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Ashley Ford and Zulma Deterding received $1,500 scholarships from Altrusa International Inc. April 25. Ford is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and is pursuing an associate degree with plans to transfer to the nursing program at Texas A&M. Deterding is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa and plans to transfer to Concordia College in Seward, Neb., to major in education.

May 4 NE student health services will offer free, confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Results will be available May 11. Appointments are suggested. However, walk-ins are welcome. Call 817-515-6056 to make an appointment.

May 4 JPS Health Promotions will present Breast Cancer Awareness 1-2 p.m. in ESED 2318 on SE Campus. Students may call the health services center at 817-515-3591 for more information.

May 4-5 Free HIV/AIDS testing is available 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in ESEC 2118 on SE Campus. The tests will be in limited quantity, so those interested should get there early. Call the SE health services center at 817-515-3591 for more information.

May 5 Students can see what kinds of summer jobs are available at the Summer Jobs info table sponsored by NW Campus career and employment services 9-11 a.m. in front of the NW bookstore.

May 5 Students from Ashworth Elementary will perform various dances including the traditional Maypole Dance at 10 a.m. in the Main Commons on SE Campus. Students can call Amy Staley at 817-515-3103 for more information.

May 5 SE Campus is hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration 12:30-2 p.m. in the Bistro. Students, faculty and staff can enjoy free food while listening to music. For more information, contact student development associate Amy Staley at 817-515-3595.

May 5 NE Campus will present The Reality of AOD Recovery as Explained by Neuroscience 1-4 p.m. in the NSTU Center Corner. Director of the Addiction Science Research and Education Center at the University of Texas at Austin Carlton Erickson will speak about addiction science terminology, the neuroscience of the brain’s reward system and proper treatment of drug abuse and chemical dependency. The NE mental health department, continuing education services and student activities sponsor the event. It is free for students and $20 for health-related professionals. A light lunch will be served, and registration is encouraged. Call 817-515-6417 to register.

May 6-8 Final exams and last class meetings for Weekend College.

May 7 Counselor Mandy Melton will present Calming Test Anxiety as a lunchtime workshop at noon in TRTR 1302 on TR Campus. For more information, call coordinator of academic success Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330.

May 9 Dried fruits, nuts and candies will be available in The Zone, a new area on TR Campus, for the Build Your Own Trail Mix workshop, sponsored by the student life center. Students may attend and create their own trail mix 8 a.m.-noon or until supplies run out. Contact Colleen Fitzpatrick at 817-515-1192 for more information.

May 9-12 Final exams for all classes. See April 27 issue of The Collegian at http://collegian.tccd.edu for full schedule of times.

May 9-12 SE Campus students can gather materials needed for final exams 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Test-Aid Table in the Main Commons. Items included are No. 2 pencils, Scantrons, snacks and drinks. For more information, contact student development associate Amy Staley at 817-515-3595.

May 13 Graduation for summer 2010, fall 2010 and spring 2011 graduates will begin with a processional at 6:15 p.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Graduates should arrive by 5 p.m. at the staging area near the Commerce Street entrance.

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