The Department of Nursing will host an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Information Session from 4:30-5 p.m. March 4 in Health Sciences Building 3205. After completing a bachelor’s degree and the specified pre-requisite courses, admitted students may finish a BSN degree in 15 months of study. For additional information, email or call 660.785.4557. The nursing website includes information about the curriculum at

Author Ryan Sallans will present “Scouting the Unknown”
from 7-9 p.m. March 5 in Violette Hall 1000. Sallans will discuss his transition from female to male, anorexia and relationships. This event is sponsored by the Eisenberg Speaker’s Fund, IDS, SHSE, SCS and the Department of Psychology. For more information contact

The Physics Colloquium
will continue at 4:30 p.m. March 6 in Magruder Hall 1096 with a presentation by Ryan T. Gordan from the Western Illinois University Department of Physics.

FAC Fall Funding Applications are now available in the FAC Office (Student Union Building 1109 A). Any groups or ICA teams wishing to receive funding for next fall must submit an application this semester. For questions, contact Applications for funding are due March 6 in the FAC Office.

Concert Band and Wind Symphony II
will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 6 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Winter volleyball clinics will continue from 1-3 p.m. March 9 in Pershing Arena. Truman coach Ben Briney, his staff and players will be available to provide one-on-one and group instruction to players ages fifth grade and older. Cost is $15 per session. For more information, contact Megan Wargo-Kearney at 660.785.7751 or Walk-ups are welcome.

The Quincy Symphony Chorus will present “Revisiting Childhood”
at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free with a Truman ID. The performance will include popular TV themes, jingles and songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s, plus famous Broadway duets from the time.

Truman and A.T. Still University professors Alex Tetlak and Rachel Ruhlen will conduct “Bicycling with Traffic”
March 10, 13 and 17. The class teaches cyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport in various highway, climate, terrain and traffic conditions. Classes will met from 2-5 p.m. March 10, 5-8 p.m. March 13 and 2-5 p.m. March 17. For more information, go to or contact Bicycle, helmet and registration are required.

The Center for Academic Excellence and the School of Business are recruiting academic peer mentors for the 2013-2014 academic year. Academic peer mentors support the professional and faculty advising staff by providing an academic outreach program to first and second year students who are accounting and business administration majors, or who are considering these majors. Applicants must be juniors or seniors by the Fall 2013 semester, and must be accounting or business administration majors. A job listing may be viewed on TruPositions under “Academic Peer Mentor.” Applications are available in the Business Academic Advising Center, Violette Hall 2413, and are due March 18.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 19 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

Beta Alpha Psi is sponsoring Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), a free tax return preparation and electronic filing program from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 23 in Violette Hall 1424. Taxpayers should be sure to bring proof of identity; copies of all W-2, 1098, 1099 forms and any other tax forms received in the mail; social security cards for all individuals listed on the tax return; and banking information if a direct deposit is desired. For more information, call 660.785.4378.

The Gold Medal Concert
will take place at 8 p.m. March 23 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Winners of the Gold Medal Competition will perform as soloists with the University Orchestra.

Fruit and vegetable production internships are available at the University Farm for this summer. Detailed information is available at
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