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.

Registration for women’s sorority recruitment will continue  from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 4-5 in the Student Union Building, Centennial Hall, Ryle Hall and Violette Hall. Women’s sorority recruitment will take place Sept. 6-10.

IT Services invites 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. Log on to for additional details.

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. Al Weitz presents "What I Learned About Cooperative Learning at the Lilly Conference." Contact The Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 or for more information.

The first Physics Colloquium of the year
will take place at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in Magruder Hall 1098. Refreshments will be provided at 4:20 p.m. Eric Dieckman, Cody Sumter and Adam Vogt will be presenting their research.

Students will be able to learn how to repair their bike
from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 6 on the Quadrangle during the Activities Fair. The Bike CO-OP will have a table at the Activities Fair that will be offering repairs for bikes and answering bike questions. They will have a variety of tubes available ($3 per tube) to help students change a flat, lube for their rust chain, and some tools for basic adjustments. Donations are encouraged. Contact Cassie Phillips at

University Club will sponsor a Welcome Picnic at the Club’s house, 516 E. Patterson St., beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 7. Barbecue from Westerns will be provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning; please bring a dish to share.  The faculty/staff group, Red Wing, will perform traditional and folk music. All Truman faculty, staff and families are invited.  New faculty will be the special guests.

High Street Dancer clinics and tryouts
will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first three days and 9 a.m. the last day in the Pershing Building rooms 130, 120, 225, and then again in 130 on Sept. 11, 13, 14, and 15. The price for tryout will be $3. Contact Melody Jennings at 785.7259 or for more information.

The Student Recreation Center will be celebrating its 10 year birthday by running a display of former staff pictures, wacky facts about the center, and construction scrapbooks from Sept. 10-12 inside the Student Recreation Center. The Rec Center will be hosting a carnival from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 12. Games, prizes, cake and punch will be provided. The celebration will come to an end with a grand prize paper airplane toss in the main gym from 4:30-5 p.m.

Women’s Club Soccer tryouts
will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and from 4-5 p.m. Sept. 12 at the intramural field behind Centennial Hall. Contact Jessica at for more information. 

Student Affairs is looking for three students to assist with developing media presentations
that will be used as part of the summer orientation program. The videos will consist of short vignettes depicting scenarios that will help new students and their parents think about some of the issues they might confront during the first year of college. Student Affairs is seeking a student with a strong background in creative writing to help with the script; a student with a theatre background to direct and coordinate the acting; and a student with filming and graphic skills to coordinate the media production process. These three students along with members of the Student Affairs staff will work as a team to ensure a professional and effective final product. Students may use the time spent in this activity for scholarship hours or will receive a small stipend for their work. If you are interested please send a letter to Lou Ann Gilchrist, Dean of Student Affairs, KB 112, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501 or at The letter should address the following:
1. Indicate the student role for which you are applying.
2. Outline your qualifications for the project
3. List name and contact information for two references who can comment on the quality of your work in role for which you are applying.
To be considered for the position, you will need to have your application to Gilchrist by Sept. 21. If you have questions please feel free to contact Student Affairs at 785.4111 or Student Affairs also has a Web site that students can go to at

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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