A weekly newsletter for students, faculty and staff Vol. 16 No. 1
Vol. 10 No. 34 Aug. 25, 2011 2008
KelricK Named School of Business Earns Accreditations
T his summer, Michael
Kelrick was appointed chair
T he School of Business has maintained
its business accreditation by AACSB
International. Additionally, the Accounting
internal review every five years, at which the
program must demonstrate its continued
commitment to the 21 quality standards relating
of the Biology Department. Program also maintained specialized AACSB to faculty qualification, strategic management
For the previous three and Accreditation. of resources and interactions of faculty and
half years, Kelrick served as the Founded in 1916, AACSB International is students, as well as a commitment to continuous
director of Interdisciplinary the longest serving global accrediting body for improvement and achievement of learning goals
Studies. He worked to business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s in degree programs.
support and develop Truman’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. “It takes a great deal of self-evaluation and
Interdisciplinary Studies The Association to Advance Collegiate determination to earn and maintain AACSB
programs and to nurture Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation is the Accreditation,” said Jerry Trapnell, vice president
the relatively new Student hallmark of excellence in business education and and chief accreditation officer of AACSB
Initiated Course and Student has been earned by less than five percent of the International. “Schools not only must meet
Initiated Learning Opportunity world’s business schools. specific standards of excellence, but their deans,
programs. Today, there are 633 business schools in 40 faculty and staff must make a commitment
Marty Eisenberg, associate countries that maintain AACSB Accreditation. to ongoing improvement to ensure continued
provost, will serve as the interim Similarly, 177 institutions maintain an additional delivery of high-quality education to students.”
director of Interdisciplinary specialized AACSB Accreditation for their To learn more about AACSB International
Studies for the 2011-2012 accounting programs. To maintain accreditation Accreditation, visit the AACSB International
academic year. a business program must undergo a rigorous website at www.aacsb.edu.
Activities Nagan to Head Office of Student Research
M aria Nagan, associate professor of chemistry,
has been appointed director of the Office of
Nagan is a 2010 recipient of the Walker and
Doris Allen Fellowship for Faculty Excellence.
She has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University
Aug. 31 The University created the OSR in 2009 to of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with specialty areas of
promote, facilitate, highlight and assess faculty- biology and physical chemistry. She earned her
Student Union Building
mentored student research and creative activities bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in Iowa.
across all disciplines. Her research interests include molecular dynamics
The OSR supports research through simulations of RNA and protein-RNA complexes,
will be on hand
academic-year and summer grant opportunities, particularly those containing modified nucleic
to distribute their
coordinating travel to the National Conference acid bases.
on Undergraduate Research and organizing the Nagan was appointed to an annually renewable
Truman Student Research Conference, among term. She succeeds Matthew Beaky, associate
and encourage campus
other things. professor of physics, who served as the inaugural
A member of the Truman faculty since 2000, OSR director.
New Student Welcome The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce Retail Merchants Committee and Kirksville businesses are inviting all
5-7 p.m. • Sept. 8 Truman, A.T. Still University and Moberly Area Community College students downtown for a Kirksville welcome.
Downtown Kirksville Businesses, churches and organizations will have tables set up on the courthouse lawn offering coupons, product
samples and more. There will be live entertainment and free food. Contact the Kirksville Chamber of Commerce
Show a Truman ID for free food. at 660.665.3766 for more information.
Scudder Awarded Manager of the Year
E laine Scudder, materials manager and
purchaser in the School of Science and
Mathematics, was named the Outstanding
for 23 years. Throughout her 20-year
membership with NAOSMM, she has
occupied a number of leadership positions,
Scientific Materials Manager of the Year including six years as national secretary,
during the NAOSMM convention July 24- and was honored with the organization’s
29 in Minneapolis, Minn. Outstanding Service Award in 2005.
The Manager of the Year award is In addition to a plaque from NAOSMM,
the highest honor given by the National Scudder was also awarded a dolphin
Association of Scientific Materials sculpture of Frabel Glass, donated and
Managers (NAOSMM). The nomination presented by Kimble-Chase Glass Company. Elaine Scudder, left, accepts the plaque for
process includes compiling many letters NAOSMM is a group of approximately Outstanding Scientific Materials Manager of the
of recommendation from colleagues, 500 individuals involved in purchasing, Year from Carol Bowman, president of NAOSMM.
members of NAOSMM and vendors. receiving, warehousing, distribution
Community service is also considered, along and inventory control of chemicals, development fields. Members include
with contributions to the profession and pharmaceuticals, glassware, plasticware representatives from universities, colleges,
exemplary work at the nominee’s institution. and instruments, as well as special services manufacturers, research laboratories and
Scudder has been a University employee in research, teaching and research and pharmaceutical companies.
Family Day EvEnts
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17 Sigma Delta Pi Receives Top Honor
Women’s Tennis Hosts
9 a.m. • Truman Tennis Courts T ruman’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi,
the National Collegiate Hispanic
Honor Society, was named co-recipient
as the 2010 recipient of the Minaya Álvar
Fáñez Award, granted yearly to Sigma Delta
Pi’s outstanding chapter adviser nationwide.
Truman Baseball Scrimmage
of the prestigious Ignacio and Sophie She was also the 2004 recipient of the José
10 a.m. • Truman Baseball Field
Galbis Award, presented annually to the Martel Award, presented once every three
Library Tours most outstanding chapter nationwide for years to the country’s most outstanding
10 a.m.-Noon • Pickler Memorial Library activities realized during the academic year. chapter adviser for activities conducted
Women’s Volleyball This is the third time since 2006 the during a five-year period.
vs. Emporia State University Truman chapter has received this honor. With its national office at the College of
1 p.m. • Pershing Arena Lucy F. Lee, the faculty adviser who also Charleston in South Carolina, Sigma Delta
Annual Festival Centennial directed the chapter for its two previous Pi is a member of the Association of College
1-4 p.m. • Centennial Hall Courtyard awards, was instrumental in earning this Honor Societies, the nation’s only certifying
year’s national recognition. Lee herself has agency for college and university honor
Jeff Civillico Juggler and Comedian* a distinguished record in Sigma Delta Pi societies.
4 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium
University recycling Update
5-6:30 p.m. • Student Union Mall Truman continues to collect materials generated on-campus for recycling, including aluminum,
(Rain site: Student Union Building) cardboard, paper and plastic. Materials should be placed in the recycling receptacles located
Bulldog Football vs. Pittsburg State* throughout campus. For off-campus individuals, several recycling options are available, including the
Sheltered Workshop at 1001 Osteopathy Street for cardboard and paper; High Hope Recycling at
7 p.m. • Stokes Stadium
906 E. Shepherd Avenue for cardboard and paper; and Perfect Metals at 3602 N. Industrial Road for
EXTRAS aluminum and other metals.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
TRUMAN SPIRIT SHIRTS TruScholarS reSearch SympoSium
Hosts Truman Invitational
4 p.m. • Truman Tennis Courts
All sizes are only $5. Aug. 27
Clifton Truman Daniel Spirit Shirts and can be purchased in the Magruder Hall 2001
7:30 p.m. • Baldwin Auditorium Public Relations Office Eighteen students will present their progress
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17 in McClain Hall 202. in their faculty-mentored research projects. A
Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival complete program schedule can be found at
9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Downtown Sizes range from small to 2XL. osr.truman.edu.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
Truman Softball Scrimmage Summer Classroom Updates
1 p.m. • Truman Softball Field Over the summer numerous teams from IT Services were hard at work building, upgrading and
*For ticket information, go to performing maintenance in classrooms across campus. For a complete list of updated classrooms, go
truman.edu/familyday. to newsletter.truman.edu/article.asp?id=6382.
Introductory Class for MA in Bulldog student Office
investment Fund Relocations
Leadership Begins Aug. 31 inFormAtionAl Nursing Department
I ntroductory class for the
Master of Arts in Leadership
program begins Aug. 31.
in personal and organizational
leadership, plus experiential
learning consisting of
meeting Health Sciences Building
In the Spring 2011 simulations, case studies and Aug. 31 Communication Disorders
semester, Truman began a new internships that will enable Violette Hall 1010 Health Sciences Building
master’s program designed for students to progress from Main Level
individuals wanting to advance the study of leadership to its With this fund, students
personal and professional goals. application and practice. will be managing real Speech and Hearing Clinic
The Master of Arts in Graduates of the program money for the purpose Health Sciences Building
Leadership program helps will have completed a of providing hands-on Main Level
training and practice in
students acquire a greater specialization area designed
the area of investment Athletic Training
understanding of how to lead to advance the individual’s management. It will allow Health Sciences Building
and navigate organizations personal leadership goals. students to participate in Lower Level
and how to build successful For more information, go all aspects of managing
relations within and among online to gradstudies.truman. an endowment, including Campus Planning
organizations. edu/areasofstudy/Leadership. portfolio construction, asset McClain Hall 100
The program includes a asp, call 785.4109 or email allocation, investment
solid theoretical foundation firstname.lastname@example.org. policy statement Human Resources
NOTABLES development, equity
McClain Hall 101
The new issue of “Green Clark Young, associate security analysis and
Hills Literary Lantern” is professor of health science, performance reporting.
McClain Hall 201
now available online, with received their Master Certified
The Bulldog Student
poetry, fiction and nonfiction, Health Education Specialist Enrollment Management
Investment Fund is
including essays by Joe (MCHES) credential from sponsored by the School McClain Hall 201
Benevento, professor of the National Commission of Business with financial
English, and Adam Brooke for Health Education support from the Truman Public Relations
Davis, professor of English, Credentialing, Inc., (NCHEC). State University Foundation. McClain Hall 202
as well as reviews by Truman Cox and Young were among
students Shawn Bodden, Kasey the first 812 health education For additional questions, CSI Coordinator for Service
Perkins and Andrew Kindiger. specialists to complete contact Ryan Hashemi at and Leadership Office
It can be accessed at ghll. the MCHES Experience email@example.com. Student Union Building 2000
truman.edu/current.html. Documentation Opportunity
Funds Allotment Council
process that opened Oct. 15, Smoking Policy Student Union Building
Myra Collins of the Regional 2010 and closed April 16, 2011.
Professional Development During this process, applicants Change Lower Level
Center, along with Stacey documented advanced-
Craigmyle, a teacher from level practice in the field of On Dec. 4, 2010, the Code of
Policies of the Board of Governors Women’s Resource Center
North Shelby Schools, recently health education and had Student Union Building
was amended to prohibit smoking
traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., recommenders attest to their within 25 feet of any building Lower Level
to present at the 2011 Summer performance and competence on campus property. This policy Main Hallway
Conference for Learning levels. change went into effect Aug. 1.
Forward (formerly National Sodexo Main Office
Staff Development Council). “From Billy Collins’ Policy already prohibits the use Student Union Building 2102
The workshop, “Determining ‘Forgetfulness’ to Julian of tobacco in buildings and Spanish Room
Levels of Rigor in Common Grey’s ‘Forgetfulness: The vehicles owned and controlled
Core State Standards,” was Remediation of Poetry,’” by by the University. Members of Athletics Main Office
the campus community share Pershing Building 212
designed to help workshop Betsy Delmonico, professor of
the responsibility of adhering to
participants apply the four levels English, appears in the Spring and enforcing this policy. The Athletics Sports Information
of Depth of Knowledge to the 2011 issue of “Interdisciplinary campus community also has the Pershing Building 305/314
Common Core State Standards Humanities,” published by the responsibility of bringing this
for use in instruction and Humanities and Education policy to the attention of visitors.
assessment development. Research Association. This Complaints and concerns should There will be an updated directory
issue is subtitled “Intersections: be brought to the attention of in the Pershing Building main lobby
Carolyn Cox, professor of Mind, Body, Time, Space.” the appropriate department or for all of the coaching
health science, and Janice supervisor. office changes.
NOTES university vAn
Purple Friday Kick-Off will take place from 2-4 12-4 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Student Union Building
p.m. Aug. 26 on the Student Union Building Activities Room.
Mall. There will be games, giveaways, sno-cones This is a REQUIRED class
and performers. The Equestrian Team will host a new member to drive Truman State
information meeting at 8 p.m. Sept. 1 in University fleet full-size vans.
SAB will sponsor Welcome Back Comedian Magruder Hall 2090. For more information, Student drivers must also
complete the Waiver of
Adam Grabowski at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 in Baldwin contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vehicle Usage Policy form
Auditorium. Admission is free. available online at
McNair Research Presentations will take police.truman.edu.
DawgFest will take place from 2-5 p.m. Aug 27 place Sept. 7 in the Student Union Building
on the Quad. DawgFest is the essential campus Alumni Room. For a complete presentation Aug. 30 • 3 p.m.
wide celebration of the new school year featuring schedule, go to trumantoday.truman.edu/pdf/ Aug. 31 • 3 p.m.
games, contests, giveaways, local business vendors McNairResearch2011.pdf.
Grim Smith 109
(Corner of Patterson and
SAB will sponsor slam poetry by Anis Mojgani Franklin streets)
Pizza Palooza will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Student Union Building
Aug. 30 on the McClain Mall. Local restaurants HUB. Admission is free and beverages will be Participants must sign up
have been invited so participants can taste test provided. to attend and should allow
2-3 hours for the class.
their pizza and vote on who has the ‘best pizza
Class size is limited. To sign
in town.’ Tickets will be available in the Student The Cardinal Key/Blue Key Blood Drive will up, call 785.4177 or email
Recreation Center or at the door. Funds will go to take place from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14 email@example.com.
support intramurals. in the Student Union Building Georgian Room.
The Center for Student Involvement’s fall “Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience on Pickler
Activities Fair will take place from 1-5 p.m. Your Resume” will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 Memorial
Aug. 31 in the Student Union Building. Space is in the Career Center.
limited, and is on a first come, first serve basis.
Contact the CSI at 785.4222 or firstname.lastname@example.org SAB applications are available now and are due Welcome Back
for more information. Sept. 14 to the CSI. Applications are available Students!
online at sab.truman.edu or in the SAB Office in Construction projects at the
Franklin Street Singers, Truman’s premiere the lower level of the Student Union Building. library are almost finished. Study
show choir, will conduct auditions from 5:30- rooms on south end of 2nd and
6:50 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Ophelia Parrish Clifton Truman Daniel, the oldest grandson of 3rd floor will be available soon.
2350. Participants should prepare a 60-second former U.S. President Harry S. Truman will speak
solo for the first day. All majors and years about his famous, but very ordinary, grandparents dog tag
welcome. Email email@example.com at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in Baldwin Auditorium. His
with any questions. new book, “Dear Harry, Love Bess,” published by discoUnt cards
Truman State University Press, will be available to The Bulldog football team is once
The Study Abroad Fair will take place from purchase and for Daniel to sign. again selling discount cards that
may be utilized year round at more
TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY 2011-2012 CALENDAR OF EVENTS than 30 local businesses. These
FALL SEMESTER 2011 SPRING SEMESTER 2012 discount cards, fondly referred
Sept. 5 - Labor Day Jan. 9 - Classes begin to as Dog Tags, can easily save a
Sept. 16 - Speaker: Clifton Truman Daniel Jan. 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day consumer upwards of $100 if used
Sept. 17 - Family Day Jan. 28 - “Sleeping Beauty”* consistently throughout the school
Oct. 7 - National Truman Spirit Day Feb. 8 - Career Expo year. Dog Tags may be purchased
Oct. 8 - Homecoming Feb. 16 - University Conference for $10 in the Athletic Office in
Oct. 12 - First Block classes end Feb. 29 - First Block classes end Pershing Building, from any member
Oct. 13-14 - Midterm Break March 1 - Second Block classes begin of the football team or in the Public
Oct. 17 - Second Block classes begin March 5-9 - Midterm Break Relations Office, McClain Hall 202.
Oct. 19 - Career Expo March 20 - “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”*
Oct. 26 - “Phantom of the Opera”* April 9 - Spring Break
Oct. 27-28 - New Music Festival April 14 - Speaker: Michael Beschloss Holiday Hours
Nov. 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break April 17 - Student Research Conference at the Student
Nov. 29 - “A Christmas Carol”* April 27 - Last day of classes
Dec. 9 - Last day of classes April 30 - Finals start Recreation Center
Dec. 12 - Finals begin May 2 - Reading Day Sept. 2 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Dec. 14 - Reading Day May 4 - Finals end Sept. 3 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Dec. 17 - Commencement May 5 - Commencement
Sept. 4 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
*Kohlenberg Lyceum Event
For the most recent updates, check the Master Calendar on the University home page or at calendar.truman.edu. Sept. 5 11 a.m.-11 p.m.