A van driving class is scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 29 and 30 in the Public Safety Building. Please allow three hours for the class. Class size is limited. Please reserve your space by calling 785.4177 or e-mailing

Auditions for Truman Live, Truman’s live talent show,
will take place from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 29 in Baldwin Auditorium. Contact the Student Activities Board at 785.4722 or for more information.

The Student Recreation Center (SRC) will be hosting a free nutrition workshop at 7 p.m. Jan. 29. Liz Jorn, from the health and exercise science department, will be covering topics such as how to plan a healthy diet while avoiding common mistakes, guidelines on how to lose weight safely and effectively, and how to make long-term behavioral changes. All Truman students, faculty and staff are welcome. The workshop will take place in the SRC Conference Room, located on the second floor. Contact Karen Skoch at 785.7739 or for more information. Prizes will be awarded to the first 20 participants.

The Weekly Lunch Series reconvenes
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This week’s session will be “How I Paved My Road to Sabbatical with More than Good Intentions” featuring Marc Rice, associate professor of music.

P.A.T.C.H.-Supporting Students with Incurable Illnesses will meet from 8-9:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in Pershing Building 234. P.A.T.C.H. meets weekly and is an organization that provides support from fellow students, faculty and staff with incurable illnesses to other students, faculty and staff with incurable illnesses in a safe, confidential environment with a lot of fun. Contact Jeffrey Eaton at for more information.

Weekly Lunch Extra Edition Thursdays begins Jan. 31 featuring Jay Bulen,
associate professor of music and department chair. He will lead the annual Reading Circle on “Privilege, Power and Difference” by Allan Johnson. All Weekly Lunch Extra Edition Thursday sessions will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Room 322. Lunch will be provided so people should go directly to the room. This series will also meet Feb. 7, 14 and 28.

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in Violette Hall 1300. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found at

The Board of Governors will meet
at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Agenda materials can be found on the Board of Governors Web site at

The Mostly Live Composers Society will present a recital of original student concert music
from 3:30-4:20 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The audience will be treated to world premiere performances of original vocal and instrumental works by several Truman student composers. Featured will be the Truman premiere of “Elegy for Strings” by Kevin Becker, a composition which won both the Music Teachers National Association (West Central Division) competition and the Missouri Music Teachers Association competition this year and is currently a finalist for a national award. Admission is free.

A Special Olympics informational meeting
will take place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Baldwin Hall 252. Students who would like to volunteer to help with the Special Olympics Spring Games on April 19 may attend. Student organizations are also welcome but are asked to send one representative.

The Black History Knowledge Bowl will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. Students are invited to test their knowledge on historical accounts, famous individuals and interesting facts in African American history. Teams of three or four can sign up in the Student Affairs Board Office in the Student Union Building or the Multicultural Affairs Center in the Adair Building. Contact Laura Bates at for more information.

Service Corps of Retired Executives mock interviews will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 8, 15 and 22 in the Career Center. This is a great opportunity to gain interviewing experience with professionals from a variety of career fields. In-person advanced sign-up with a résumé is required at least 24 hours before the interview date. Interviews are 45 minutes in length including helpful advice to improve your skills, and professional business attire is required. Time slots fill quickly, so do not delay.

Beta Alpha Psi will be sponsoring Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23, March 1, March 29 and April 5 in Violette Hall 1424. The members will give income tax assistance to students and the community and file their tax return electronically for free. Additional information is available at

The College of Arts and Sciences has an opening for work-study or scholarship workers
to fill a position of general office duties. Please contact or 785.7200 for more information.

Wonderland Camp Applications are due
by noon Feb. 8. Applications are available at For any questions or concerns please e-mail Whitey Holt at or Wonderland Camp’s program director at

Educator of the Year Nomination Forms are now available.
Students may nominate a professor to be this year’s Educator of the Year. Forms are available at and are due by Feb. 15.

Summer employment opportunities: Upward Bound has multiple summer openings (including instructional, residential, media and other positions). For complete information, see the Web site at or stop by Kirk Building 220. Application packets, including references, resumes and transcripts, due by Feb. 15.

A.T. Still University is accepting nominations for the Still Spirit Awards until March 3. Nominees should have helped the community grow and prosper through their civic, professional and/or volunteer activities. The winners will be announced April 4.

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