W. Michael Ashcraft, chair and professor of philosophy and religion, gave three presentations on New Religious Movements and how scholars study them. On Oct. 17, he spoke to students and faculty at Texas State University in San Marcos in addition to students and members of the general public at the San Marcos Public Library. The presentations were part of the Dialogue Series sponsored by the Philosophy Department at Texas State University. The following day, Ashcraft presented at the University of Texas at Austin. His presentation was sponsored by the Religious Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jeremy Freese, Truman student, was recently selected as one of fourteen winners in Sodexo’s KICKIN’ IT OFF “Sit Back ‘N Savor National Prize Sweepstakes.” Freese will receive an extreme tailgate package, complete with a grill, cooler, a set of four folding chairs and a cornhole tailgate toss game as part of the prize. KICKIN’ IT OFF was a component of an ongoing resident dining promotion series sponsored by Sodexo.

Brenda Higgins, associate vice president for student health and wellness, participated as a panelist and a moderator for the 2018 College Health and Wellness Leadership and Innovations Summit, Oct. 8-9, at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Higgins spoke on the topic of aligning campus environments to well-being. She joined panelists from the University of Notre Dame, the American Council on Education, the Gallup Organization and NASPA. Higgins also moderated a session on meeting the needs of off-campus students.

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