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Collegian file photo April 24 SE’s annual chalk-drawing competition, Chalk The Walk, will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the sidewalk at the north entrance near “D” Wing. The first-place winner will receive a $200 TCC scholarship, the second-place winner receives a $175 scholarship and the third-place winner receives a $125 scholarship. Students are encouraged to register in advance to guarantee a spot, but they may register in person the day of the event if space is available. To register, contact SE art instructor Kristina Elizondo at kristina.elizondo@tccd.edu or stop by her office at ESED 2101A.
Collegian file photo  April 24 SE’s annual chalk-drawing competition, Chalk The Walk, will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the sidewalk at the north entrance near “D” Wing. The first-place winner will receive a $200 TCC scholarship, the second-place winner receives a $175 scholarship and the third-place winner receives a $125 scholarship. Students are encouraged to register in advance to guarantee a spot, but they may register in person the day of the event if space is available. To register, contact SE art instructor Kristina Elizondo at kristina.elizondo@tccd.edu or stop by her office at ESED 2101A.
Collegian file photo April 24
SE’s annual chalk-drawing competition, Chalk The Walk, will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the sidewalk at the north entrance near “D” Wing. The first-place winner will receive a $200 TCC scholarship, the second-place winner receives a $175 scholarship and the third-place winner receives a $125 scholarship. Students are encouraged to register in advance to guarantee a spot, but they may register in person the day of the event if space is available. To register, contact SE art instructor Kristina Elizondo at kristina.elizondo@tccd.edu or stop by her office at ESED 2101A.

Cheridan Kirkpatrick won first place for Song of the Year at the 45th Texas Junior College Student Government Association Conference that took place April 10-13.

April 23 An interdisciplinary Shakespeare Festival will be 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Activities will include music performed by NE music instructor Stan Paschal, a Shakespeare parody skit by drama students and presentations by NE English faculty. Dance professor Linda Quinn will teach audience members parts of dances performed in previous NE shows and explain how styles from Shakespeare’s era are brought into more modern times. Pizza and drinks will be available.

April 23 TR Campus health services will offer free and confidential HIV/AIDS screenings 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health center (TREF 1312). Screenings are available to the public, but patients must be 18 or older.

April 23 A blood drive and bone marrow registry will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SE North Ballroom and Commons. Those interested in donating must have no medical conditions, be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

April 23 Congolese history will be discussed by Didier Gondola, chair and professor of history at Indianapolis University-Purdue University Indianapolis, as part of Congo Square to Congo Digital: Why Congo Matters 1-2:30 p.m. in the SE Judith J. Carrier Library.

April 23-26 Voting will be open to elect members to South’s Student Government Association officers 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 23-25 and 8-11 a.m. April 26 in the Free Speech area outside the Student Center on South Campus. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at axel.leos@tccd.edu or 817-515-4187.

April 24 A Celebration of Excellence will be held 6-8 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall on South Campus. The event is held every year to honor notable students, staff and faculty. For more information, contact student development services director Bobby Sullivan at bobby.sullivan@tccd.edu or 817-515-4206.

April 24 TR Campus will host the Student Awards Ceremony 4:30-6 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. The event is in honor of students who have achieved recognition during the 2013-2014 academic year in both their education and community involvement. Family and friends are welcome to attend, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192 or edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

April 24 NW humanities students will present the Engaging Differences Diversity Conference 9:30-10:30 a.m. with a second session 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The conference will explain the importance of inclusion and diversity as well as ways to embrace differences in life. For more information, call humanities associate professor Kim Jackson at 817-515-7190.

April 24 The SE speech department will hold a speech contest with the theme “Technology: Is It Hurting Or Helping Us?” 1-2:20 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The department will distribute $500 worth of awards, including a special award if the speech topic relates to the environment. For more information, contact SE speech instructor Courtney Kopecky at 817-515-3701.

April 24 NE Campus will host the Van Parker Student Research Symposium 6-8 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Janet Zadina, an educational neuroscientist and author, is the featured speaker. Students nominated by their instructors will present their research projects.

April 24-May 29 A six-week diabetes educational program will be held 5-8 p.m. every Thursday in SFOF 1743A on South Campus. The event is free, but registration is required and open only to the first 16 registrants. For more information, contact administrative assistant Kimberly Smith at 817-515-4152 or kimberly.smith@tccd.edu.

April 25 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.

April 25 The SE Socio-Psych Club will host its annual Psychology Championships, an academic competition with prizes and food for audience members, 1:30-4 p.m. in ESEE 1304. The winner will receive $600 in cash. For more information or to register, go to http://www.psychlab.net.

April 25 Journalist Norma Martin will discuss her career and the meaning of leadership 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Action Suite on TR Campus. The lecture is part of the 23rd Leadership eXperience Summit and will feature three breakout sessions for participants to discuss leadership building strategies. For more information, contact leadership development center coordinator Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1036 or stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

April 25 A celebration of Arbor Day and the end of the semester will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SE Campus front lawn. The event includes food and games. For more information, contact SE assistant to the president Mike Cinatl at 817-515-3036.

April 26 TREE, the TR Campus Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender club, will host the 2nd Chance Prom 7-11 p.m. on TRE Campus. Tickets cost $10 for individuals and $15 for couples. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $5 extra. Formal attire is required. For more information, email SGA member Cortney Walden at cortney.walden@my.tccd.edu.

April 26 The SE business department and the Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education will host Family Expo 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Workshops and seminars on nutrition, budgeting and college readiness will tie in with this year’s theme of health and wellness. For more information, contact SE business associate professor Jeneen Smith at 817-515-3614.

April 27 NW students will be recognized for outstanding achievement at the Spring Awards Ceremony 6-9 p.m. in WSTU 1303-05. Students will be awarded from each discipline.

April 28 In honor of Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, a Chinese calligraphy demonstration will begin at noon followed by a performance by the Chin Woo lion and dragon dance team 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Riverfront Café on TR Campus. For more information, email student development associate Dayon Harris at dayon.harris@tccd.edu.

April 28-May 2 To help students relax during finals week, the TR Campus SGA will hold various daily on-campus activities and competitions during regular school hours. Events include meditation sessions and free massage therapy April 28, a Twitter scavenger hunt and free lunch April 29, a chalk competition April 30 and more. For times and locations, call student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192 or visit the Center for Student Involvement (TRTR 1503C).

April 29 In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, TR Campus will host a performance by the Grace Hula Dance team 12:30-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Afterward, a henna artist will give a presentation noon-2 p.m. also in the Café. For more information, email student development associate Dayon Harris at dayon.harris@tccd.edu.

April 29 NW speech faculty will sponsor the Love Conference: Surviving the Wrecking Ball of Love 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303 and 1305 and the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The conference features psychology instructor Jay Green as keynote speaker and four panel discussions on breakups, single parenthood and long-distance relationships. For more information, call speech instructor Zachary Frohlich at 817-515-7667.

April 29 TR Campus library services assistant director Danelle Toups will give a presentation on laughter noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center for Student Success (TRTR 3102). The presentation will include a laughter class and a discussion about the mental, emotional and healthful benefits of laughing. No sense of humor is required. For more information, call Toups at 817-515-1222.

April 30 TR Campus will host a weekend college outreach event 1-6 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. TCC Connect representatives will attend to answer questions about the Weekend College curriculum and to discuss course options for Spanish-speaking students. For more information, email eLearning outreach and student services manager Kathy Burks at kathy.burks@tccd.edu.

May 1 Students and faculty can learn about eLearning classes 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on TRTR Main Street on TR Campus. Students will get information on the Online Readiness Assessment test, online advising and instructions on registering for classes. Faculty interested in teaching online can ask questions during a Q-and-A session. For more information, email eLearning outreach and student services manager Kathy Burks at kathy.burks@tccd.edu.

May 1 Women in New Roles’ fall orientation will be held 6-7 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The event will include a student role model panel and give an overview of the program. Anyone interested in WINR is invited, and the event is free. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or triesha.light@tccd.edu.

May 1 The NW career services and the aviation department will co-host an aviation job fair 2:30-4 p.m. in the WATB hangar. Mission Aviation Fellowship, Era Helicopters, Air Power Inc. and Aerotek will participate. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes. For more information, call media specialist Carmen Wise at 817-515-7267.

May 1 The NW SGA will host Professor Appreciation Day at 3:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). More than 20 NW Campus professors nominated by students will be recognized for their performance, including the professor of the year. The event also will include a special tribute to the recently deceased art adjunct Nona Appel.

May 2-8 Final exams. See page 5 for full schedule.

May 10 TCC’s annual graduation ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center across from the Water Gardens. The ceremony includes graduates from summer 2013, fall 2013 and spring 2014. Parking is not free.

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