Truman’s newly formed National Communication Association Student Club (NCASC) will hold their first meeting at 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Violette Hall 1000. During the meeting they will seek student interest in projects, field trips, and service learning. Following the meeting the NCAS will host a reception on the second floor in Violette Hall. The NCAS is open to all communication majors no matter class standing or GPA. For more information visit For more information about Truman’s NCASC contact Barry Poyner, professor of communication at 785.4063.   

The Office of Citizenship and Community Standards will sponsor inauguration coverage of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama
Jan. 20. This historic event will air at 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Student Union Building HUB.

A Navy Officer Recruiter will be at the Student Union Building Jan. 20-21, and will give a presentation
at 5 p.m. Jan. 20 in room 3204 regarding opportunities the Navy has available for junior and senior college students.

The Prim Roses will conduct informational meetings at 7 p.m. Jan. 21-22 in the Student Union Building 3204. Prim Roses is an independent social sisterhood that offers women the chance for friendship, leadership and service.  Prim Rose recruitment will take place from 7-8 p.m. Jan. 26-27 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. More information can be found at  

The Global Issues Colloquium will resume at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in Magruder Hall 2001 with “Local Responses to International Crises: Past and Present,” a presentation by Wolfgang Hoeschele, associate professor of geography, and Ma’ikwe Schaub Ludwig, of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage.

Bullets Women’s Rugby will have an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in Baldwin Hall 284 for female students who are interested in learning about the sport.

Yakari Yano, assistant professor of music, will perform a harpsichord recital at 8 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication National Honor Society, will host an informational meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and a game night at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Barnett Hall 1211 for communication majors and minors interested in joining. Requirements include 60 total credit hours, with at least 12 in communication courses, and a 3.0 cumulative GPA with a 3.25 communication GPA.

The Pre-Dental Club will hold its first open meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 in Magruder Hall 2080 for any student interested in perusing a career in dentistry.

Van driving classes are scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 27-28 in the Public Safety Building. Class sizes are limited. People may reserve a space by calling 785.4177. Participants need to allow a minimum of two hours for this class.

The Career Center will be the site of the eighth annual Secretary’s Tea at 2 p.m. Jan. 28. Secretaries need to RSVP by Jan. 23 by calling 785.4353 or e-mailing  

The Professional Development Institute will host Sue Limestall, director of the Student Recreation Center presenting “Don’t Feel the Burn and Brain Food” at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Career Center. For more information and future PDI events visit

Roger Craik, a scholar of English renaissance literature and professor of English at Kent State University, will be reading poetry at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the University Club House.

The Campus Leadership Institute (CLI), information night will take place at 4:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. The CLI is a program that promotes diversity, tolerance, and inclusion for college students.  

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