Vol. 11 No. 34 - July 3, 2007


  • Faculty and Staff Campaign Drawing Winners Announced

    The Faculty and Staff Campaign recently finished. The annual campaign began on July 1, 2006 and concluded on June 30, 2007. Von Abbott, assistant director of public safety, and Stephanie Powelson, nursing program director, were the co-chairs for the campaign, which used the theme “Changing Lives.”

    The campaign drawing winners were announced recently. Pamela Ryan, associate professor of mathematics, won the personal parking space. Bich Kuhns, McNair Program, and Edward Rogers, instructor in language and literature, each won Cardinals tickets. Barbara Espe, academic adviser, won the dining out package. Judith Sharp, University Press production editor, and Craig Tichelkamp, admissions counselor, each won a Truman apparel package.

    In addition to the co-chairs, area coordinators assisted with the campaign. The area coordinators included Dan Davis, B.J. Pumroy, Neil Gilchrist, Debra Kerby, Jeff Romine, James Turner, Mona Davis, Robert Martin, Peter Kelly, Warren Gooch, Sara Orel, Susan Shoaff-Ballanger, Paula Cochran, Sarah Delaware, Sheila Garlock, Sharon McGahan, Betsy Delmonico, Royce Kallerud, Joaquin Maldonado, Kevin Minch, Alanna Preussner, Hyun-Joo Kim, Arletta Nelson, Carol Thatcher, Tony Vazzana, Dana Delaware, Brenda Moore, Maureen McHale, Eric Patterson, Kathryn Brammall, Patricia Burton, Jeff Gall, Mark Hanley, Judi Misale, Werner Sublette, Marty Jayne, Kay Cowan, Glen Giboney, Susan Hamilton, Brian Krylowicz, Julie Lochbaum, Jeff Pitts, Daisy Rearick, Nancy Rediger, Nancy Asher, Marianna Giovannini, Shaun Hoffeditz, Susan Limestall, Pauline Matteson, Greg Marshall, John Mounsey, Vicky Wehner, Teresa Wheeler, Traci Hill, Mary Jane Kiefer, Brad Neathery, Laura Thrasher, Kimberly Titus and Erika Woehlk.

    To learn more about the campaign, visit http://isupport.truman.edu.

    Faculty and Staff Campaign drawing winners are pictured with their prizes below.

    Edward Rogers is not pictured.


    Pam Ryan


    Bich Kuhns


    Charles Hunsaker (left) congratulates Barbara Espe (right).


    Judith Sharp


    Craig Tichelkamp

  • Truman Basketball and Football Coaches to Host Summer Camps

    Truman’s basketball and football coaches will be hosting summer camps for area children.

    Jack Schrader, Truman’s men’s basketball coach, will host a basketball camp for those children in grades 4-8 from 9-11 a.m. July 23-26 and July 30-Aug. 2 in the Pershing Building. The cost is $25 a week.

    Schrader will also host a camp for students in grades 9-12 from 7-9 p.m. July 22-26.

    For more information contact Schrader at schrader@truman.edu or call 785.4171.

    The football program will be offering a Youth Football Camp for boys and girls in grades 2-5 and grades 6-8 from 9-11:30 a.m. July 19-20 at Stokes Stadium.

    This camp is designed for children who are starting out as a football player or have played on an organized team. The camp is targeted to youth who are playing in middle school or in the football programs offered by community recreation departments. This commuter camp teaches fundamentals of the game in the most basic form. The Truman coaches all have the expertise to work with this special age player.

    The cost of the camp is $25 per person.

    Contact Seth Harrell at 785.4072 or e-mail saharrell@truman.edu for more information.


  • Truman Day at the NEMO Fair

    Truman needs volunteers to work July 16 at the NEMO Fair.

    A limited number of shifts are available in the following time slots:
    6-9 a.m.
    9 a.m.-Noon
    Noon-3 p.m.
    3-6 p.m.
    6-9 p.m.
    9-11 p.m.

    Volunteers will receive a free one day pass to the fair.

    Please call the Public Relations office at 785.4016 to sign up or stop by McClain Hall 101 by July 6 if you are interested in volunteering.
  • Golfapalooza

    Four-person Scramble Golf Outing

    Sponsored by Truman’s Kirksville Alumni Chapter

    Registration 9 a.m.
    Tee-off 10 a.m.

    July 13
    Kirksville Country Club

    Cost is $50 per golfer. Proceeds go toward the Kirksville Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship Fund.

    There will be fun holes, contests and door prizes throughout the day.
    Register online at http://alumni.truman.edu/golfapalooza2007.asp or e-mail alumnievents@truman.edu or contact the Office of Advancement at 785.4133.
  • Summer Session Hours

    Pickler Memorial Library
    June 4-July 29

    7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

    7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

    1-5 p.m.

    4-8 p.m.

    Pickler Memorial Library
    July 4
    1-5 p.m. (offices closed)

    Student Recreation Center
    June 4-July 27
    9 a.m.-7 p.m.

    11 a.m.-2 p.m.


    Hours will vary for July 4.

    Mainstreet Market
    7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Writing Center
    McClain Hall 303
    June 4-July 27

    8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Truman Today to be Published July 17

    The next Truman Today issue will be published July 17.

    The Truman Today is published biweekly during the undergraduate summer session.

    Submissions for the next issue are due by July 11 to kbest@truman.edu.


  • Notables

    Chana Edwards, assistant professor of communication disorders; Sheila Garlock, clinical supervisor in communication disorders; and Melissa Passe, clinical director of the Speech and Hearing Clinic; attended MSHA Legislative Day on Feb. 20 in Jefferson City, Mo. The following communication disorders graduate students from Truman participated in the MSHA Legislative Day activities: Jennifer Aubuchon, Jamie Barbarick, Julie Bender, Melissa Bukowski, Amy Campfield, Amy Kreimer, Sara Logan, Jaime Lummis, Whitney Morton, Lauren Mueller, Amy Rapp, Christa Schmich, Megan Sherrill, Janelle Stegen and Natalie Thompson.

    Emily Doucette (’07)
    presented her research paper “Assessment of the Effectiveness of a Model Program of Piperazine Distribution on Childhood Malnutrition in Haiti” at the recent meeting of the Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists held June 14-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Her paper was judged as the best undergraduate presentation at the conference and was awarded the Raymond Cable Award. The award, named for noted parasitologist Raymond Cable, includes a $100 cash grant and $150 in travel funds to present her paper at other conferences. Doucette’s research project was conducted under the guidance of Lin Twining, professor of biology, and Stan Shaffer of St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. She will be attending medical school at the University of Missouri this coming year.


  • Notes

    It is that time of year again to start looking toward housing for fall early returners. The process and policy for Housing for Early Returners is available online at http://reslife.truman.edu/services/earlyreturners/. Early returners must be returning for purposes of employment, athletics, academics or to assist in the coordination of University sponsored Truman Week activities.

    Students looking for a general elective convienently timed through the lunch hour are still able to enroll in BSAD 200: Personal Finance.
    Students will learn the basics of budgeting, saving and investing two days a week during this fall semester course. All majors welcome.

    The Center for Student Involvement will host the Activities Fair from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 6 on the Quadrangle. All departmental and student organization tables must be reserved via the registration form available now in the CSI office, located on the third level of the Student Union Building. It is also available on the CSI Web site, http://csi.truman.edu. The registration deadline is Aug. 31. Table space is limited. Contact the CSI at 785.4222 for more information.