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Now-Oct. 31 South Campus Phi Theta Kappa will sell raffle tickets for $1 to enter for a chance to win president Peter Jordan’s and vice president Larry Rideaux’s parking spaces for two weeks. Tickets will be sold noon-2 p.m. every Monday in the SSTU Cafeteria and 4 p.m. every Wednesday in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Joel Loveland at joel.loveland@my.tccd.edu.

Oct. 8 NE health services is sponsoring a health fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). 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.

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.

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. 8-9 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 NE 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 additional information, contact math associate professor Oleva Shevchenko by email at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu.

Oct. 13 The NW Bridge Program will present Stress Management 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as a part of its fall workshop series. Attendees can learn how to identify, cope with and avoid stressful situations. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 14 South Campus health services will sponsor confidential HIV testing by the AIDS Outreach Center 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SACC 1331. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Oct. 14 As a part of its JOBS series, NW career services will host Successful Job interviewing 10:30-11:30 a.m. in WSTU 1406. Attendees can preview practice interview questions and learn how to dress properly to make a good impression. For more information, call NW career services at 817-515-7785 or email nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Oct. 15 University representatives, student organizations, local businesses, employers and music will be part of the Fall Festival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the chessboard area outside of the Student Center on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 15 The NW Bridge Program will present Financial Literacy 10:45-11:45 a.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees can learn budgeting and saving tips from a Wells Fargo banker. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 15 South Campus health services will host Evolution of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Door prizes and drinks will be provided. For more information, students can contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Oct. 15 The NW Law & Politics club will host guest speaker and author Brian Ganges for What Does Liberty Look Like? 1:30-3 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123).

Oct. 15 Students can learn about the ways credit affects life, the essential parts of a credit report and score and some standard guidelines for keeping credit in good shape 2:30-3:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact the NE advising and counseling center at 817-515-6044.

Oct. 15 Students can learn about team problem-solving 5:30-7 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe on TR Campus. Student leaders will facilitate the interactive discussion. Coffee and hot tea will be provided. For more information, contact academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1036 or at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Oct. 15 SE Campus is holding a session on Financial Literacy, Money Smarts 12:30-1:30 p.m. in ESED 2318. Students can learn the basics of managing finances and saving money, presented by Janell Oliphant, TCC student success coach. The session is free for students only. For more information, contact Renetta Wright at 817-515-3468.

Oct. 16 Students can learn the basics of how to format papers using MLA style in the Student Success Seminar: Writing in MLA/APA Format 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 16 SE student clubs and organizations will take part in Celebration of Diversity 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons. Students will display items from their culture, country and background. There will be demonstrations and performances. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 17 Students can attend the third 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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