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Nov. 26 SE student activities will host the annual dinner and holiday program for the Arlington Life Shelter residents 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Student, faculty and staff volunteers will help in setting up the event and serving the residents dinner. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, stop by student activities in ESCT 1201 or call 817-515-3595.  Collegian file photo
Nov. 26 SE student activities will host the annual dinner and holiday program for the Arlington Life Shelter residents 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Student, faculty and staff volunteers will help in setting up the event and serving the residents dinner. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, stop by student activities in ESCT 1201 or call 817-515-3595. Collegian file photo

Now-Nov. 22 South Campus’ business and technology division has established a SACS-COC Evidence Room in SBUS 1121. Students are invited to view the evidence and learn how the division contributes to student learning, workforce education and student success.

Now-Dec. 3 South Campus’ Family Empowerment Center along with the Women’s Center of Tarrant County are hosting Jobs NOW: Job Search Clinic each day 2-4 p.m. in the FEC Training Room (SFOF 1738A). This interactive seminar with Career Coach teaches the latest job search techniques and offers help with self-marketing skills. Registration is required, so call the Women’s Center at 817-927-4050. For more information, call administrative assistant Kimberly Smith at 817-515-4152.

Now-Dec. 5 The T.R.E.E. Club is sponsoring the Giving T.R.E.E. project on TR Campus in the cafeteria across from the Main Street Café. The project helps the Samaritan House in Fort Worth fulfill its children’s wish lists. Participants can choose a card from the tree and buy gifts that the child has requested. Gifts are to be returned to student development associate Eddie Brassart in TREF 1503C by 5 p.m. Dec. 5. For more information, contact Giving T.R.E.E. chairwoman Cortney Walden.

Now-Dec. 13 NW Campus is offering a nontraditional student support group, free preparation for the TSI exam and free essay-writing preparation in the WTLO Walsh Library and WFAB 2614 10-11 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Friday until the end of the semester. Students will receive help with Blackboard, study skills, Microsoft Office, keyboarding, homework and more. Preparation is also offered on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment. For more information, contact English instructor Jackie Rowe at 817-515-7697 or email her at jacqueline.rowe@tccd.edu.

Nov. 20 NE financial aid and the advising and counseling center will present Financial Literacy: Solving Debt Problems 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The session is designed to provide students with steps to get out of financial trouble. Students will learn the symptoms and causes of debt problems as well as how to be a smart consumer of credit and financial counseling services. Seating is limited, so participants must register on Volunteer Hub prior to the class. For more information, call NE financial aid associate Andrew Rodriguez at 817-515-6044.

Nov. 20 The SE reading and writing resource center will offer two apostrophe workshops 3-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Nov. 20-21 Transfer Connection Days are on TR Campus 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. The event allows students to learn about potential transfer universities by speaking with representatives from local and state universities. For more information, call academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

Nov. 21 The SE reading and writing resource center will offer an APA workshop 11:30 a.m.-noon in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Nov. 21 The SE reading and writing resource center will offer two proofreading workshops 3-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Nov. 22 The 21st Leadership eXperience Summit: Strategic Leadership will be on TR Campus 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the TRTR Action Suite. The summit will feature speaker Michael Hingson, a 9/11 survivor. Hingson will discuss the choices he made that day and the ways those choices still affect him. For more information, call academic success coordinator Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330.

Nov. 22 The South Campus library along with students from Glencrest 6th Grade Center will hold a remembrance of President John F. Kennedy noon-1 p.m. in the NSTU courtyard. Two middle school students and two TCC students will recite parts of JFK’s speeches. For more information, contact library services assistant director Erik France at 817-515-4418.

Nov. 22 NW Campus will hold a health insurance marketplace enrollment 10 a.m.-noon in WSTU 1303. The seminar will answer questions students have about the Affordable Care Act and give students the opportunity to sign up on the website. For more information, call health services coordinator Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

Nov. 23 The TR Bronies Club will host a My Little Pony premiere party 8:30 a.m.-noon in the Action Suite on the TRTR fourth floor. All bronies and those who are brony-curious are invited as the club celebrates the new season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. For more information, email Bronies Club senator Anthony Cory at anthony.cory@my.tccd.edu.

Nov. 25 John Valadez, producer of the PBS documentary Latino Americans, will visit NE Campus to discuss the film 9-11 a.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Latino Americans is a three-part, six-hour documentary featuring interviews with nearly 100 Latinos. The film chronicles the history and experiences of Latinos, the largest minority group in the U.S. The presentation is sponsored by the Organization of Latin American Students and student activities. For more information, contact student development associate Amity Womelsdorff at 817-515-6234.

Nov. 25 The SE reading and writing resource center is offering two APA workshops 3-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Nov. 25 The SE library presents English instructor Yvonne Jocks as the NaNoWriMo speaker 7-8 p.m. in the library (ESED 1200). Jocks has more than 20 published works and will talk about her career in writing and the success and disappointments she has encountered. The free event is open to the public. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081.

Nov. 25 Student development services on South Campus will host a free lunch noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Participants will be asked for feedback on improvements the department can make. Registration is not necessary. For more information, email senior office assistant Tristian Evans at tristian.evans@tccd.edu.

Nov. 26 SE student activities will host the annual dinner and holiday program for the Arlington Life Shelter residents 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Student, faculty and staff volunteers will help in setting up the event and serving the residents dinner. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, stop by student activities in ESCT 1201 or call 817-515-3595.

Nov. 26 In honor of Thanksgiving, South student development services will have a free lunch noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact senior office assistant Tristian Evans at 817-515-4154.

Nov. 26 NE Campus will host a women’s leadership forum, Success Within Reach, 10:30-11:45 a.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Associate vice chancellor for student success Kimberly Beatty will be the keynote speaker. Brunch will be provided at the event, which is sponsored by Women in New Roles. Students are asked to make reservations at tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

Nov. 26, 27 The SE reading and writing resource center will offer two life goals workshops at 11:30 a.m.-noon and 7:30-8 p.m. both days in the center (ESEE 2227A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-3850.

Dec. 2 The South Campus library and writing center will celebrate the end of National Novel Writing Month with a “TGIO: Thank Goodness It’s Over” party at 5 p.m. in the library’s Drake’s Study Break Café. Everyone is invited to the celebration and awards ceremony. For more information, contact the public service librarian at 817-515-4436.

Dec. 2 The deadline for the spring term, 10 percent down payment on the FACTS payment plan, ends at 11:59 p.m. This option allows students to pay 10 percent of their total with three payments due in January, February and March. For more details, contact the Information Center by phone at 817-515-8223.

Dec. 2 Students can make their voices heard as NE Campus hosts the Student Government Association Forum 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). All students are invited to participate or observe as important issues concerning the school are discussed and voted on. For more information, contact student development associate Amity Womelsdorff at 817-515-6234.

Dec. 3 South Campus’ Family Empowerment Center and the Texas Department of Family Protective Services will host Raising Awareness about Bullying 3-5 p.m. in the FEC Training Room (SFOF 1738A). Registration is required because seating is limited to 16. Register by calling administrative assistant Kimberly Smith at 817-515-4152.

Dec. 4 Carter BloodCare and South Campus health services will hold a blood drive and marrow donor registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the SSTU Patio and in the SSTU foyer. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh more than 110 pounds, have a valid photo ID and have not donated within 56 days. Those interested are encouraged to be well-hydrated and have eaten recently before donating. For more information, call health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Dec. 6 NE health services and the AIDS Outreach Center will hold free confidential HIVE and/or syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments should be scheduled through health services by phone at 817-515-6056.

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