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.

A retirement reception for Sandra Fleak and Scott Fouch, professors of accounting, will take place from 2:30-4 p.m. April 25 in the School of Business Lounge.

The Physics Colloquium will conclude at 4:30 p.m. April 25 in Magruder Hall 1096 when alumnus Sucheta Jawalkar of the Department of Physics at Duke University presents “Proton Tomography in Momentum Space Using An Electron Beam.”

Minor Detail will host its Spring Concert 8 p.m. April 26 in the Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

The local Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Spring Fever 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27 at the Crossing Church, 810 E. Shepherd, with special student hours from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jimmy John’s will be handing out samples to students with an ID. There will also be Minute to Win It games and great prize giveaways including an iPad and headphones. Tickets for students are $1 and there is a $1 off coupon for Bellacino’s on the back of each ticket. For more information contact the Chamber at 660.665.3766.

KTRM Radio and the Women’s Resource Center are sponsoring a 5k run/walk
April 27 to raise money and awareness for date rape and sexual assault on Truman’s campus. The 5k run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. April 27 outside Barnett Hall. On-site registration starts at 7 a.m. Participants can pre-register at the Women’s Resource Center in the Student Union Building Down Under. Registration is $15 with a t-shirt included or $5 without.

Many Truman faculty, staff and students are involved in helping raise money and gathering canned food for multiple local organizations. One of those organizations is the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri at Walmart is splitting $3 million to 100 different food banks across the county and the decision on who gets that money is based upon the number of votes each one gets through April 30. A person can vote every day. To vote, go to

The Staff Council BBQ will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 at the University Club for all University staff. The menu includes grilled hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, fresh fruit and vegetables. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dessert to share and to remember to sign up for door prizes when they arrive. RSVP via email to An RSVP is not required but greatly appreciated.
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