Events and Activities

Student tickets are now available for the March 29 Student Activities Board spring concert featuring Hoodie Allen. General admission tickets will be available starting March 3. Tickets are free for students and $5 for general admission, and may be picked up between 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the SAB Office in the Student Union Building.

The 4th Annual Kansas-Missouri Renaissance Symposium will take place from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 24 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. It will feature talks about exciting new research by four leading specialists on Italian Renaissance art, architecture and visual culture.

A guest recital
will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall, featuring Daniel Sheridan, clarinet; Wobin Park, piano; and David Leung, viola.

Andrea Shelley, Hy-Vee’s registered dietitian, will give a nutrition presentation from 12:15-1 p.m. Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 in Violette Hall 1144. Both days will cover the same information. Topics include learning how to navigate the grocery store, reading food labels and implementing Hy-Vee’s nutrition counting system called NuVal System. The presentation is free to all students, faculty, staff and the Kirksville community. This event is sponsored by the wellness committee and in conjunction with TruFit. For more information, contact Miranda Kolenda at

“Liberal Arts After Truman” will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Alumnus Justin Hartmann, a St. Louis news producer for KTVI-TV will discuss how he applied his liberal arts degree to score his dream job. This presentation is sponsored by Lambda Pi Eta as part of their “Comm Madness” week.

“Dance Your Way to Heart Health”
will take place from 3:30-5:50 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Student Recreation Center. There will be a fitness presentation regarding heart health in the conference room, followed by the dance class “Dance Central,” formally known as “Hip Hop Cardio.”

Alpha Chi Sigma will host a public tie-dye event from 3:30-6 p.m. Feb. 28 in Magruder Hall 1027. Prices vary per item. Items must be 100 percent cotton. They will also be selling plain t-shirts for $5, plus cost of dyeing.

For students interested in staying in their on-campus residence during midterm break, the deadline to register is 5 p.m. Feb. 28. More information can be found here.

The deadline to sign up for Truman Live! auditions is 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Auditions will take place from 2-5 p.m. March 2 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

Missouri Hall will sponsor the Mr. MO Hall Competition at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Student Union Building Activities Room.

A free screening of “Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies,” presented in HeckleVision, will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium. Audience members will be able to text their comments to the screen in real time. The star of the film, Bill Oberst Jr., will be on campus March 18 to present “Still Waiting For My Closeup: How I Made 100 Movies Without Really Trying.”

The Catholic Newman Center will host a Mini Golf Fundraiser
Feb. 28 and March 1. For more information, contact

Tau Lambda Sigma will be collecting new or gently used clothing from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 3, 4 and 17 in the Student Union Building. Items will be sold at their Semi-Annual Thrift Shop taking place from 1:30-7:30 p.m. March 19 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Truman is a partner agency for the Regional STEM Education Summit taking place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 4. Location is TBA. Carol J. Valenta, recently retired chief scientific officer from the St. Louis Science Center, will speak at lunch. Panels will include business leaders, educators and women working in STEM fields. For more information, call 660.665.3766.

The Center for Student Involvement will host a Mardi Gras Celebration Party
from 7-9 p.m. March 4 in the Student Union Building Hub. There will be activities, food and live music.

Wind Symphony II will perform in concert at 8 p.m. March 5 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Wind Symphony I will perform in concert at 8 p.m. March 6 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.
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