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Alumni

The Trulaske College of Business takes great pride in its graduates. More than 32,000 college alumni are contributing their expertise to the public and private sectors of every state in the U.S., as well as a host of foreign countries. The college relies on these former students for advice, leadership, and assistance in continually enhancing the quality of its programs.

Involvement opportunities are endless, and give alumni a means of reconnecting with friends and classmates, imparting their knowledge and experience to current students, and carrying on the proud traditions and spirit of Mizzou. So whether it's to lead, to volunteer, to socialize, to network, or to give back...get involved!

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Discovering a 'second home:' Student maintains strong ties to Trulaske from Japan

By Stephen Schmidt

Before coming to the University of Missouri to pursue a BS BA degree at the Trulaske College of Business in the fall of 2018, Masato Takeshita — second from the left in the photo above — had never traveled outside of his native Japan. Furthermore, he spent most of his time in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo, the country’s capital city and one of the world’s largest with close to 14 million people within its limits.

It’s about access: Commitment from Allen family helps under-resourced, under-represented Trulaske students

William “W.D” Allen has dedicated much of his career to investing in the future. In a former life, Allen (B.S. BA ’90; Ph.D. ’06) worked as a fixed-income manager, a real estate developer and a small business owner. After earning his doctorate in 2006, he stayed on at MU for 10 years at the Trulaske College of Business as an assistant teaching professor, known to go out of his way to counsel a student in need.

#BuyBlackMizzou: Center Partners with Alumnus to Showcase Black Entrepreneurs

After alumnus Derrick Christian created a list of businesses founded by Black Mizzou alumni, the Trulaske Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation collaborated with him to create a three-part virtual series to further showcase Mizzou Black alumni entrepreneurs and the businesses they’ve created.

By Kelsey Allen