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The NE Campus Collegiate Chorale rehearsed and performed with music students from Texas A&M University-Commerce, Kilgore College and Richland College at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas March 25. The collegiate chorale prepared the chorus parts to The Temptation of St. Anthony by James Syler.

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.

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 2 NW Campus’ We Are One Club will host The Masquerade Ball 6:30-10 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Tickets will be sold in front of the bookstore in the Student Center and in the WTLO lobby. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. The dance features free pizza, a DJ and a king/queen best mask competition. Masks are not required for admission. For more information, call student services at 817-515-7794.

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 3 TCC NE Student Ambassadors will host a panel Where We Are: Women’s Issues in a Modern World 9:30-11 a.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Human trafficking, domestic violence, the media’s portrayal of women and concerns within developing countries will be discussed. Panel speakers will include Battered Women in Transition executive director Trenicy Thomas, Rescue Her representative Jena Bohl, NE government professor Lisa Uhlir and NE counselor Masika Smith. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact club co-presidents Rebecca Reyes at 817-729-2936 or Erin Ratigan at erin.ratigan@my.tccd.edu.

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 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 7 David Cook, a technology officer from Webinfused.com, will present Leveraging Social Media for Success: Increase your Reward/Lower Your Risk, an employment seminar on NW Campus. Sessions will occur at 9-10:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:35-5 p.m. in WSTU 1303 and 1305. Attendees are encouraged to bring computers, tablets and smartphones. To sign up through Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/510575422393094/. For more information, call grant coordinator Ryan Kelly at 817-515-7570.

April 7-30 Works of art by staff of the SE Campus Judith J. Carrier Library will be displayed in the library during normal school hours. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

April 7 As part of Photo Finish: Breeze Through Finals Week, SE success coaches will inform students how to stay stress-free during finals week 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the student success center (ESEE 1301). For more information, contact success coach Eddie Hicks at 817-515-3752.

April 7 TCC’s female students can receive advice from local women business leaders and entrepreneurs about careers, entrepreneurship, professional dress, motherhood and balancing personal and work lives 6-8 p.m. in the SE North Ballroom. Interested students must reserve a seat by completing an electronic registration page by April 3 at http://tinyurl.com/SpeednetworkingTCC-ArlingtonCC. For more information, contact SE business and technology dean Ann Machen at 817-515-3621.

April 7-8 TR students can vote in the campus Student Government Association elections. Running for SGA president is Antonio Mercano, with Elizabeth Gonzalez running for vice president, Samantha Wedgeworth and Muhummed Benson for secretary, Cortney Walden for senate chair and Mason Perkey and Adrian Vasquez for senator-at-large. To find out more about the candidates or the elections, call student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192 or visit the student involvement center (TREF 1503C).

April 8 Employers will be on NE Campus 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center’s north hallway for a recruitment fair. Employers will be hiring part-time, full-time and seasonal positions. Students should bring several updated resumes and dress in business attire. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

April 8 TCC students, faculty and staff can attend a workshop to help them have a stronger grasp on their future and career goals 10-11 a.m. in the SE student success center (ESEE 1301). For more information, contact success coach Bayanne Elkhatib at 817-515-3753.

April 9 TCC students, faculty and staff can learn the basics of money management as part of Financial Literacy: Money Smarts 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the SE student success center (ESEE 1301). For more information, contact success coach Janell Oliphant at 817-515-3621.

April 9 NE disability student services coordinator Kimberly Eason and NE academic advisor Carey Miller will present the Student Success Seminar: Multiple Intelligences 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The theory of multiple intelligences was developed by Harvard professor Howard Gardner. Students can take a quiz to determine their strongest intelligence out of the eight defined and receive strategies to incorporate that intelligence in studying. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

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.

April 10 SE Campus will hold a business fashion show 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact SE hospitality management instructor Talia Dancer at 817-515-3119.

April 10 Students can take a walking tour of the University of Texas at Arlington campus during the third session of the Transfer Academy 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Students will take a bus to and from NE Campus and will receive a free lunch. Registration is required. For more information and registration, contact the NE transfer center at 817-515-6689 or go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

April 12 NE Campus continuing education will hold an early childhood conference, Together Learning Never Ends, 8:30 a.m.-noon in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The session will focus on active, age-appropriate hands-on strategies and activities that the classroom teachers as well as parents can successfully use with the children in their care. Registration is required and costs $15 for students and $25 for teachers, educators or professionals. For more information or registration, contact NE continuing education at 817-515-6502.

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