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Now-Sept. 5 TR Campus continues Survival Week presented by the Discovery Center. This multi-day event includes workshops in math, science, reading and writing. For more information, contact Stephanie Blakely, TR academic success center coordinator, at 817-515-1330.

Sept. 3 The Family Empowerment Center sponsored by Catholic Charities will present the first of nine free classes of Families First Free Parenting Classes in Spanish and English 9-11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. The sessions are designed to give tools and strategies to parents and support from other parents. To set up an appointment, call 817-289-3895.
Sept. 3 South health services will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the South Campus SSTU Patio. Donors should be healthy, weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old and have a photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome.

Sept. 3 SE health services and Mental Health and Mental Retardation Street Outreach are teaming up for HIV testing on campus. Testing runs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health services office (ESEC 2115).

Sept. 3 NE academic support services coordinator Jeanette Jacobs will present the Student Success Seminar: Navigating MyTCC and WebAdvisor 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can learn about new myTCC upgrades and get tips for effectively using myTCC and WebAdvisor.

Sept. 3 NE Campus students can participate in or observe the Student Government Association forum 2-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111).

Sept. 4 NE Campus’ learning center will hold an open house 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in NACB 1114. Staff will talk about the center and other labs on campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 4 Student development services will hold the first club advisers meeting 1-2 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. in the SSTU/Fort Worth Room on South Campus to discuss upcoming ideas and procedures. For more information, contact Axel Leos, student development associate, at 817-515-4197.

Sept. 4 A workshop about personalities in the workplace and in personal lives will take place 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The program counts as three hours toward continuing education units. Admission is $21 for professionals and free for students. Registration is preferred, and students can register on WebAdvisor. Professionals and students may also contact coordinator of special projects Raytosha Jones at 817-515-6502 for more information or to register.

Sept. 4 TR Campus is presenting Men of Color Mentoring 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium TRTR 4008. Planning for life and higher education, motivation for student success and keynote speaker Ernesto Mejia will be a few of the event’s highlights. For more information, contact administrative assistant Jacqueline Hall at jacqueline.hall@tccd.edu.

Sept. 5 Student activities and the Veterans Association will hold a Veterans Breakfast 8:30-10 a.m. at the ESCT HUB. This will be a weekly appreciation breakfast for SE Campus faculty, staff and student veterans.

Sept. 6 The Family Empowerment Center in conjunction with the L. Clifford David Legal Association will present free adult classes in three legal areas 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SSTU South Campus Student Center. Students and the community can learn about immigration, credit or the expunction of criminal history. Texas A&M’s P.L.A.Y. group will be on campus teaching age-appropriate legal information to children, so K-12 children are welcome. For more information, contact Kimberly Smith, administrative assistant, at 817-515-4332.

Sept. 8 The NW Bridge Program will present Thesis Statements 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as a part of its fall workshop series. Students will learn how to write an “A+” thesis. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.
Sept. 8 South Campus student development services will host a Note Taking Skills workshop to assist students with effective strategies noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Axel Leos, student development associate, at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 8-9 SE student activities is holding a Club Expo 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons. Students will have a chance to browse the different clubs and organizations.

Sept. 8-11 SE will hold a Learning Skills week with morning and late afternoon sessions to aid in student success. See story on page 3 for more details.

Sept. 9 Health services will sponsor a confidential HIV test by the AIDS Outreach Center 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SACC 1331 on South Campus. For more information, contact Tina Ingram, South health services coordinator, at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 9 NW health services will offer a CPR class for $15 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. Students who complete the course will receive Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association. Registration is required. For more information, call health services at 817-515-7603.

Sept. 9 Free, confidential HIV and syphilis testing will be available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NE Campus health services (NSTU 1704A). Walk-ins are permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments are encouraged. Results will follow through phone contact by the AIDS Outreach Center. For more information or to make an appointment, contact NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Sept. 9 NE Campus’ Student Leadership Academy will present Leadership Philosophy 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students can learn what leadership is, including various definitions of leadership in terms of knowledge, skills and abilities. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 9 South Campus student development services will present a time management workshop for students to learn effective ways to balance life, keep a schedule and use tools 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Axel Leos, student development associate, at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 9 South Campus health services will present the first of eight Zumba Series classes open to everyone of any fitness level. Students should come dressed to exercise 5-6 p.m. in SHPE 1401. For more information, contact Tina Ingram, South health services coordinator, at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 10 The Family Empowerment Center will present the second of nine free classes of Families First-Free Parenting Classes in Spanish and English sponsored by Catholic Charities 9-11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room. The sessions are designed to help give tools and strategies to parents and support from other parents. For more information and to set an appointment, call 817-289-3895.

Sept. 10 SE Campus is having Campus Resource Day, sponsored by the advising and counseling center on campus. From 9 a.m.-1 p.m., students will have access to all campus resources including student activities, advising and counseling and more in the Commons.

Sept. 10 South Campus health services will sponsor the first of four weekly Nutrition Series classes presented by Laura Dehoyos from JPS Network to teach portion control, carbohydrate counting and instructions on reading a label 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Tina Ingram, South health services coordinator, at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 11 From 9 a.m.-5 p.m., SE students are encouraged to go to the ESCT HUB and remember 9/11. Students can sign a poster provided by student activities, explaining their thoughts and memories of the day. For more information, contact student activities on SE Campus at 817-515-3595.

Sept. 11 TR Campus is having its Fall Club Crawl 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can meet representatives from TR student organizations and find out how to get involved on campus. For more information, contact student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192 or by email at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Sept. 11 Part one of a three-part Transfer Academy series will be noon-1:30 p.m. in NE’s Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can learn about application deadlines, admission requirements, an educational resume, scholarships and financial aid. Lunch is provided. Students who complete all three sessions, have at least 45 semester hours and at least a 2.5 GPA are eligible to win a $500 scholarship. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the transfer center at 817-515-6531 or go online to http://tccne.volunteerhub.com.

Sept. 11 South Campus student development services will present Math Anxiety to help students retain information from the classroom 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Axel Leos, student development associate, at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 12 The NW Bridge Program will present Thesis Statements 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3101A) as a part of its fall workshop series. Students will learn how to write an “A+” thesis. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 13 The Family Empowerment Center will present Free Mega U.S. Citizenship Workshop, sponsored by Proyecto Inmigrante Inc., to help complete and review the applications. The session will be conducted by immigration attorneys or representatives 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Center on South Campus. For more information, contact 1-888-793-2182, ext. 3201 or 817-515-4007.

Sept. 15 The NW Bridge Program will present College Writing Expectations 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as a part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn information about college writing assignments. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 15-Nov. 3 NE Campus students and employees can attend free Zumba classes each Monday 2-3 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). For more information, contact NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Sept. 16 NW career services will host Employers on Campus 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby to connect TCC students with area employers. Participants are urged to dress appropriately and bring copies of their resumes. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785 or nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Sept. 16 The NW Bridge Program will present Study Skills 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3101A) as a part of its fall workshop series. The workshop will provide tools to help attendees study more effectively. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 16 The NE Campus Student Leadership Academy will host Developing a Personal Leadership Philosophy 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students can learn how to establish a foundation for personal leadership philosophy based on an enhanced understanding of self. For more information, contact NE student services at 817-515-6688.

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