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Collegian file photo March 10-16 Spring break for students, faculty and staff. All campuses will be closed.
Collegian file photo  March 10-16 Spring break for students, faculty and staff. All campuses will be closed.
Collegian file photo March 10-16
Spring break for students, faculty and staff. All campuses will be closed.

Now-March 29 Students can receive application assistance for the Affordable Care Act 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays until March 19 and 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays until March 29 in the SE health services office (ESEC 2118). To start their application, students must bring Social Security numbers or document numbers for legal immigrants, employer and income information for every member of the household who needs coverage and policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering members of their household. To RSVP, call 214-363-2004.

Now-March 24 The Civil War 150 Exhibition will be on display in the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library during normal library hours. Through letters, personal accounts and images, the exhibition explores the impact the Civil War had on those who experienced it.

March 5 The TR Campus speech communications lab will hold a workshop on improving note-taking and research skills at 2 p.m. in TREF 6330A. Students should check with their teachers about extra credit opportunities.

March 5 The NE Campus financial aid office and advising and counseling center are sponsoring Personal Finance 101 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103. Students will learn how to stretch their money, manage credit cards, plan for emergencies and responsibly handle financial aid. Refreshments will be provided.

March 5 More than 30 employers from areas such as retail, food service, management, packaging, sales, clerical and customer service will offer full-time, part-time and seasonal opportunities 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SE Campus Commons as part of the Need-a-Job/Get-a-Job fair.

March 5 NE Campus health services will sponsor free, confidential HIV and/or syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704. Appointments are not necessary.

March 5 Those interested in food and nutrition can learn about dietetics and careers in dietetics at an information session 2-3 p.m. in Action B (TRTR 4216) on TR Campus. Students will also learn about the TCC dietetic technician program. This event is open to the public.

March 5 SE health services and Mental Health Mental Retardation Street Outreach will sponsor HIV/syphilis testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118.  

March 5 NW health services will hold a Carter BloodCare drive 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in WSTU 1303.

March 5 Counselor Jamie Stroud will present a counseling workshop Expect Respect: Danger Signs of Dating Violence 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus. Lunch and drinks will be provided.

March 5 NW health services will offer free HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Health Center (WSTU 1151). Testing is free, confidential and open to everyone. Results can be expected by phone within one week.

March 6 NE Campus career services is sponsoring an ethics seminar presented by Zanda Hilger 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Hilger, a licensed professional counselor, will identify common ethical dilemmas, explore the role between stress management and ethics and use popular media and interactive learning to clarify one’s personal ethical code. The event is free for students and $21 for professionals. To register, contact continuing education services at 817-515-6502.

March 6 An information session on the EKG technician certification program will be 6-7 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium on TR Campus. For more information, call continuing education services at 817-515-1071, or email nursing aide program coordinator Susan Cramer at susan.cramer@tccd.edu.

March 7 Texas Christian University will hold a transfer event at 10 a.m., and TR students are invited. Transportation will be available to a limited number of students, but RSVP is required. Those being transported will meet in the rotunda at 9:30 a.m. For more information, email academic advisor Laura Escamilla at laura.escamilla@tccd.edu or visit the Transfer Center (TRTR 1020).

March 7 The NW transfer center will provide transportation for a university visit to Texas Wesleyan University 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. as part of the Transfer Advantage Program. Limited seating is available. For more information, call senior office assistant Robin Carlisle at 817-515-7524 or academic adviser Lou Davenport at 817-515-7654.

March 17 SE history associate professor Greg Kosc and history instructor Bradley Borougerdi will present Identities in Flux?: Former Masters and Union Soldiers 1-2 p.m. in the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 17-April 19 An exhibition called The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters, which displays the letters of a family of physicians who tended to Civil War soldiers, will be on display during normal library hours in the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 18 David Jackson, a civil engineer with Freese & Nichols Inc. in Fort Worth, and John Bennett, a Trinity River Authority of Texas employee and TCC alumnus, will present The Value of Clean Water: From Engineering to Operations. The session will be 2-3:30 p.m. in the SE Campus North Ballroom. For more information, contact SE biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338 or regina.huse@tccd.edu.

March 18 SE history instructor Eric Salas will present Abraham Lincoln’s Ideological Evolution Regarding Slavery During His Presidency 1-2 p.m. in the SE Campus library. For more information, contact Salas at eric.salas@tccd.edu or the library at 817-515-3081.

March 18 John Lundberg, South associate professor of history, will lecture on The Year of the Jubilee: The Reaction of African-Americans to Freedom, which is about the impact of the Emancipation Proclamation on African-American communities. The session is 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 18 Students can learn about the medication aide training certification program during an information session 6-7 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium on TR Campus. For more information, call continuing education services at 817-515-1071 or email nursing aide program coordinator Susan Cramer at susan.cramer@tccd.edu.

March 18-19 The TR speech communications lab will hold a workshop on improving oral citations and presentation skills at 2 p.m. in TREF 6330A. Students can also practice speeches with lab associates. Students should check with their teachers about extra credit opportunities. For more information, call the lab at 817-515-1158.

March 19 TR Campus career and employment services will sponsor a job fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Participants can network with representatives from several companies. Students should bring at least 40 resumes and dress in business attire. For more information, call career and employment services at 817-515-1054.

March 19 Kallie Kosc, SE history instructor, will discuss Divided Nations: Native Americans and the Civil War 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library (ESED 1200). For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081 or Kosc at kallie.kosc@tccd.edu.

March 19 SE health services and AIDS Outreach will offer free HIV/syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

March 19 NE Campus career services will hold a resume critique session 10 a.m.-noon in the NSTU south hallway across from the bookstore. Career services staff will give improvement advice and provide handouts. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

March 19 Library specialist Julie Murphy will hold a Q-and-A and signing for her new book, Side Effects May Vary, at 2 p.m. in the library on South Campus. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-4524.

March 19 Area university representatives will participate in an interactive panel-style discussion noon-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can ask questions and receive applications, brochures and informational materials. For more information, contact the transfer center at 817-515-6536.

March 19 NE Campus English instructor Lisette Blanco-Cerdo will present Rhetoric of Pop Culture 9:05-10 a.m. in NACB 1114 on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

March 19 NE Campus’ Men of Color Mentoring will sponsor Building Your Brand. Students can learn how to create resumes and cover letters and self-market 12:30-1:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, call student services at 817-515-6688.

March 20 The NE Campus Student Government Association will host a forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). Students can observe or participate as TCC issues are discussed and voted upon. For information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

March 20 As part of Learning to Say the “S” Word: The Coming of the Civil War and the Causes of Confederate Defeat, UTA history associate professor Stephen E. Maizlish will talk about the issues leading up to the Civil War and its conclusion. The session is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Judith J. Carrier Library (ESED 1200). For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 20 Students will learn what scholarships are available and how to apply 2-3:30 p.m. in the SSTU Fort Worth Room on South Campus. For more information, contact student development associate Brittni Cockran at 817-515-4803 or brittni.cockran@tccd.edu.

March 22 To promote community engagement, students are encouraged to take part in TR Campus Day of Service 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Participation is open to the public. For more information, see story on page 3.

March 22 Combative Conflict: The Realities and Challenges of Warfare Then and Now will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the WTLO foyer on NW Campus. The presentation will feature Thomas Mack, author of The Forty-Fifth Illinois, the Vicksburg Campaign, and the Civil War becoming a “Hard” War, and Sara Ruppel, author of Forces of Nature & Lessons of History: Materializing Bloc(s) and Balance of Power. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For more information, contact history assistant professor Robert Little at 817-515-7693.

March 24 Julie Bassett from Tarrant County’s domestic abuse shelter SafeHaven will present Domestic Violence 101 10:40-11:35 a.m. in the SE Campus North Ballroom. For more information, contact SE special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

March 25 The NW counseling department will present Exploring Defense Mechanisms 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Counselor Jim Sherwood will discuss why people defend their ego and the defense mechanisms they use when they feel attacked. Drinks and a light lunch will be provided. For more information, call Sherwood at 817-515-7656.

March 25-26 SE health services and Collins Family Planning will offer free STD testing 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

March 25-26 NW career services will host a two-day job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the WSTU lobby both days. Employers will recruit for full- and part-time jobs. Interested parties are urged to bring copies of their resume and dress professionally. For more information, contact administrative assistant Alisha Machal at 817-515-7785.

March 25, 27, 29 The NW library department will host three information literacy courses 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 25 and 27 and 9-11 a.m. March 29 in the Walsh Library. The presentation will feature the correct method of database searching and ways to evaluate Web sources. For more information, call public services librarian April Martinez at 817-515-7232.

March 26 eLearning will offer support for current and prospective students who have questions about eLearning classes 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. The session will give information about proctored testing, online tutoring and advising, registration assistance and the Online Readiness Assessment. For more information, contact eLearning student services outreach manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-4470.

March 26 Career services will sponsor Brand U at Business Mixers 1-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Students will learn to connect more effectively with people, to network and to avoid mistakes in a business setting. For more information, contact the career center at 817-515-4551.

March 26 Students will learn to create chronological, functional and combination resumes 6-7 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or triesha.light@tccd.edu.

March 26 An American Cancer Society representative will present Be Sun Smart: Reducing Skin Cancer Risk 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. A free Hawaiian luau-themed lunch will be served. RSVP is required. To RSVP, call health services at 817-515-6056 or go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

March 26 NE Campus career services will host an information session for students to learn to make the most of a job fair 10 a.m.-noon in the NTAB lobby. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

March 26-27 TR students can sign up for graduation and meet with representatives from four-year universities at GradFest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can also visit the bookstore to order their regalia and graduation rings. For more information, visit the TR Transfer Center (TRTR 1020).

March 27 NW student activities will host Student Leadership Academy: Public Speaking 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Academic affairs vice president Leann Ellis and humanities dean Lisa Benedetti will give tips for successfully speaking in public. All students are welcome, and lunch will be served. For more information, contact student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

March 27 NE Campus history instructor Andy Hollinger will present Transferring to a University 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

March 27 SE counselor Michele Faith will present Silent Epidemic of Youth Suicide 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

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