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Jan. 29  South career services will sponsor the College Transfer Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. College and university recruiters will be present to discuss transfer opportunities with students. Scholarship information, applications and additional information will be available. For more information, contact senior office assistant Fran Long at 817-515-4551.
Jan. 29
South career services will sponsor the College Transfer Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. College and university recruiters will be present to discuss transfer opportunities with students. Scholarship information, applications and additional information will be available. For more information, contact senior office assistant Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

Now-April 30 The Center for Leadership Development will host a leadership forum every Wednesday 5:30-7 p.m. in the Discovery Center for Student Success (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be available for participants. For more information, contact the center at 817-515-1036.

Jan. 22 Students can have their banking questions answered noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center for Student Success (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Representatives from local banks and credit unions will be available to help students open accounts. For more details, contact student development associate Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Jan. 22 SE Campus health services and AIDS Outreach will sponsor free HIV/syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

Jan. 22 NE student activities will hold a student organization luncheon 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) to discuss changes in policy and upcoming events. The event will also provide time to network and promote organizations. For questions, call NE student activities at 817-515-6688.

Jan. 22-23 NW student activities will host Clubfest 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. in the WTLO lobby. All campus organizations will participate. Students can talk to club members and sign up for additional information. Free drinks and popcorn will be served. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Jan. 22, 28 The Student Veteran’s Association is offering a free grab-and-go breakfast for all veterans 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. For more information, call NW student activities at 817-515-7794.

Jan. 23-March 20 A Zumba class series will happen on South Campus 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 5-6 p.m. Thursdays in SHPE 1401. Zumba is an aerobic program influenced by Latin American dance. For more information, contact South student services at 817-515-4206.

Jan. 23 The NE Campus Student Government Association will hold a forum 2-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1101). Contact NE student services at 817-515-6644 for more information.

Jan. 24-26 The NE communication arts department will co-host the Cowtown Texas Two-Step Speech Tournament with West Texas A&M University. Parliamentary debates will be 1-8 p.m. Friday. Platform speaking, limited preparation events and interpretation will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The competition will be in NBSS. For more information, call speech instructor Justin Blacklock at 817-515-6184.

Jan. 27 NW career services will host a Major Career Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WTLO lobby. Students can gain exposure to job opportunities in careers of all major fields (biology, math, English and history). Presentations will be five to 15 minutes long. All students and faculty are welcome.

Jan. 27 The NW Transfer Center will host its annual University Transfer Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303 and 1305. Students can browse booths from 40-50 universities. Coffee, juice and breakfast foods will be available to students.

Jan. 27 Public service librarian Lynda de los Santos will present a How to Research workshop noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. Students will learn effective researching strategies.

Jan. 28 South student services will sponsor How to Take a Test and Pass noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. South counselor Valerie Groll will provide students with techniques to study, pass tests and avoid test anxiety.

Jan. 28 South Campus counselor Sandra Johnson will discuss how students can learn to handle the stress in their lives. Stress Management will be held 3-4 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room.

Jan. 28 TCC students and community members can receive information on budgeting 5:30-7 p.m. in SFOF 1738A on South Campus as part of the Show Me the Money! series sponsored by the Family Empowerment Center and Family Pathfinders. To register, contact the center at 817-515-4332.

Jan. 28 Carter BloodCare will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Action C (TRTR 4212) on TR Campus. Participants can donate blood, platelets or plasma. Students must be 16 or over, weighing at least 100 pounds. For more information, contact TR health services at 817-515-1165.

Jan. 28 SE Campus health services and Collins Family Planning will sponsor free STD testing 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

Jan. 28 SE Campus will host colleges and universities from the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Offices 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the commons to answer questions and give information to students. For more information, call academic advisor Terrell Shaw at 817-515-3382.

Jan. 29-30 SE Campus will present Club Expo 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the commons. More than 40 SE Campus student clubs and organizations will be represented, looking for new members.

Jan. 29 Business Professionals of America will host a tailgate party at 11 a.m. in the NW Campus game room to raise money for the organization’s national conference. Activities include pingpong, bean bag toss and other games. Door prizes and food will be available. For more information, call coordinator of accounting programs Jaye Simpson at 817-515-7058.

Jan. 29 South academic advisor Donna Gohlke will present Note-Taking Skills noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187 or axel.leos@tccd.edu.

Jan. 29 The TR Transfer Center will hold a University Transfer Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students interested in transferring to four-year colleges can meet with representatives from more than 40 universities. For more information, visit the Transfer Center (TRTR 1020) or contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1122.

Jan. 29 Student Leadership Academy: Spring 2014 Overview will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NE Campus Galley (NSTU 1506). Students can learn about upcoming events and opportunities and pick up an application for the academy. For more information, call NE student activities at 817-515-6688.

Jan. 30 QEP — Critical Thinking will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The session will focus on the multi-faceted ways critical thinking can be defined, the importance of critical thinking and resources to help students sharpen their critical thinking skills. For more information, call NE student services at 817-515-6688.

Jan. 30 A Math Anxiety workshop will be offered to South students noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Math instructor Dorris Holland will help students with their anxiety about math. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187 or axel.leos@tccd.edu.

Jan. 30 Academic advisor Carl Scherrieb will present a Conflict Resolution workshop 3-4 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. The workshop aims to assist students in identifying conflict and dealing with it.

Jan. 30 Students can meet club and staff members 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street on TR Campus. Clubs will recruit new and returning students and provide games and activities. For more information, contact student development associate Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu or 817-515-1192.

Jan. 31 The first Jim Bolen Math Competition preparation workshop on NE Campus will be 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223. Olena Shevchenko, NE math associate professor, will instruct the first of four workshops preparing competitors for round two of the district competition on Feb. 28. For more information, contact Shevchenko at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu or 817-515-6563, or Ann Triplett, NE math instructor, at ann.triplett@tccd.edu or 817-515-6730.

Feb. 4 NE health services will present the student success seminar Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy — Test Your Knowledge 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Lunch will be provided for attendees. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 5 Geneticist Sam Rhine will be on NE Campus 6-7:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) discussing the newly discovered possibility to obtain human skin cells and convert them into stem cells. He will argue that with correct instructions, stem cells can be directed to form practically any type of cell in the human body. To learn more, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

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