The 2005-2006 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available on the Web at  Apply soon to be considered for all available federal and state funds. Contact the Financial Aid Office, MC 103, 785.4130, if you have questions.

The University Wellness Program in cooperation with the staff of the Student Health Center will be offering blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, prostate and thyroid screening for faculty, staff and spouses at the Student Health Center in February. This service is provided free to all who are covered by the University’s health insurance plan subject to restrictions. The screenings will take place from 7:30-9 a.m., Feb. 15-16, and Feb. 22, at the Student Health Center. No appointment is required but participants must fast 12 hours before the screening. Faculty and staff should bring their Banner IDs. Call the Student Health Center for more details at 785.4182 or Curt Devan, director of Human Resources, at 785.7298.

The online application deadline for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience-Science and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program is Feb. 15. Visit for more information.

The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA) will be having an informational meeting at 6 p.m., Feb. 15, in OP 2121.

The Truman Art of Living Club is offering a week-long Basic Yoga Course Feb. 17-25. All faculty, staff and students are invited to an introductory registration meeting at 7 p.m., Feb. 15, in BH 350. For more information on class times, call Kristen Haley at 665.4812 or Lloyd Pflueger at 785.4056.

Pick up an application now in the CSI for the 2005 Homecoming Committee. Completed forms are due at 4 p.m., Feb. 16, in the CSI.

The Bulldog football recruits will be available from noon-1 p.m., Feb. 18, in the SUB Georgian Room. Those who want to attend may purchase their lunch in Mainstreet Market and then watch video clips of the new players as well as a presentation by Shannon Currier, Truman’s football head coach. Call 785.4252 for more information.

The Staff Development and Recognition Committee invites staff members to hear Mark Gambaiana, vice president for University advancement, speak about the Advancement Office at 10 a.m., Feb. 21, in the SUB Governors Room. Staff members should R.S.V.P. to Human Resources at 785.4031 by Feb. 18.

Students interested in teaching conversational English in China next year should attend an informational meeting at 7 p.m., Feb. 24, in VH 2351. The experience is offered as a 12-hour internship. Contact Amy Peebles at or Tim Farley at for more information.

The University Observatory will be open to the public from 8-10 p.m., Feb. 24 weather permitting.

Omega Delta Kappa Student Hall of Fame nomination forms are available in the Center for Student Involvement and division offices. Any faculty, staff or student can nominate an outstanding senior for the award, which will be announced at the Leadership Recognition Night. Applications are due in the ODK mailbox Feb. 25. Contact Lukin T. Murphy at 785.7143 for more information.

MAE and Counseling students interested in a 2005-2006 full-year Teacher of Record Internship in a metropolitan area are invited to attend an informational field trip to Kansas City 74 School District in Kansas City, Mo. Transportation will leave at 7 a.m., March 3, from the Public Safety Building and return at 6 p.m. Internships in the program include a full first-year teacher salary, on-site mentoring and coaching and beautiful living accommodations at a reduced cost. Students accepted into the program must make a two-year commitment to teach in the Kansas City 74 District. To reserve a spot by Feb. 25, stop by the Education Division Office in VH 2300 or call 785.4383. For more information, call Dale Blesz at 785.4398.

The second basketball “Spiritfest” will be at noon, Feb. 26, in the RH Main Lounge. The theme is “Paint Pershing Purple.” Enjoy free purple food, music, games and fun with Spike the Bulldog. The first 100 guest get a free foam paw.

The Truman Volleyball Banquet, honoring the 2004 national runner-up team, will begin with a social at 6 p.m., Feb. 26. A dinner and program will follow. Cost is $12 per person or $5.50 for those 10 and under. Children three and under are free. For more information or to R.S.V.P., call the Volleyball Office at 785.4468 or e-mail

The Center for International Education Abroad is sponsoring a Study Abroad Fair Feb. 28. Directors from host institutions abroad as well as Truman faculty will be available to discuss their programs with students from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the first floor of Kirk Building.

The Graduate English Organization is accepting submissions for its second annual Environmental Studies Conference April 21-22. Abstracts of 200-600 words are due March 11. E-mail for more information on the conference.

The Brashear Elementary After-School Program needs Truman students, faculty and staff to share their knowledge and talents with elementary students. This could be done through hands-on activities, displays, interactive presentations, performances or any other creative method in the form of a one-time or sequence of events or on a regular basis. Interested parties should contact Jenny Pawlowski at

The Adair County Juvenile Office is looking for individuals to work with youth as a part of their mentoring program. For more information on this opportunity, stop by the SERVE Center or e-mail Staci at

Student Senate Housing Guides are now available in the Senate Office free of charge for students.

Phi Epsilon Kappa is now selling Bulldog wristbands. Contact Abby Souders at to place an order. Individual wristbands cost $1 a piece.

Previous Next