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. 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 selling season football tickets.
Cost for faculty/staff is $30 and can be purchased online at

The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will have informational meetings from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 5, 6 and 7 in Violette Hall 1416. The Truman chapter of SIFE is an award-winning organization dedicated to changing the world. Contact Bethany Nichols 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 Student Union Building 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 All Sorority Recruitment will start with the Panhellenic Welcome from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. All women interested in recruitment need to register prior to the Panhellenic Welcome.

Beta Alpha Psi, a honorary organization for financial information students, will have its informational meetings at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 in Violette Hall 1424. Beta Alpha Psi is open to all accounting, finance and information systems majors. Contact Allison Atchley at for more information.

There will be a Full Moon Meditation from 8-10 p.m. Sept. 7 in Baldwin Hall 251. Contact Lloyd Pflueger at 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.

Campus Christian Fellowship (CCF) is sponsoring “Journey Through the Bible”
at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 in the Ryle Hall private dining/conference room. This course is designed to lead participants through the Bible, and answer any questions they may have. Contact Stephanie McGlumphry, CCF staff member, at 627.7488 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. Alpha Sigma Gamma will provide childcare.

Student Senate will meet
at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Student Union Building Conference Room.

The University community is invited to join President Barbara Dixon for a short ceremony commemorating the 5th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington at 7:40 a.m. Sept. 11 in front of Kirk Memorial.

The members of Phi Sigma Pi will have their fall 2006 rush informational meetings
at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 11 in the SUB Activities Room. All sophomores and juniors with at least a 3.0 GPA are invited to attend. Contact Jared Pruessner at for more information.

Tau Lambda Sigma will have a recruitment meeting
at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 in Magruder Hall 2050. Tau Lambda Sigma is a service sorority. Recruitment will take place Sept. 12-15 at 7 p.m. each night. Contact Kristen Overson at for more information.

Cardinal Key and Blue Key will have their fall blood drive from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 in the Student Union Building. Contact Jessie Krause at for more information.

2006 Homecoming Royalty applications are available in the CSI, due Sept. 13.

The Next STEP will have a workshop
from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 14 in Magruder Hall 1090. Next STEP Program Director Jason Miller and other students who are new to Truman will have an interactive discussion about how the transition to Truman is going and what can be done to make it better. Dinner will be served starting at 5:15 p.m. Contact Jennifer Thompson at 785.7252 for more information.

Sigma Chi Delta will have an informational meeting
from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 14 in Baldwin Auditorium. All women interested in joining local social sorority Sigma Chi Delta should plan to attend the event. Recruitment will occur Sept. 18-20. Contact Briannna Lennon, Sigma Chi Delta recruitment co-chair, at for more information.

Phi Beta Lambda, a professional, coed business fraternity, will have its informational meeting
at 8 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Phi Beta Lambda is open to all majors. Contact Molly Smith at for more information.

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 deadline for 2007-2008 Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study, Research or Teaching Assistantships abroad
is Sept. 29. Contact Maria C. Di Stefano, Fulbright program adviser at for more information.

Detours magazine is sponsoring a photography contest for amateur photographers. The winning picture will appear in the upcoming issue of the magazine, and the winner will receive a lifetime subscription to Detours. Entries should be appropriate to a professional travel magazine. There is no entry fee. Submissions (digital or film) should be sent to, or to Detours magazine, 100 E. Normal St., Kirksville, Mo. 63501.
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