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Now-Dec. 5 NW student development services is hosting a community service donation drive benefiting Cook Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted include coloring books, paintbrushes, watercolors, children’s DVDs, markers and baby rattles. Cardboard donation boxes can be found across campus.

Oct. 29 South Campus career services is holding a Job Fair where students can meet with employers hiring for seasonal employment 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Students should bring copies of their resumes and dress business professional.

Oct. 29 The NW Bridge Program presents 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.

Oct. 29 Students may see their poetry performed by speech, dance and music students 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the NE Campus Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students submitted original poems up to 32 lines. Faculty and student judges chose poems to be performed.

Oct. 29 The NW advising and counseling department presents 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 opens doors for themselves and others.

Oct. 29-30 Early voting continues on four TCC campuses 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Students registered to vote can do so between classes. Students can vote in NSTU 1506 on NE Campus, WSTU 1305 on NW, SSTU 1112 on South and the North Ballroom on SE. To vote, students must bring their state-issued license or ID card. A TCC student ID is not acceptable.

Oct. 29-30 SE student activities is hosting the Fall Festival Bazaar 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons. Students can purchase items from different student organizations on campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 30 TR students can help plant Texas daffodil bulbs 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. near the Seventh Street Bridge in downtown Fort Worth. For more information, contact student development associate Elena Walker at 817-515-1194.

Oct. 30 South Campus student development services will host the Halloween Fall Festival 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Patio. South’s different clubs and organizations will celebrate with games, activities and candy. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Oct. 30 During Spending Plans: Meeting Goals the Simple Way, students can get details 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.

Oct. 31 Members of the Senior Education program on NW Campus can attend a Senior Bash 4:30-6:30 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305. The event will feature food, games and a costume contest. The Photo Imaging Club for Seniors will announce the winners of its photo contest as well. For more information, call administrative office assistant Leah Ojeda at 817-515-7759.

Nov. 1 The NW English department and student activities will sponsor the fourth annual Marine Creek Creative Writing Conference 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305. The event features workshops on how to write novels, screenplays and creative nonfiction. The conference is free, open to the community and includes lunch. Seating is limited. For more information or to register, email English instructor Liz Lounsbury at mary.lounsbury@tccd.edu.

Nov. 1 TR students can participate in Trinity River on the Go! and visit the University of Texas at Arlington 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Students will take a bus to and from the event, and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact TR academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144.

Nov. 2 The NW Phi Theta Kappa organization challenges all NW clubs to a bowling tournament at 6 p.m. at Brunswick Zone in Fort Worth. For questions or to participate, email the NW Campus PTK president at cassandra.lusk@my.tccd.edu.

Nov. 3 Students can attend the National French Week opening ceremonies 10:30 a.m.-noon in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The president of the French-American Chamber of Commerce, a representative from Bell Helicopter and NE Campus president Allen Goben will speak. For more information, contact foreign languages instructor Lisa Arth at 817-515-6662.

Nov. 4 The NW Spanish Club will host a Day of the Dead celebration 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The event features Mexican food, a Catrin/Catrina character costume contest and an altar remembering those who have died. For more information, call Spanish assistant professor Alejandro Garza at 817-515-7762.

Nov. 4 South Campus’ Women in New Roles and career services will host Is Owning Your Own Business for You? featuring the CEO of Knowledge for Success Toni Allison 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. For more information, contact student development specialist Fran Long at fran.long@tccd.edu or 817-515-4551.

Nov. 4 Students can take a crash course on North American history and its relationship to present-day Native people as well as issues important to Native Americans and tribal nations 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Nov. 4 Students can get free, confidential HIV and/or syphilis testing 2-5 p.m. in health services (TREF 1312A) on TR Campus. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-1059.

Nov. 4 The French Consulate and French Club will show the film Jour de Fete 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus as part of National French Week. For more information, contact foreign languages instructor Lisa Arth at 817-515-6662.

Nov. 5 Students can get free, confidential HIV and/or syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NE Campus health services (NSTU 1704A). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

Nov. 5 NW career services will host How to be a Successful Employee in celebration of National Career Development Month 11 a.m.-noon in WSTU 1406. The interactive workshop will provide information about what employers expect from their employees. For more information, contact NW career services at 817-515-7785 or email nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Nov. 5 Students can learn about the psychology of laughter and its potential health benefits 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. For more information, contact MHR assistant professor Cynthia Savage at 817-515-6614.

Nov. 5 In celebration of National French Week, the South Campus French Club and South Film Club will present Marie Antoinette, a historical drama directed by Sofia Coppola, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Recital Building. For more information, contact speech instructor Molly Floyd at 817-515-4600.

Nov. 5 As part of National French Week, the NE French Club, German Club, ESL and the Organization of Latin American Students will participate in a petanque tournament noon-2 p.m. on the lawn near NSTU. French crepes will be provided. For more information, contact foreign languages instructor Lisa Arth at 817-515-6662.

Nov. 5 Students can learn to recognize and understand their learning styles 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.

Nov. 5 The NE Cornerstone Honors program will host Coffee House Conversations with 2014 Texas Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dean Young. The day includes a craft talk 12:20-1:40 p.m. in the library, a reception at 7 p.m. in the theater lobby, a book reading at 7:30 p.m. in the theater and a book signing at 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 5 NE students can observe or participate in the Student Government Association forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Nov. 5, 11 SE health services will offer free HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11 in ESEC 2118. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3591.

Nov. 5-11 The South Campus library will display French exhibits celebrating the French language during library hours 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in the SLIB lower level. For more information, contact library manager Bernardine Sullivan at 817-515-4524.

Nov. 6 The NW Bridge Program will present SQ3R & Memory 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to read and study more effectively. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Nov. 6 South Campus student development services will present Embracing Native American Culture to celebrate the strides of Native American communities and showcase cultural art pieces 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Nov. 6 NW students can apply for Outstanding Achievement Awards until Nov. 6. The awards, 41 in al1, will pay tuition and fees up to $200 in the spring semester. For more information, contact NW student development services vice president Joe Rode at 817-515-7441.

Nov. 6 Students can learn to identify the elements of successful intragroup and intergroup communication and develop a personal vision statement 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.

Nov. 6 The NW student government association will hold a student senate meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Senate representatives from clubs are urged to attend, and all students are welcome. For more information, contact NW student activities at 817-515-7795.

Nov. 7 Students can compete in the Jim Bolen math competition 1:30-3 p.m. on any campus. Test locations are as follows: NE Campus, NTAB 2223; NW Campus, WTLO 2114; South Campus, SNUR 1632; SE Campus, ESEE 2312, TR Campus, location TBA. Scholarships and cash prizes totaling $186,000 were available last year. For more information, contact the math department.

Nov. 7 SE Campus will hold Academia Awards: Spotlight Is on You! noon-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students can hear how college etiquette will set the stage for future careers. Presenters include cultural studies instructor Siobhan Flowers and hospitality management instructor Talia Dancer. For more information, contact student development associate Natalie Gamble at 817-515-3075.

Nov. 7 Students can celebrate Fall Fest 6:30-10 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305 on NW Campus. Attendees can come in Halloween costume and participate in a costume contest beginning at 7:30 p.m. The festival features food, games, prizes, dancing and food. Advance tickets are $7 or two for $10 and $10 each at the door. For more information, call NW student activities at 817-515-7795.

Nov. 7 The TR Campus Japanese Culture Club will host a tea party 2-6 p.m. in the Idea Store. Donations for the Union Gospel Mission of Fort Worth will be accepted in the form of canned food and hygiene items. A costume contest will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a $25 grand prize. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-1192.

Nov. 10 The NW Bridge Program will present Test Anxiety 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to manage anxiety during tests. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Nov. 10-11 South Campus career services will present Brand U-Resume Basics to help students understand the different resume formats 6-7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Nov. 11 in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact Fran Long at fran.long@tccd.edu or 817-515-4551.

Nov. 11 South Campus health services will present free 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 tina.ingram@tccd.edu or 817-515-4531.

Nov. 11 In observance of Veterans Day, SE student activities will hold an event 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Nov. 11 TR students can attend a Veterans Day luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Trinity River Action Suite. Students must RSVP to this event. Seating is limited. For more information or to RSVP, contact administrative office assistant Martha McMullen at 817-515-1250.

Nov. 11 South Campus’ Veterans Club and student development services will sponsor an event to honor all veterans 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Nov. 11 NW advising and counseling will present Exploring Defense Mechanisms 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). Attendees can learn the mechanisms people use to defend the ego. For more information, email counselor James Sherwood at james.sherwood@tccd.edu.

Nov. 11 In celebration of National French Week, the South Campus French Club and South Film Club will present Amelie, a romantic comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Recital Building. For more information, contact speech instructor Molly Floyd at 817-515-4600.

Nov. 11 SE’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter will induct new members 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. A reception will follow the ceremony in the Commons. The event is free to members and their invited guests, TCC faculty and staff. For more information, contact liberal arts divisional dean Jerry Coats at 817-515-3030.

Nov. 12 Students can learn about transferrable skills from career services representatives 10 a.m.-noon at a table in the NSTU Bookstore hallway on NE Campus. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

Nov. 12 Mobile mammograms will be available on SE Campus 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on the front drive along the east sidewalk, sponsored by health services. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3591.

Nov. 12 South Campus health services will sponsor the American Red Cross blood 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. To make an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor keyword: tccsouth. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Nov. 12 Students can attend Dress for Success, a fashion show about business attire, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Action A on the fourth floor of TRTR. This event will show students how to dress in the workforce and provide basic etiquette tips. For more information, contact career and employment services at 817-515-1054.

Nov. 12 Students can learn several facets of financial goal-setting 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. The mini-module will cover topics ranging from how trade-offs and priorities apply to financial goals to how regular savings can protect long-term goals from being derailed. For more information, contact financial aid at 817-515-6044.

Nov. 13 Students can be bused to the University of Texas at Arlington to take a walking tour and receive information on what is required to enroll at the university 10 a.m.-3 p.m. after meeting in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Lunch is provided at UTA, and students will be brought back to NE Campus. For more information, contact academic advisor Vanessa Ximenez at 817-515-6531.

Nov. 13 Students can identify areas of interest of study from success coaches in addition to being provided tools to navigate their MyPlan results of career assessments 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. Students must have completed all four sections of the assessment and must remember their login information to attend. For more information, contact success coach Theresa Flores at 817-515-6781.

Nov. 13 NE history instructor Andy Hollinger will sponsor a seminar in which students can learn effective strategies for teamwork and team building 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.

Nov. 13 Students can learn about the growing topic of nature deficit disorder, its effects on the community and ways to combat it 6-7:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Nov. 14 SE student activities will sponsor the Arlington Chamber Collegiate Council Info Session 12:30-1:30 p.m. in ESCT 1205. Students will learn what the council does and how they can become members. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Nov. 14 Students can enjoy a night of games including chess, checkers, backgammon, pingpong, billiards and many more 6-9 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Drinks and snacks will be provided by Club: 50+.

Nov. 17 The NE chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will host an international diversity banquet 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can meet students from other countries and learn about different cultures. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

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