Names & Events

NE student Clelia Bizumuremyi has been selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant May 7. Bizumuremyi will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and gifts.

April 28
SE Campus will host the annual Arbor Day Celebration 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on the front lawn. The celebration will have booths, food trucks, contest awards and entertainment. For more information, contact assistant to the president Michael Cinatl at michael.cinatl@tccd.edu or 817-515-3036.
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If she wins, she would compete nationally in Orlando, Florida.

Now-May 1 NW students can submit posters to the World Language Lab (WSTU 2615) on the meaning of Cinco de Mayo. First-, second- and third-place winners will receive prizes. For more details, contact special projects coordinator Lourdes Davenport at 817-515-7654.

April 26 For Stress Awareness Month, TR’s health services offers Wellness on Wheels 1:30-2 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). The session provides information and hands-on tools to better manage stress. Healthy snacks will be provided.

April 26 The TR Center for Health Care Professions will hold a diagnostic medical sonography program application information session at 5 p.m. in TRHA 1050. Seating is limited to the first 100 people. For more information, call academic advisor Cal Quigley at 817-515-2472 or email cal.quigley@tccd.edu.

April 26 NW Campus’ world language lab will host its monthly International Potluck workshop for students, faculty and staff at 3 p.m. in WFAB 2615. Various speakers will discuss their international and life experiences with time allowed for questions.

April 26 The SE library will host Race and Identity in Graphic Novels 12:50-2 p.m. in the library classroom. A presentation from Derek Royal will explore the way race and identity intersect in graphic novels.

April 26 The NE writing center will host workshops on literary devices 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

April 27 The NE writing center will host statement of purpose workshops 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

April 27 History professor Roy Vu, an expert on the Vietnamese diaspora, will speak 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the TR Idea Store. Vu will discuss war and immigration in Asian-American history, U.S. immigration laws, refugee policies and Asian immigrant and refugee reactions to such laws and policies. For more information, contact student development associate Kim Nguyen at 817-515-1037 or email kim.nguyen@tccd.edu.

April 27 MHMR will be on NW Campus to provide confidential HIV testing to students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (WCST 1151). No insurance or appointment is necessary. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

April 27 The National Society of Leadership and Success will induct new members 6:30-8 p.m. in Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

April 27 A student success workshop, Study Skills, will run 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. The session will focus on tips of the academic trade including how to avoid burning out and how to prepare for finals. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

April 27 South Campus will host a collegewide job fair 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. The fair is open to alumni, students and community members looking for full-time and part-time jobs, paid internships and seasonal positions. Job seekers can go online to tccd.edu/alumni and click on “Job Fair.”

April 27 South’s advising and counseling center will host Emotions: What are They and How Do I Deal with Them? 1-2 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students can learn to regulate and express their emotions. For more details, contact counselor Nicole D’Alesandro at 817-515-4709 or nicole.dalesandro@tccd.edu.

April 28 The TR transfer center will host a TCU@TCC transfer information session 10-11:30 a.m. in the Riverfront Cafe. TCU admissions counselors and the TCU Super Frog will be on hand.

April 28 The TR center for leadership development will sponsor the 31st Leadership eXperience Summit: Building Your Personal Brand 2-5 p.m. in Action A (TRTR 4202). A keynote speech and breakout sessions will address how a personal brand reflects one’s professional reputation and how to market to potential employers. RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/7AodKq1tJcstplQf2. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu or 817-515-1192.

April 29 South Campus’ social sciences will host Vietnam: The Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Symposium 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the SETC Fusion Auditorium. Representatives of Fort Worth’s South Vietnamese community will hold a discussion with experts on how the Vietnam War started and its fallout. For more information, contact history professor Lee Snaples at 817-515-4639 or noble.snaples@tccd.edu.

May 1 Reading assistant professor Christi BlueFeather will lead a free stress management session 2-2:30 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). One student will win a free lunch voucher. For more details, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

May 1 South Campus’ health services will offer free, confidential pregnancy testing 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in a mobile unit on the Student Center north patio. An appointment is required. For more information, call 469-251-2428 or visit www.icumobilefw.org.

May 2 Spending Plans: Meeting Goals the Simple Way, a financial literacy training, will run 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

May 2 South’s student activities will have a petting zoo 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the SLIB lawn. Students can relieve some stress from studying for finals by petting animals. For more information, contact student development associate Amanda Sims at 817-515-4154 or amanda.sims@tccd.edu.

May 2 To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, NW students can play loteria games for prizes 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the WSTU main hallway. For more information, contact instructional associate Melanie Mendez at 817-515-7627.

May 2 Richland College sociology professor Mike Itashiki will speak about lessons learned from Japanese internment during World War II 11 a.m.-noon in the TR Idea Store. Drawing on his own family’s experience in Japanese internment camps, Itashiki will address the impact internment had on Japanese-American culture and the current debate over U.S. immigration reform. For more information, contact student development associate Kim Nguyen at kim.nguyen@tccd.edu.

May 2 The American Red Cross will host a blood drive on NW Campus 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Healthy donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 and have a valid photo ID. Also, 56 days must have passed since a previous donation. Donors are encouraged to hydrate and eat before giving blood. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672 or catherine.stevens@tccd.edu.

May 2 Be the Match Bone Marrow Donor Registry will be on NW Campus 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU Student Center across from the bookstore. Participants can join the bone marrow donor registry through a cheek swab. The organization’s goal is to add younger, more ethnically diverse members to the donor list. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672 or catherine.stevens@tccd.edu.

May 3 The NE writing center will hold scholarship essay writing workshops 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

May 3 The TR Transfer Center will host a come-and-go Transfer Complete Celebration 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe. Students can have their photos taken with their university’s pennant. To receive a keepsake, RSVP with the TR Transfer Center (TREF 1503C) and bring a copy of the acceptance letter or email.

May 3 Artist Machiko Hanafusa will demonstrate Japanese calligraphy 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. An interactive exhibit will showcase traditional and modern Japanese calligraphy. Hanafusa’s original artwork and calligraphy supplies will be on display. For more information, contact student development associate Kim Nguyen at kim.nguyen@tccd.edu.

May 4 The NE writing center will hold information literacy workshops 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more details, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

May 4 The Get Back on Track and Finish the Race seminar will run 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. The seminar will assist students with identifying their learning styles and teach them learning strategies and ways to study. This seminar will also cover how the GPA impacts the overall college experience and provide strategies to boost one’s GPA. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

May 4 NE health services will offer free HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C, chlamydia and gonorrhea testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Testing will be provided by Tarrant County Public Health and is open to all. For more information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

May 4 A Cultural Dance Showcase will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the TR Riverfront Cafe. The Grace Hula Dance Company, the University of Texas at Arlington Korean Culture Association and the Lion Dance team will perform traditional and modern pieces, providing insight into the history and tradition of Polynesian, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. For more information, contact student development associate Kim Nguyen at kim.nguyen@tccd.edu.

May 5 SE student activities will host the Cinco de Mayo Celebration 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ESCT HUB. Students can enjoy food, games and entertainment. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

May 6 South Campus will host the 2017 African-American Health Expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SHPE. Students can go to workshops, health screenings, seminars and cooking demonstrations to learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact communications manager Reginald Lewis at 817-515-1542 or reginald.lewis@tccd.edu.