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Today
Chris Carcerano, center for academic success coordinator, will present Getting Ready for Finals: How to Beat Finals Week 12:30-2 p.m. in SACA 1120 on South Campus.

 

Today
NE Campus will present Veterans Health and Education Benefits 3-5 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Speakers include a transition patient advocate, a suicide prevention coordinator and an education compliance specialist.

 

April 29
NE Campus hosts Cornerstone’s Instructor Orientation and Preparation 1-2:30 p.m. in the NSTU Galley. The presentation is open to instructors who want to teach honors students in the future. The day will begin with a presentation by Michael Nichols, NW Campus Cornerstone director, followed by a question-and-answer panel.

 

April 29
TR health services will sponsor a Carter BloodCare blood drive. Free hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and music are available for blood donors. Donors must be at least 17 years old, healthy, weigh at least 110 pounds and have a valid ID. At least 56 days must have lapsed since a last blood donation. For more information, call TR health services at 817-515-1059.

 

April 29
TR health services will host a National Bone Marrow Registry 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Main Street in the Trinity River Building. Students and staff can register to donate marrow and help those with potentially fatal blood diseases. Donors must be in good health, age 18-60 and have no history of cancer, diabetes or heart attack/heart disease. For more information, call Dr. Louanne Schulze, TR counseling director, at 817-515-1280.

 

April 30
A district speech competition will be 1-6 p.m. in WSTU 1305 on NW Campus. Final rounds will start at 4 p.m. Students will present speeches to a panel of judges including speech faculty and speech team alumni. The top six students will receive trophies and plaques.

 

April 30
NE Campus hosts Honors Day 12:45-2:45 p.m. in the NSTU Galley. Cornerstone honors students from the entire district will present their portfolios required for completion of the program. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Donovan Hufnagle at donovan.hufnagle@tccd.edu.

 

May 3
The NE Campus mental health program will hold an orientation at 12:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Anyone interested in enrolling in the program should attend. For more information, contact Dolores Sutter at 817-515-6614.

 

May 4-6
The NW Campus spring ceramics class will sell its pieces 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in front of the Bookstore. Bowls, cups and other pieces will be sold for $5 to $30 plus.

 

May 6
Iwo Jima survivor and high school teacher Phil Porter will present a short documentary video, The Battle for Iwo Jima, and then answer questions from students. The presentation will be 1 p.m. in WSTU 1303-05 on NW Campus.

 

May 6
NE Campus student activities, mental health department and continuing education will sponsor Adolescent Drug Trends in Texas 1-4 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Chief operations officer of Tarrant County Challenge John Haenes will discuss the different types of drug abuse and paraphernalia, new technology in the drug scene, drugs’ effects on the brain and on behavior. The seminar is free for students and $20 for professionals because they will receive three contact hours for attending. A free lunch will be served before the event at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Julie Dennis at 817-515-6417 or julie.dennis@tccd.edu.

 

May 6
Business Performance Company will present Publicizing Your Personal Brand and Staying in Demand 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in SSTU Living Room (2105) on South Campus. The session is part of the South Campus Lunchtime Series. To attend, contact Alisa Jones at 817-515-4592 or alisa.jones@tccd.edu. The $35 cost includes lunch.

 

May 12
TCC Computer User Group hosts a How-To Special Interest Group meeting 1-3:30 p.m. in SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Send any computer questions to Charles Davenport at charles.davenport@my.tccd.edu.

 

May 19
TCC Computer User Group hosts a general meeting 1-3:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner on NE Campus. Presenter Bob Shotsberger will give information on 3-D photos and movie making. For more information, contact Herman Bresciani at 817-297-4404.

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