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Sept. 24 NE health services is offering free Zumba classes 2-3 p.m. every Monday through Nov. 30 in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Zumba, a fitness program, combines Latin and international music with dance. All students and employees are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222. Sept. 24 Zumba class will meet 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE gym on South Campus. No reservation is required. Persons of all fitness levels are invited. Participants are asked to dress for exercise.

Now-Sept. 20
TR Campus students, faculty and staff are invited to volunteer for the Botanical Research Institute of Texas service project 2-5 p.m. Sept. 20. Volunteers will work outdoors removing invasive plants from the native prairie as well as inside documenting plant specimens. Those wishing to participate can sign up at www.tccd.student-hub.com. For more information, contact Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1194 or laura.escamilla@tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 6
The SE Campus library is hosting The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the traveling exhibit consists of six screens that explores the 19th century feminist author’s semi-autobiography and her experiences after being prescribed the rest cure, a standard treatment in her day. Books on the subject are also displayed.

Now-Oct. 8
The Bill of Rights exhibit is in the SE Campus library. A copy of the historical document, photographs and other constitutional amendments will be presented on 12 freestanding photomontage posters.

Sept. 19
South Campus health services will offer free and confidential HIV testing in SACC 1331. Results will be delivered by phone one week later. For more information, call health services at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 19
SE Campus will have a grammar workshop 9-10 a.m. in ESEE 2225. In addition to grammar basics, students who participate  can learn to check for syntax, mixed construction and other grammar-related issues in their essays.

Sept. 24
NE health services is offering free Zumba classes 2-3 p.m. every Monday through Nov. 30 in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Zumba, a fitness program, combines Latin and international music with dance. All students and employees are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222.
Sept. 24
Zumba class will meet 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE gym on South Campus. No reservation is required. Persons of all fitness levels are invited. Participants are asked to dress for exercise.

Sept. 19
The NE Student Leadership Academy will introduce the idea of community action and discuss opportunities for students to get involved 10-11 a.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). The session is open to all students.

Sept. 19
TR career and employment services will hold its Fall Job Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR’s Main Street. RadioShack, JPS Health Network and other companies ready to hire will participate.

Sept. 19
Studies show that 15-18 percent of the population is dealing with learning or attention disorders, so NE counselor Anita Peters will discuss a variety of these disorders and ways to help overcome them 2:30-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) during What Is a Learning Disorder?

Sept. 19-20
A Service Learning Fair will be held 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 19 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Commons on SE Campus. Students who would like to gain supplemental work experience to add to their résumés can speak with the various nonprofit agencies present. More than a dozen agencies such as Boys and Girls Clubs, Meals on Wheels, local hospices and others will be present both days. For more information, call career services at 817-515-3592.

Sept. 19-20
The NW Club Fest will be 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the WTLO Lobby. Students are invited to check out all NW clubs and organizations. Representatives will be available to talk with prospective members, and students interested in starting a new club can begin the process. Cost is free. For more information, contact Anna Morales-Sanchez or Latisha Kuykendall at 817-515-7795.

Sept. 20
Know What to Do will be held noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room (SSTU 2207). District emergency management coordinator Kirk Driver will speak. Refreshments will be served.

Sept. 20
Academic advisor Kim Eason will present Student Success Seminar: Successful Testing 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. Eason will provide tips on studying for tests, dealing with test anxiety and answering different formats of test questions.

Sept. 20
Cookies with Coppola will be held 2:30-4 p.m. in the ESED North Ballroom on SE Campus. Students are invited to meet the SE president while enjoying a snack.

Sept. 21
The Business Professionals of America will meet at noon in WACB 0123 on NW Campus. It is a meet-and-greet time as well as an opportunity to discuss upcoming competitions. Free pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Julie Russell at 817-515-7269 or Jaye Simpson at 817-515-7058.

Sept. 22
NW University Transfer Day will be 9 a.m.-noon in WSTU (in front of Subway). The event will offer students a chance to meet with various universities to discuss transfer options. For more information, contact David Pearse at david.pearse@tccd.edu.

Sept. 22
Anxieties about math classes will be relieved in the South Campus Math Anxiety? workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Texas Room (SSTU 2210). Maggie Foster, math instructor, will present techniques for becoming more comfortable with math to help students improve skills and earn better grades. For more information, contact Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

Sept. 25
Students can visit Main Street on TR Campus any time of the day to pick up information on how, when and where to register for voting. The American Association of Retired Persons will provide nonpartisan information for students.

Sept. 25
SE Campus’ writing center will have an APA documentation workshop 11 a.m.-noon in ESEE 2225. Students can learn to create an APA-style works cited page. Information will also be given on formatting, header, title page and in-text citations as well as tips on how to document sources from Internet and database articles.

Sept. 25
This week’s Lunchtime Workshop on TR Campus, DARE to Disconnect led by counselor Mandy Melton and counseling director Louann Schulze, will discuss the importance of meaningful relationships and managing time for one’s self. The workshop takes place noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3102).

Sept. 25
The NW Student Leadership Academy will present The Challenge of Leadership 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Topics include leadership definitions, styles and solutions. All TCC students can participate and are free to enter and exit the program as they would like. For more information, contact Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Sept. 25
Students can live out their reality show dreams on South Campus during TCC’s Got Talent 5-7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Students may email Jasmine Tuya at jasmine.tuya@tccd.edu to sign up or go to their student services office. Students are asked to present acts free of profanity. Prizes will be awarded. Students may email Tuya for more information.

Sept. 25
A release reception for the 2012 edition of SE Campus’ literary magazine, The Compass, will be held 6-8 p.m. in the SE Campus library. The magazine features original works by SE students, faculty and staff. Some of the selected entries will be presented live during the reception. Refreshments will be provided.

Sept. 26
SE Campus career services will host a Job Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons. Representatives from area employers will speak with students and provide information about different career opportunities they have available.

Sept. 26
Confidential HIV and syphilis testing will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1124B on NW Campus. AIDS Outreach is offering the tests, and results will be available over the phone within one week. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Cost is free. For more information, contact Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

Sept. 26
TR Campus’ first monthly Riverside Chat invites Fort Worth City Council member Sal Espino to speak to students about visualizing and reaching their goals. Raised in Fort Worth, the attorney and former Texas Christian University valedictorian will share his life journey that made him successful. Students can join him in the speech lab (TREF 6330A) 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Sept. 27
The NE Student Leadership Academy will discuss the opportunities and benefits of mentoring 10-11 a.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). All students can participate in the sessions.

Sept. 27
Results from the Sept. 20 HIV testing will be available 10 a.m.-noon in the South Campus health center (SACC 1331).

Sept. 27
SE Campus student activities will host Bank Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. Representatives from local banks will provide information about their different bank accounts and services.

Sept. 27
The NE Campus Student Success Seminar: Communicating with Faculty will give students tips on talking with teachers, mastering classroom etiquette and acquiring successful networking skills 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615).

Sept. 27
Students are invited to speak directly with the South Campus student development services office during the SDS Food and Review Forum noon-1 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207). A light Subway lunch will be served.

Sept 28-Nov. 30
Health services is offering free exercise combo classes 1-2 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 30, excluding Nov. 2 and Nov. 23, in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Exercise combo, a wellness activity, combines cardio stretch, Zumba and line dance. All students and employees are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222.

Sept. 29
Health services will give free HIV/AIDS screenings 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in ESEC 2118 on SE Campus. Appointments are not required.

Oct. 2
The NW Community Volunteer Fair will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby. The event brings students together with volunteer agencies to learn about volunteering opportunities. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

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