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Sarina Moss was elected Region II president at the Texas Junior College Student Government Association conference. The region includes 13 two-year college student government associations.

Now-May 2 To help students relax during finals week, the TR Campus SGA is holding various daily on-campus activities and competitions during regular school hours. Events include yoga classes and chalk, strongman and Jeopardy competitions. For times and locations, call student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192 or visit the Center for Student Involvement (TRTR 1503C).

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, May 5, May 8, May 9 Students and faculty can learn about Weekend College courses 1-6 p.m. on TRTR Main Street on TR Campus. TCC Connect representatives will give information on the core curriculum, the registration process for classes and specialized courses for Spanish-speaking students. For more information, contact eLearning outreach and student services manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417 or 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 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 recently deceased art adjunct Nona Appel.

May 2-8 Final exams. See collegian.tccd.edu for full schedule.

May 2 A career conference will be held 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Rotunda on South Campus. The seminar will help students manage money after college and understand employee benefits when accepting a job offer. A dining etiquette experience will follow in the SSTU Living Room to teach students how to make a lasting impression with a prospective employer. For more information, contact career center coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4737 or monica.miranda@tccd.edu.

May 2 Arlington Ashworth Elementary students will perform Maypole dances at 10 a.m. in the SE Commons. For more information, contact student development services director Doug Peak at 817-515-3595.

May 5-8 Student activities will provide students with testing materials, free snacks and drinks 8 a.m.-6 p.m. in the SE Commons. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

May 6 A financial coaching and education seminar, Money Matters, will be held 5:30-7 p.m. in SFOF 1738A on South Campus. Students will learn money management tips and strategies. Admission is free, but registration is required and limited to the first 15. Register at waj.tccd.edu. For more information, contact administrative assistant Kimberly Smith at 817-515-4152 or kimberly.smith@tccd.edu.

May 7 State Sen. Wendy Davis will attend the dedication and reception for the Wall of Recognition of Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Students beginning at 6 p.m. in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

May 7 SE health services and Mental Health Mental Retardation Street Outreach will sponsor 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.

May 7 The NW health center will do free HIV and syphilis tests 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. Confidential results are available within a week. For more information, call health services coordinator Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

May 9 The NW Phi Theta Kappa honor society will hold officer elections and will package donated books for the Books for Africa charity 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). For more information, contact student development associate Alicia Coleman at 817-515-7793 or alicia.coleman@tccd.edu.

May 12-31 Artifacts from the U.S. military and wars will be on display 5-6:30 p.m. in the SE North Ballroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

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