July 11, 2000 - Vol. 4 No. 59
Middle level students from around the United States gather for a group photo on the Baldwin Hall steps at the beginning of Session II of the Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars.
This summer marks the sixteenth consecutive
year that Truman has hosted the annual Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent
Young Scholars. During the summer 2000 session in June and July, 295 specially
selected junior high school students live in Ryle Hall and attend a focus
class they have selected to pursue.
Truman Department of Public Safety Officer Tiffany Easley places a Truman bulldog sticker on one of the many participants in KTVO’s Safety Fair at the NEMO Fairgrounds. Students from Truman State University’s communication disorders program, Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter and employees of the department of public safety and others also assisted with the event.
Alumni Chapter is
12:30 p.m., July 25
St. Charles, Mo.
Proceeds go toward a
to be awarded to
a St. Louis area student.
Truman was selected as one of the 1999-2000 National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Contest Honorable Mention programs, according to Liz Hopkins, fitness and wellness director.
On July 1 the University Central Supply inventory was purchased by the Truman Bookstore. Supplies can now be purchased at the Bookstore, lower level SUB, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mark your calendar for SODEXHO-Marriott Services’ July picnics on the Mall. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. The picnics begin at 11:30 a.m. and run until 1 p.m., and are scheduled for July 11 and July 28. The cost is approximately $5 per meal and no reservations are necessary.
The Kirksville Alumni Chapter will host a complimentary chapter member barbecue at 6 p.m., July 19, at the home of President Magruder, 706 S. Halliburton St., Kirksville. Rsvp to Denise Watson at 800.452.6678 or 660.785.4174 or e-mail email@example.com no later than July 17.
A few volunteers are still needed for the 7-9 p.m. shift at the NEMO Fair on July 27. Any faculty or staff member interested in working the gate that evening should contact the Public Relations office at 785.4016. All workers will receive a Truman shirt and a one-day pass to the fair.
The Fine Arts Division will present their second summer production, Lloyd’s Prayer, by Kevin Kling from August 2 to 5 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. It is open to the public and admission is free. More information will follow in the next issue of the Truman Today.
Summer session classes will end on August 4, and summer commencement is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., August 5, on the Quad. The Golden Alumni Reunion will be held in conjunction with summer commencement.
August Interim classes are scheduled from August 6 to 13 and classes for the fall 2000 term begin August 21.
Freshman Move-In will be August 13 and Freshman Orientation Week is scheduled from August 13 to 18.
The Truman Today will publish two more summer issues. Please submit information to firstname.lastname@example.org or McClain Hall 102 no later than July 20 for the July 25th issue, and no later than August 8 for the special Freshman Week issue to be published on August 14.
Direct questions and comments to email@example.com.