Pickler Memorial Library is now hosting a “Winter Wear” exhibit, showcasing past styles and fashions of winter clothing. The artifacts are courtesy of the E.M. Violette Museum and the Family Sciences Costume Collection, which the library acquired upon the closing of the Family Sciences Division in 1993. Accompanying the clothing artifacts are library materials on clothing, fashion and more.

Upward Bound has several summer job openings including instructional, residential, media and other positions. Application packets with résumés, transcripts and references are due Feb. 16. Go to or go by Kirk Building 220 for more information.

Student Senate is accepting nominations for Educator of the Year from Jan. 22-Feb. 5. The winner will be announced at the annual banquet in April. Students can fill out the nomination form at Contact Becky Hadley at 314.471.5106 or for more information.

Applications for the Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life’s 21st Century Leadership Academy are now available at and are due Feb. 23. The Academy is a weeklong, residential college program that encourages students to consider careers in public policy and provides leadership skills training. Applicants must be currently enrolled, degree-seeking students who have expressed interest in women’s public policy leadership and will be returning to Truman for the fall 2007 semester. Contact A. Kay Anderson, registrar, at 785.4143 or for more information.

Alpha Sigma Gamma service sorority is hosting several rush events. Information night is at 7 p.m. Jan. 23, service night is at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 and fellowship night is at 7 p.m. Jan. 25. All events are in the Student Union Building Activities Room. All female Truman students are invited and rushees must attend all events. Contact Julia Redford at 665.3682 or for more information.

DEPThS presents the film “Waking Life” from 8-10 p.m. Jan. 23 in Baldwin Hall 346. Contact Dan Johnson at 785.4922 or for more information.

The Weekly Lunch Series will begin the semester with speakers Dave Lusk and Roberta Donahue from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. They will talk about preventing alcohol abuse on Missouri’s campuses through a program called MoPip.

Local social sorority Sigma Chi Delta is having informational and rush events. Information night will take place from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24 in Baldwin Hall 303. Open rush events will be 7-9 p.m. Jan. 29 and from 7-8 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31 in Baldwin Hall 303. Contact Alexandra Luedke at or 660.349.9184 for more information.

Alpha Phi Omega (APO), a national coed service fraternity, will be having informational meetings at 8 p.m. Jan. 24 and 25 in Violette Hall 1010. Anyone interested in joining the fraternity is welcome to attend. Contact Julie Hanch at or Amy Shipp at for more information.

Sigma Lambda Gamma will have an informational meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in Baldwin Hall 312. Sigma Lambda Gamma is a social, service sorority dedicated to promoting diversity and the empowerment of all women. “Culture is Pride, Pride is Success!” Those who are interested in learning more are welcome to attend. Contact Nohemi Alvarez at for more information.

The STEP Spring 2007 Academic Year Workshop Series kicks off at 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 25 in Magruder Hall 1000. Jason Miller will speak on the topic of “Exploring the Transition to Truman: A Discussion for Transfer Students.” Miller will discuss strategies for finding success and a place at Truman. The discussion will be audience driven and address questions about Truman’s academic expectations, extracurricular activities, transfer courses, and campus resources.

The Career Center is hosting SCORE mock interviews from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Career Center. Retired professionals who are members of the Service Corp. of Retired Executives (SCORE) will be conducting mock interviews with one-hour time slots. Upperclassmen who are actively applying to graduate or career schools or searching for a job are encouraged to attend. Prior sign-up, resumé and professional attire are required. Contact Polly Matteson at 785.4240 or for more information.

Social, service sorority Tau Lambda Sigma will have Spring Recruitment
Jan. 29-31. An informational meeting will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Social Night will take place from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 30. Service Night will take place from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 31. All events take place in the Student Union Building Activities Room and all female students interested in joining should attend. Contact Becky Hadley at or 314.471.5106 for more information or visit the Tau Lambda Sigma Web site at for more information.

2006 Educator of the Year Plaque Unveiling, honoring Marie Orton, will take place
at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 on the 1st floor of Pickler Memorial Library. A small reception with refreshments will follow in Baldwin Hall 100. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. Contact Becky Hadley at 314.471.5106 or for more information.

Phi Beta Lambda will host a Spring Rush informational meeting
at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 in Violette Hall 1010. Phi Beta Lambda is the largest coed student business organization in the nation. All majors are welcome to attend. Contact Leon Shih at for more information.

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