Purple Friday Kick-Off will take place from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 26 on the Student Union Building Mall. There will be games, giveaways, sno-cones and performers.

SAB will sponsor Welcome Back Comedian Adam Grabowski at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 in Baldwin Auditorium. Admission is free.

DawgFest will take place from 2-5 p.m. Aug 27 on the Quad. DawgFest is the essential campus wide celebration of the new school year featuring games, contests, giveaways, local business vendors and music.

Pizza Palooza will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 on the McClain Mall. Local restaurants have been invited so participants can taste test their pizza and vote on who has the ‘best pizza in town.’ Tickets will be available in the Student Recreation Center or at the door. Funds will go to support intramurals.

The Center for Student Involvement’s fall Activities Fair will take place from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Student Union Building. Space is limited, and is on a first come, first serve basis. Contact the CSI at 785.4222 or for more information.

Franklin Street Singers, Truman’s premiere show choir, will conduct auditions from 5:30-6:50 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Ophelia Parrish 2350. Participants should prepare a 60-second solo for the first day. All majors and years welcome. Email with any questions.

The Study Abroad Fair will take place from 12-4 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Students will have the opportunity to speak with other students who have studied abroad and ask any questions they may have.

The Equestrian Team will host a new member information meeting at 8 p.m. Sept. 1 in Magruder Hall 2090. For more information, contact

McNair Research Presentations will take place Sept. 7 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. For a complete presentation schedule, go to

SAB will sponsor slam poetry by Anis Mojgani at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Student Union Building HUB. Admission is free and beverages will be provided.

The Cardinal Key/Blue Key Blood Drive will take place from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room.

“Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience on Your Resume” will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Career Center.

SAB applications
are available now and are due Sept. 14 to the CSI. Applications are available online at or in the SAB Office in the lower level of the Student Union Building.

Clifton Truman Daniel, the oldest grandson of former U.S. President Harry S. Truman will speak about his famous, but very ordinary, grandparents at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in Baldwin Auditorium. His new book, “Dear Harry, Love Bess,” published by Truman State University Press, will be available to purchase and for Daniel to sign.

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