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Now-Nov. 7
NE faculty and students are invited to attend free Zumba classes. Zumba combines Latin and international music with dance to make exercise fun. Classes are 2-3 p.m. every Monday in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Participants do not have to attend each week and may stay for all or part of the class. For questions, call health services at 817-515-6056.

 

Sept. 28
Counselor Lori Leach will host a test anxiety workshop as part of the Lunchtime Workshop Series on TR Campus noon-1 p.m. in TRTR 3102. Students can call Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

 

Sept. 28
SE Campus career services will sponsor a job fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. The event is open to students and community members as well. Participating employers have part-time and full-time entry-level opportunities.

 

Sept. 28
A free HIV/AIDS screening will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the health services center on TR Campus. Students can call Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167 for more information.

 

Sept. 29
Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Action A on TR Campus. Students can call Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167 for more information.

 

Sept. 29
Vendors will display alternative medicines, organic recipes and reiki-style massages during the TR Campus health fair. Vendors from a wide variety of organizations will set up along Main Street to give students health information. Students can call Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167 for more information.


Sept. 29
Carl Scherrieb, South academic advisor, will present Setting Goals and Making the Right Decisions, Part I, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. All students can attend.

 

Sept. 29
The Lunchtime Workshop Series on TR Campus continues with Surviving Group Projects hosted by Center for Academic Success coordinator Stevie Blakely noon-1 p.m. in TRTR 3102. Students can call Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

 

Sept. 29
The NW Leadership Academy will host The Challenge of Leadership to provide students with an overview of the academy 12:30-2:30 p.m. in WACB 1123. Students will contract a personalized leadership plan and examine topics such as definitions of leadership, leadership styles and leadership challenges and solutions.

 

Sept. 30
SE Campus will present the first session of Extreme Money Management Credit Basics: How Money Works 10:40-11:35 a.m. in the North Ballroom. The seminar is designed to help students become financially literate by teaching the key skills of financial success. Training is free and open to all students.

 

Oct. 1
TR Campus will host a public open house for its new East Campus 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. RSVP is requested by Sept. 28 at www.tccd.edu/rsvp.

 

Oct. 4
NE career services will offer information on filling out job applications 10 a.m.-noon in the NTAB lobby to students who may be seeking employment.

 

Oct. 4
Government adjunct James Goss will present a test-taking workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Room (TRTR 3102) as part of TR Campus’ lunchtime workshop series. Students may call Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

 

Oct. 4
Writers are invited to attend A Learning How to Write Lecture: Publish Your Book in 48 Hours … or Less with keynote speaker Shewanda Riley of the NE Campus English department 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NE Writing Center (NACB 1114). Riley will give writers tips on publishing their creative works in record time. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Oct. 5
NE health services and AIDS Outreach will sponsor free confidential HIV and syphilis testing 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health services office (NSTU 1704A). Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged. For more information, call 817-515-6056.

Oct. 5
The NE Health Fair will be 9 a.m-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Free screenings for blood pressure, body fat, bone density, glucose and much more will be offered. Attendees can register to become bone marrow donors. A limited number of flu shots will also be available for $12. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

 

Oct. 5
Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive on NE. Students can donate 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in two locations: the Galley (NSTU 1506A) or outside in the mobile bus parked near the chessboard. A photo ID is required.

 

Oct. 5
Students are invited to attend Leadership Academy #1—Inclusivity Training on SE Campus. Sponsored by student activities, the event will be held 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in ESCT 1201. Students will watch a DVD on leadership challenges and fill out a response sheet. Certificates of completion will be awarded, and students may register in advance for the one-hour sessions.

 

Oct. 5
Certified etiquette consultant and entrepreneur Armie Snarley will conduct Business Etiquette 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. Knowing proper etiquette can improve students’ chances of occupational and personal growth. Soft skills include introducing clients and making them feel comfortable, understanding and respecting precedence, or selecting the right fork at a six-course dinner. This seminar will teach individual skills that can be applied to life today.

 

Oct. 5
Leah Morris of the Fort Worth School of Metaphysics will present Undivided Attention: Discovering the Power of Your Mind noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Room (TRTR 3102) as part of TR Campus’ lunchtime workshop series. Morris will give tips on how to focus in class and the benefits students can gain from focusing. Students may call Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

 

Oct. 5, 12
Students can learn about their cultural heritage during Writing Your Heritage, which consists of two interactive workshops, both at 1 p.m. in the library on SE Campus. During the first session, Dr. Juan Araujo, University of North Texas-Dallas assistant professor, will discuss the importance of passing one’s culture and heritage on to the next generation through writing and help participants start to write. The second session will focus on sharing the written pieces and peer evaluations.

 

Oct. 6
Texas Health Wellness for Life will offer free mammograms 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for women 35 or older in the mobile bus located near the NE Campus flagpole. Certain requirements must be met. Call 1-877-THR-WELL (847-9355) for more information or to make an appointment.

 

Oct. 6
ABC’s to Success: The Setting Goals and Making Right Decisions (Part II) seminar will be presented by Carl Scherrieb, academic advisor, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. Students do not need to have attended the first session.

 

Oct. 7
NE student services will present three screenings of the gay-themed comedy But I’m a Cheerleader at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner in observance of LGBT History Month.

 

Oct. 7
South health services will sponsor Breast Cancer Prevention: The Best Protection noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. Dr. Robyn Young will educate attendees on the importance of prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Free lunch will be provided for attendees who RSVP to gloria.irvin@tccd.edu or health services at 817-515-4531.

 

Oct. 8
Proyecto Inmigrante, a nonprofit agency aimed at helping immigrants in the community, will hold its annual immigration conference 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Irving. Students can check out booths and guest speakers with information regarding new immigration laws as well as education and scholarship opportunities, residency and citizenship status. For more information, contact South Campus student Jesus Zamarripa at 817-615-7096.

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