Now-April 15 South’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center is offering free tax preparation 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 20
NW Campus will host an Aviation Job Fair 2:30-4:30 p.m. Aviation industry employers will be present to recruit current aviation students. Students are encouraged to bring multiple copies of resumes and to dress in professional business attire. The event will be held in the main lobby of Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics. For more information, contact technology instructor Carmen Wise at 817-515-7267 or carmen.wise@tccd.edu.
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Saturdays in the Family Empowerment Center. For more information, call the center at 817-515-4332.

Now-April 17 SE will offer free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in EMBC 1106. For more information, contact Michelle Beltran at michelle.beltran@foundcom.org.

Now-April 26 For Stress Awareness Month, TR’s health services will sponsor Wellness on Wheels 1:30-2 p.m. each Wednesday in April in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Each session will provide information and hands-on tools to better manage stress. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

Now-May 1 Reading assistant professor Christi BlueFeather will lead free stress management sessions on the first and third Monday of each month 2-2:30 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Each session will end with a drawing for a free lunch voucher for one student. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

April 12 A Carter BloodCare blood drive mobile unit will be on TRE Campus 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the parking lot at 245 E. Belknap St. Healthy donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and bring a valid photo ID. Donors’ most recent donation must have been before Feb. 15. Donors should hydrate and eat before arriving.

April 12 Carter BloodCare’s mobile bus will be on NE Campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. outside the Student Center. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 and have a valid photo ID. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, call 1-800-DONATE4.

April 12 South’s health services is offering free, confidential HIV testing by My Health, My Resources Tarrant County 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in SSTU 2208. For more information, contact administrative assistant Victoria Peterson at 817-515-4531 or victoria.peterson@tccd.edu.

April 12 NE student activities’ Spring Festival will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. outside the Student Center near the chessboard. It includes a live DJ, free food, university representatives, student clubs, a decade-themed costume contest and more.

April 12 During Spring Fest, NE career services will host a recruitment fair for branches of the military 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the lawn near the chessboard. Recruiters will be on hand to speak with students about employment opportunities, and the military will give information about military careers.

April 13 The SE library will host The Human Library: Explore the Stories Among Us noon-2 p.m. in the library. Students and faculty can stop by the library to have a 45-minute discussion session with a human “book.” They can listen to their book’s story and ask questions. For more information, contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

April 13 The Success 101: Start on Track workshop will be 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. The workshop will help students with identifying learning styles and introduce strategies to help students become active participants in the classroom such as time management and goal setting. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

April 13 TR advising and counseling will hold a stress management workshop 1-2 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Academic advisor Michaelan Price will discuss ways to use stress to improve health and productivity. For more information, contact special services coordinator Sharon Moore at 817-515-1055.

April 13 South’s Spectrum club will host a fashion show 6-9 p.m. in the Student Center dining hall. Life Is a Runway will feature four fashion categories: Rainbow Pride, TCC Pride, Show Stopper and “Bad and Boujee.” For more information, contact Spectrum president Tyler Jackson at 817-371-0893.

April 13 TR’s humanities division will present the inaugural The River Speaks Lecture and Workshop Series, focused on Hispanic art, literature and culture, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Energy Room (TRTR 4008). In addition to a creative writing competition and breakout sessions with TCC faculty, the poet, novelist and LGBTQ equal rights activist David Caleb Acevedo will speak, and Chris Zlolniski will discuss his research as director of the Center for Mexican-American studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. For more information, contact special projects coordinator Elexsis A. White at 817-515-2400.

April 17 Magical Northeast, a reception honoring Chancellor Eugene Giovannini, will be 5-7 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. The reception will feature NE Campus programs. For more information, contact CIE coordinator Carolyn Sims at carolyn.sims@tccd.edu or 817-515-6516.

April 17 South Campus’ health services is offering free, confidential pregnancy testing 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in a mobile unit on the SSTU north patio. An appointment is required. For more information, call 469-251-2428 or visit www.icumobilefw.org.

April 18 SE Campus will host its student awards ceremony 7-9 p.m. in the ballroom/commons. The ceremony will honor students with outstanding scholastic achievement, community service and leadership. A reception will follow in the commons. For more information, contact student developmental service director Doug Peak at douglas.peak@tccd.edu or 817-515-3076.

April 18 South’s Spectrum club will host a panel discussion regarding issues in the LGBTQ community in the SSTU Forum Room 2:15-4:20 p.m. Students are encouraged to wear yellow in celebration of Pride Week. For more information, contact Spectrum president Tyler Jackson at 817-371-0893.

April 18 Student activities and NE Campus leadership will recognize students at its Awards and Recognition Ceremony 6-8 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Several different types of awards and certificates will be distributed during the ceremony as NE Campus leadership honors students and their families for their work this past year. For more information, contact student development associate Karen Raulerson at karen.raulerson@tccd.edu or 817-515-6644.

April 19 NE’s Student Government Association will hold a forum 1-2 p.m. in NSTU 1506. Students can observe and participate in the forum and learn about concerns from the student body. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

April 19 The NE English department will host What’s in a Name? 12:15-2:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The event will celebrate Shakespeare’s life and works and focus on identity. Free pizza and drinks will be provided. For more information, contact English instructor Amanda Myers at amanda.myers@tccd.edu or 817-515-6925.

April 19 Get Back on Track and Finish the Race will be 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. The seminar will help students identify their learning styles and teach them learning and studying strategies. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

April 19 The NE chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will hold a fundraiser 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NTAB and NSTU lobbies on NE. Members will sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches for $5.

April 19 South Campus’ student activities will host Spring Fest on the SSTU patio 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Students can learn about the resources available on South and participate in games and activities. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045 or ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

April 19 NW counselor Brentom Jackson will present Squad Goals: Find and Build Your Ideal Support System on NW Campus 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WCTS 1133. The interactive workshop will provide students with the tools and skills needed to build a positive support system. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cathy Westbrook at 817-515-7980 or catherine.westbrook@tccd.edu.

April 20 South’s English department will host the Literacy Read-A-Thon outside Garrett Jenkins Library 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Students can participate in celebrating literacy by reading any material of their choice. For more information, contact event organizer Shannon Smith at 817-515-4179 or shannon.smith@tccd.edu.

April 20 South’s advising and counseling center will host The Power of Positive Thinking 1-2 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students can learn how to eliminate negative thoughts. For more information, contact counselor Nicole Dalesandro at 817-515-4709 or nicole.dalesandro@tccd.edu.

April 20 South’s Spectrum club will host a Hollywood talent show in the Student Center dining hall 5-9 p.m. Students are encouraged to wear purple or pink in celebration of Pride Week. For more information, contact Spectrum president Tyler Jackson at 817-371-0893.

April 20 Collaborating with the Association of American Medical Colleges, South’s mathematical and natural science department will host a career fair for students seeking a career in medicine. For more information, contact administrative assistant Susan Haralson at 817-515-4359 or theresa.haralson@tccd.edu.

April 20 SE Campus will host Texas Christian University history professor Max Krochmal, who will talk about his new book Blue Texas, 1-2:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students can learn about the transformation of the Democratic Party in civil rights-era Texas. For more information, contact SE history professor Greg Kosc at 817-515-3762 or gregory.kosc@tccd.edu.

April 21 SE student activities will host an international Mother Earth Day celebration 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ESCT HUB. Students can join to celebrate Earth Day around the world and learn how other cultures celebrate. Attendees can play Earth Day trivia to win a prize. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

April 21 NW Campus will host a disc golf tournament as part of Earth Day Fest at 10 a.m. on the lawn outside WSTU. This event is open to all TCC students, staff, faculty and family members. For more information, contact biology professor Greta Bolin at 817-515-7287 or greta.bolin@tccd.edu.

 

April 22 NW Campus’ kinesiology department will hold a 5K and 10K run as part of Earth Day Fest. The 10K will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:15 a.m. Both runs will take place on the trail around Marine Creek Reservoir. Registration for the event is free to TCC students, faculty, staff and family members. Limited space is available. Runners may register for the event at https://www/edsregistration.com/events/131. For more information, contact learning lab manager Sarah Matlock at 817-515-7641 or sarah.matlock@tccd.edu.