The Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor the Assessment Colloquium "Promoting Student Success: Development of an Effective Intervention System" from 4:30-6 p.m., April 25, in the SUB Conference Room. Maria Di Stefano, Sue Pieper and Dominick Scalise will present the results of their assessment-grant-funded study examining the effectiveness of the Academic Planning and Development course focused on the College Success Factors Index. For more information, call 785.4391 or e-mail

The communication faculty will sponsor the Chandler Monroe Oratorical Contest from 6-10 p.m., April 25, in BH 252. This is a ceremonial speech contest open to all spring Communication 170 students. The finalists will compete for prizes on May 3. Sign-up sheets are available in Communication 170 classes. For more information, contact James Cianciola at 785.6043 or

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. presents Kappa Week 2K6. Events for the week include the following: Kappa Alpha Psi Intake Informational, 6:11 p.m., April 25, SUB Room 306; Cancer Awareness Forum, 7:11 p.m., April 25, SUB Room 306; Kappa Karaoke/Open Mic, 7:11 p.m., April 26, SUB Down Under; Kappa Alpha Psi Movie Night, 8:11 p.m., April 26, Baldwin Hall Little Theater; REAL TALK: Project Change Forum Founded by Nick Ferrer, 7:11 p.m., April 27, MG 2001; Kappa Alpha Psi Presents A Kappa Komedy Klassic "Laffjam," 6:11 p.m., April 28, Pershing Arena; and Kappa Alpha Psi Sweetheart Ball, doors open at 6:11 p.m., April 29, SUB Activities Room. "Laffjam" is cosponsored by the Funds Allotment Council (FAC), and admission is free. Admission to the Sweetheart Ball will cost $5. For more information, contact Brandon Gordon at 708.250.9128.

Alpha Sigma Alpha will host a Question and Answer Night as part of their Spring Rush from 6:30-7:30 p.m., April 25, in the SUB Activities Room. Friends are welcome to attend. E-mail Kara Hanson at for more information.

The DEPThS group will meet at 8 p.m., April 25, in BH 249. E-mail for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m., April 26, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

The Disability Services Office will sponsor a Multiple Sclerosis Support Group at 7 p.m., April 26, in BT 268. For more information, call 785.4478.

Truman Jazz Lab Bands I and II will perform at 8 p.m., April 26, in Baldwin Auditorium. For more information, contact Tim AuBuchon at 785.4412 or

The Annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m., April 27, in the SUB Georgian Room. Tickets are available in the Human Resources Office in MC 106 for $10 each.

The Illusion Danz Team will be having clinics and tryouts this week. The first clinic will be from 8-10 p.m., April 27, in the Pershing Dance Studio. The second clinic will take place from 3-5 p.m., April 28, in the Student Recreation Center Aerobic Room. Tryouts will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., April 30, in the Student Recreation Center Aerobic Room. All who wish to tryout will also have an interview. Contact Leslie Blanchard at 314.368.3682 or to sign up for an interview or for more information.

The University Club invites all faculty and staff members for conversation and refreshments from 4:30-6 p.m., April 28, at the University Club located on Patterson St., across the street from Mail Services. This is a University Club social event, not an official University function therefore people will want to "clock out" before attending.

The Second Annual National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Charity Walk will take place from 5-8 p.m., April 28, at Stokes Stadium. Registration costs $10. All proceeds will benefit the Missouri School for the Blind. For more registration information, contact

The Truman State University Music Department will present the second annual Truman Jazz Composers Concert at 8 p.m., April 28, in Baldwin Auditorium. For more information, contact Tim AuBuchon at 785.4412 or

HALO and Spanish Club will sponsor Dancing with the Stars from 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., April 28, in the SUB Down Under. Participants can dance with their favorite Spanish staff and students. Admission costs $1, and proceeds will benefit HALO and Spanish Club. Contact Kim Mitchell at 785.4886 or for more information.

This year the Kirksville Heart Walk (approximately 2.5 miles) will be in honor of former Truman State University football coach and Truman alumnus, John Ware. Anyone can participate in this event on April 29. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. If you have an interest in participating or being part of a team, contact Jack Schrader at or 785.4171.

The Office of Admission will host this year's Junior Visit Day from 8:45 a.m.-9 p.m., April 29.

The Fifth Annual Business and Accountancy Spring Recognition Dinner will take place at 6 p.m., April 29, in the SUB Georgian Room. The dinner will honor outstanding students from the Division of Business and Accountancy.

The Rotaract Club will present the fifth and final film of its International Film Series, "Goodbye Lenin!" at 6:30 p.m., April 29, in VH 1000. Contact Brynn Weimer at 665.3452 or for more information.

The Psychology Capstone Research Presentations will take place from 1-5 p.m., May 2, in the SUB Activities Room. Senior psychology majors will be presenting the results of original research in poster format. For more information, contact Karen Smith at 785.6033.

The Environmental Campus Organization (ECO) and Kirksville Arts Association are hosting the first ever ARTSEnvironmental Gallery Show now through May 4. For more information, e-mail Cassie Phillips at

Sodexho is sponsoring the Generous Helpings Hunger Relief Initiative now through May 12. Sodexho is assisting in raising additional funds by purchasing specified manufacturer food and supply products. One hundred percent of the additional funding earned will be distributed to the Sodexho Foundation to support hunger programs. Every day, Sodexho will Show Case a particular item that will use these featured products from a participating manufacturer. Using more of these products will increase the amount of money donated to hunger relief in North America.
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