The Multicultural Affairs Center is bringing the Global Poverty Project to campus from 5:30-7 p.m. April 8 in Violette Hall 1000. This event will give students the opportunity to learn more about why extreme global poverty exists and give them the tools and resources to actually do something about it.

The Graduation Fair for May graduates will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9 and April 10 in the Student Union Building Activities Room.

The Vietnamese Student Association will host a Coffee Festival
from 2-5 p.m. April 10 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. There will be information about the history of coffee production in Vietnam and free samples of Vietnamese coffee. There will also be coffee sale tables in from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in McClain Hall April 11 and Violette Hall April 12. For more information, contact Binh Tran at or the VSA at

Truman’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) will host a literacy night
at the Adair County Public Library from 3:30-5:15 p.m. April 10 for students K-3rd grade. NSCS students will be dressed up like book characters and will help children explore new worlds by reading and helping them create a fun craft to take home.

The University Board of Governors will meet at 1:15 p.m. April 13 in the Student Union Building Conference Room.

The Quincy Symphony Orchestra will present the “American Classics Pops Concert”
at 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the Quincy Junior High School Morrison Theater in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free with a Truman ID.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting
at 4:30 p.m. April 16 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

Service Recognition Luncheon RSVPs
are due by April 17 to Human Resources. This annual event recognizes Truman employees celebrating an anniversary year of service. Tickets are $10. Individuals being recognized will receive a complimentary ticket.

Howard Wight Marshall, noted fiddler and scholar of Missouri fiddle music, will perform from 5-7:30 p.m. April 17 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. He will be joined by Truman student Richard Shewmaker. Marshall will also be signing copies of his book, “Play Me Something Quick and Devilish,” available for purchase at the Truman Bookstore. This event is sponsored by Folklore Studies and the Truman Bookstore.

Truman French students will perform “Exercices de style” in French,
with English subtitles provided, at 8 p.m. April 17 and 18 in the Student Union Building Down Under. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert at

The Music Department Spring Gala
will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 27 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. A broad range of ensembles will be featured.

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