Expanding Environmental Consciousness, Truman’s only student-led discussion class, will take place on Mondays from 6:30-8:20 p.m. Students who wish to take the class should register under BIO444: Section 05, CRN: 7968. The $50 add/drop fee will be waived for a limited amount of time. Contact Cassie Phillips at 785.7225 for more information.

The Speech and Hearing Clinic is offering free hearing evaluations from 2:30-3:20 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, in Barnett Hall 121. Anyone interested should call Connie at 785.7414 between 8 a.m.-noon.

The Writing Center, located in McClain Hall 303, is now open for consultations.
The Writing Center hours will be announced at a later date.

Students interested in the Semester at Sea program should attend an information session from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 6, in the Centennial Hall Lounge and the Student Union Building. Students have the opportunity to visit 10 countries and earn 12-15 credit hours through this program. Contact Hilde McAlister at 314.821.7130 for more information.

An informational meeting for students interested in interning in the Washington Center Program
during spring 2006 or summer 2006 will be at 7 p.m., Sept. 6, in Baldwin Hall 249. Application workshops will take place at 3:30 p.m., Sept. 9, in Baldwin Hall 351 and at 9 a.m., Sept. 13, in Baldwin Hall 351. Go to or contact Diane Tobin Johnson at for more information.

The Truman Horseman’s Association will be having an informational meeting from 7-8 p.m., Sept. 6, in Baldwin Hall 303. Upcoming events and horseback riding opportunities will be discussed. Contact Katie Smith at for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning will launch its Weekly Lunch Series for faculty, teaching staff and GTRAs with reports from the 2004-2005 E-Fellows at 12:30-1:30 p.m., Sept. 7, in the SUB Spanish Room. Participants may receive $3.00 toward their Sodexho meal by signing the attendance sheet at any of the Student Union checkout counters. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4477 for more information.

Panhellenic Welcome, a mandatory event for women interested in sorority recruitment,
will be from 7-9 p.m., Sept. 7, in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Dress is business casual.

The Pre-Law Club will meet
from 6:30-7:15 p.m., Sept. 8, in Violette Hall 1430. Students interested in law school or jobs in the legal field are encouraged to come. For more information, contact Ryan Lewis at 314.706.5435.

The one-act play, “Georgia Out of My Mind,” will be presented from 8-9 p.m., Sept. 8 and Sept. 9, in Ophelia Parrish Black Box Theater. Truman faculty Becky Becker and Daryl Fazio star in the two-woman, 10-character play directed by Joan Mather. Contact Fazio at 785.7728 for more information.

The Observatory will be open to the public weather permitting
from 8:30-10:30 p.m., Sept. 8, at the University Farm. Go to for additional information.

The Truman Biology Seminar Series kicks off this semester with “Preparing for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools after Truman” from 12:30-1:20 p.m., Sept. 9, in Magruder Hall 2050. Refreshments will be available at 12:15 p.m.

Faculty and staff may attend the ITS Tech Break session, "Telephone Services - More Than a Switchboard,"
from 2:30-3:30 p.m., Sept. 9, in the Student Union Building Governors Room.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet
at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 9, at the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at
785.6036 for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning’s New Faculty Dinner Series will be from 5-7 p.m., Sept. 9, in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. Contact Julie Lochbaum at for more information.

107.5 FM is hosting a Back to School Bash from 6-9 p.m., Sept. 9, in the Dobson Courtyard. The concert will feature live music and is free.

The Northeast Missouri Food Fest
will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 10, in the Kirksville square. This event, sponsored by Truman’s agricultural department, will feature free locally produced food, live entertainment by a local band, cooking contests, kids games, door prizes and more. Call 665.9866 for more information.

“Cinderella Ballet” will be presented
from 7-8 p.m., Sept. 10, in Baldwin Auditorium. The production is a student-created punk rendition of the classic fairy tale for fulfillment of Theater 481 class. Contact Tiffany Nelson at for more information.

Tau Lambda Sigma will have an informational night at 7 p.m., Sept. 12, in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Tau Lambda Sigma is a local service sorority. Additional nights of recruitment will be a game night at 7 p.m., Sept. 13, in the Student Union Building Governors Room and a service night at 7 p.m., Sept. 14, in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. For more information, contact Sarah Anderson at 627.5673 or

An open meeting for Alpha Phi Omega
will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m., Sept. 14, in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Alpha Phi Omega is a national coed service organization dedicated to leadership, friendship, and service. Additional meetings will be from 7-8 p.m., Sept. 14 and Sept. 15, in Violette Hall 1010. Students interested in joining are encouraged to attend one of three open meetings.

Cardinal Key will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive
from noon-5 p.m., Sept. 13-15, in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Contact Mary Beth Wims at 665.6574 for more information.

The Global Issues Colloquium
will take place from 7-9 p.m., Sept. 15, in Violette Hall 1000. Contact Julie Lochbaum at for more information.

Students Activity Board (SAB) presents a double-feature drive-in movie at 8 p.m., Sept. 16, in Red Barn Park. Students are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Popcorn and soda pop will be provided. Call 785.4722 for more information.

The Child Development Center (CDC) at Truman State University has added a new Monday, Wednesday and Friday (MWF) half-day preschool program. The new MWF half-time program’s schedule will be from 7:15-11: 15 a.m. or 1:30-5:30 p.m. Tuition rates for this program are competitive with community tuition rates. If interested, call the CDC’s Head Teacher Heather Rohn at 785.4473 or the CDC Director Jo Agnew-Tally at 660.349.0032.

107.5 FM is accepting applications for disc jockeys. Applications are available online at No experience is required.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Committee invites Gender and Empire Papers from members of the Truman and Kirksville communities. Please send abstracts to Linda Seidel, Division of Language and Literature, Truman State University or The abstract deadline in Jan. 31, 2006.

The Brashear Elementary After-School Program is looking for Truman students, faculty, staff and organizations to share their knowledge and talents with the elementary students. This may be done through hands-on activities, displays, interactive presentations, performances, or any type of creative methods. This can be a one-time event, sequence of events or scheduled on a regular basis. Contact campus liaison Colleen McLaughlin at for more information.

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