Dawg Fest 2009 will take place from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 29 on the Quad. Dawg Fest is a campus-wide celebration of the new school year sponsored by Student Affairs. There will be free food, games, giveaways, local business vendors and live music. In case of rain, Dawg Fest will be moved to Aug. 30.

The St. Louis Chapter of the Truman National Alumni Association is sponsoring a golf tournament Aug. 29 in St. Peters to benefit the Chapter’s Scholarship Fund. For more information, or to register, go to the Alumni home page at

Northeast Missouri NOW and Truman’s Women’s Resource Center present the Women’s Equality Day Program from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Kirksville Arts Center located at 117 S. Franklin. Admission is free.

Campus Christian Fellowship will host a Tailgate BBQ from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 29 in Red Barn Park.

There will be a Greek Interest BBQ from 3:30-7 p.m. Aug. 30 on the Mall. There will be free food and music. This event will allow students to ask questions and learn what Truman’s Greek Community has to offer.

The Truman Theatre Department will have auditions for its first show of the 2009-2010 season, columbinus, at 6 p.m. Aug. 30 in the Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish. Sign up by the scene shop in Ophelia Parrish for an audition time. Select monologues from the script must be prepared. For copies of the monologues, or for more information, contact Elizabeth Anderson at

There will be an Informational Meeting for Truman Taekwondo at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Student Recreation Center Aerobics Room.

The Environmental Campus Organization will have its first meeting at 9 p.m. Aug. 31 in Baldwin Hall 252.

SSDP/NORMAL will have its first meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in Baldwin Hall 284.

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization will have its first meeting at 8 p.m. Sept. 1 in Violette Hall 1140. To contact HALO e-mail

The Department of Public Safety will be conducting van driving classes at 3 p.m. Sept. 1-2. Both classes will take place at the Public Safety Building and are scheduled to last 2-3 hours. To reserve a space call 785.4177 or e-mail

New and returning students are invited to attend the Activities Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 2 on the Quadrangle. Organizations, departments and outside vendors will display the services they have to offer to students. Contact the Center for Student Involvement at 785.4222 or for more information.

The Next STEP Office, Student Success Center, and SMaCS Program are looking for students interested in being paid academic trainers for students in science and math courses. Students do not need to be a science or math major, just a successful history in the courses they are tutoring and excellent communication skills. Visit the Next STEP table at the Student Activities Fair from 12-4 p.m. Sept. 2 for more information and to fill out an application.

SAB is sponsoring comedian Roy Wood Jr., at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in Baldwin Auditorium. Tickets are free and can be picked up in the SAB Office in the Student Union Building.

LiFT, a charity-oriented organization to help children around the world, will host Informational Nights at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4 in Baldwin Hall 176.

The Center for International Education will host a representative from Edge Hill University in England to discuss study abroad opportunities.  The event will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 3 in Violette Hall 1010. Please RSVP to

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sept 4 at the University Club House, located at 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

Delta Sigma Pi, a coed professional business fraternity open to accounting, business and economics majors, will host an Information Night at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 in Violette Hall 1400. For information on all upcoming Delta Sigma Pi recruitment events e-mail

The Center for International Education will host a representative from the Missouri London Program in England to discuss study abroad opportunities. The event will take place at 4 pm on Sept. 8 in Violette Hall 1010.

The American Marketing Association will host a recruitment event, “Under Construction: Giving You the Tools for Success,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 in Violette Hall 1400. AMA is the largest marketing association in North America. It is a professional association for students to get involved in the practice and study of marketing through creative projects and community service. This organization is open to all majors. To contact AMA e-mail

The College Republicans will host an Informational Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in Violette Hall 1010. For more information e-mail

The Prim Roses will host Informational Meetings at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 in the Student Union Building. For more information on all recruitment events go to

SAB Applications are now available in the CSI Office located in the Student Union Building. They are due by Sept. 15. Call 785.4SAB with any questions.

Truman will once again be participating in the College Group Ticketing Plan with the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association. Truman students, faculty and staff members receive free admission to all QSOA concerts by showing their college ID. The Quincy Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform six season concerts with a wide variety of music to satisfy every musical taste. For information about upcoming concerts please visit

Students will be receiving an e-mail reminder with a link to the September issue of Student Health 101, an online health and wellness magazine written for college students by college students. The September issue will also feature information and videos about the Student Success Center, Student Recreation Center and the Women’s Resource Center at Truman. If any faculty or staff member is interested in receiving an e-mail when the new addition is available each month, please contact Joe Hamilton, assistant director, University Counseling Services, at The latest edition of Student Health 101 is also available at

KTRM is now hiring. Applications can be found online at or picked up outside of the radio station, located at 1217 Barnett Hall. Contact for more information.

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