The 34th annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Approximately 148 current and retired members of the University will be honored for their commitment to the University. Tickets for the general public are on sale in the Human Resources Office in McClain Hall 106 for $10 each.

Alpha Phi Omega will be sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive
from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 23-24 in the Student Union Building. All blood types are needed, but type O is particularly needed. To be eligible to give blood, the person must weigh 110 pounds or more and be at least 17 years old. Donors should bring a driver’s license for proper identification. Call American Red Cross at 1.800.GIVE.LIFE for more information about this blood drive or other drives in the area.

The final Weekly Lunch Series session for the semester will take place
at 12:30 p.m. April 23 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This session will feature project reports from faculty fellows in the Service-Learning Program, the Diversity Institute, and the UGC Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program.

The Department of English and Linguistics presents Senior Capstone Conferences from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24-25 in the Student Union Building. Contact Priscilla Riggle at for more information.

The Missouri Democratic Party’s candidates for attorney general debate scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 24 in Violette Hall 1000 has been canceled.
For more information, contact James Lang at 314.852.5452 or

There will be a Biology Seminar
from 12:30-1:20 p.m. April 25 in Magruder Hall 2001. This week’s topic will be “Biology Honors Presentations.” Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m. outside of Magruder Hall 2001. For more information, contact Will Petry at

Alpha Phi Omega is sponsoring St. Baldrick’s: Shaving the Way to Conquer Kids’ Cancer at 1 p.m. April 26 in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. People will be able to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation by shaving their head or donating for others to shave theirs in an effort to raise money for childhood cancer research. A barbecue will be available for purchase. Contact Shelley Dressel at for more information.

Circle K International will be hosting a rummage sale
from 6 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26 at the commuter parking lot at the corner of Franklin and Patterson streets. The sale will allow members of the community to buy high-quality used items for a low cost. Proceeds will benefit Kirksville’s Salvation Army.

The Newman Center and Students for Life are hosting LifeFest from 1-5 p.m. April 26 on the Quadrangle. LifeFest is an annual fund-raiser that is a barbecue, bandfest and carnival. Proceeds benefit Kirksville’s Lifeline Pregnancy Resource Center. Contact Craig Deken at or Lisa Hoffman at with questions.

The Women’s Resource Center is sponsoring a Spa Day from 1-4 p.m. April 27 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room C. Students will be able to enjoy spa treatments, eat free food, and learn to keep their college lifestyle a healthy lifestyle too. There will be free health food and paraffin wax dips. Participants will be able to make their own stress relief balls and bath salts. The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) will be giving out free recipe books and selling WRC and Monologue T-shirts. For more information, e-mail Brooke Ratterree at

The Department of Psychology presents Capstone presentations
from 1-4 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

Applications are still being accepted for summer and fall 2008 study abroad programs. Submission deadlines for summer 2008 range from mid-April to early May; deadlines for the fall range from mid-April to early June. Applications and more information about specific programs can be picked up in the Study Abroad Office, Kirk Building 114.

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is now accepting registration for the 2008 Activities Fair,
to take place from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Quadrangle. All campus departments and student organizations in good standing with the CSI are eligible to register. Registration forms are available in the Center for Student Involvement or at The first 100 organizations to sign up will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

The Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Northeast Missouri 17th Annual Lecture will take place
at 7 p.m. May 1 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. Brent Orton, lecturer in English, will present “Uncertain of Grace: Aesthetics versus Ethics in the Concerned Photography of Sebastiaõ Salgado.” A reception will follow. Contact Katie Tullmann at for more information.

Le Coin Français and La Casa Hispánica in Missouri Hall are accepting applications
for next year until May 2. Contact Timothy Farley at or Carol Marshall at for more information or to receive an application.
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