City Council Acknowledges Grad Ed Week

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Students and faculty members from Truman graduate programs accept a proclamation in recognition of Graduate Education Week from Kirksville Mayor Richard Detweiler during a city council meeting April 15. Universities from around the state celebrated Graduate Education Week April 13-20 in an effort to increase public awareness about the impact and outcomes of graduate education. Currently, graduate degree programs in Missouri are preparing more than 60,900 students for leadership in their fields. Pictured, front row, left to right: graduate students Amy Sanders, Sara Mennemeier and Jourdan Nichols. Back row, left to right: Detweiler; Shelia Garlock, assistant professor of communication disorders; Janet Gooch, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education; and David Giovagnoli, graduate student.