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Now-Sept. 11 Learning Skills Week on SE Campus continues its multiple-day event where students can take part in sessions with various faculty members as presenters. Sessions will run 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Sept. 10 and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 11. All presentations will be in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact the advising and counseling center at 817-515-3590.

Sept. 10 NW Campus concludes its Student Success Conference 8 a.m.-noon at various campus locations to improve student success and retention rates. Workshops offer tips for studying, physical wellness and career planning.

Sept. 10 The Family Empowerment Center presents 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’ advising and counseling center is sponsoring Campus Resource Day 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 the 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 As part of the NW math department workshop series, NW math instructor John Landrum will present Integers and Fractions 11 a.m.-noon in WTLO 2207. Math instructor David Puente will present Linear Equations & Graphs 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WTLO 2205, and math instructor John Martin will present Factoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. in WTLO 2205. For more information, call 817-515-7730.

Sept. 11 TR Campus will have its Fall Club Crawl 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can meet representatives from various TR student organizations and find out about the clubs and ways 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. 11 South Campus intramural sports will host a meet-and-greet to go over rules and layout for intramural play 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Free pizza will be available. For more information, contact adjunct instructor Amber Kavehkar at 817-515-4689.

Sept. 12 Continuing the NW math department workshop series, math instructor Jon James will present Linear Equations & Graphs 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in WACB 1106, and math associate professor Edna Greenwood will present Factoring 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in WTLO 2501. For more information, call 817-515-7730.

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. 12-Dec. 5 The Carrier Library and the history department will hold a King Leopold’s Ghost discussion group. Discussion will start noon-1 p.m. in the SE library and meet every other Friday through Dec. 5 to discuss Adam Hochschild’s book that chronicles the Congo region of Africa under Belgian rule.

Sept. 15 South Campus student development services will present Math Anxiety to help students retain information from the classroom noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 15 The NW Bridge Program will present College Writing Expectations 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as 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 South Campus’ Women In New Roles Network will host What Is a Learning Disorder? by NE counselor Anita Peters will discuss what disorders are and how they may be identified 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

Sept. 16 The NW Bridge Program will present Study Skills 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3101A) as 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 South Campus student development services will present Learning Styles workshop to help students identify their learning styles and strategies to use in different situations 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 16 NE Campus student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor Student Leadership Academy: Developing a Personal Leadership Philosophy 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 16 South Campus health services will present the second 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 South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 17 To celebrate Constitution Day, there will be a Constitution Day trivia game 8:30-10 a.m. in the SE Campus library. Students can play for a free cupcake and learn more about the day.

Sept. 17 The Family Empowerment Center will present the third 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 on South Campus. 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. 17 NE Campus career services will have an open house and information session 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in career services (NSTU 1625A). Students and faculty can learn about and participate in a free online mock interview. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the career center at 817-515-6692.

Sept. 17 South Campus student development services will present Constitution Day to celebrate the anniversary of the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 17 South Campus health services will sponsor the second of four weekly Nutrition Series classes presented by Laura Dehoyos from the JPS Network to teach portion control, carbohydrate counting and ways to read a label 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact South Campus health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 17 The NW Bridge Program will present Time Management 12:30-1:45 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to manage their time and social lives. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 17 The impact of the U.S. Constitution on the federal bureaucracy will be discussed by University of Texas at Dallas public affairs professor John McCaskill 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus.

Sept. 17 The Walsh Library will host America’s Struggle for Equality: TCC NW Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act 12:30-2 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus. NW history and government faculty will speak on topics such as the integration of college athletics in the South, the international effect of the American civil rights movement and school integration and the rise of private schools.

Sept. 17 Test-taking and study tips will be presented by NE counselor Anita Peters 2:30-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. For more information, contact NE counselor Robin Copeland at 817-515-6264.

Sept. 17 The NW aviation department will present the grand opening of its new aviation facility at Alliance Airport 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. The facility, previously belonging to Bell Helicopter, was completed during the summer.

Sept. 17 TR career services will host the 2014 Job Fair 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street in front of the bookstore. Several employers from Tarrant County will recruit students for jobs. Participants are urged to bring at least 30 resumes and dress professionally. For more information, call career and employment services coordinator Kristin Vinson at 817-515-1322 or email kristin.vinson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 18 NW health services will offer a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. The class fee is $15. Students who complete the course will receive Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association. Registration is required. To register, call health services at 817-515-7603. 

Sept. 18 South Campus career services will host Get Your Serve On, a service learning and volunteer fair to promote leadership, community service and more, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact senior office assistant Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

Sept. 18 The Walsh Library will host the second part of its 50th anniversary Civil Rights Act celebration, Life in Texas Before and After the Civil Rights Act: An Afternoon with Tarrant County Judge Louis Sturns 4-5:30 p.m. in the WTLO library on NW Campus. Judge Sturns was the first African-American on Texas’ highest criminal court. He will discuss life in Texas before and after the Civil Rights Act. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call assistant director of library services James Baxter at 817-515-7229.

Sept. 19 The NW Bridge Program will present APA Formatting in Word 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in WTLO 3101A as a part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to succeed with writing in APA format. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 19 SE Campus will hold an intramural dodgeball tournament at 1 p.m. in the gym. Students can sign up at 1 p.m. Sept. 12 in the cardio room. For more information, contact health and physical education instructor Shazad Nazir at 817-515-3170.

Sept. 19 The Family Empowerment Center will host the Free Legal Clinic for Veterans and Spouses of Deceased Veterans to offer legal advice without regard to financial eligibility, sponsored by Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, 2-5 p.m. in the SSTU Living and Forum rooms. For more information and to register, call 817-546-4460.

Sept. 22 Students and employees can attend free Zumba classes 2-3 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, call health services administrative assistant Bernie Yee at 817-515-6056.

Sept. 22 Chef Jon Bonnell of Waters, Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine restaurant in Fort Worth will speak at 4:30 p.m. in ESEE 1306. He will discuss his experience in the restaurant industry and running his own restaurant. Students can also ask questions of their own. For more information, contact culinary arts instructor Lauren Di Giovanni at 817-515-3609.

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