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Truman State University Founded in 1867, Truman State University has a long history of being recognized nationally for its innovative assessment program and commitment to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education at an affordable price. For the ninth year in a row, Truman State University has been recognized as the No. 1 Public University in the Midwest Region-Master’s Category by U.S. News & World Report. Truman also was ranked No. 8 overall in the Midwest region among both private and public institutions. Truman is the only public university in Missouri to be included in the top 10 public university-master’s ranking.

Habitat for Humanity International Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged. Volunteers provide most of the labor, and individual and corporate donors provide money and materials to build Habitat houses. Partner families themselves invest hundreds of hours of labor – “sweat equity” – into building their homes and the homes of others.  Habitat’s mission is to eliminate poverty housing from the earth. Habitat has taken its vision of a world with no more shacks to 90+ nations and has completed more than 300,000 simple, decent, affordable houses around the globe.

Kirksville Area Habitat for Humanity Kirksville Area Habitat for Humanity (KAHFH) began the first steps to becoming a Habitat affiliate in the summer of 1995, and became a recognized affiliate in 1996. The founder of KAHFH was John Settlage, who placed an ad in the local paper for those interested in forming a local Habitat affiliate in Kirksville. Those who were interested were directed to attend a meeting held at Settlage’s house.  The night of the meeting, he had a room full of people enthusiastic and ready to help make Habitat a reality in Kirksville. A steering committee was formed and much time and effort was involved in getting the affiliate established. In December of 1998, KAHFH held its first house dedication.

“Students Tackle Habitat’s Challenge” Archived 2006 newspaper article on Truman State Chapter from Starkville, Mississippi: “While students at Truman State University are celebrating the school’s second national girls’ swim team title, one group of students is swinging hammers and sawing lumber. They’re the second group to arrive in Starkville for Habitat for Humanity’s 2006 Collegiate Challenge. … Former Truman Homecoming Queen Sarah Kate Anderson serves as vice president of the school’s Habitat Chapter. She’s traded in her homecoming crown for a tool belt.”

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