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Photo courtesy PBS  Feb. 18 
Producer and director of PBS series Latino Americans John Valadez will have a Q-and-A session after a showing of his documentary Prejudice and Pride 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. According to IMDB.com, this documentary shows “the creation of the proud ‘Chicano’ identity and growing Latino activism.” This event is sponsored by the TACHE-OLAS club, student activities, the humanities division and the world languages department. Lunch will be provided by student activities, so registration is necessary. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234 or club adviser Natalia Verjat at 817-515-6541 or natalia.verjat@tccd.edu.
Photo courtesy PBS Feb. 18 Producer and director of PBS series Latino Americans John Valadez will have a Q-and-A session after a showing of his documentary Prejudice and Pride 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. According to IMDB.com, this documentary shows “the creation of the proud ‘Chicano’ identity and growing Latino activism.” This event is sponsored by the TACHE-OLAS club, student activities, the humanities division and the world languages department. Lunch will be provided by student activities, so registration is necessary. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234 or club adviser Natalia Verjat at 817-515-6541 or natalia.verjat@tccd.edu.
Photo courtesy PBS  Feb. 18  Producer and director of PBS series Latino Americans John Valadez will have a Q-and-A session after a showing of his documentary Prejudice and Pride 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. According to IMDB.com, this documentary shows “the creation of the proud ‘Chicano’ identity and growing Latino activism.” This event is sponsored by the TACHE-OLAS club, student activities, the humanities division and the world languages department. Lunch will be provided by student activities, so registration is necessary. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234 or club adviser Natalia Verjat at 817-515-6541 or natalia.verjat@tccd.edu.
Photo courtesy PBS  Feb. 18
Producer and director of PBS series Latino Americans John Valadez will have a Q-and-A session after a showing of his documentary Prejudice and Pride 12:30-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. According to IMDB.com, this documentary shows “the creation of the proud ‘Chicano’ identity and growing Latino activism.” This event is sponsored by the TACHE-OLAS club, student activities, the humanities division and the world languages department. Lunch will be provided by student activities, so registration is necessary. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234 or club adviser Natalia Verjat at 817-515-6541 or natalia.verjat@tccd.edu.

Now-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. 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.

Feb. 12 Marianne Pierce, Tarrant County Public 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. 12-13 The NW We Are One organization will sell Valentine’s Day-themed gifts 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 13 in front of the WSTU bookstore.

Feb. 12-13 The NW Student Government Association will host a Valentine’s Day fundraiser 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the WTLO Lobby. Tickets can be purchased for a drawing for a Valentine’s Day gift basket.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Feb. 13 The first workshop of the Transfer Academy will be noon-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students will learn transfer essentials such as application deadlines, admission requirements, financial aid information and more. Food will be provided, and registration is required. For more information, contact the transfer center at 817-515-6531 or register at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

Feb. 13 SE health services and Collins Family Planning will sponsor free STD testing 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact 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 a Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Social for all students 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus.

Feb. 17 Jeronimo Aviles, TR counseling/advising assistant director, will discuss balancing life and schoolwork 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Center for Leadership Development (TREF 1501C). He will also address the importance of setting goals, managing time and setting priorities. For more information, email academic success coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Feb. 17 NW student activities will celebrate President’s Day 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU Lobby. Students can pick up goodies with information about the presidents.

Feb. 17-21 Students can learn some facts about the nation’s presidents during a President’s Day Exhibit 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in SE Campus’ Judith J. Carrier Library. An opening reception will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 17 outside the library. Students can receive a free cupcake if they state one fact learned from the exhibit. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 18 NW career services will host the Community Volunteer Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU Lobby. Students can connect with nonprofit agencies that will give tips on how to collect personal references, add to the experience section of a resume and give back to the community.

Feb. 18 A blood drive will take place in SE Campus’ North Ballroom 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Students can sign up for the bone marrow registry. All donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old and have a valid photo ID. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 18 Andrew Denham will present Achieving College Success: Mental Health Series 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). Students can learn various strategies to reduce stress and increase feelings of calmness and well-being. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, go to http://netccd.volunteerhub.com.

Feb. 18 The Show Me the Money! series will present information on building wealth 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. 18 Health services coordinator Tina Ingram will present Bad Weather Tips noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. Students will learn how to protect themselves in the event of dangerous weather. For more information, contact Ingram at 817-515-4254 or tina.ingram@tccd.edu.

Feb. 18 The TR Campus CARE Team will present a safety seminar 2-3:30 p.m. in Action B (TRTR 4216). Kirk Driver, emergency management manager, will provide information on identification of weather hazards, the TCC emergency communication system and tips on what to do in emergency situations. This event is open to all students. For more information, email counseling director Louann Schulze at louann.schulze@tccd.edu.

Feb. 18 Gamers United and the TR Campus chapters of Sigma Kappa Delta and Phi Theta Kappa will co-sponsor a game night at the Idea Store 6-10 p.m. For more information, email Phi Theta Kappa vice president Elizabeth Gonzalez at elizabeth.gonzalez@my.tccd.edu.

Feb. 18-19 The TR Campus speech communication lab will present a seminar on the importance of listening skills in the communications field starting at 2 p.m. in TREF 6330A. For more information, call the lab at 817-515-1158.

Feb. 19 The NW Transfer Center will present Transfer Essentials: Campus Professionals, a segment of the NW Transfer Advantage Program 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Lunch will be provided. Students are eligible to enter a drawing for a $500 scholarship if they attend three sessions in the program. For more information, contact the NW Transfer Center at 817-515-7654.

Feb. 19 Discover Language Discover the World will be held noon-2 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus sponsored by the South language arts department. The event will include presentations, poster sessions and a film. To learn more, contact French assistant professor Floreen Henry at 817-515-4628 or floreen.henry@tccd.edu.

Feb. 19 NW health services and the Walsh Library will sponsor a heart health awareness event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Walsh Library. Students and faculty can learn about heart health and a healthy lifestyle and have their blood pressure taken. For more information, call public services librarian Cassandra Mackie at 817-515-7725.

Feb. 19 Students are invited to attend an interactive workshop in SE Campus’ North Ballroom 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m. to learn how to use their emotional intelligence to combat unwanted emotions and let go of tension. SE counselor Carisa Bustillos-Givens will present. For more information, contact SE special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

Feb. 19 NW health services and continuing education services will host Love Your Heart 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Free blood pressure checks and information on chest compression will be offered to celebrate Heart Health Awareness Month. For more information, call 817-515-7199.

Feb. 20 History instructor Andy Hollinger will present Student Leadership Academy: Elements of Leadership 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students will learn how to enhance the probability of success in leading socially or professionally.

Feb. 20 South Campus will present Brand U Fashion Wear 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. The interactive session will teach students how to dress in and out of the classroom to establish a competitive edge and make a positive first impression. For more information, contact senior office assistant Fran Long at fran.long@tccd.edu or 817-515-4551.

Feb. 20 The NW Student Government Association will host a scholarship workshop 12:30-2 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The workshop will inform students about scholarships on NW Campus. For more information, contact student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Feb. 21 The C.H.E.S.S. Club on TR Campus will host a chess tournament 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. For more information, email club founder Conner Moyer at conner.moyer@my.tccd.edu.

Feb. 21 A free legal clinic for veterans and spouses of deceased veterans will be held 2-5 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room and Forum Room on South Campus. Attorneys will be available for consultations regarding legal issues including family law, bankruptcy, guardianships and more. To make an appointment, contact Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans at 817-546-4460.

Feb. 21 The fourth and final Jim Bolen math competition preparation workshop occurs 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223. Math instructor Jim Walker will instruct the last NE Campus workshop 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. 21, 28 Anna Hinman, NW special services coordinator, will present a Mental Health First Aid certification course on NW Campus noon-4 p.m. in WACB 1123. The interactive course is intended to help communities deepen their understanding of mental illness and enable appropriate responses to psychiatric emergencies. Course completers qualify as Mental Health First Aiders. Attendance at both meetings is required for certification. Registration is required because seating is limited. Lunch will be provided both days. For more information or to register for the course, call Hinman at 817-515-7132.

Feb. 22 History assistant professor Rob Little presents Connection and Intersection: The Highways of the West 10:30 a.m.-noon in the WTLO foyer. The second segment in the History Anonymous Speakers Series will feature Robin Jett, author of The Hunt for the Red River, and Kevin Eades, author of The Story of the Short Line. For more information, contact Little at 817-515-7693.

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

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