Dan Cook, an agricultural science major, was recently selected as one of 24 university students nationwide to attend the USDA’s 2011 Agricultural Outlook Forum, taking place Feb. 24-25 in Arlington, Va. The juniors and seniors were selected based on their essays, “Agriculture as a Career,” and recommendations from their deans.

Sarah (Spader) Stein
, a 2002 graduate of Truman, was awarded a doctoral fellowship in accounting for 2011 from the Deloitte Foundation. Each grantee will receive $25,000 during their final year of coursework and subsequent year as they complete their doctoral dissertation. Stein will join more than 1,000 accounting Ph.D. candidates who have received this prestigious award during the last 50 years.

Truman Students for Life
won the Community Outreach Award during the annual Students for Life of America Conference and March for Life in Washington, D.C., during the weekend of Jan. 22. The $250 prize was one of seven awarded at the event. The conference recognized Truman Students for Life for multiple fundraising drives and events to benefit the Lifeline Pregnancy Help Clinic, including LifeFest, a concert and barbeque that raised more than $700. This March, the organization plans to paint the outside of Genesis House, a new maternity home in Edina, Mo.

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