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Now-Oct. 31 South Campus Phi Theta Kappa will sell raffle tickets for $1 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. 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. A recruitment fair is part of the event. In the case of rain, the festival and fair will be moved to the Larry Darlarge Center Corner (NSTU 1615A).

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.

Oct. 15 South Campus health services will host Evolution of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The workshop will feature an interactive Q&A session with the Breast Cancer Center of Excellence, door prizes and drinks.

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.

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). Ganges will speak about liberty from different perspectives.

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.

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.

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. The day will include demonstrations and performances. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

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. 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.

Oct. 21 SE health services will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Carter BloodCare will be on campus so students can both donate blood and have the opportunity to sign up for the bone marrow registry. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

Oct. 21 SE health services will have a health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons. Free health screenings, health information and more are available for students and employees. For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

Oct. 21 Students can have transfer questions answered by local university representatives noon-1:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. Applications, brochures and other informational materials from each school will be available. For more information, contact academic advisor Vanessa Ximenez at 817-515-6531.

Oct. 21 Students can learn about skills and techniques used to improve the communication process at Effective Communication, sponsored by the Student Leadership Academy 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 21-22 South Campus career services will host Mock Interviews, a 30-minute videotaped interview and a review following the interview, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the SSTU Career Services Conference Room. To RSVP for a time slot, contact student development specialist Fran Long at fran.long@tccd.edu or 817-515-4551.

Oct. 22 The SE success center will host Meet Your Success Coach 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. Games and information will be available for students throughout the event as a fun way to learn more about what the success center can do for them. For more information, contact TCC success coach Janell Oliphant at janell.oliphant@my.tccd.edu.

Oct. 22 Students can learn time-management and self-motivation techniques and other study skills 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact success coach Theresa Flores at 817-515-6781.

Oct. 22 Students can learn the seven positive and negative habits of social media users in a student success seminar 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 22-23 TR Campus will have free and confidential HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22 and 2-5 p.m. Oct. 23 at health services (TREF 1312A). The testing is provided by MHMR of Tarrant County on the first Tuesday, last Wednesday and last Thursday of each month during the fall semester. Allow 30-45 minutes for the testing session. For more information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Oct. 22, 25 NW career services will host Pathway to CPA 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 5:45-7 p.m. Oct. 22 and 10:15-11:30 a.m. Oct. 25. All sessions will be held in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Attendees will receive information about an accounting career and the educational and testing requirements for this profession. For more information, call NW career services at 817-515-7785 or email nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Oct. 23 Students can learn how to combat unwanted emotions and let go of tension and pressure in a stress management presentation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 23 South Campus student development services will present TCC’s Got Talent to showcase the various talents of students on South 6-8 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.
Oct. 24 Families and children are invited to TR Campus for Trick or Treat Down Main Street 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Trinity Building. Along the main hallway, employees and student groups will have tables of candy for children to kick off their Halloween in a safe and fun environment. For more information, contact TR student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1039.
Oct. 24 Students can attend the fourth 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. 28 Students can learn about positive reactions and resolutions for dealing with conflict in the Student Success Seminar: Conflict Resolution 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 28 The NW Bridge Program will present Academic Writing Rules 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3102) as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn general rules for writing in college and beyond. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 29 The NW Bridge Program will present a Texas Success Initiative Workshop 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees can learn test-taking strategies. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 29 The NW advising and counseling department will present First in the Family: 12 Laws of Success for First Generation College Students 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Students will learn how being the first in a family to attend college can change lives and how it open doors for themselves and others. For more information, call counselor Brentom Jackson at 817-515-7953.

Oct. 30 During Spending Plans: Meeting Goals the Simple Way, students can get information about saving and fiscal responsibility 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact financial aid at 817-515-6044.

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