Upcoming Events

President Troy Paino will host a Coffee with the President from 2:30-3:30 p.m. March 24 in the Student Union Building Conference Room. These sessions are intended to provide an opportunity for members of the Truman community to ask questions about issues facing the University.

Jonathan Binkley with the State of Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan will be at Truman from 1-4 p.m. March 25 in the Human Resources Conference Room in McClain Hall 101 to give employees an opportunity to increase contributions, changed beneficiaries, or ask questions about their State of Missouri Deferred Compensation Plans if they are currently enrolled. Employees who are not currently enrolled in the Plan are also encouraged to meet with Jonathan as he can provide information about plan options and features. To schedule an appointment please click on the link State of Missouri online scheduling.

Tru-Strength, a free one-hour weight room orientation
led by an ACE certified personal trainer, will take place at 1:30 p.m. March 25 in the Student Recreation Center. Sign-up at the weight room desk. Space is limited. More information is available at recreation.truman.edu/trustrength.asp.

The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee will be hosting a candidate’s forum March 25 at William Matthew Middle School. A meet and greet with the candidates for the Kirksville City Council and the Kirksville R-III School Board will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria and a media panel will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 p.m. March 26 in Magruder Hall 1096. Adam Kaminski from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University will present “Different Flavors of Superconductivity.” More information about the talks and upcoming events can be found here.

The deadline to apply for the exchange program in Glasgow, Scotland is approaching. To attend Glasgow Caledonian University for the upcoming fall semester, the deadline is March 28. The application can be found online at studyabroad.truman.edu. For more information, make an appointment with a study abroad advisor or email ciea@truman.edu. The Study Abroad Office is located in Kirk Building 114.

The final Volunteer Income Tax Assistance session of the year will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 29 in Violette Hall 1424. Beta Alpha Psi is sponsoring the free tax return preparation and electronic filing program. 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.

A.T. Still University is seeking volunteers for a disaster preparedness drill
. Anyone who would be interested in wearing “Walking Dead”-style makeup and participating in the drill can visit atsudart.com for more information. The event will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29.

Free body composition assessments will be conducted at the Student Recreation Center from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. March 31, as well as from 2:15-3:45 p.m. April 3. Tests include measuring body fat percentage, blood, pressure, waist-to-hip ratio and body mass index. Sign-up at the weight room desk.

The Global Issues Colloquium will continue at 7 p.m. April 3 in the Baldwin Little Theatre. Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Project for the Institute of Policy Studies and board member of Witness for Peace, will present “Growing Sensible Drug Policies for the Americas.”

The Truman Theatre Department will present the award-winning rock musical “Next to Normal” with performances at 8 p.m. April 9-12 in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance at the Box Office beginning March 31, or by calling 660.785.4515.

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