The deadline to submit McNair Program applications is Nov. 10. Visit or contact the McNair Office at 785.5393 with any questions about the deadline.

Alpha Phi Omega will sponsor a Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11-12 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms. Walk-ins are welcome all day or appointments can be made at

The Center for Teaching and Learning welcomes Scott Alberts as the Weekly Lunch Series speaker at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. Alberts will discuss the Portfolio Project.

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) welcomes all faculty and staff to nominate student leaders on campus for the Golden Leadership Award (GLA) for the month of November. The nomination form can be picked up in the CSI or completed online at The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Nov. 11. The CSI is located on the first floor of the Student Union Building.

The next event in the Global Issues Colloquium, “Studying Internationally,” will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in Magruder Hall 2001. During the presentation, a panel of Truman’s international students will give a glimpse into what it is like to study in the United States. They will also share what schooling is like in their home countries and how it compares or contrasts with education in the U.S. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Cold Turkey Tobacco Cessation Classes continue at 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 in Pershing Building 301. Free patches, gum and physician consultations will be available at all classes. E-mail for more information.

A Student Union Building Technology Workshop will take place from 1-2 p.m. Nov. 13 and will begin in the Conference Room on the upper level of the Student Union Building. The workshop is open to all students, faculty, staff and visitors. To register, visit Send questions to Scott Casey, Student Union Building technology manager, at

Truman Society of Dance Arts will host “Dance Fusion Recital Fall 2009: Pick Your Flavor,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Baldwin Auditorium. This two-night, family-friendly dance recital will showcase a variety of dancing and include performances by Swingers, USMED, Showgirls, Ceilidh Club, SUEDE, Highstreet, Poi, Alpha Phi Alpha and Illusionz. Admission is free.

The Communication Disorders (CMDS) Department will host a Graduate Student Recruitment Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14 in Barnett Hall 1400. All prospective students interested in pursuing a master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Truman are invited to attend. Information regarding the CMDS graduate program, the profession, employment opportunities and funding for graduate school will be provided along with the opportunity to meet faculty, alumni and students of the program. RSVP to Laura Winkelman, graduate recruitment day coordinator, at

Upward Bound will host an informational meeting about employment opportunities for spring and summer 2010 at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Student Union Building 3204. Come enjoy free treats, hear testimonials from past mentors and participants in the program and learn how Upward Bound can benefit you. Contact Alex Boles at for more information.

The Career Center is hiring for the spring semester. If you are a scholarship or work study student, consider applying for the In-Center or Public Relations teams. Directions and applications are on There is a required preview session Nov. 16 in the Career Center from 6-7 p.m. Students should turn in materials to the Career Center by 5 p.m. Nov. 20.

The women of Cardinal Key will host a Fall Interest Party at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. Cardinal Key is a national honor society comprised of 25 women whose focus is service both on Truman’s campus and within the Kirksville community.

The Women’s Resource Center will sponsor Coffee and Consciousness at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the University Club. The topic, “Disability and Sexuality,” will explore ways in which not able-bodied people have become one of the most sexually oppressed groups, the issues people face and how awareness could be raised.

“La fille bien gardée,” by Labiche will be performed in French by Truman French students at 8 p.m. Nov. 18-19 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. A copy of the script can be read online at For more information, contact Patrick Lobert, professor of French, at 785.4062 or

Career Finder, the newsletter for the Career Center, is now available at
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