO/ABC 3 Television, in Kirksville, Mo., presented
President Magruder with a check for $1,000, and Shine has pledged to
assist students at Truman for the next three years. For each year of
KTVO's commitment, two students will be selected to receive scholarships
in the amount of $500. The KTVO Annual Scholarships will be awarded
to deserving students from northeast Missouri or southeast Iowa, who
are entering their junior or senior year at Truman and who have demonstrated
an interest in business and communications. KTVO is sponsoring the KTVO
above, John Shine (right), manager of KTVO/Channel 3 Television, with
President Jack Magruder.
grant from The Hearst Foundation, Inc. to the Truman State University
Foundation will fund a proposal by the University to create an endowed
scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to qualifying Truman
students. The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund will
provide scholarship support for low-income and/or first-generation college
students. Named for publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst,
The Hearst Foundation, Inc. funds programs in education, health, human
services, and culture. The Hearst Foundation focuses on institutions
that provide access and educational opportunities to underrepresented,
low-income, and minority populations.
of Lyceum Series Event
State University has received major support from the Truman Bookstore,
an operation of Barnes &; Noble College Stores Inc., for the University's
1998-99 Kohlenberg Lyceum Series. The Truman Bookstore will be sponsoring
the Captain Jim Lovell's presentation, "Apollo 13: A Successful
Failure," as part of the Kohlenberg Lyceum Series on April 10.
Lovell, a legendary hero of American space travel, was the commander
of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission in 1970. Additional support will
be provided by the Truman State University Foundation.
of the Series allows the University to continue its tradition of bringing
outstanding events to the Truman campus for the enrichment of students,
as well as the surrounding community. Through its support of the Kohlenberg
Lyceum Series, the Truman Bookstore becomes a corporate member of the
John R. Kirk Society.
Jack Magruder shown with Brian Beatty (left), manager of the Truman
Bookstore. Beatty announced sponsorship by the Truman Bookstore, an
operation of Barnes & Noble College Stores Inc., for the Captain
Jim Lovell Lyceum presentation.
Hardware Sponsors Scholarship
a gift to the Truman State University Foundation, Westlake Ace Hardware
is sponsoring an annual scholarship at Truman beginning in the 1999-2000
academic year. Westlake's made a four-year commitment to provide $1,000
per year to support a student at Truman. Robie Elliot, manager of Westlake
Ace Hardware in Kirksville, Mo. presented President Jack Magruder with
a $1,000 check for the first year of support. This year, more than 260
Truman students are receiving scholarship support through the Truman
State University Foundation. Westlake's was founded more than 90 years
ago in Huntsville, Mo. and Westlake Ace Hardware has become one of the
largest hardware retailers in the country. Westlake currently owns more
than 60 hometown hardware stores in eight states, with 24 stores in
Elliot (right), manager of the Kirksville Westlake Ace Hardware, presented
President Jack Magruder with a check for an annual scholarship to the
Truman State University Foundation.