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Sonya Herbert-Schwartz/Dallas Morning News/MCT  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. Reservations are required. To RSVP, call health services at 817-515-6056 or go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.
Sonya Herbert-Schwartz/Dallas Morning News/MCT 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. Reservations are required. To RSVP, call health services at 817-515-6056 or go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

Now-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.

Now-April 24 Trinity River Wellness will sponsor Salsa Thursdays 1:30-2 p.m. in the Aerobics Room (TRTR 1107A) on TR Campus. Students and faculty of all levels can attend for free, and no registration is required. Male students are especially encouraged to attend. For more information, call senior office assistant Roxanne Meza at 817-515-1401.

March 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 26 NW career services will end its two-day job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the WSTU lobby. Employers are recruiting 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 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 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 NE Campus’ Psi Beta chapter will have a membership drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and sell hot chocolate and doughnuts outside of the library for $1.

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 26, 27, April 1 TR Campus health services will provide free and confidential HIV testing for students 18 and older 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 26 and April 1 and 4-7 p.m. March 27 in the Health Center (TREF 1312). No appointments are necessary. Testing sessions take 30-45 minutes. For more information, call the center at 817-515-1059. 

March 27 Gamers United, Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Kappa Delta chapters will co-sponsor a game night 6-8 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. For more information, email Gamers United vice president of fellowship Elizabeth Gonzalez at elizabeth.gonzalez563@my.tccd.edu.

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.

March 27, 29 The NW library will host two information literacy courses 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 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.

April 1 Students can learn about potential careers in the biomedical field 12:30-3 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by keynote speaker Stuart Ravnik. He will discuss potential careers in the biomedical field after completion of a high school degree through a graduate degree. Students can speak with recruiters from several area institutions and advisers from the NE career center, university transfer center as well as academic advisors. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

April 1 TR Campus will host Dare to Disconnect, a lunchtime workshop, noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. This workshop allows students, faculty and staff to disconnect from technology and have lunch while discussing the importance of maintaining face-to-face relationships. For more information, call academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330.

April 1 The Show Me the Money! series will present information on building wealth, money management tips and strategies 5:30-7 p.m. in SFOF 1738A on South Campus. Sponsored by the Family Empowerment Center and Family Pathfinders, the event is free, but registration is required and limited to the first 15 people to sign up. To register, visit waj.tccd.edu. For more information, contact the center at 817-515-4332.

April 1 Financial Aid for College Success will be held 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. Financial aid director JoLynn Sprole will help students find information about scholarships, grants and loans. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or triesha.light@tccd.edu.

April 2 Career services will sponsor a job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. Students can network with employers for part-time, full-time, seasonal and internship opportunities. Students should bring several resumes and are encouraged to wear business attire. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact career center coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4737 or monica.miranda@tccd.edu.

April 2 Health services will sponsor a health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Foyer on South Campus. A Carter BloodCare bus will also be available on the SSTU Patio. Free and confidential HIV testing will be in the SSTU Bluebonnet Room. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254 or tina.ingram@tccd.edu.

April 2 An interactive workshop that shows students how to boost motivation will be 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m. in SE Campus’ North Ballroom. For more information, contact SE special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

April 2 SE health services and Mental Health Mental Retardation Street Outreach will provide 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.

April 2 TR Campus will host a job fair for persons with disabilities 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Action Suite. Participants will meet employers and learn to increase their chances for employment during breakout sessions. The City of Fort Worth Mayor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities will hold an open forum where participants can discuss disability services and ways they can be improved. For more information, contact special projects coordinator Maria Luera at 817-515-1071 or maria.luera@tccd.edu.

April 2 NE academic advisor Randy Saleh will present Student Success Seminar: Personal Finance 101 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can learn how to make better personal finance decisions. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 2 Students can get free confidential HIV and/or AIDS testing on NE Campus 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NE health services (NSTU 1704A). Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are permitted. For appointments or more information, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

April 2 The TR Campus Center for Leadership Development will host its first April Café Leadership discussion session 5:30-7 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. The topic will be managing change. Free coffee will be provided. For more information, email academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

April 3 Coordinator of student support Kateeka Harris will present Student Leadership Academy: Student Conduct 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

April 3 The NE Student Government Association will hold a forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students can participate or observe TCC issues being discussed and voted upon. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

April 3 NE counselor Anita Peters will speak about learning disorders during a mental health seminar 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Three contact hours will be awarded to licensed professionals who register. Admission is free for students and $21 for professionals. Registration is required and can be completed online through WebAdvisor or in the NE continuing education office. For more information, contact instructional assistant Alicia Thomas at 817-515-6502.

April 3 Anyone wanting to learn more about eLearning can have their questions answered during an outreach visit 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on TRTR Main Street on TR Campus. A face-to-face Q-and-A session will be available for faculty interested in teaching online. This event is open to all students and faculty. For more information, call TCC Connect manager of student success and outreach Kathy Burks at 817-515-4470.

April 3 The SE African Culture Club will sponsor Africa Unleashed, showcasing various aspects of African culture, 6-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

April 5 South Campus will host the Greater DFW Financial Fitness Festival Kick-Off, a campaign to help improve money management skills, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Activities for children, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

April 5 TR students interested in attending Texas Woman’s University can learn about the transfer process at TWU’s Transfer Connection 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at its Denton campus. Visitors will learn about the admissions process, financial aid applications and residency options, and they will receive a discount on the application fee. For more information, contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198 or at laura.escamilla@tccd.edu.

April 5 NE Campus’ chapter of Psi Beta will participate in the Habitat for Humanity event Brush Up Cowtown. The chapter will take 80 students. For more information, contact chapter president Ashley Magers at ashley.magers@my.tccd.edu.

April 5 Unity and Community: The Perils Among Life on the Frontier, another segment of the History Anonymous Speakers Series, will take place 10:30 a.m.-noon in the WTLO Foyer on NW Campus. Speakers include Jennifer Monroe, author of Native Sons, Mortal Enemies: Alliance and Violence Among Indian Tribes in the Texas and New Mexico Borderlands, and Jessica Moore, author of Living Off Cornbread: Women’s Preparation and Management of Food on the Southwest Frontier. Free drinks and snacks will be provided. For more information, call history assistant professor Robert Little at 817-515-7693.

April 9 Free and confidential HIV and syphilis testing will be offered by the NW health center in WCTS 1151. Results are available over the phone within one week. For more information, call health services coordinator Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

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