Faculty/staff football tickets can be purchased online at Prices are $30 for a reserved season ticket. Faculty and staff can still receive two free general admission tickets on the day of the game at the ticket window, each additional general admission ticket is $5 each.

ENVS 200: Introduction to Environmental Studies has changed the scheduled class time
to 4:30-5:50 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Cassie Phillips at for more information.

Students looking for a general elective conveniently timed through the lunch hour are still able to enroll in BSAD 200: Personal Finance. Students will learn the basics of budgeting, saving and investing two days a week during this fall semester course. All majors welcome.

Ekklesia, Truman’s campus outreach of the Kirksville Church of Christ, is sponsoring a visit from former professional football player Willie Franklin. The Funds Allotment Council is assisting in Franklin’s return to Truman to speak. Franklin played football for Oklahoma State University and professionally for the Los Angeles Rams and Baltimore Colts. He now speaks to college students and urges them to make spiritual goals. Franklin will be able to visit with people from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 28 under the tent on the Mall. Ekklesia will be giving away ice-cold watermelon under the tent and hand held purple fans shaped like football helmets that say “Tru-Fans.” He will end his visit with a keynote address at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Contact Ekklesia’s campus house at 665.5003 or go to the church’s Web site for more information about Franklin’s visit.

Registration for women’s sorority recruitment
will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 29-Sept. 5 in the Student Union Building, Centennial Hall, Ryle Hall and Violette Hall. Women’s sorority recruitment will take place Sept. 6-10.

The Muslim Students Association invites students to join them for a weekly khutbah and salaat
from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 31 in Student Union Building Room 319. This will be a weekly event at this time and location. Contact Nadia Mozaffar at

IT Services would like to invite faculty, staff and students to TechBreak
at 1:30 p.m. each Friday in the Student Union Building Room 320. This weekly series is an opportunity to share information about new and existing IT Service offerings. Please join them for snacks and conversation. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found online at

The first Weekly Lunch Series for the fall semester
will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. This session will be about cooperative learning. Faculty members who’ve attended conferences and workshops on this topic will be discussing it with their colleagues. Contact The Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 or for more information.

The Truman State University University Club and The Center for Teaching and Learning will have a Fall 2007 Semester Kick-Off Barbecue/Carry-In
for faculty and staff from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 7 at the University Clubhouse at 516 East Patterson. The Center for Teaching and Learning and the University Club will provide beverages, assorted barbecue for sandwiches and some side dishes. Attendees are welcome and requested to bring snacks or side dishes to share if possible. Spouses, significant others and children are also invited to attend. Redwing, a Truman faculty/staff folk and country string band, will perform. Contact James Harmon at 785.4087 or for more information.

Public Safety is offering a van driving class for faculty and staff at 3 p.m. Sept. 10 or at 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Public Safety Building. Class size is limited. Call 785.4177 to reserve a space.

The Truman community is invited to attend the 15th annual McNair Research Presentations
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 26 in Violette Hall 1000. The McNair scholars will be presenting the results of their summer research projects. A number of different fields will be represented including English, biology, health, theater, political science, business, psychology, communication, sociology, economics and history.
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