Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) applications are due by 5 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Student Affairs Office, Kirk Building 112,  or in the ODK mailbox in the Center for Student Involvement, Student Union Building Governor’s Room. Log on to for more information or contact Natalie Soltys at

Weekly Lunch Series will take place
at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. The topic of the event will be “Critical Thinking: How to Read a Paragraph, Part 1.” Contact Linda Davenport at or 660.785.4391 for more information.

The Admission Office is looking for dedicated and energetic students to organize, facilitate programming and provide guidance to first-year students and their parents for eight summer orientation sessions
. Informational meetings will take place at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Student Union Building Room 322 and at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in Student Union Building Room 322. Applications are available in the Admission Office, McClain Hall 205, or online at Applications are due Nov. 8. Contact JoAnn Jorgovan at 785.4114 or for more information.

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. There will be snacks and conversation. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found at

The International Film Festival will continue
at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Downtown Cinema 8 with the film “Volver.” This film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Pedro Almodovar directed the film, which was released in 2006. To learn more about the festival and the films, log on to

Sigma Alpha will be having a Haunted Corn Maze
from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25 at the University Farm. This is the 10th Annual Sigma Alpha Haunted Cornmaze. This year’s theme is “Insane Asylum.” People will be able to enjoy scares in the maze, hot cider, baked goods, and lots of Halloween fun. Contact Becca Pace at or 660.349.9410 for more information.

David Nichols will be having a book signing
from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Truman Bookstore, located on the lower level of the Student Union Building. The book will cost $34.95 each. Alumni chapter members will receive a 15 percent discount on purchases at the Truman Bookstore. Contact Steve Pennington, Truman Bookstore manager, at 785.4211 for more information.

Dobson Hall Senate is hosting its annual fall outdoor concert, Toasterpalooza
, from 3-9 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Dobson Hall Courtyard. The bandfest is free and local bands will perform. In addition to bands, TAG Improv will be performing between acts. Popcorn, hot cocoa and cotton candy will be available. Contact JoEllen Flanagan at for more information.

Football players are selling “Dog Tags,” which is a discount card that can be used at many different Kirksville businesses. The card only costs $10 and is active until Sept. 1, 2008. Money raised goes to the football program. Call Shannon Currier at 785.4252 for more information.
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