The Dean of Student Affairs Office has moved to the Student Union Building third floor. The office is located in the former Governors Room of the Student Union Building. The ID Office and Office of Citizenship and Community Standards will remain in their current location, Kirk Building 112, until sometime in May.

The Career Center is sponsoring a Hiring Preview Session from 5-6 p.m. March 18 in the Career Center. At the session, students will learn about opportunities for scholarship and work-study jobs in the Career Center. Attendance at one Preview Session is required to work in the Career Center. Contact David Kincaid at with questions.

Truman’s Sierra Student Coalition is sponsoring a Renewable Energy Panel
from 7-9 p.m. March 18 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. Students are invited to learn about the availability and impact of renewable energy solutions. The manager of Wind Farm Operations and an AmerenUE representative will be speaking about Truman’s and Missouri’s current energy state and how it might be improved. For more information, contact Hannah Hemmelgarn at

The Weekly Lunch Series will meet
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. March 19 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This week’s session will feature Brian Krylowicz presenting about “Managing Faculty Stress.” This session is part of the campuswide Wellness Wednesday emphasis.

Truman alumna Beth Lusczek, school of physics and astronomy at the University of Minnesota, will present a Physics Colloquium about two different paths through graduate school at the University of Minnesota at 4:30 p.m. March 19 in Magruder Hall 1096. Snacks will be provided 10 minutes before the talk. For more information about the colloquium series and upcoming talks, visit

There will be a Folklore Colloquium from 5:30-7:15 p.m. March 19 in Baldwin Hall 218. Thomas Stewart, assistant professor of English, will present on the topic of the graphic novel. Contact Betsy Delmonico at for more information.

The Women’s Resource Center will present the 10th annual production of Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues”
from 7-9 p.m. March 19 and 20 in the Baldwin Auditorium. Tickets cost $3 for one person or $5 for two people and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds will benefit Victim Support Services and PFLAG. Contact Shahr Rezaiekhaligh at for more information.

The Department of Music and Gateway College, Norway will present a “Recital of French Mélodie” with guest artists Louis Puthod, baritone, and Carlos Cebro, piano. The recital will take place at 8 p.m. March 19 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Admission is free.

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak at 1:30 p.m. March 21 in Violette Hall 1300. The topic of this week’s discussion is “Social Networking 101.” Social networking sites include Facebook, MyHeritage, LinkedIn and Semo. People will be able to learn how “social networking” is changing the face of the Web as it is known today and what it means to everyone. Best practices will be discussed and how people can protect themselves while using these powerful tools.

The Truman State University Recycling Center will be closed March 24 for spring break.

An Alternate Route 63 Open Forum will take place from 6-8 p.m. March 24 at the Adair County Annex Building.

The International Reading Association will be having a silent autographed book auction
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 25-28 in the Student Union Building. All proceeds will benefit the Brashear School Library. E-mail Kristina Rieman at for more information.

A candidates forum, sponsored by the Kirksville Chamber of Commerce, will take place March 25 at the El Kadir Shrine Club. All of the nine candidates for the Kirksville City Council have been invited along with the five candidates for Kirksville R-III School Board and representatives from the three ballot issues (law enforcement, school district and Hwy. 63 alternate route). People will have the opportunity to visit with the candidates and representatives from the issues from 6-7 p.m. and at 7 p.m. the school board candidates will each be introducing themselves and at 7:15 p.m. the city council candidates will entertain questions from the media moderators.

Students may attend a viewing of the Disney College Program E-Presentation at 7 p.m. March 25 in Student Union Building Room 319. Students will be able to learn more about this internship from Truman students who are alumni of the program. Contact Jessica Berger at for more information.

Red Carpet Runway, a fund-raiser for the Ronald McDonald House sponsored by Phi Sigma Pi, Delta Sigma Pi and the SOC, will take place at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Pageant contestants will be dressed as their favorite movie characters and will then walk around with jars to collect change from audience members. The person who collects the most change will win the prize. Bring spare change or money to vote with. Admission is free.

There will be a retirement reception held in honor of Judy Lundberg,
director of grants, from 2-4 p.m. March 28 in Pickler Memorial Library 205.

Squirrelfest, an outdoor bandfest that has been a Truman tradition for years, will take place
beginning at 5 p.m. March 28 on the Quadrangle. Bands will start performing at 6 p.m. Dobson Hall Senate and Student Senate are sponsoring this event. Come to Japan, The Lush, Mr. History, Nothing Still, Fight Fight Fight, Honey Gum & the Seed, Cohesion, and Victory Service will be the bands performing at Squirrelfest. In addition to the eight bands, local Kirksville businesses will have information and food available on the Quadrangle. Squirrelfest will also help the Bike Co-op organizers kick off the grand opening for the Bike Co-op, and TAG Improv will be performing between acts. Contact JoEllen Flanagan at for more information.

Women of Distinction Nominations are due
March 28. This award honors and acknowledges women in the Truman and Kirksville communities who have positively impacted their community or individuals within it. Nomination forms are available in the Women’s Resource Center in the Student Union Building lower level and online at

SIMS applications are now available
via the Student Affairs Web site at and in hard copy form in the Center for Student Involvement and the Student Affairs Office. Applications must be returned by March 28 to the Center for Student Involvement. Any problems, contact Student Affairs at 785.4111 or
Beta Alpha Psi will be sponsoring Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 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
Financial Aid Reminder: April 1 is the filing deadline for Access Missouri funds. Apply soon for all available federal (including work-study, Perkins Loan, and SEOG) and state aid. The 2008-2009 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available at Contact the Financial Aid Office, McClain Hall 103, 785.4130, if you have any questions.
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