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Photo courtesy ASL Films  Feb. 22  The TR Campus American Sign Language Club will sponsor two showings of the all-ASL film In the Can in the Energy Auditorium at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. The first showing will include captions for non-ASL students. Tickets are available for purchase in the ASL Lab (TREF 5308) or at the door for $11. The film is rated PG-13 and proceeds benefit the ASL Club. For more information, email ASL instructional associate Deborah Sisley at weeksdj@yahoo.com.
Photo courtesy ASL Films Feb. 22
The TR Campus American Sign Language Club will sponsor two showings of the all-ASL film In the Can in the Energy Auditorium at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. The first showing will include captions for non-ASL students. Tickets are available for purchase in the ASL Lab (TREF 5308) or at the door for $11. The film is rated PG-13 and proceeds benefit the ASL Club. For more information, email ASL instructional associate Deborah Sisley at weeksdj@yahoo.com.

Now-March 3 Tickets will be available for the Women’s History Month Luncheon 12:30-1:45 p.m. March 6 in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. The luncheon is open to the public, and reservations are required. Tickets are $5 for students and $7.50 for nonstudents. Only 80 tickets are available. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or triesha.light@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. 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.

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.

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.

Feb. 19 Students are invited to attend I’ve Got the Power! Simple Stress Relief Using Emotional Intelligence, an interactive workshop in SE Campus’ North Ballroom 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Students can learn how to use their emotional intelligence to combat unwanted emotions and let go of tension. SE counselor Carisa Bustillos-Givens will present.

Feb. 19 A career-planning workshop will take place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the TR career and employment office. Students can meet department staff and learn to write cover letters, resumes and more. For more information, email administrative assistant Ophelia Bacon at ophelia.bacon@tccd.edu.

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. 21-22, Feb. 27-28, March 1 TR students can learn to properly conduct research in library databases 1-4 p.m. Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, 2-5 p.m. Feb. 27 and 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 in TREF 1302. Classes need only be taken once, and participants will receive a certificate to add to their academic portfolios. Students must register through the course WebAdvisor page. For more information, contact library services assistant director Danelle Toups at danelle.toups@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1222.

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 will host Connection and Intersection: The Highways of the West 10:30 a.m.-noon in the WTLO foyer on NW Campus. 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.

Feb. 24 NW student activities will host a segment of the Student Leadership Academy, Leadership and Service, 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Dance associate professor Kim Jackson will explain why being an active community member and getting involved in leadership roles is important. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call student services at 817-515-7794.

Feb. 25 Director of employee online learning Alma Martinez-Egger will present the Student Success Seminar: The 7 Habits of Highly Connected Social Media Users 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Martinez-Egger will discuss the positive and negative consequences of content posted online and the increasing number of businesses making hiring decisions based on social media. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 25 NW health services and support staff professional development will host Love Your Heart 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Sherree Bennet, a registered nurse, will discuss heart-healthy practices and teach participants how to be their own health advocates and to avoid illnesses such as heart disease and cancer. Lunch will be served at 12:30. Students can reserve a seat by calling health services at 817-515-7603 or 817-515-7199. For professional development credit, faculty/staff must register for synonym #0313956, SSPD: Love Your Heart in WebAdvisor.

Feb. 25-27 Early voting for the Texas primaries will be available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Voters must remember to bring a photo ID as now required by Texas law to cast a vote. For more information, contact student development services associate Karen Raulerson at 817-515-6644.

Feb. 26-27 TR Campus health services will offer free HIV/AIDS testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 26 and 4-7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the health services office (TREF 1312A). Screenings are open to the public without reservation. For more information, call health services at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 27 The Center for Leadership Development and the Writing and Learning Center will co-host a scholarship writing workshop 2-3:30 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium (TRTR 4th floor) on TR Campus. For more information, contact student development services at 817-515-1197.

Feb. 28 Motivational speaker Troy Stende will give a lecture on the power of words 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Action Suite (TRTR 4102) on TR Campus. After the lecture, participants can learn about leadership and influence through interactive workshops. Spaces are limited. Seats can be reserved at www.tccd.student-hub.com.

Feb. 28 The second round of the Jim Bolen math competition will be held at 2 p.m. on NE Campus (NTAB 2223), 2 p.m. on NW Campus (WTLO 2114), 1:45 p.m. on South Campus (SNUR 1101), 2 p.m. on SE Campus (ESEE 2314) and 2 p.m. on TR Campus (TRTR 3814). SE Campus will provide snacks at 1:30 p.m. Students can win up to $215,000 in scholarships from various state universities. For more information, call math instructors Margaret Foster (South) at 817-515-4612, Ann Triplett (NE) at 817-515-6730, John Martin (NW) at 817-515-3599, Nilanjana Rahman (TR) at 817-515-1368 or math assistant professor Carol White (SE) 817-515-3627.

March 1 The NW Campus Walsh Library will host the third annual Walsh Reading Festival 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The event will cater to local elementary schools and will feature storytelling and other activities. The children who attend will receive free books to take home. For more information, contact public services librarian Cassandra Mackie at 817-515-7725.

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