The Career Center will be hosting its annual Career Expo from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Student Union Building. More than 100 companies will be visiting Truman’s campus to speak with students. All majors are welcome to network with employers, sign up for interviews and discover great internship and employment opportunities. Stop by the Career Center to register for the Expo, prepare your resume and gain some great tips on how to network with all the companies in which you are interested.

An introductory informational meeting for the local Truman and Kirksville chapter of Amnesty International
will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in McClain Hall 306. All interested members of the community are welcome. A brief historical introduction to Amnesty International will be followed by general discussion of participants’ interests, goals and priorities for activities of the chapter. For more information contact Betty L. McLane-Iles at 785.4507.

The Physics Colloquium presents “The Hypersonic X Plane Legacy: The X-43 Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle” by David W. Riggins
from the Missouri University of Science and Technology at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in Magruder Hall 1000. This presentation will provide an overview of hypersonic air-breathing flight with emphasis on the design, development and testing of the X-43 hypersonic vehicle. Snacks are provided five minutes before the talk. For more information about the colloquium series and upcoming talks, please visit

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.), the Spanish Club and Hablantes Unidos are hosting a Latin dance
at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Student Union Building Down Under. There will be a free dance lesson from 7:30-8 p.m. then the dancing will begin at 8 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity will host a dodgeball tournamen
t beginning at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Pershing Small Gym. The cost is $20 per team (five to six players), or $4 for individuals looking to play on a team. All proceeds will support Habitat for Humanity.

The weekly lunch series sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, returns Oct. 29 with Gina Morin, associate vice president for enrollment management.
On Nov. 5, Todd Phillips, director of the Student Success Center, will be the featured speaker. Find out how these positions interact with and affect faculty work. 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. There will be no weekly lunch Oct. 22 due to the Career Expo.

Students with environmental studies minors will be hosting an “Eat Local” supper
from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29 in Georgian Room A of the Student Union Building. This year’s theme is “Regional, Seasonal: Feasible,” and is open to those interested in being involved in the organizing of purchasing local foods in the Sodexho system. Please RSVP to Hannah Hemmelgarn at

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.) will be selling quesadillas and tres leches to raise money for the microcredit organization Kiva from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 on the Quad. Enjoy tasty treats while helping an entrepreneur in a third world country start up their business.

The Folklore Colloquium presents “Early American Potters” with Wynne Wilbur at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in Ophelia Parrish 2113.

The women of Sigma Alpha, a professional agriculture sorority, are hosting a haunted corn maze
from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30 and from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Oct. 31 at the University Farm.

The Student Activities Board presents Pumpkin Carving
from 12-3 p.m. Oct. 31 on the Quad. Free pumpkins will be available to carve between classes, and hot chocolate and apple cider will also be served.

The Career Center will host its sixth annual haunted house, “Gotham City,”
from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Career Center. The Career Center will transform into Batman’s city featuring characters from Batman movies and comics. The event is free and includes free candy and a costume contest with the possibility to win up to $50 in prizes. For more information, please call 785.4353 or e-mail Maggie Fairchild at

The International Club will be hosting an International Dinner
from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Georgian Room of the Student Union Building. Tickets will go on sale for $10 each Oct. 20 in the International Students Affairs Office in Kirk Building 120. There will be food and performances from around the world.

The Women’s Basektball Team is introducing the Lil Pup Club for daughters, granddaughters and nieces of Truman employees, grades 3-8
. This program allows young girls to be an honorary member of the team for one home game this season, in which members will be introduced prior to tip-off, sit on the bench with the players and receive an official complimentary club t-shirt. Applications are due Nov. 3 to Taira Roth, 785.7362 or

The Stargazers Astronomy Club will host an Observatory Open House from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 6. at the University Observatory. A variety of celestial objects will be viewed through the university telescopes.

The American Heart Association will host  the Rhapsody in Red Heart Gala
at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at A.T. Still University. The cocktail hour and silent auction begin at 6 p.m., the dinner, program and live auction begin at 7 p.m. and the dance begins at 9 p.m. The cost is $75 per person and RSVP is required by Oct. 24 by calling 626.2272 or e-mailing All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. For more information please contact Amy Currier at 785.4222 or

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