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Debra Spronz, NE Campus creative writing student, received the news that her poem “The Vision” will appear in the literary magazine Red River Review.

Jan. 28 TR students can speak with university recruiters about applications, scholarships and transferring at the Transfer Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street.

Jan. 28 Students can register to be bone marrow donors through Cook Children Hospital’s Bone Marrow Registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SE Campus Commons. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3519.

Jan. 28. Passport Fair sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service will take place 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in NSTU 1204 on NE Campus. Participants need to have an original birth certificate, state-issued identification, front and back copy of driver’s license and passport application available online at www.usps.com or www.travel.state.gov. Payment to the Department of State must be by money order or check. Processing fees can be any form of payment. Adult first-time applicant fee is $140 book and card, $110 book only, and $30 card only (restricted travel). Photos are $15, and execution fee is $25. Contact student activities at 817-517-6688 for more details.

Jan. 28 SE Campus health services will sponsor the Carter BloodCare donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3519.

Jan. 28 Student Success Seminar: Navigating MyTCC and WebAdvisor will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The session will cover practical tips on how to get the most out of the two websites. Contact student activities at 817-515-6688 for more information.

Jan. 28-29 Enroll America will offer free insurance application assistance 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the SE Campus Commons. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3519.

Jan. 29 TR students with questions about savings and checking accounts can stop by Bank Day to visit with local banks and credit unions. The event is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. For more information, contact student development associate Edward Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Jan. 29 Student Leadership Academy: Leading with Goals will be presented at 12:30 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. in the The Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students will learn how to formulate personal goals that translate into specific and concrete actions. Contact student activities at 817-515-6688 for more information.

Jan. 29 SE health services will sponsor free vision screening for students and staff noon-2 p.m. in SE health services office (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3519.

Jan. 30 University Transfer Day will be in the NSTU hallway on NE Campus 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students can meet college and university representatives from schools in Texas and other states. For more information, contact the transfer center at 817-515-6531.

Feb. 2, 7 Free help with enrolling in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will take place 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the 7th in the NTAB building foyer on NE Campus. Those attending should bring their Social Security number or immigration documents, W-2 form, an email address and a policy number for any existing health insurance. Open enrollment ends Feb. 15. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222.

Feb. 2-3 SE student activities will sponsor a Club Expo 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons. Students will have a chance to visit with different clubs and organizations.

Feb. 3 South health services and the health wellness council will host free confidential HIV testing 10 a.m.-3 p.m. that will be performed by the AIDS Outreach Center. Testing will be in SACC 1311.

Feb. 3 Heart Health will be presented by health and physical education assistant professor Melissa Evans 11:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. This Lunch-n-Learn will provide information on healthy lifestyle behaviors to help prevent cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, and a heart-healthy meal. Space is limited, so students should reserve a set by calling health services at 817-515-3519. For more information, contact SE special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

Feb. 3-4 NW student activities will host Club Corral in WSTU 1303, where students can sign up for clubs and organizations for the spring semester. For more information, contact NW student activities at 817-515-7795.

Feb. 4 Genetic Conference will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and again 6-7:20 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Genetics educator Sam Rhine will present the basic concepts in human cancer. He will also discuss human tissue engineering – producing human tissues and organs in the laboratory. The event is sponsored by student activities and natural sciences department. Contact NE student activities at 817-515-6688 for more information.

Feb. 4 Students can register to become bone marrow donors 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby on NE Campus. National Marrow Donor Program recruiter Julie Smalley will be available to answer questions. For more information, contact administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 4 A bone marrow registry drive is taking place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby on NE Campus. People can donate as long as they meet the health and age guidelines. The event is sponsored by TCC NE health services. Call 817-515-6056 to schedule an appointment.

Feb. 4 South health services and the health wellness council invite everyone to register for the Marrow Donor Program on South Campus. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., individuals can register in the Career Center inside the Student Center. For more information about the registry, call 800-643-2448.

Feb. 4 South health services and the health wellness council will host a Carter BloodCare donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. outside the Student Center. Healthy donors who meet all requirements (over 110 pounds, age 17+ with photo ID and have not donated in the past 56 days) will be allowed to donate. A mini-exam will be performed including cholesterol testing. For more information or questions, please contact 1-800-DONATE-4.

Feb. 4 SE health services will hold a free and confidential HIV screening 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at health services (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3519.

Feb. 4 NE Campus will host a Carter BloodCare blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the mobile bus outside the Student Center. Healthy donors must be at least 110 pounds, 16 years old and present a valid photo ID. Eight weeks must have passed since the last blood donation. Call 1-800-DONATE4 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information, contact administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 4 Students can take advantage of free HIV and/or syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704 on NE Campus. For more information, contact administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 4 Free, confidential HIV/syphilis testing will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on NE Campus NSTU 1704 sponsored by NE Health Services and the AIDS Outreach Center. Call 817-515-6056 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Feb. 4 NW health services will host a blood drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in WSTU 1303. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the search sponsor code: tarrantnw. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 5 TR students can meet with current club members, faculty and staff at the Spring Club Crawl 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. For more information, contact student development associate Edward Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Feb. 5 Student Leadership: Clearly Defining Goals will be presented 12:30 p.m. and at 6 p.m. on NE Campus in the Galley NSTU 1506. Students will learn to recognize the importance of clearly defined goals and goal-setting in life, groups and organizations. Contact student activities at 817-515-6688 for more information.

Feb. 5 Cognitive Diversity and the Learner will be presented 1-4 p.m. with a light lunch served at 12:45 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Fort Worth psychologist Parnell E. Ryan will present on measures of cognitive abilities, altering student and faculty approach and other cognitive information. Three contact hours will be given to licensed professionals. Cost is $21 for professionals and free for students. Call 817-515-6502 to register or email raytosha.jones@tccd.edu.

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