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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 to study effectively. The workshop is open to all students.

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 the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus.

Oct. 1 NE students can observe or participate in a Student Government Association forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506).

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.

Oct. 2 Students, counseling staff and other health-related professionals can see the presentation Connecting the Dots by director of pharmacy and corporate pharmacy manager Rich Rayl 1-4 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Rayl will review common drug classes used to treat psychiatric illness and help attendees understand the mechanism of action of medications in each category, recognize side effects and adverse reactions associated with each class and the relationship between diagnosis and medication treatment. Licensed professionals who attend will receive three contact hours. Registration is $21 for professionals, free for students and is required. For more information or to register, contact continuing education at 817-515-6935.

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 NE 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.

Oct. 3 Students can attend the first of three preparatory workshops for the Jim Bolen Math Competition 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223 on NE Campus. For more information, contact math associate professor Oleva Shevchenko by email at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu.

Oct. 6 The NW Bridge Program will present Fragments and Run-ons 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees can learn grammar skills and identify fragments. The workshop is open to all students. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 7 Students can learn about job fair etiquette, preparing for a job fair and making the most of a job fair 10 a.m.-noon in the NTAB lobby on NE Campus. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

Oct. 7 The NW advising and counseling department will host Ask About Suicide: To Save a Life 9-10 a.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The workshop will teach how to ask about suicide and how to help someone at risk for suicidal behavior. For more information, email counselor Lisa Allison at lisa.allison@tccd.edu.

Oct. 7 Students can explore different types of activities that will energize and provide them with motivation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact NE counseling center at 817-515-6661.

Oct. 7 South Campus’ Women in New Roles will host Business Etiquette 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room to teach individuals skills that apply to life today. For more information, contact psychology associate professor Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

 Oct. 7 Students can attend the Time Management student success seminar 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The seminar can help students learn how to formulate an effective study plan by explaining the process and providing examples. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 7 The NW Bridge Program will present SQ3R & Memory 12:30-1:30 p.m. the Walsh Library (WTLO 3102) as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees can learn how to study more effectively and read more comprehensively. The workshop is open to all students. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 8 South Campus health services will sponsor the Carter BloodCare Donor Drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the SSTU Patio. Donors should be healthy, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old with a photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Oct. 8 Students can learn information about volunteering with nonprofit organizations at the Volunteer & Service Learning Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. For more information, call NW career services at 817-515-7785 or email nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Oct. 8 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. For more information, call health services at 817-515-7603.

Oct. 8 The SE Success Center will sponsor the Reach! Success Series 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. In Continuous Communication, students will learn email etiquette when communicating with their teachers. For more information, students can contact success coach Bayanne Elkhatib at 817-515-3753.

Oct. 8 NE health services will sponsor a health fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Students and staff can get free health screenings for HIV, syphilis, vision, body mass index, fitness, cholesterol, blood pressure and spinal analysis. A Carter BloodCare blood drive will happen simultaneously 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in a mobile bus outside of NSTU and in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students also can get mammograms 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appointment only. To make a mammogram appointment, call 1-855-318-7696. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

Oct. 8-9 NW student activities will host a photo shoot for club officers and members 2-3 p.m. in the courtyard. Clubs are encouraged to register in advance in the student activities office (WSTU 2811). For more information, call student development associate Alicia Coleman at 817-515-7793.

Oct. 9 The NE Student Leadership Academy will host Understanding Ethical Leadership 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students can learn about the defining elements of ethical leadership and the impact ethical behavior has on effective leadership. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 9 A suicide awareness lunch will begin at 1 p.m. in the Discovery Center on TR Campus. Advising and counseling will make a suicide awareness and prevention presentation. For more information, contact counseling and advising at 817-515-0703.

Oct. 10 Students can attend the second of three preparatory workshops for the Jim Bolen Math Competition 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223 on NE Campus. For more information, contact math associate professor Oleva Shevchenko by email at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu.

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