Join the Pickler Memorial Library staff in celebrating the 400th anniversary of our country by visiting the display in the gallery. Settled in 1607, Jamestown is our nation’s birthplace, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.

A short-term modified supplemental retirement plan has been approved for qualifying retirements between July 1, 2007, and Dec. 31, 2009. The application window for the plan ends May 15. Applications will be submitted to the June 2007 Board for approval. Please review the two options provided in the plan before submitting your application. Log on to for more information and the application form.

The Student Recreation Center will be hosting a Summer Sports Camp for children ages 7-9 July 9-13 and ages 9-11 July 23-27. The camp will give children the opportunity to have fun, learn and participate in activities that will keep them physically fit. Cost of the camp is $75 per child and $50 for each additional immediate family member. The deadline for enrollment is May 31. Visit or contact Scott Wagner at 785.7739 for more information.

The women of Alpha Sigma Gamma invite you to Ducky Days
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 10-12 on the Quadrangle. It’s an opportunity to play games and donate summer clothes, toys and toiletries to the Bribri people in Costa Rica. Contact Julia Redford at for more information.

Get more out of your cardio workout.
There will a be seminar on making your cardio workout time more effective from 5:30-6 p.m. April 11 in the Student Recreation Center Conference Room. Contact Andrea Rhodus at for more information.

There will be a special Weekly Lunch Series session
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. April 11 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. Box lunches will be provided. The topic will be “Student Profiles & Trends in Higher Education.” Bob Wheeler, strategic and academic consulting for SunGard Higher Education Managed Services, will facilitate this session. People must R.S.V.P. to or 785.4391 to receive the boxed lunch. There will not be a Weekly Lunch deal at Mainstreet Market during this session.

The Spring Workshop Series continues with a presentation on “Careers in STEM: Ph.D. and M.D.Ph.D. Careers” from 5:30-7 p.m. April 12 in Magruder Hall 1090. Alan Garvey and Pam Ryan will be discussing the opportunities available after obtaining a Ph.D. in math and computer science. Other panelists will also be on hand.

The College Republicans at Truman will be hosting the College Republicans State Convention from 5-10 p.m. April 13 and from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 14. Contact Brandon Foster at for more information.

The Board of Governors will meet at 12:45 p.m. April 14 in the Student Union Building Conference Room.

Phi Kappa Phi members are invited to the Phi Kappa Phi initiation ceremony
at 1:30 p.m. April 15 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Attend and welcome new members and newly elected officers. Contact Ding-hwa Hsieh at 785.4655 for more information.

There will be a seminar on planning and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
from 5-5:30 p.m. April 16 in the Student Recreation Center Conference Room. Contact Andrea Rhodus at for more information.

The Business and Accountancy Division is hosting Executive in Residence and guest speaker Diana Dagget. She will give two lectures. Her first speech, “Preparing to Compete,” will be at 3:30 p.m. April 17 in Violette Hall 1000. The second is titled “Influencing U.S. Policy in a Global Economy” and will be given at 6 p.m. in Violette Hall 1000.

The 33rd Annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 17 in the Student Union Building Lounge. Approximately 149 current and retired members of the University will be honored for their commitment to the University. Tickets are available in the Human Resources office in McClain Hall 106 for $10 each.

Colleges Against Cancer presents Glow Stick it to Cancer, a two-mile run in the dark, from 9-11 p.m. April 18 at Stokes Stadium. Cost is $4 or $15 with a T-shirt. Registration begins at 9 p.m. at the gate, where participants can get their T-shirt and/or glow stick. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Contact Sam Dutrow at for more information.

Showgirls dance team tryouts are here. Clinics will be from 7-9 p.m. April 19 and 20 in Pershing Arena. At the clinic, participants will learn the dance and fight song to be performed at the tryout. Tryouts begin at 9 a.m. April 21 in Pershing Arena. Everyone is encouraged to attend the clinic and tryout. Contact Rachel Haberstoh at for more information.
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