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Collegian file photo Now-Feb. 6 South career services is looking for volunteer models for Brand U Fashion Wear 2-4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. An interactive session will teach students how to dress in and out of the classroom to make a positive first impression. Students who are interested should contact senior office assistance Fran Long at 817-515-4551 or fran.long@tccd.edu.
Collegian file photo  Now-Feb. 6  South career services is looking for volunteer models for Brand U Fashion Wear 2-4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. An interactive session will teach students how to dress in and out of the classroom to make a positive first impression. Students who are interested should contact senior office assistance Fran Long at 817-515-4551 or fran.long@tccd.edu.
Collegian file photo Now-Feb. 6
South career services is looking for volunteer models for Brand U Fashion Wear 2-4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. An interactive session will teach students how to dress in and out of the classroom to make a positive first impression. Students who are interested should contact senior office assistance Fran Long at 817-515-4551 or fran.long@tccd.edu.

Now-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. 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. 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. 5 NW health services will host a blood drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Donors must weigh 110 pounds and be 16 years of age or older. Those under 18 need a signed permission slip to give blood. For more information, call NW health services at 817-515-7603.

Feb. 5-6 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. 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.

Feb. 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. 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. 6 NW student activities and health services will sponsor a fundraiser for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy 12:30-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303. The fundraiser will involve taking surveys and information about unplanned pregnancy. All NW clubs can participate. Student activities will donate $5 to each club account for every student each organization brings to the fundraising event, up to $100 or until available funds are exhausted. Students can represent only one club and will need to sign in and indicate which club they are representing. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call student development associate Alicia Coleman at 817-515-7793.

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 names in Chinese calligraphy, grab a fortune cookie and participate in other activities. For more information, contact SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 7 Plano Fire Department will be training in the NW vehicle extrication yard 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The fire department along with students will practice using new equipment that will aid them in rescues.

Feb. 7 NW Fire Service Training Center will host the High School Media Writing Contest 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in FTSC 1101. Students will participate in a competition to create a promotional video for the department. For more information, call Rodney Smith at 817-515-7660.

Feb. 8 History assistant professor Rob Little presents Texas, Tried and True, the first of five presentations in the History Anonymous Speakers Series 10:30 a.m.-noon in the Walsh Library foyer on NW Campus. Guest speaker Michael Collins has written Leander McNelly: Heroic Texas Ranger or Rider from Hell? For more information, contact Little at 817-515-7693.

Feb. 10-13 The NW We Are One organization will sell Valentine’s Day-themed gifts 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in front of the WSTU bookstore. The fundraiser will end early (12:30 p.m.) Feb. 12.

Feb. 10 As part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math lecture series, students can learn about the discovery and development of antibiotics from Mark Pulse, associate director of the pre-clinical services research group at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, at 2:30 p.m. in the SE Campus Ballroom. For more information, contact geology instructor Samantha Caputi at 817-515-3019 or biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338.

Feb. 11 The Show Me the Money! series will present information on credit 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. 11-April 8 Student Leadership Academy sessions will be held 2-4 p.m. every Tuesday in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. The sessions will help students develop skills that will support them as leaders on campus, at four-year universities and in the workforce. For more information, contact Brittni Cockran at 817-515-4803 or brittni.cockran@tccd.edu.

Feb. 11 Students can learn about healthy lifestyle behaviors that help prevent cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, while enjoying a healthy meal 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SE Campus North Ballroom. For more information, contact Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 12 Jordan Irvin of The Elisa Project will talk about eating disorders and a healthy body image 9:35-10:30 a.m. in the SE Campus North Ballroom. For more information, contact special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

Feb. 12 Marianne Pierce, Tarrant County Public Health Department health educator for chronic disease and prevention, will present What You Should Know About Heart Health 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. A free lunch will be served, and an RSVP is required. Call 817-515-6056 or go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events to register.

Feb. 13 NE Campus career services will have an open house and information session about discovering hidden transferable skills 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the career center (NSTU 1625A). Handouts and more information about five basic categories of transferable skill sets will be available. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

Feb. 13 In honor of TR Campus Go Red Day, health services will have an information table available for students on TRTR Main Street 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Representatives will provide heart health information. Students are encouraged to wear red for Heart Health Month. For more information, call the health center at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 13 History instructor Andy Hollinger will present Student Leadership Academy: How to Work with Your Team 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. The presentation will highlight effective strategies for accomplishing an organization’s goals. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 13 The NE Campus Student Government Association forum will be 2-3:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103. A representative from each student organization can participate, and other students can observe while issues at TCC and NE Campus are discussed and voted upon.

Feb. 13 The TR Campus health center will host an information session with Jan Schilling, regional faculty member for the American Heart Association, in the Riverfront Café noon-1 p.m. The lecture topic will be life-saving CPR. Students are encouraged to wear red for Heart Health Month. For more information, call the center at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 13 SE health services and Collins Family Planning will sponsor free STD testings 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 13-14 Various SE Campus clubs and organizations will sell Valentine’s Day gifts as part of Valentine’s Day Shopping Spree 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Main Commons. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 13-14 NE Campus Psi Beta will hold a fundraiser to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Psi Beta will sell Valentine’s cakes, lollipops and artificial roses for $1 each 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in front of the J. Ardis Bell Library and in the NBSS building. Each $1 purchase enters students into a drawing to win a Valentine’s basket with chocolates and a bear. Thirty percent of the proceeds will go to Battered Women in Transition.

Feb. 14 TR Campus students interested in transferring to Texas Wesleyan University can visit and participate in transfer activities at Texas Wesleyan Ram Preview Day at the university 9:30 a.m.-noon. Transportation from TR Campus will be provided at 9 a.m. Space is limited, and RSVP is required. For more information, email academic advisor Laura Escamilla at tr.transfer@tccd.edu.

Feb. 14 The third Jim Bolen math competition preparation workshop occurs 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223. Math instructor Dave Corder will instruct the third 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 Ann Triplett at ann.triplett@tccd.edu or 817-515-6730.

Feb. 14 The African-American Student Organization will host a singles mixer 7-10 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. It will be similar to a PG-rated speed-dating session. To learn more, contact continuing education director Alisa Jones at alisa.jones@tccd.edu or 817-515-4598.

Feb. 14 The NW social support staff professional development committee will host the annual Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Social for all students 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus.

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