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Oct. 17 SE student activities, clubs and organizations present the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Participants can explore displays relevant to their cultures, countries and backgrounds and see demonstrations and performances. International cuisine will be available for sampling. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.
Oct. 17 SE student activities, clubs and organizations present the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Participants can explore displays relevant to their cultures, countries and backgrounds and see demonstrations and performances. International cuisine will be available for sampling. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

Now-Oct. 10 The Trinity River Equality in Education club concludes its celebration of Gay Pride Week. On Wednesday, students can join TREE’s guest speaker and gay rights activist Mark “Major” Jimenez as he holds a mock same-sex wedding in The Zone at 1 p.m. On Thursday, TREE will host its first ever drag show 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in The Zone.

Now-Oct. 11 TR Campus continues its five-day celebration for its fifth year as a campus. Wednesday features a forum, That Was Random: Understanding Student-Faculty Interactions, 6:15-7 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Thursday on TRE Campus, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held noon-1 p.m. as part of the Trinity River connection. Friday will feature its year-five celebration in the Riverfront Café 2-4 p.m. The events are free to all students. For more information, call student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

Oct. 9 NE health services will organize a health fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The fair will include free screenings for HIV and syphilis, vision, body mass index, glucose and cholesterol and blood pressure. Students can also register as bone marrow donors. For more information on the fair, call health services at 817-515-6056. Carter BloodCare will have a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in NSTU 1506. A mobile bus will also be set up outside. For more information, call 1-800-366-2834. A mobile mammogram bus will be outside NSTU from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. To make an appointment, call 1-855-318-7696.

Oct. 9 South health services coordinator Tina Ingram will present a seminar on bad weather tips noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, call 817-515-4531.

Oct. 9 The NE Union for Cultural Diversity will hold rehearsals for a talent show 5-7 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can sign up for the talent show in NSTU 1702A, the student activities office. About 25 spots are available. For more information, contact Macy Thurwachter at macy.thurwachter@my.tccd.edu.

Oct. 9 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering a workshop on Transitions 11:30 a.m.-noon in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.Oct. 10 Learning center coordinator Anne Drake will present Student Success Seminar: Conducting Research 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 10, 14 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering two workshops on Plagiarism 3-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 14 in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the resource center at 817-515-3850.

Oct. 11 The Men of Color mentoring program will hold a classroom success workshop noon-1:30 p.m. in NSTU 1506 on NE Campus. The workshop will cover study skills, academic plans and relationships with instructors and classmates. For more information, call student success coordinator Freddie Sandifer at 817-515-5293.

Oct. 11 The NE math department will hold free math workshops 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223. The workshops are meant to prepare students for the upcoming Jim Bolen Math Competition. For more information, call math associate professor Olena Shevchenko at 817-515-6563.

Oct. 11-12 Do the Write Thing, NE Campus’ annual writers’ conference, will be held 1-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Author Ann Weisgarber will be the guest speaker. This year’s theme is “Nourishing Yourself as a Writer.” Registration is $50 in advance, $25 for students and $75 at the door. For more information, go to www.thewritethingworkshop.com. To register, call 817-515-6502 or email brenna.sanders@tccd.edu.

Oct. 12 TR Campus’ transfer center will take students to Tarleton State University for a campus tour. Registration for a van seat is limited. For more information, call Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144 or visit the transfer center in TRTR 1020.

Oct. 14, 15 SE Campus is hosting Leadership Academy: Money Management noon-1 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15 in the Success Center (ESEE 1301). Students will learn skills for meeting the challenge of balancing school, work, study and extracurricular activities. Students will receive planners and participate in scenarios to help improve skills. For more information, call student development associate Natalie Gamble at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 14, 15 SE Campus will sponsor Leadership Academy: Time Management 4-5 p.m. Oct. 14 and 10-11 a.m. Oct. 15 in the Success Center (ESEE 1301). Students will learn skills to meet the challenge of balancing school, work, study and extracurricular activities. Students will receive planners and participate in scenarios to help improve time-management skills. Topics included in the workshop include effective time management, scheduling for success, balancing life and financial planning. The event is free and open to students. For more information, call student development associate Natalie Gamble at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 15 The U-Prevent symposium will be held on TR Campus in Action Suite A (TRTR 4202) 10 a.m.-noon. The symposium will discuss HIV, AIDS and substance abuse and ways of prevention. Guest speakers will include substance abuse coordinator Tim Trail of the substance abuse research center at the University of North Texas. Snacks are provided, and prizes can be won. For more information, call Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167.

Oct. 15 SE Campus presents Trinity River Authority senior manager Glenn Clingenpeel as the October STEM speaker 2-3:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Clingenpeel will present Assessing the Trinity River: Past, Present and Future. The free event is open to the public. For more information, call geology instructor Samantha Caputi at 817-515-3019.

Oct. 15-17 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering three Writing with Confidence workshops 7:30-8 p.m. Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 16 and 3-3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Oct. 16 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering a Grammar Basics workshop 3-3:30 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Oct. 17 SE student activities, clubs and organizations present the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Participants can explore displays relevant to their cultures, countries and backgrounds and see demonstrations and performances. International cuisine will be available for sampling. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 17 TR Campus’ disability support service will give students a tour of the world of communication through American Sign Language during It’s a Deaf, Deaf World noon-7 p.m. in the Idea Store. The tour will include an opportunity for the hearing to meet and visit with others who are deaf or blind. Reservations are needed for large groups. For more information, call interpreter Leslie Seggelink at 817-515-1296.

Oct. 17 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering a Writing with Technology workshop 7:30-8 p.m. in the Resource Center (ESEE 2227A). The free workshop is open to students. For more information, call the resource center at 817-515-3850.

Oct. 19 SE Campus will hold a New Student Orientation 1-5 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students who have not attended a new student orientation should enroll in NSOR 0010-42080 through WebAdvisor. Attendance is required, and failure to attend can impact a student’s ability to register for future terms. For more information, contact student support coordinator Sonya Splane at 817-515-3215 or at sonya.splane@tccd.edu.

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