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Now-May 31 Tickets can be purchased for the TCC Alumni Association’s third annual Rangers Night scheduled for June 17 at the Ballpark in Arlington. Friends and family are invited to join alumni to watch the Texas Rangers play the Oakland Athletics. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat event are $39 and are first-come, first-served. For more information, contact Gloria Fisher at 817-515-5777 or gloria.fisher@tccd.edu.
Now-May 31
Tickets can be purchased for the TCC Alumni Association’s third annual Rangers Night scheduled for June 17 at the Ballpark in Arlington. Friends and family are invited to join alumni to watch the Texas Rangers play the Oakland Athletics. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat event are $39 and are first-come, first-served. For more information, contact Gloria Fisher at 817-515-5777 or gloria.fisher@tccd.edu.

April 24
NE Campus career services will host Employers on Campus at the Recruitment Fair 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on the lawn area near the chessboard.

 

April 24
NE Campus will host a Carter BloodCare blood drive at the outdoor chessboard by the clock tower (NSTU building) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact NE health services coordinator Pat Marling at 817-515-6056 for more information or visit TheGreatBigGiveBack.org to get involved.

 

April 24
NE Campus’ health services and the National Bone Marrow Program will host Be The Match, a volunteer program for a bone marrow registry for transplants. To join the drive, individuals can register 9 a.m.-1 p.m. outside the Student Center during the International Festival. Donors need to be between 18 and 44 and pass health guidelines. Donations of $10 can be made by texting “Match 018” to 50555. Every $100 raised helps add another member to the registry. To join or volunteer, contact Julie Smalley at julie.smalley@cookchildrens.org.

 

April 24
SE Campus health services and Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students can also register with the National Bone Marrow Registry to be a bone marrow donor. To donate blood, students must weigh at least 110 pounds and have a valid ID. For more information, call SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

 

April 24
The SGA Town Hall for Students will be on South Campus 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The town hall is meant to increase student involvement in the South Campus Student Government Association and inform the student body about what it can do for the students. For more information, call student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4553.

 

April 24
The SE library and humanities department present University of Texas at Arlington history associate professor Christopher Morris 1-2:30 p.m. in the Silent Reading Room of the library. Based on his new book The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, Morris will discuss how human intervention has impacted the ecology of the lower Mississippi Valley and what changes could be made to reinvigorate the environment. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081. 

 

April 24
The SE reading and writing resource center is offering a workshop on spelling tips 7-7:30 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3812.

 

April 24-25
The Tarrant County Mental Health Mental Retardation will provide free HIV testing on TR Campus 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24 and 4-8 p.m. April 25 in the health services office (TREF 1312). No registration is required. If students schedule a follow-up appointment 30 days after the test, they are eligible to receive an incentive worth $30. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-1167.

 

April 25
The SE library presents the annual Ashworth Elementary Art Show. The elementary school students will display their artwork and invite parents, friends and family to view it. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3082.

 

April 25
The SE reading and writing resource center will present an MLA workshop 10-10:30 a.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3812.

 

April 25
The Tarrant County College Police Department and the Tarrant County Coalition for Crime Victims will stage the 10th annual Tribute to Victims and Tree Dedication that will honor crime victims. The event will last 10 a.m.-noon in the cove between WTSU and WTLO.

 

April 25
TR Campus’ student awards ceremony will recognize significant student achievements on the campus. The event will be 4-6 p.m. in the Riverfront Café with awards from the student development, counseling and academic affairs departments.

 

April 25
South Campus will hold the Student Celebration of Excellence ceremony 6-8 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria. The event will honor students who have been selected by their professors to receive the campus’ Celebration of Excellence Awards. For more information, call student activities assistant Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

April 25
The SE reading and writing resource center will offer a workshop on finding one’s voice 7-7:30 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3812.

 

April 26
SE Campus will host a Spring Fling to celebrate the end of the semester 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the front lawn. The celebration includes fun, food and games celebrating Arbor Day. For more information, call career services director Mike Cinatl at 817-515-3036.

 

April 26
SE continuing education will hold a graduation ceremony for students enrolled in GED classes 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, call continuing education services vice president Carrie Tunson at 817-515-3023.

 

April 26
Phi Theta Kappa’s Casino Night on NE Campus has been canceled.

 

April 27
The TR gay/straight alliance club will host its Masquerade Ball 7-11 p.m. in the Action Suite (TRTR 4202). Tickets are on sale now. Advance tickets are $15 for singles and $25 for couples. At the door, prices will rise to $20 for singles and $30 for couples. All proceeds go to the Fort Worth Samaritan House.

 

April 29
SE student activities and OLA presents a Cinco de Mayo event 1-4 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students can take a break from studying for prizes, food and live music. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3124.

 

April 29
The SE reading and writing resource center will present an MLA workshop 3-3:30 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3912.

 

April 29
The SE architectural technology program presents artist and architectural designer Etty Horowitz as part of its guest lecture series. Horowitz, known throughout Dallas-Fort Worth for her art and sculptures, will give a presentation on the relationship between art and architecture. Students, faculty and the public are invited to this special presentation. For more information, call SE architectural technology coordinator Arnie Radman at 817-515-3620.

 

April 29-May 2
Focus on Finals week will give TR students a chance to study for finals in peace and silence with a snack and ambience. Additional study spaces will be set up for students in the East Fork Gallery and in the East Fork third-floor study area. The Riverfront Café will extend its hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The study areas will be manned with snacks until 8 each evening.

 

April 30
The SE reading and writing resource center is offering a workshop on spelling tips 10-10:30 a.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3912.

 

April 30
The SE reading and writing resource center will offer a workshop on finding one’s voice 7-7:30 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2225). For more information, call the reading and writing resource center at 817-515-3912.

 

May 1-2 The NW Ceramic Club will host a ceramic and craft sale in front of the campus bookstore in WSTU from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event is open to the public.
May 1-2
The NW Ceramic Club will host a ceramic and craft sale in front of the campus bookstore in WSTU from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event is open to the public.

May 1
SE health services and the Tarrant County Mental Health Mental Retardation Street Outreach will host HIV/AIDS testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Participants must be at least 18 years old and must have a picture ID to test. For more information, call health services at 817-515-3594.

 

May 1
NE Campus health services will provide free HIV/syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (NSTU 1704A). Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 817-515-6056 for more information.

 

May 2
South Campus will hold a graduation lunch noon-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio. The lunch will be for the graduating class of 2013 and will feature barbecue. For more information, call student activities assistant Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

May 10
NE Campus will host the Decisions for Success Retreat 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and/or 1-3:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The daylong retreat will explore students’ future and educational opportunities to accomplish their goals. Students may sign up at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events/index or contact Marjeanna Burge at 817-515-6908 or marjeanna.burge@tccd.edu.

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