The Human Resources staff presents "The Power of Choice: Navigating UniCare, Delta, and EyeMed Online" in informative sessions for faculty and staff from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, in VH 1232. Topics of discussion will include finding providers, viewing plan benefits, and more. Bring ID cards for each line of coverage and a valid e-mail address. R.S.V.P. online at
The Phi Kappa Phi Spring Luncheon will be take place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 7, in the SUB Spanish Room. In addition to a free pizza lunch and chance to chat with friends and colleagues from across campus, the organization will be discussing and voting on some important business including new faculty membership, new student membership, and some changes to its bylaws. R.S.V.P. to Debbie Nothdurft at by Feb. 6.

The Society for Sino-American Studies will be selling roses for Valentine’s Day from noon-3 p.m., Feb. 7-9, on the second floor of the SUB. Contact Steven Chau at 785.5701 or for more information.

The 2005 Educator of the Year Award Plaque Unveiling will take place at 4 p.m., Feb. 7, in Pickler Memorial Library. This is to honor last year’s recipient of the Educator of the Year award, Lynn Rose, associate professor of history. Refreshments will be available at a small reception following the unveiling at 4:30 p.m. in the SUB Conference Room. Contact Becky Hadley at for more information.

Alpha Phi Sigma will be having a meeting at 6 p.m., Feb. 7, in PB 233 to welcome new members, plan activities for the rest of the year, and work on their bylaws. Contact Marjorie Burick-Hughes, instructor of justice systems, at 785.4674 or for more information.

The American Marketing Association in conjunction with the Career Center will host a resume workshop from 7-8 p.m., Feb. 7, in VH 1412. All students are welcome to attend, and no pre-event requirements are necessary. Contact Ben Hicks at for more information.

The women of the Society of the Prim Roses announce their Spring 2006 Recruitment events: "Ships and Sailors," at 7 p.m., Feb. 7, in the SUB Governors Room; "I Don’t Wanna Grow Up," at 7 p.m., Feb. 8, meet outside the SUB on the Franklin St. side; and by invitation only, Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. For more information, view their Web site at, call Sarah at 627.5673, or e-mail

DEPThS is a new student organization dedicated to gaining personal spiritual knowledge through exposure and discussion, and to gain an open-minded perspective regarding spirituality. DEPThS meets weekly on a variety of spiritual topics each Tuesday at 8 p.m. in BH 249. All are welcome to attend. The topic for Feb. 7 is a continuation of last week’s discussion on “Joseph Campbell: Unveiled.” E-mail for more information.

Human Resources, in cooperation with the staff of the Student Health Center, announce the 2006 annual wellness screenings. They will be offering blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and prostate screenings for faculty, staff, and spouses at the Student Health Center. This service is provided free to all who are covered by the University’s health insurance plan. Other faculty, staff, and spouses are welcome to participate for a minimal cost. To attend, you must register for a specific appointment block from 7:30-8 a.m., 8-8:30 a.m., or 8:30-9 a.m., on Feb. 8, Feb. 14, Feb. 15, Feb. 21, Feb. 23 or March 3. No walk-ins will be accepted. To R.S.V.P. for a block, visit Questions concerning the screening should be addressed to the nursing staff, Student Health Center at 785.4182 or Human Resources at 785.4031.

The women of Cardinal Key are hosting a blood drive from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Feb. 8-9, in the Student Union Building. Contact Jenny Steinhoff at for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series features readings from the 2006 Baldwin Speaker from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 8, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents "Living with AIDS," a presentation by Emmy Award winning HIV/AIDS activist and motivational speaker Rae Lewis Thornton on her compelling story about surviving Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome at 7 p.m., Feb. 9, in MG 2001. Contact Danielle Leveston at for more information.

Residence Life presents "Give Love a Shot" from 7:30-9 p.m., Feb. 9, in the SUB Governors Room. Help them partner with the Red Cross, United Nations, UNICEF and the World Health Organization to eradicate measles from Africa. Minor Detail, Unique Ensemble and the University Swingers will be there. Contact Brittany Harris at 785.5857 or for more information.

Students can study in the Alps this summer in Chambéry, France. Students will be able to enjoy six credit hours of French, family stays, weekend excursions, and five days in Paris May 30-July 4. Applications are due Feb. 10. Contact Timothy Farley, professor of French, at 785.4520 or for more information.

The Student Activities Board will be showing "Rent" at 6:30 p.m. and at 9 p.m., Feb. 10, and at 3 p.m., Feb. 11, in VH 1000. No tickets are needed. Call 785.4722 for more information.

The Women’s Resource Center presents the Vagina Monologues performance at 7 p.m., Feb. 10 and Feb. 11, in Baldwin Auditorium. Tickets are $2 each from Feb. 5-10 in the Student Union Building, and $5 at the door. Contact Dawn Runge at for more information.

Memorial services for Travis Turco will take place at 6 p.m., Feb. 11, in the SUB Activities Room. Members of the Truman community who knew Turco and would like to contribute to a memory book being compiled for the family are invited to complete the form found at and bring the completed form to the Memorial Service. If you are unable to attend the Memorial Service but would like to contribute to the memory book, you may drop the completed form off at the Student Affairs Office in KB 112.

Cardinal Key invites all females of sophomore or junior standing (at least 60 Truman credit hours) with a Truman GPA of at least 3.25 to attend their "Make a Difference Tomorrow by Serving Today" Rush events: last name A-M from 1-2 p.m. and N-Z from 2:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 12; last name A-M from 7-8:15 p.m. and N-Z from 8:30-9:45 p.m., Feb. 16; and 6-7:30 p.m, Feb. 19. All events are in the SUB Activities Room. For more details, contact Abbie Smith at or visit

The Unique Ensemble Gospel Choir concert scheduled for 2 p.m., Feb. 12, in the OP Performance Hall has been rescheduled for Feb. 26. Time and location will be announced at a later date. For more information, contact Brycen Marner at 314.276.7954 or

The members of Phi Sigma Pi will have their spring 2006 rush information meetings at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Feb. 13, in the SUB Activities Room. All students with between 15 and 75 Truman credit hours and a minimum GPA of 3.0 are invited to attend. Contact Jared Pruessner at for more information.

The Student Activities Board will host a Trivia Night at 7 p.m., Feb. 13, in the SUB Down Under. No tickets are needed. Teams can have up to five people, free refreshments will be available, and prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact Ann Creasey at 785.4722.

Windfall, the campus literary magazine, is now accepting submissions of art, photography, music, poetry, prose, drama and essays. Submissions may be turned into their office in KM 203B, their CSI mailbox or e-mailed to Submissions are due Feb. 14. See their Web site,, or contact Christina Stroetker at 785.7663 for more details.

Student Senate will unveil the document "Truman Tomorrow: Arete," its vision for the future of Truman State University, at 3 p.m., Feb. 14, in the SUB Alumni Room. All students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to attend. Contact Robert Kelchen at 785.5988 or for more information.

The Mostly Live Composers Society will be presenting their student composers recital at 3:30 p.m., Feb. 14, in the OP Performance Hall. Contact Joshua Baum at for more information.

Phi Kappa Phi is accepting applications for the 2006-2007 Study Abroad Grant competition.
All Truman students are eligible to apply and should have a minimum of 56 credit hours and no more than 90 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Winners will receive $1,000 for study abroad between May 1, 2006, and June 30, 2007. Deadline for applications (submitted to the Society Headquarters) is Feb. 15. Application materials may be obtained online at For more information, contact Wynne Wilbur, Phi Kappa Phi Secretary, at 785.4435 or

Upward Bound, a college-preparatory program serving Northeast Missouri high school students, has open positions for on-campus summer employment. Teaching positions include: composition, literature, yearbook/journalism, chemistry/physics, Spanish, performance and dance. Non-teaching positions include: residential coordinator, residential mentors, night supervisor, photographer and college freshmen mentor. Information and materials can be found in KB 220 or at Completed application packets are due Feb. 17.

Ekklesia announces a seminar titled "The Scientific Accuracy of Intelligent Design" to be given at 7 p.m., Feb. 17, in VH 1000. This is part of the Truth about Origins seminar series with Brad Harrub of Apologetics Press. Contact Barry Poyner at for more information.

The University Art Gallery presents the national juried competition of contemporary art until Feb. 24. Contact Aaron Fine at 785.5386 for more information.

The International Student Affairs Office is looking for local families to link up with the new international students. This is not a homestay program, but a chance for students and the families alike to learn about different cultures. Students and families enjoy participating together in normal activities such as shopping, sharing meals, and watching movies. Call 785.4215 for more information.

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