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Collegian+file+photo++Feb.+5-6%0ASE+career+services+will+host+the+Service+Learning+Agency+Fair+in+the+main+commons+9+a.m.-noon+Feb.+5+and+11+a.m.-2+p.m.+Feb.+6.+Various+agencies+around+Tarrant+County+such+as+the+Arlington+Public+Library%2C+Boys+%26+Girls+Clubs+of+Arlington%2C+Meals+On+Wheels+and+Trinity+Habitat+for+Humanity+will+be+present+to+talk+to+students+interested+in+volunteering.+For+more+information%2C+contact+SE+career+services+at+817-515-3592.
Collegian file photo Feb. 5-6 SE career services will host the Service Learning Agency Fair in the main commons 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 5 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 6. Various agencies around Tarrant County such as the Arlington Public Library, Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington, Meals On Wheels and Trinity Habitat for Humanity will be present to talk to students interested in volunteering. For more information, contact SE career services at 817-515-3592.
Collegian file photo  Feb. 5-6 SE career services will host the Service Learning Agency Fair in the main commons 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 5 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 6. Various agencies around Tarrant County such as the Arlington Public Library, Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington, Meals On Wheels and Trinity Habitat for Humanity will be present to talk to students interested in volunteering. For more information, contact SE career services at 817-515-3592.
Collegian file photo Feb. 5-6
SE career services will host the Service Learning Agency Fair in the main commons 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 5 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 6. Various agencies around Tarrant County such as the Arlington Public Library, Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington, Meals On Wheels and Trinity Habitat for Humanity will be present to talk to students interested in volunteering. For more information, contact SE career services at 817-515-3592.

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

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 Campus 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 on South Campus. 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.

Jan. 31-March 7 A Spanish-only Healthy Food Healthy Families series will be held 2-4 p.m. every Friday in SFOF 1731A on South Campus. Alba Serrano with Texas A&M Agrilife will guide students on how to eat foods that are healthier, understand food labels, control portion size and eat healthy on a budget. An English presentation will come later in the semester. Registration is required by calling the Family Empowerment Center at 817-515-4332.

Feb. 1 Various restaurants will bring food and host a kitchen demonstration in the SE Campus ballroom 8 a.m.-noon as part of Food Expo. For more information, contact continuing education at 817-515-3420.

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. 4 The Judith J. Carrier Library on SE Campus will host a discussion 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. by registered nurse Dana Ferrell of the Fort Worth-based nonprofit organization Cuisine for Healing about how the nutritional value of food can help fight chronic illnesses. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Feb. 4 Staussa Ervin, South Campus assistant professor of psychology, will present Unbelievable Relaxation in 30 Minutes 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. Yoga nidra will be used to unwind and relieve stress. Participants should bring a blanket for this guided relaxation session. For more information, contact Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or triesha.light@tccd.edu.

Feb. 4 A male student breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. A group discussion will occur on relationships, personal finances and navigating higher education. All male students are invited. RSVP at www.whoozin.com/WJX.4KW-X7CQQ by Feb. 3. For more information, contact special services coordinator Christopher Darville at 817-515-4738 or christopher.darville@tccd.edu.

Feb. 4 The Show Me the Money! series will present information on banking services and borrowing 5:30-7 p.m. in SFOF 1738A on South Campus sponsored by the Family Empowerment Center and Family Pathfinders. To register, contact the center at 817-515-4332.

Feb. 4-5 Students can learn to improve their oratory skills at a critical thinking and speech-making workshop 2-2:30 p.m. in the speech communication lab (TREF 6330A) on TR Campus. For more information, call the lab at 817-515-1158.

Feb. 4-6 Liz Lowry, SE health services coordinator, will present a seminar on how pregnancy planning and prevention can help students complete college 2-3:30 p.m. each day in the SE Campus Success Center (ESEE 1301). For more information, contact Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 4, 6 The NW Campus Chess Club will host the Marine Creek Collegiate High School Chess Tournament 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the Walsh Library. Gift cards for restaurants, movies and iTunes will be awarded to winners. For more information, email English associate professor Curtis Fukuchi at curtis.fukuchi@tccd.edu.

Feb. 5 Medicaid for Children and Families will be presented 3-5 p.m. in the Family Empowerment Center (SFOF 1738A) on South Campus. Guest facilitator Victoria Vaila, outreach counselor for Maximus-Texas Health Steps/STAR, will explain the free insurance program for qualified children and adults. Registration is required. Child care will not be provided. To register, call the center at 817-515-4332.

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.

Feb. 5 A blood drive takes place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on NE Campus on the Carter BloodCare bus by the chessboard. A photo ID is required. For more information, contact NE health services coordinator Pat Marling at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 5 Students can join the bone marrow registry by getting a cheek swab 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby on NE Campus. People who join must be between the ages of 18 and 44, be willing to donate to any patient in need and meet the health guidelines. For more information, contact NE health services coordinator Pat Marling at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 5 SE health services and MHMR Street Outreach will sponsor free HIV/syphilis testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 5 Health services will sponsor Smart Steps JPS Community Outreach 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. A certified diabetes educator from JPS will educate those with diabetes or who care for someone with diabetes about prevention of the disease. Health services will provide drinks. Attendees can bring their own lunch.

Feb. 5 South Campus health services and Carter BloodCare will hold a blood and marrow donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the SSTU Patio and in the SSTU Foyer outside of SSTU 1102.

Feb. 6 South Campus health services and the AIDS Outreach Center will provide free HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SACC 1331.

Feb. 6 Ted Lovato from The Samaritan House will discuss HIV/AIDS 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Registration is required. Attendance is free for students and $21 for professionals. Students and professionals who pre-register will receive a certificate of attendance by the end of the presentation. For more information, contact continuing education at 817-515-6502.

Feb. 7 The second Jim Bolen math competition preparation workshop occurs 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223. Ann Triplett will instruct the second of four NE Campus workshops preparing students for round two of the district Jim Bolen Math Competition on Feb. 28. For more information, contact Olena Shevchenko at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu or 817-515-6563, or contact Ann Triplett at ann.triplett@tccd.edu or 817-515-6730.

Feb. 7 Applications for the NE Campus President’s Award to “Honor Excellence” will be available in department offices. Applicants must be current NE students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, be enrolled in at least nine credit hours on NE, have completed 12 semester hours at TCC and submit the application by 5 p.m. Feb. 26. For more information, contact the appropriate department chair.

Feb. 7 As part of the Lunar New Year Celebration, celebrate the Year of the Horse on SE Campus in ESCT HUB (underneath the staircase near the entrance in the Science Building). Attendees can learn how to write their name in Chinese calligraphy, grab a fortune cookie and participate in other activities. For more information, contact SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

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