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Velocity, the South Campus dance ensemble, represented TCC at the South Central Regional American College Dance Festival hosted by Texas A&M International University in Laredo. Neiman Calvin danced the solo performance “Life Story,” which received one of two standing ovations out of the 60 dances presented, according to South dance associate professor Gypsy Crane Ingram.Now-April 15 SE and South campuses are providing free income tax preparation for those with annual incomes under $50,000 through the Volunteer Income Assistance program. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, 3-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The program is located in the EMBC building on SE and in the Family Empowerment Center (SNUR 1203A) on South. Call 817-534-0814 or 2-1-1 (choose option 1) for an appointment. For more information, contact Alan Martin at 646-465-1001 or 817-307-6481.

Now-April 18 Signum lingua ASL club is holding a food and goods drive on TR. Donations such as adult diapers, wipes and non-perishable food items are needed. All donations will go to New Life deaf fellowship and Heritage Square retirement home. Donation drop-off sites are on the fifth floor of TREF. For more information, contact Allison Boren at 682-300-8142.

Now-April 21 Registration begins now for Nutrition Rocks Camp, an educational health camp for second- to sixth-grade children. The SE student dietetic organization will host the camp 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 on SE Campus. Registration, which includes a healthy lunch, is $35 for the first child enrolled and $30 for each additional sibling. For more information, contact Monika Star at

April 11 NE Campus concludes its three-day International Festival featuring food, music and fun outside the Student Center by the chessboard. Events will include an international fashion show, dance performances, Henna painting and other educational events.

April 11 NE health services and the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry invites students to Be the Match 9 a.m.-3 p.m. outside the NSTU Student Center near the chessboard. The registry serves to match potential bone marrow donors to recipients.

April 11 NW Campus will host a health fair to raise awareness for services offered by NW health services and Tarrant County agencies 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303-05. HIV and birth control screenings will be available in WACB 1123. This event is open to students, faculty and staff.

April 11 As part of the SE Campus Veterans Untold Stories series, retired calvary scout, sergeant and current SE student Steve Blackman will share his unique story at 11 a.m. in the ESCT Bistro.

April 11 The NE Creative Writing Club concludes its How to Win the Writing Competition. A panel of three judges will discuss strengths and weaknesses in writing competition entries 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the NACB writing center.

April 12 NW Campus will host a job/information fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303/1305. Students, staff, faculty and the community can explore job opportunities and network with representatives from more than 30 businesses. The event is free and open to the public.

April 12 The NE psychology and sociology departments present Weapons of Mass Distraction at 9:30 and 11 a.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Teachers will discuss the benefits and disadvantages of technology in the classroom as well as the role of media in the modern age. Students must RSVP at

April 12 HIV test results from the April 4 testing will be available 10 a.m.-noon in SACC 1331 on South Campus.

April 12 South instructor Angela Shindoll presents Interpersonal Relationships: Healthy vs. Unhealthy 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). She will discuss healthy interpersonal relationships and unhealthy ones and explain how healthy relationships are essential to well-being. Students must RSVP at

April 13 The TR ASL club presents the Deaf Awareness Month variety show featuring deaf acts and storytellers. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium (TRTR 4008).

April 13-14 The TR Campus library will offer Information Literacy classes 1-4 p.m. April 13 and 9 a.m.-noon April 14 in the Library Classroom (TREF 1302). This three-hour non-credit course is designed to help students find credible online resources and reference materials. The course is taught by professional librarians, and students will receive a certificate of completion after taking the class.

April 14 The NW Campus mathematics department will hold a workshop on adding and subtracting rational expressions 10 a.m.-noon in WTLO 2126. Materials will be provided.

April 16 The NW Campus mathematics department will hold a free workshop on adding and subtracting rational expressions 7-9 p.m. in WACB 1108. Materials will be provided.

April 17 The SE Campus Writing Center will offer a Writing Research Essays workshop 2-3 p.m. in ESEE 2227A. The class will focus on key steps such as forming an argument or thesis, gathering and organizing information and using MLA format.

April 17 NW Campus student activities will hold the Outstanding Achievement Awards Ceremony for students 6-7:30 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Students throughout the campus will be honored and receive certificates during the ceremony. The event is free.

April 17 The SE Campus Student Awards Ceremony will be held 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom.

April 17-18 Mandatory group advisement for students new to college will be held in the T1 Conference Room (TRTR 1408M). Students can reserve a seat through advising and counseling in TRTR 1401 or at 817-515-1055.

April 18 SE Campus health services will offer free HIV/AIDS testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118.

April 18 In observance of Earth Day, environmentally themed presentations and a sustainability panel discussion will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on NE in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students may contact student services at 817-515-6234 for more information.

April 18 Staussa Ervin, SE psychology assistant professor, will present How to Pamper Yourself on a Budget 12:50-2:10 p.m. The Health and Wellness Workshop, sponsored by the SE counseling department, will be held in the North Ballroom on SE Campus.

April 18 The SE Campus library will host a Poetry Slam at 1 p.m. in the library.

April 18 TR Campus will hold a free statistics workshop focusing on sampling distribution, constructing a confidence interval and performing hypothesis testing. The workshop is 1-2 p.m. in TREF 7336.

April 18 South Campus English department and Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society are hosting the annual Jazz Jam/Poetry Slam at 6 p.m. in the South Campus Recital Hall. Participants are encouraged to sign up in advance at SFOA 1623. Participants need to prepare to slam three original poems, one for each round of the competition. There will be two prize categories: TCC participants and non-TCC participants. The top three places in each category will receive an gift card: first place $150, second place $75 and third $50. Open to anyone, the slam is free to watch and participate.

April 19 The NE Earth Fest will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the chessboard area outside the Student Center. Student organizations and community vendors will participate. Local organizations will also be present for a job fair.

April 19 Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive on NE. Students can donate 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the mobile bus in front of the Student Center. A photo ID is required to donate.

April 19 Five Top Myths about HPV for Men and Women will be presented 10-11 a.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. The event is sponsored by SE health services, and refreshments will be served. Students should RSVP by April 13 by calling 817-515-3591 or visiting ESEC 2118.

April 20 Earth Day will be celebrated 11 a.m. in the ESCT Bistro on SE Campus. Students are invited to come make a “cup o’ dirt” and enjoy a sweet treat.

April 20 TR ASL club movie night features Ingelgore, a film that gives the perspective of the Holocaust through the eyes of a deaf Jewish girl. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the Energy Room (TRTR 4008).

April 21 NE health services will sponsor free confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 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.

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