The College of Arts and Sciences has a vacant work study or scholarship position open beginning January 2008. Applicants must be able to perform office duties as assigned. Duties include answering phone, filing and greeting faculty, students and staff in the office. Please call 785.7200 for information or stop by Ophelia Parrish 1109.

Upward Bound (KB 220) has an opening for a tutor/adviser. The position entails mentoring and tutoring college-bound high school students. Review of applications will begin immediately with a plan to fill the position before the end of the semester. More information is available on the Web at or by calling 785.4244.

Homecoming apparel is now on sale until Dec. 7 at discounted prices. Apparel will be available for purchase from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. outside of the Center for Student Involvement located on the lower level of the Student Union Building.

The University Art Gallery at Truman State University presents “We Don’t Do Three Dimensions,” the thesis exhibition for BFA/BA candidates Keila Ferree, a senior art major from Nevada, Mo.; Matt Green, a senior art major from Brookfield, Mo.; Luis Alvarado, a senior art and Spanish double major from Kirksville, Mo.; Katie Poland, a senior art major from Defiance, Mo.; and Erin Fox, a senior art major from Lake Ozark, Mo. In the Spotlight Gallery “A Strong Foundation,” an exhibit of faculty-chosen work from first-year studio foundation students, continues. The Gallery invites the community to a reception at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 to view the works of these exciting emerging artists. The show will be on display from Dec. 4-7.

The Psychology Department invites the Truman community to attend the Fall Senior Capstone Research presentations. Nearly 50 senior psychology majors will present posters of their research projects from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. People may stop by to see the interesting work of Truman students, and learn something about themselves.

An apartment manager information session will take place from 7-8 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. Students who are interested in applying for apartment manager positions for the 2008-2009 school year should attend. This event is sponsored by Residence Life. Contact Emily Haupt at or 785.4227 for more information.

Student adviser information sessions will occur from 7-8 p.m. Dec. 5-6 in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. Students who are interested in applying for Student Advisor positions for the 2008-2009 school year should attend one of these sessions. This event is sponsored by Residence Life. Contact Emily Haupt at or 785.4227 for more information.

A free tobacco cessation class will take place from 8-9 p.m. Dec. 5 in Pershing Building 301. There will be free patches, gum, quit classes and physician consultations. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. Contact the Student Health Center at 785.4182 to sign up.

The Global Issues Colloquium will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in Magruder Hall 2001. Andy Hilgartner will present “How We Learned How to Destroy Planet Earth: Can We Stop?” Hilgartner will show how the currently dominant world culture and Western linguistic discourse leads us to destroy our planet. He will propose new cultural understandings, distinctions and discourses. Contact Julie Lochbaum at or 785.4477 for more information.

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

OK Go tickets are still available in the SAB office, located on the first floor of the Student Union Building. Tickets are $5 with a Truman student ID and $10 for general admission. General admission tickets can also be purchased online through The concert begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in Pershing Arena. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Call the SAB office at 785.4722 with any questions.

The annual Kirksville Holiday Bird Count will occur Dec. 8. The objective is to keep track of the abundance of bird species that spend the winter in this region. Participants do not need to be experienced bird watchers. For more information, contact Pete Goldman at or 785.4632.

The Quincy Symphony Chorus, directed by Phyllis Robertson, will present its Christmas Joy Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the First Union Congregational Church at the corner of 12th & Maine St. in Quincy, Ill. The chorus will perform a variety of traditional Christmas choral works accompanied by pianist Mary Reeve. Admission is free with a Truman ID. Tickets for others are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and free for children 18 and under. Call 217.222.2856 or visit for more information.

The Student Senate Academic Affairs Committee is sponsoring Swapapalooza, a book trade for all students, from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Everyone is welcome to trade their books for ones they need for next semester. Contact JoEllen Flanagan at for more information.

The MLK “READ In” will take place Jan. 24-25 at area Kirksville locations. Students, staff and/or faculty will be volunteering to help share the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Individuals interested in volunteering for the “READ In” should contact Molly Smith at the SERVE Center by phone at 785.7222 or via e-mail at
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