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.

The Truman State University Art of Living Club is offering its The Art of Living Course titled “Yoga Weekend.” To register or for more information, there will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 in Pershing Building 325. The course will include six classes on Feb. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 15. All students, faculty, staff and community are welcome. Students will need to attend all six sessions. After completing the course, there will be free regular weekly practice sessions. For more information, contact Lloyd Pflueger at 785.4056 or 665.3004.

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. For more information, contact Brooke Frericks at or 217.242.1769.

The Weekly Lunch Series will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This week’s session will be “How to Incorporate Guest Speakers and Outside Presentations Into Your Course.”

Weekly Lunch Extra Edition Thursdays will meet Feb. 7 and will feature 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. 14 and 28.

Bulldog Football will host a Signing Party from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. The event will celebrate and recognize the newest signees to the Truman football team and will feature giveaways, snacks and goodies. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Shannon Currier at

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 (SCORE) 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 skills of students, and professional business attire is required. Time slots fill quickly, so do not delay.

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in Violette Hall 1300. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found at

A free belly dance show featuring Petite Jamila of the Bellydance Superstars will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Student Union Building Down Under. Other out-of-town guests and members of USMED will be performing as well. The show will follow the Petite Jamila workshop from noon-4 p.m. Students interested in taking the $65 four-hour workshop should contact

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

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 job application packets are due Feb. 15 in the Upward Bound Office located in Kirk Building 220. View the Web site at or call 785.4244 for details.

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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