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Miceala Castaneda, Morgan Gardner, Aaron Kellner, Kaitlyn McIntire, Angie Ntavyo and Reagan Stephens are students that will attend the Texas Music Educators Convention Feb. 11-15 in San Antonio. These NE Campus choir students will perform in the Two-Year College All-State Choir and are directed by NE music assistant professor Bobbie Douglass.

Feb. 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 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 the 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 NE health services administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

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, contact 1-800-DONATE-4.

Feb. 4 NE Campus will host a Carter BloodCare donor 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-DONATE-4 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information, contact NE health services administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

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

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

Feb. 4 South counselor Sandra Johnson will present Stress Management in the SSTU Forum room 12:30-1:30 p.m. Student activities and counseling/advising sponsor the event. For more information, call 817-515-4154.

Feb. 5 The NW Bridge program will host a CLEP workshop 11 a.m.-noon in WTLO 3101A for students interested in earning college credit by taking the CLEP test. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Feb. 5

The NW Bridge Program will host an information literacy workshop 2-4 p.m. in the library’s east wing for students to learn how to use the library’s academic resources. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

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 The NW Bridge Program will host an information literacy workshop 2-4 p.m. in the library’s east wing for students to learn how to use the library’s academic resources. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

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. To register, call 817-515-6502 or email raytosha.jones@tccd.edu.

Feb. 5 South is offering free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. The event will be held 3-8 p.m. in SFOF, the Family Empowerment Center. The VITA program generally offers free tax help to people who make $53,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. For more information, call the Family Empowerment Center at 817-515-4332.

Feb. 6 Jim Bolen Math Competition Workshop 2 is taking place 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223 on NE Campus. The NE math department will host workshops to prepare students for the Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition. Registration is not required. For more information, contact math associate professor Olena Shevchenko at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu.

Feb. 6 Dodgeball intramurals will take place at 1 p.m. in the SE Campus gym. For more information, contact kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at 817-515-3170.

Feb. 7 Trinity River on the Go will take students to visit the University of Texas at Arlington 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Students who wish to attend can RSVP to TR.Transfer@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1198. Shuttles will leave from the Rotunda. For more information, contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

Feb. 7 Free help with enrolling in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will take place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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. 10 NW career services will host a volunteer and service learning fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby. Students can meet with various nonprofit organizations and find out how volunteering can help them learn new skills and enhance their education. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785 or visit WSTU 1405.

Feb. 10 Student Organization Luncheon is taking place 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Student activities will discuss policy changes and upcoming events. Students can work with other organizations’ leaders at the luncheon. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 10 The NW Bridge Program will host an academic writing workshop 4-5 p.m. in the library’s east wing to teach students the rules for academic writing for essays, papers and more. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Feb. 11 How to Deal with “the Blues” and “the Butterflies” is an interactive workshop that will distinguish depression from “The Blues” and anxiety from “The Butterflies” while teaching everyday coping techniques that can be helpful for any student. SE counselor Carisa Givens will present 9:35-10:30 a.m. in the SE North Ballroom. This event is free and for students only. For more information, contact SE special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

Feb. 11 The NW Transfer Center will hold ABCs of Transferring to a University 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Room (WACB 1123) for students to learn how to begin the process of transferring from TCC to a university. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact counseling senior office assistant Robin Carlisle at 817-515-7524.

Feb. 11 Heart-Healthy Lunch will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Laura Bartlee, registered dietitian at Baylor All Saints Medical Center, will present Heart Smart: Eating for a Healthy Heart. Her presentation will give students tips on heart health and healthy eating. A free lunch will be served. An RSVP is required. Register at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/Events/index.

Feb 11. NW will hold an Innovation Forum open house for students 1-4 p.m. in WTLO 3101A for students to bring their ideas, concepts, improvements and “what if” ideas and learn how the innovation forum model helps ideas turn into actions. For more information, contact Innovation Forum liaison Jim Edwards at 817-515-7145.

Feb. 12 Career Services Open House and Information Session is taking place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students will learn about the new Career Coach Career Assessment and participate in a hands-on activity. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact NE coordinator of career services Sandra Walker at sandra.walker@tccd.edu.

Feb. 12 TR students interested in transferring to Texas Woman’s University can meet with a visiting admissions team to have their questions answered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Students can have their applications and transcripts unofficially reviewed and get the $50 application fee waived. Academic advisors and counselors will be available. For more information, contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

Feb. 12-13 SE clubs and organizations are hosting a Valentine’s Day Shopping Spree for last-minute gifts 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the SE Main Commons. All profits will benefit each club and organization in its various causes. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 13 Jim Bolen Math Competition Workshop 3 is taking place 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2223 on NE Campus. The NE math department will host workshops to prepare students for the Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition. Registration is not required. For more information, contact math associate professor Olena Shevchenko at olena.shevchenko@tccd.edu. 

Feb. 13 Trinity River on the Go will take students to visit the University of Texas at Dallas 2-5 p.m. Interested students can RSVP to TR.Transfer@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1198. Shuttles will leave from the Rotunda. For more information, contact TR academic advisor Laura Escamilla at laura.escamilla@tccd.edu or at 817-515-1198.

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