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Sept. 24 The NW Bridge Program will present MLA Formatting in Word 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to successfully create Microsoft Word documents using Modern Language Association format.

Sept. 24, 25 The NE writing center (NACB 1117) will present A Rhetoric of Ice and Fire: The Appeal of Ethos in Westeros. English associate professor Edwardo Perez will focus on the use of language in Game of Thrones 9-10 a.m. Sept. 24 and 6 p.m. Sept. 25. For more information, contact lisette.blanco-cerda@tccd.edu or 817-515-6798. 

Sept. 24, 25 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV tests with no appointments needed 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 24 and 2-5 p.m. Sept. 25 in TREF 1312A. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

Sept. 25 The SE Transfer Center will hold a Transfer Spirit Day 8:30-10 a.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, students can contact academic advisor Terrell Shaw at 817-515-3382.

Sept. 25 South Campus student development services will present a How to Take a Test and Pass workshop to assist students with test anxiety and techniques to help with studying 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 25 Students can attend What is College All About? 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History instructor Andrew Hollinger will provide a framework that students can use to formulate objectives for their collegiate careers and provide the basis for their expectations about both the experience and results achieved. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 25 NW Campus student activities will host The Challenge of Leadership, the first Student Leadership Academy fall workshop 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The interactive workshop will provide information about leadership styles. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Sept. 29 The NW Dance Program and NE German Program are offering study abroad opportunities in 2015 to Germany, Switzerland and Italy for students, staff and faculty. Informational meetings will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WTLO 3101A on NW Campus and 2:30-3:30 p.m. in NLIB 2100C on NE Campus. For more information or if unable to attend the meeting, contact dance associate professor Amy Sleigh at 817-515-7174 or German instructor Maddalena De Nicola at 817-515-6538 or email amy.sleigh@tccd.edu or maddalena.denicola@tccd.edu.

Sept. 29 The NW Bridge Program will present a Texas Success Initiative workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn strategies to improve their test-taking performance. The workshop is open to all students. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 29 The SE Carrier library and the culinary arts program will sponsor Creating a Business Plan in the Culinary Industry 4:30-5:30 p.m. in ESED 1200. Doug Cannon from the TCC Small Business and Development Center will teach students how to write a business plan.

Sept. 30 Students can attend the Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can learn about searching for scholarships and developing a personal outline for writing scholarship essays. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 30 South Campus student development services will host SDS Food and Review where students can speak directly with student services representatives 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 30 The NW Bridge Program will present Goals 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3102) as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn ways to set goals properly and steps to achieving them. The workshop is open to all students. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 1 Students can learn how to manage their financial aid in the Living Debt Free with a Good Credit Score seminar 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 1 The NW Bridge Program will present Study Skills 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn strategies to improve comprehension when studying and tools to use study effectively. The workshop is open to all students. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 1 NE students can observe or participate in a Student Government Association forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 1-2 Community partners of TR Campus including nonprofits and K-12 schools will promote their volunteer opportunities for students, faculty and staff 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Idea Store. For more information, contact student development associate Elena Walker at 817-515-1194.

Oct. 2 The NW counseling department will host How to Forgive When You Can’t Forget noon-1 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Attendees will discover techniques to use when healing from arguments or abuse from a loved one and ways to achieve forgiveness. For more information, call counselor Lisa Allison at 817-515-7989 or email lisa.allison@tccd.edu.

Oct. 2 Students can learn about servant leadership and the benefits of serving others during Student Leadership Academy: Leading by Serving 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506), sponsored by student activities and Phi Theta Kappa. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 3 SE career services will host a Career Mentor Meet-Up Luncheon noon-2 p.m. in the Century Room (ESED 2129). Students in the program can meet with their mentors and network. For more information on how to join and find a mentor, contact instructional assistant Lisa Jackson at 817-515-3592.

Oct. 3 President and CEO of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Asusena Resendiz will speak about her life as an immigrant’s daughter, entrepreneurship, business and management 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Action A on TR Campus. RSVP at http://tccd.student-hub.com. For more information, contact academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1036.

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