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NE music students Ashley Ghent, Sam Jones and Kayla Scales-Evert each earned $500 scholarships from the Sonata Club, a local organization comprised of citizens with an appreciation for music and performing.

Now-Feb. 5 The F.A.S.T. Food Program will give TR students the opportunity to have a free meal with a faculty or staff member. The program provides students a chance to build relationships with faculty and staff. The Student Life Center (TRTR 2004A) will provide lunch vouchers and evaluations for students who want to participate. For questions, contact Mike Baumgardner at 817-515-1197.

Now-Feb. 24 SE Campus’ literary publication, The Compass, is accepting submissions for the magazine through Feb. 24. Categories include poetry, short stories, plays, essays, cartoons, drawings, paintings, photography, music, 3-D and performance/multimedia presentations. For more information, contact Pennie Boyett at 817-515-3140 or pennie.boyett@tccd.edu.

Now-April 15 SE Campus will offer free income tax preparation to those with annual incomes under $50,000 through the Volunteer Income Assistance program. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, 3-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The program is located in the EMBC building. Call 817-534-0814 for an appointment, or for more information, contact Alan Martin at 646-465-1001 or 817-307-6481.

Feb. 1 Bank Days concludes on TR Campus. The event will help students, faculty and staff learn more about area banks. Representatives will be on Main Street (TRTR second floor) with information about special promotions and to assist with opening a new account if requested.

Feb. 1 Carter BloodCare will conduct a blood drive sponsored by South Campus health services 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the mobile unit on the SSTU patio.

Feb. 1 The National Marrow Donor Program from Cook Children’s Hospital will conduct a marrow donor registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SSTU foyer on South Campus. For more information, contact Tina Ingram, coordinator of health services, at 817-515-4254.

Feb. 1 SE Campus health services will provide free HIV/AIDS screening 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. For an appointment, call 817-515-3591.

Feb. 1 NE health services will offer free confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A (health services). Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged. For more information, call 817-515-6056.

Feb. 1 SE Campus health services will sponsor a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom and a marrow registry in the Main Commons.

Feb. 1 SE Campus will have a signed numbers workshop 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 1 Leigh-Anne Regenold, NE government instructor, will present Navigating CampusCruiser and WebAdvisor 12:15-1:15 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). New and existing students can attend to learn how to get the most from the websites. Students interested in attending may RSVP at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

Feb. 1 SE Campus will have an order of operations workshop 2-3 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 2 SE Campus will hold an arithmetic workshop 8:30-9:30 a.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 2 TR Campus is asking everyone to wear red to support heart health awareness. Go Red! Heart Health Awareness will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Heart disease awareness cards, brochures and fact sheets will be available. For more information, contact Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1167.

Feb. 2 NE student organization Phi Beta Lambda will sponsor the Hunger Feast, a luncheon to raise awareness of hunger in the Metroplex, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506A). A speaker from the Tarrant Area Food Bank will discuss how students can make a difference in the fight against hunger. Attendees must RSVP at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com and bring two cans of food for donation to the food bank.

Feb. 2 Sharon Seagraves, director of the Elisa Project, will speak on Eating Disorders 101 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Fort Worth Room on South Campus. For more information, contact Tina Ingram, coordinator of health services, at 817-515-4254.

Feb. 2 SE Campus will have an order of operations workshop 2-3 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 2 SE Campus will host a welcome reception for William Coppola, its newly named president, 2-5 p.m. in the North Ballroom.

Feb. 2 NE Campus continuing education will sponsor Emotional Intelligence, presented by Ebony Hall 1-4 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner (1615A). Participants will learn the four components of emotional intelligence, the definition of emotional intelligence and its importance. A light lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. To register, call Brenna Sanders at 817-515-6502 or email brenna.sanders@tccd.edu.

Feb. 3 SE Campus will hold a signed numbers workshop 1-2 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 3 SE Campus math/physics department will have a factoring workshop 2:30-3:30 p.m. in ESCT 3205.

Feb. 3-4 The TR Campus library will offer free Information Literacy classes 1-4 p.m. Feb. 3 and 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 4 in the Library Classroom (TREF 1302). This three-hour non-credit course is designed to help students find credible online resources and reference materials. The course is taught by professional librarians, and students will receive a certificate of completion after taking the class.

Feb. 6 An Academic Goal Planning seminar will be presented by academic advisor Sandra Bermejo 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus.

Feb. 6 John Peter Smith Hospital Network is sponsoring a Zumba class 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE building on South Campus. This is the first class of an eight-week series. No reservation is required. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend any or all of the sessions.

Feb. 7 Director of cardiovascular and critical care services at North Hills Hospital Sally Stutes will present Heart Healthy People On the Move 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Lunch will be served, but seating is limited. To RSVP, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 7 NW Campus health services will provide free confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1124B (enter in WCTS 1110A). Tests are open to the public, and results will be available Feb. 14. Appointments are encouraged. Call 817-515-7603.

Feb. 7 Is Owning Your Own Business for You? will be presented by Toni Allison, CEO of Knowledge and Success Inc. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The Women in New Roles presentation will explore certain aspects of entrepreneurship.

Feb. 7 Vince Lembo, SE psychology professor, will present Successful Study Strategies, a health and wellness workshop, 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus.

Feb. 7 Lunchtime Workshop Series Responsibility: What Is the Big Deal? will be noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center for Student Success (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Academic advisor Jeronimo Aviles will conduct the workshop, which explores the effects of acting responsibly and the elements of change. Each participant will develop a personalized plan of action for being a successful student at TCC by the end of the session. For questions, contact Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1039.

Feb. 7 TR students interested in getting more involved on campus can attend the Student Government Association interest meeting 1–2 p.m. in the Center for Leadership and Development (TREF 1501C). Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Lionel Bailey at 817-515-1191.

Feb. 7 LeaderKids will be held 2:30-6 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. In partnership with Leadership Fort Worth, this event exposes area eighth graders to college and helps them start gaining skills for becoming leaders. For more information, call Brenda Crawford at 817-515-4553.

Feb. 8 NE health services and the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry invite students to Be the Match 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby. The registry serves to match potential bone marrow donors to recipients.

Feb. 8 Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive on NE. Students can donate 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the mobile bus parked in front of the Student Center. Donors can get two tickets to a Dallas Stars game for the price of one and enter for a chance to win other Dallas Stars experiences, including a chance to sit in the Stars penalty box during pre-game warmups. A photo ID is required to donate.

Feb. 8 NW Campus career services will host a Community Volunteer Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby. Representatives from various organizations will be available to discuss various volunteer opportunities available to students.

Feb. 8 The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program will be presented by Toya Norton from John Peter Smith Hospital and the Community Diabetes Project 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. Students can bring their own lunches, and healthy drinks and snacks will be provided. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 817-515-4531.

Feb. 8 Genetics education lecturer Sam Rhine will speak to NE students about Recent Advances in Cloning and Stem Cell Technologies 6:30-8 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Rhine will also discuss advances in new machines that can sequence a human genome in 24 hours. Rhine’s popularity stems from his ability to put scientific concepts into language students can understand. Students must RSVP at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com to attend.

Feb. 8 NW Campus health services will offer a CPR class. The cost is $15. Call 817-515-7603 for more information.

Feb. 8-9 SE Campus career services will sponsor the Service Learning Fair 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 8, and 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Feb. 9, in the Main Commons. Nonprofit agencies will be available with information about volunteer opportunities.

Feb. 9 Prevention and Understanding of Alzheimer’s seminar will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on NW Campus in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Meharvan Singh, professor and pharmacology and neuroscience department chair at UNT Health Science Center, will present the free seminar. Lunch will be served. RSVP to kathy.saburn@tccd.edu.

Feb. 9 Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness will be presented by a representative of the Tarrant County health department noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The graphic PowerPoint presentation will include information on sexually transmitted illnesses and a condom skills-building demonstration.

Feb. 9 Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society presents Researching Your Ancestral Roots noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Center for Student Success (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. This workshop will help others learn the process of tracing their genealogical roots. For more information, contact Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1039.

Feb. 10 SE Campus will present Financial Literacy: Train the Trainer 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom.

Feb. 10-11 The TR Campus library will offer free Information Literacy classes 1-4 p.m. in the Library Classroom (TREF 1302). This three-hour non-credit course is designed to help students find credible online resources and reference materials. The course is taught by professional librarians, and students will receive a certificate of completion after taking the class.

Feb. 11 The 23rd anniversary meeting of Women in New Roles will be 12:30-2 p.m. in the Ol’ South Pancake House at 1509 S. University, Fort Worth. From Homeless to College to Community Advocate will be presented by Judith Dillard. Arrive at 12:30 to order lunch. The program starts at 1 p.m. The attire is business casual. For more information or directions, call 817-336-0311.

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