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Now-Sept. 14
SE Campus will provide a series of student success seminars during Fall Learning Skills Week in the North Ballroom. Session topics will include study strategies, selection of a major, writing and many others. For more information, contact the SE advising and counseling center at 817-515-3590.

Now-Sept. 14
Survival week on TR Campus will give students tips for college success. Students can stop by the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102) to find out more about available tutoring services as well as basic tips in reading, writing, math and science.

Now-Sept. 20
TR Campus students, faculty and staff are invited to volunteer for the Botanical Research Institute of Texas service project 2-5 p.m. Sept. 20. Volunteers will work outdoors removing invasive plants from the native prairie as well as inside documenting plant specimens. Those wishing to participate can sign up at www.tccd.student-hub.com. For more information, contact Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1194 or laura.escamilla@tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 6
The SE Campus library will host The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the traveling exhibit consists of six screens that will explore the 19th century feminist author’s semi-autobiography and her experiences after being prescribed the rest cure. Books on the subject will also be displayed.

Now-Oct. 8
The Bill of Rights exhibit is in the SE Campus library. The historical document, photographs and other constitutional amendments will be presented on 12 freestanding photomontage posters.

Sept. 12
NW concludes its Student Success Conference 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Check-in and registration are in the WTLO lobby. TCC chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley is the keynote speaker.

Sept. 12
A service fair by the TR Campus Community Partners will give students and community members a chance to observe the services available to them in the area. Student organizations as well as students from all campuses are encouraged to visit the TR Idea Store 7:30-11 a.m.

Sept. 12
NE students can stop by career services for an open house information session, The Career Coach Connection, and learn to navigate Career Coach, TCC’s new web-based interface, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the career center (NSTU 1625A). All currently enrolled and former students are invited, but attendees must bring a TCC class schedule and paid fee statement or proof of prior enrollment. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

Sept. 12
SE health services will provide free HIV/AIDS screening 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118 on SE Campus.

Sept. 12
NE Campus student development services presents Conflict Resolution 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Student support coordinator Kateeka J. Miller will discuss positive reactions and resolutions for dealing with conflict. The session will give students insight into how to effectively manage conflict in different situations. This event is free to attend. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 12
SE Campus math department will sponsor an order of operations workshop 2-3 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Sept. 12-13
SE Campus career services will have an open house 9-11 a.m. in ESEE 2103. Students can enjoy free refreshments while meeting the staff and learning about the different services provided.

Sept. 13
SE Campus will present a solving equations/inequalities workshop 10-11 a.m. in ESCT 3205.

Sept. 13
Student Success Seminar: Managing Your Time, Balancing Multiple Roles will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. History instructor Andy Hollinger will provide examples of how to manage and use time wisely and explain how students can formulate an effective study plan for a successful college career. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 13
South health services coordinator Tina Ingram will present Go Ahead — Laugh Your Stress Away 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207) on South Campus. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Sept. 13
SE Campus math department will provide a factoring workshop 3-4 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Sept. 13
Representatives from the NW Campus career services will be in the WTLO lobby 9:30-11:30 a.m. with information for semester events to help students with career searches.

Sept. 13-14
SE Campus will host a Club Expo 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Commons. Students can speak with representatives about more than 40 campus clubs and organizations.

Sept. 14
The S3 Science Seminar Series: Modulating Chromatin as a Tool in Preventing and Curing Cancer will be 12:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus. For more information, contact Dena Berg at 817-515-7291.

Sept. 14
NE Campus student activities will host the Student/Adviser Organization Luncheon 12:30-2 p.m. in NSTU 1615A. Various staff members will discuss changes in policy and upcoming events. For more information, call 817-515-6688.

Sept. 15
NE Campus health services will provide free, confidential HIV/syphilis testing 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. The testing is open to the public. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to arrange an appointment, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

Sept. 17
Zumba class will meet for the second time 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE gym on South Campus. No reservation is required, and persons of all fitness levels are invited and encouraged to dress for exercise.

Sept. 17
A Constitution Day exhibit will be on display in the South Campus library 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sept. 17
South Campus will celebrate Constitution Day in the SSTU cafeteria. History and government instructor Carlos Rovelo will speak 12:30-1:30 p.m. about the phrase “We the people,” what it meant to the Founding Fathers and what it means to youth today. A video on the Constitution will also be shown. Popcorn, cookies and other refreshments will be available.

Sept. 17
TR students can celebrate the 225th anniversary of the country’s governing document on Constitution Day 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. TR will provide pocket Constitutions and games for students looking to increase their knowledge of our nation’s background.

Sept. 17
NE students can celebrate Constitution Day 225th Anniversary, Longevity Secrets 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Representatives from the government and history departments will share secrets to the longevity of the U.S. Constitution.

Sept. 17
The NW Constitution Day Celebration will be 1-1:40 p.m. in WSTU 1303/1305. Tarrant County Criminal Court Judge Phil Sorrells will address the importance of the U.S. Constitution. For more information, contact Kathy Saburn at 817-515-7199.

Sept. 17-18
The SE Campus will celebrate Constitution Day. On Monday, the library will have a display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Students are invited to the library where they can observe Constitution Day and learn about the document’s founders. From 10:30-11:30 a.m., library and student activities staff members will ask students trivia questions about the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Participants will receive a cupcake. On Tuesday, Rick Yoes, campus electrician, will dress in colonial costume for a dramatic reading of the Bill of Rights followed by a John Lundberg, history instructor, presenting “Original Intent: Fact or Fiction.”

Sept. 18
Employers on Campus, a NW Campus event 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WTLO lobby, will give students an opportunity to network with employers and learn more about what types of jobs they are promoting. This venue will focus only on companies that have current job openings. Students are encouraged to dress professionally as they would for job interviews.

Sept. 18
South Campus career and employment services offers Careers over Coffee 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU 1102 foyer. Center coordinator Monica Miranda promises a “latte” of answers to questions about career planning, job searching,networking and résumés

Sept. 18
This week’s lunchtime workshop on TR noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102) focuses on student engagement with professors. Students can learn tips on approaching their instructors and learn how to make “student-professor” connections.

Sept. 19
South Campus health services will offer free and confidential HIV testing in SACC 1331. Results will be delivered by phone one week later. For more information, call health services at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 19
SE Campus will have a grammar workshop 9-10 a.m. in ESEE 2225. In addition to grammar basics, students who participate in the class can learn to check for syntax, mixed construction and other grammar-related issues in their essays.

Sept. 19
The NE student leadership academy will introduce the idea of community action and discuss opportunities for students to get involved 10-11 a.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). The session is open to all students.

Sept. 19
TR career and employment services will hold its Fall Job Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR’s Main Street. RadioShack, JPS Health Network and others companies are ready to hire.

Sept. 19
Studies show that 15-18 percent of the population is dealing with learning or attention disorders, so NE counselor Anita Peters will discuss a variety of these disorders and ways to help overcome them 2:30-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) during What is a Learning Disorder?

Sept. 19-20
A Service Learning Fair will be held 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 19 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Commons on SE Campus. Students who would like to gain supplemental work experience to add to their résumés can speak with the various nonprofit agencies present. More than a dozen agencies such as Boys and Girls Clubs, Meals on Wheels, local hospices and others will be present both days. For more information, call career services at 817-515-3592.

Sept. 19-20
The NW Club Fest will be 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the WTLO Lobby. Students are invited to check out all NW clubs and organizations. Representatives will be available to talk with prospective members, and students interested in starting a new club can begin the process. Cost is free. For more information, contact Anna Morales-Sanchez or Latisha Kuykendall at 817-515-7795.

Sept. 20
Know What to Do will be held noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room (SSTU 2207). District emergency management coordinator Kirk Driver will speak. Refreshments will be served.

Sept. 20
Academic advisor Kim Eason will present Student Success Seminar: Successful Testing 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. Eason will provide tips on studying for tests, dealing with test anxiety and answering different formats of test questions.

Sept. 20
Cookies with Coppola will be held 2:30-4 p.m. in the ESED North Ballroom on SE Campus. Students are invited to meet the SE president while enjoying a snack.

Sept. 21
The Business Professionals of America will meet at noon in WACB 0123 on NW Campus. It is a meet-and-greet time as well as an opportunity to discuss upcoming competitions. Free pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Julie Russell at 817-515-7269 or Jaye Simpson at 817-515-7058.

Sept. 22
NW University Transfer Day will be 9 a.m.-noon in WSTU (in front of Subway). The event will offer students a chance to meet with various universities to discuss transfer options. For more information, contact David Pearse at david.pearse@tccd.edu.

Sept. 22
Anxieties about math classes will be relieved in the South Campus Math Anxiety workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Texas Room (SSTU 2210). Maggie Foster, math instructor, will present techniques for becoming more comfortable with math to help students improve skills and earn better grades. For more information, contact Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

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