The Mostly Live Composers Society will present its Fall 2010 Composer Showcase at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. This free public concert will feature performances of original musical works by several student composers. An official student chapter of the Society of Composers, Inc., the Mostly Live Composers Society  consists of approximately 25 student musicians and several faculty composers.  

The Career Center will sponsor  presentations by Donald Asher at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 in Violette Hall 1010.  He will speak about financing graduate school and give tips for underclassmen who are already considering their master’s degree. Additional personal statement workshops are available for students nominated by their professors. Students can register by visiting

President Paino and Student Body President Isaac Robinson will be holding budget town hall meetings at 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Oct. 6 and Oct. 12 in the Missouri Hall Chariton Room, the Centennial Hall Main Lounge and the Ryle Hall Main Lounge, respectively. Students will have the opportunity to hear the latest on the University’s budget crisis, give opinions on how to best solve this problem and discuss any other issues.

A Truman Observatory open house will take place from 8-10 p.m. Sept. 28. This free event is sponsored by the Stargazers Astronomy Club.

The Career Center will host the following employers: Emerson Electric, Sept. 28; UHY, Sept. 29; BKD, Sept. 30; Deloitte, Oct. 1 and Aldi, Oct. 27. Sign up for interviews at E-mail for more information.  

The Student Health Center will be offering walk-in clinics for seasonal flu vaccines from 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 29; 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 30; 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 4; and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 7. The vaccine includes protection against the H1N1 virus. The cost is $15 and charges will be billed to the student’s university account. No insurance billing will be done and no appointments are required.

The Truman Theatre Department will present “Fuddy Meers”
at 8 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance by calling 785.4515, e-mailing or visiting the Box Office.

The Students for Life will host a screening of “BELLA” at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. Following the movie will be a personal testimony from Janice Lewis, the Missouri State Leader for Operation Outcry.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., will sponsor a political forum/debate involving the College Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Student Union Building Hub. Each of these organizations will address its stance on current political issues and debate on why their respective party has the best approach to solving the issue.

The ResLife Fun & Spirit Committee will host Oktoberfest
from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 1 on the Mall. Admission is free or $1 for all-you-can-drink rootbeer. This year, Oktoberfest will offer free mugs for the first 800 people, as well as games, food, give aways and live performances.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the University Club house, located at 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

L’Aile française will present “Injun Joe & the Riot” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Student Union Building Down Under. Donations will be accepted for a birthing clinic in Haiti. Contact for more information.

The Quincy Symphony Orchestra will present “A River of Time” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Quincy Jr. High School Morrison Theatre. Tickets are free for all faculty, staff and students with college ID.

L’Aile française will host Breton ‘Fest Noz’ at 8 p.m. Oct. 4 in Baldwin Hall 318. The event will feature a full hour of music, dance and food with international students from Brittany in France.

A Peace Corps information session will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

An exhibition featuring Truman faculty members Matthew Derezinski, James Jereb and Russell Nelson will be on display
through Oct. 8 at the University Art Gallery. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. and noon-4:30 p.m. Sat.

Applications for Funds Allotment Council funding will be due Oct. 8. For more information, visit

Homecoming apparel will be available
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. until Oct. 15 on the Mall or in the Student Union building, depending on weather.
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