The parking lot south of the Student Union Building (SUB) is now closed due to renovations beginning at the SUB.

The Public Relations Office (McClain Hall 101) is selling small, medium and large purple Truman Spirit T-shirts for $5 each. Call 785.4016 for more information.

Truman’s Staff Council Spirit Committee is selling Truman Spirit wristbands
for $1 each. The purple and white wristbands can be purchased from Kimberly Titus in the Registrar’s Office, McClain Hall 104, or from Katie Best in the Public Relations Office, McClain Hall 101. Proceeds will go toward future Truman related spirit functions.

The Adair County clerk is going to remove nearly 1,700 voters from the polling lists if the people fail to contact the office before the next general election, which is Nov. 7. Anyone who has not voted in the previous two presidential elections qualifies to be removed from the polling list. Inactive voters must contact Adair County Clerk Jim Lymer before Oct. 11 to vote in the upcoming election. For more information, contact Lymer at 665.3350.

Athletics is now selling season football tickets.
Cost for faculty/staff is $30 and can be purchased from the Web site.

Ekklesia, Truman’s campus outreach of the Kirksville Church of Christ, is sponsoring a visit
from former professional football player Willie Franklin. Franklin will teach an informal class at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. Franklin played football for Oklahoma State University and professionally for the Rams and Colts. He now speaks to college students and urges them to make spiritual goals. He will also have a keynote address at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Devotional lunches are planned Aug. 29-30 in the Ryle Hall Private Dining Room. Franklin will also be at the Ekklesia booth at the Truman Activities Fair on Aug. 30. Ekklesia will be giving away hand held purple fans shaped like football helmets that say “Tru-Fans.” Contact Barry Poyner at 785.4063 or for more information about Franklin’s visit.

During the summer as part of the Summer Reading Program, Student Senate and the Residential College Program invited all members of the Truman community to read
“Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini and/or “Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines Markets, Power, and Politics” by Pietra Rivoli. Those who read the book are invited to join the organizations for discussion of these books at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 in the SUB Lounge (201) and/or Aug. 31. “Kite Runner” will be discussed Aug. 29 and “Travels of a T-Shirt” will be discussed Aug. 31. For more information on the Summer Reading Program, please consult the Summer Reading Web site at

All women interested in going through sorority recruitment can sign up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 at registration tables located in Centennial Hall, Ryle Hall, Violette Hall, and the Student Union Building. E-mail for more information.

College Republicans will have a special meeting
from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in Violette Hall 1010. State Rep. Bob Behnen, a candidate for State Senate, will be attending this first meeting of the year. Contact Taylor Burks at 417.592.4214 or for more information.

The faculty/staff red parking decals expire on Aug. 31.
Renewal letters have been distributed to the division/department offices. Please check and verify all information on the renewal forms and return to DPS. Parking Services hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Parking Services can be contacted by telephone at 785.7400.

The Campus Christian Fellowship is sponsoring a worship concert with Shane and Shane from 7-10 p.m. Aug. 31 on the South Field (Rugby Field). Contact Mark Swanson at 665.5772 or for more information. Go to for more information about the band.

The Truman State University Division of Fine Arts presents a revival of the summer production “The Good Doctor” at 8 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2 in the James G. Severns Theatre located in Ophelia Parrish. This is a comedy in two acts by Neil Simon. Admission is free.

The Women's Club Soccer team will be having try-outs
from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 behind Centennial Hall. E-mail the club at for more information.

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will have several informational meetings
for students to learn more about joining the award-winning organization. The group will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 5-7 in Violette Hall 1416. Contact Bethany at for more information.

The Weekly Lunch Series for faculty and teaching staff begins the fall semester
with a session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the SUB Alumni Room. Truman’s campus representative for the American Democracy newspaper project will show those who attend the many ways the New York Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and USA Today may be incorporated into classes and co-curricular experiences. In addition, people will get a peek at the special resources available for faculty and instructional leaders. Those who attend can sign the sheet at checkout to receive up to $3.00 toward their Sodexho meal. 

Panhellenic Recruitment begins with Panhellenic Welcome
from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. All female students interested in recruitment need to register prior to Panhellenic Welcome. E-mail for more information.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet
at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at 785.6036 for more information.

All faculty and staff are invited to the Welcome Back University Club Fall Picnic
from 5 p.m. to dark Sept. 9 at the University Club, 516 E. Patterson. Those who attend should bring a dish to share with barbecue meat and beverages provided. Redwing will perform. Families and friends are welcome.

Pickler Memorial Library is now accepting donations for a book sale
to take place Sept. 20-22. Donations of used books, magazines, art prints and audio and video recordings will be accepted. For details visit the library’s Web site at or call 785.4038.

Campus events are also available on the Master Calendar located online at

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