Student Senate is sponsoring a letter-writing campaign to Jefferson City legislators encouraging them not to cut funding for higher education. Stop by the SUB Office or the Student Senate Office to pick up materials. The campaign will run through April 30.

Communication Majors: Confused about registering for classes? At 7 p.m., April 5, in BH 272A, communication faculty and students will be available to discuss scheduling options. The event is sponsored by the communication discipline, Lambda Pi Eta, the Advertising and Public Relations Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring Act! Speak! Build! Week April 5-7 on the Quadrangle. The week is part of a worldwide, student-initiated day to advocate affordable housing.

The Weekly Lunch Series will continue to share ideas on “How I Handled Cheating and Plagiarism in my Course” from 12:30-1:30 p.m., April 6, in the SUB Spanish Room. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

The student-directed lab show, “Language of Angels” will run from April 6-9. The performance begins at 8 p.m., in the OP Black Box Theatre. Paul Kastner is the show’s director. Admission is free and on a first-come, first-seated basis. For more details, contact Hannah Smith at or 785.5815.

Applications for SERVE Center student workers are due by 5 p.m., April 7, in the CSI.

Cheerleading tryouts will take place April 8-10. The gym will be open for practice at 5:30 p.m., April 8, in the Pershing Small Gym. Registration and the clinic will begin at 8:30 a.m., April 9, in Pershing Arena. Tryouts start at 9 a.m., April 10, in Pershing Arena. Contact Alisha Bollinger at 785.4577 for more information.

The weekly Tech Break for faculty and staff will be from 2-3 p.m., April 8, in the SUB Alumni Room. Contact Matt Moore at or Diane Richmond at for more information.

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is sponsoring a free lock-in at 10 p.m., April 8, in the Student Recreation Center. Bring an additional pair of shoes to work-out in. Doors lock at 11 p.m. Contact Tammy Tolliver at 785.5348 for more information.

The Child Development Center Parent Booster Club is having a yard sale April 9 to raise funds for extra playground items and various other materials for children. The sale will begin at 7 a.m., and end when interest wanes. At noon, Alpha Sigma Gamma is sponsoring a Service Auction at which they will offer their help with various household chores, yard work and/or baby-sitting. For more information, call Jennifer Matteson at 785.4229.

Alpha Kappa Alpha invites all students to their Think Pink Party April 9. The celebration begins at 11:08 p.m., at the NEMO Fairgrounds. Admission is $4 if you wear pink and $5 otherwise. Contact Tammy Tolliver at 785.5348 for more information.

Dan and Gaylene Green will be visiting Kirksville April 10. The Greens will be assisting churches of Christ in campus ministry at Truman, A.T. Still University and the Moberly Area Community College. Dan Green will preach at the Kirksville Church of Christ at 11 a.m. In addition, Ekklesia will be having a free private bowling party from 1-2 p.m., April 10, at Leisure World. For transportation or more information, call 627.4003.

The Division of Fine Arts will present “Visually Musical” at 8 p.m., April 10, in Baldwin Auditorium. The show is a collaboration of dancers and Mostly Live Composers in partial fulfillment of Theater 481. Free admission. Contact Beth Austin at 785.5659 for more information.

SAB is sponsoring “The Hollywood Showdown Gameshow” at 7 p.m., April 11, in Baldwin Auditorium. The interactive show is hosted by Gervase of “Survivor: Season 1.” Audience members will have the chance to win big prizes such as TVs, DVD players, DVDs and more. Call the SAB Office at 785.4722 for more information.

David McKamie, professor of music, will present a solo piano recital featuring the complete Etudes, Op. 10 of Frederic Chopin at 8 p.m., April 11, in the OP Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

University Counseling Services, Bacchus and Gamma, and MO PIP are sponsoring National Alcohol Screening Day. From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 12, on the Mall, individuals can be screened to see if alcohol plays a negative role in their lives. Students can receive resource information about alcohol and substance abuse and participate in mock-drinking activities. Individuals who complete a survey will have a chance to win various raffle prizes. Free non-alcoholic drinks will be available too. Contact Phil Jorn at 785.4014 or for more information.

MOSERS and the Social Security Office will present two Pre-Retirement Planning seminars for Truman employees from 1:30-4 p.m., April 12 and 13, in the SUB Alumni Room. Please plan to attend one of these sessions if you are within 10 years of retirement or just interested. R.S.V.P. at

Marc Rice, associate professor of music, will be presenting “The French Music of Louisiana: A Matter of Family” at the Truman Faculty Forum at 7 p.m., April 12, in VH 1000. A reception will follow. Go to for more information.

Students can enjoy a German Culture Evening from 6-8 p.m., April 13, in the SUB Down Under. Students and faculty will perform music, poetry, miniplays and skits.

Instructional Design Services will host the first Educational Pod Casting Symposium April 15. The meeting will be from 3-4:30 p.m., in PML 205 and is open to all students, faculty and staff interested in learning more about pod casting and its use in higher education.

The Society of Dance Arts is sponsoring Dance Fusion 2005: “Shall We Dance?” April 21 and 22. Free to the public, the dance recital will take place at 7 p.m., in Baldwin Auditorium. Guests include High Street Dancers, the University Swingers, Showgirls, Ceilidh Dancers and Praise Dancers. Contact Beth Austin at 785.5659 for more information.

SAB will present country singer Pat Green live in concert April 22. Doors will open at 7 p.m., in Pershing Arena for the event. Tickets can be picked up at the SAB Office in the lower level of the SUB. The cost is $7 with a student ID and $15 for general admission. Call 785. 4722 for more information.

Dobson Hall Senate will sponsor Squirrelfest at 1 p.m., April 23, in the Dobson Hall Courtyard. The event brings together Truman bands as well as musical groups from other areas of Missouri for a free, live concert. Contact Shea Cleveland at 785.5181 or for more information.

James Fox will give a lecture titled “Serial Killers Among Us” at 8 p.m., April 26, in Baldwin Auditorium. Fox will examine the minds, motives and capture of the infamous serial killers of our time. Lambda Alpha Epsilon is sponsoring the event. Contact Michelle Foard at 785.4738 for more information.

SAB’s annual spring carnival, Dog Days, will be from noon-5 p.m., April 30, in the McClain parking lot. The afternoon’s activities include free food, booths, inflatables and music. Contact Naomi Davis at 785.4722 or for more information.

Alpha Sigma Gamma is sponsoring the annual 5K/10K Run/Walk for their Lives April 30. Registration tables will be set-up in the SUB from 10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., April18-21 and April 25-28 or in the Student Recreation Center from 3-7 p.m., April 25-29. Registration costs $10 ahead of time and $12 on the day of the race. All proceeds benefit families of two Truman students with extensive medical bills. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m., at the Centennial Hall crosswalk. Contact Gina Stierwalt at 665.8910 for more information.

The Annual Service Recognition Banquet will be at 6:30 p.m., May 9, in the SUB Georgian Room. Tickets are available in the Human Resources Office in MC 106 for $10 each.

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