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

Windfall, the campus literary magazine, is now accepting student-produced 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, for more details.

University Counseling Services is sponsoring Healthy Relationship Awareness Day on Feb. 14 with a table in the Student Union Building from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Information and questionnaires to see how healthy your relationships are and find out ways to improve them will be provided. Contact Erika Sterup at 785.4014 or 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., 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 Anthropology Club will be selling homemade chocolate and candy from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Feb. 14, in McClain Hall. Contact Ashley Wagoner at 785.7177 or for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series Extra Edition features the Wakonese Reading Circle and Ken Bain’s "What the Best College Teachers Do," from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 14, Feb. 21, and Feb. 28, in Pickler Memorial Library 205. These sessions will be facilitated by Gregg Siewert, Karen Smith and Teak Nelson. Contact Linda Davenport at 785.4391 or for more information.

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 its student composers recital at 3:30 p.m., Feb. 14, in the OP Performance Hall. For more details, contact Joshua Baum at

The Association of Black Collegians will sponsor a Valentine’s Day Dance from 7-11 p.m., Feb. 14, in the SUB Down Under. The cost is $2 per person and $3 per couple. Contact Deanna Love at 773.704.7753 or 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

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 names 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, visit

Upward Bound employment applications are due Feb. 17.

Ekklesia Campus Ministry will co-sponsor a lecture titled "The Scientific Accuracy of Intelligent Design" to be given by Brad Harrub of Apologetics Press at 7 p.m., Feb. 17, in VH 1000. E-mail for more information.

Residence Life will present Salsa Extravaganza from 8-11 p.m., Feb. 17, in the SUB Down Under. Everyone is invited to this salsa dancing event prepared by student advisers of different residence halls. Lessons for beginners will be from 8-9 p.m., and open dancing will be from 9-11 p.m. For further details, contact Rafael Andrade at 785.5187 or

The Board of Governors will meet at 8:30 a.m., Feb. 18, in the SUB Conference Room.

The American Marketing Association is sponsoring Hoops 4 Hospice, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 18, at the Student Recreation Center. All are welcome to register, and trophies will be awarded to the champions. The cost is $15 per team, and each team can have up to five players. There will be male and female brackets, and participants can also pay $1 to enter a free throw contest. For registration information, contact Ben Hicks at

Campus Christian Fellowship presents Lecrae’s "Real Talk" concert tour at 7 p.m., Feb. 18, in Baldwin Auditorium. Tickets cost $5. Contact Bryce Marner at 314.276.7954 for more information.

An Iowa-based company called National Financial Educators will present their program, "The Money Game," at 8 p.m., Feb. 20, in Baldwin Auditorium. The program, sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi and the Funds Allotment Council, is designed to teach financial literacy skills to college students. The program is highly interactive and accompanied by a workbook students fill out as they go along. Students will learn about automatic savings and investing plans, how to minimize student loans and credit cards and time management. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, visit or contact Adam Carroll, National Financial Educators co-founder, at 515.225.6518 or

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series will have an open discussion about the issues raised during the University Conference Day and Baldwin Lecture from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 22, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

The Graduate Council will meet from 3:30-5 p.m., Feb. 22. Contact Crista Chappell at 785.4109 or for more information.

Alpha Gamma Delta and Beta Theta Pi are having a date auction from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 22, in the SUB Down Under. Contact Leah Picker at for more information.

The Nursing Student Association will sponsor the Health Awareness Fair from noon-5 p.m., Feb. 23, in the multipurpose gym at the Student Recreation Center. The Fair will include a variety of booths offering health screenings and information, including skin fold testing, blood pressure screenings, hearing screenings, sexual and mental health information and more. Free door prizes will be given away. For more details, contact Lauren Merryfield at

Ryan Huber, a junior music major from Belleville, Ill., will present a Junior Piano Recital at 8 p.m., Feb. 23, in the OP Performance Hall. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.

The Observatory will be open to the public, weather permitting, from 8-10 p.m., Feb. 23, at the University Farm. Go to http://observatory.
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.

Andy Lee, a Truman alumnus who is currently a graduate student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, will present a Visiting Artist Solo Piano Recital at 8 p.m., Feb. 24, in the OP Performance Hall. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.

The Center for Student Involvement is sponsoring the Truman College Bowl Team to attend the Regional Tournament held on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. For more information, contact Program Advisor Amy Currier at 785.4222 or

The African Students Association will present Sights and Sounds of Africa at 4:30 p.m., Feb. 26, in the SUB Activities Room. This will be an opportunity to experience African culture through food, dance, and much more. Contact Anu Orebiyi at for more information.

Omicron Delta Kappa is now accepting nominations for the Student Hall of Fame. Nomination forms are available in each division office and in David Hoffman’s office, Kirk Building 112. Nominated students must have at least 90 credit hours and plan to graduate by December 2006. The deadline for nominations is March 2. The award will be presented at the Leadership Recognition Banquet on April 19. Contact Ilana Barash at 665.3130 or for more information.

Beta Theta Pi and Alpha Sigma Alpha will sponsor the Spike Charity Volleyball Tournament from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., March 4, at the Student Recreation Center. Coed teams of at least six people, including at least three women, can register to participate for $5. Money raised will go to Hope’s Kitchen. See the fliers posted on campus for registration information.

Submissions for the Schwengel-Lincoln Contest in essay, oratory and art are now being accepted. Contestants must use an informed understanding of former United States President Abraham Lincoln and of the selected excerpted passage from "Encounters with Lincoln," a book recently published by Thomas Trimborn, professor of music, to prepare a 1,000-1,500 word, 3-5 page essay, a speech of the same length or an artistic work. Winners in each division will receive a $300 cash prize or a trip to Washington, D.C. Essay and oratory submissions should be turned in to the Language and Literature Division Office, while submissions of art should be turned in to the Fine Arts Division Office. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m., March 6. Contact Chett Breed at 785.5981, Barry Poyner at 785.4063 or Russell Nelson at 785.7332 for more information.
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