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Now-Feb. 27 Students can apply to participate in the TCC 2015 Salzburg Student Scholars Global Citizenship Program that takes place May 23-30. Deadline for applications is Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information, contact the Office of Program Development/International Initiatives at 817-515-5229 or salzburg@tccd.edu. Collegian file photo
Now-Feb. 27
Students can apply to participate in the TCC 2015 Salzburg Student Scholars Global Citizenship Program that takes place May 23-30. Deadline for applications is Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information, contact the Office of Program Development/International Initiatives at 817-515-5229 or salzburg@tccd.edu.
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Now-Feb. 27  Students can apply to participate in the TCC 2015 Salzburg Student Scholars Global Citizenship Program that takes place May 23-30. Deadline for applications is Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information, contact the Office of Program Development/International Initiatives at 817-515-5229 or salzburg@tccd.edu.

Feb. 25 NW health services will present Navigating the Nutrition Maze to Achieve Health noon-1 p.m. in WHPE 1105. Featuring SE dietetic technician program director and coordinator Christina Liew-Newville, the event will teach students how to use food labels to make healthier choices, how to enhance nutrient intake with meal modifications and how to decrease risk for chronic diseases through nutrition.

Feb. 25 The NW Transfer Center will hold a workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) for students to find out what credits they have achieved through TCC will transfer to a university. Lunch will be provided.

Feb. 25, 26 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 25 and 2-5 p.m. Feb. 26 in TREF 1312A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted. Students should allow 30-45 minutes for a testing session. For more information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

Feb. 26 Safe Space Training will take place 9 a.m.-noon in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. The Safe Space program is designed to raise awareness on the dynamics of gender, sexual orientation and identity. The program is also designed to help make college a safer and more supportive environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. For more information, contact financial aid associate Andrew T. Rodriguez by email at andrew.rodriguez@tccd.edu.

Feb. 26 Current or prospective students can learn about eLearning and weekend college opportunities 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. TCC Connect representatives will answer questions. Students can learn more about completing a degree online, attending weekend college or receiving dual credit while finishing high school. For more information, contact outreach student services manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417.

Feb. 26 The NW math department will hold study sessions for those participating in the Jim Bolen Math Competition Round II 11 a.m.-noon in WTLO 2700. For more information, contact math associate professor Archie Wilmer at 817-515-7297.

Feb. 26 Student Success Seminar: What is College All About? will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. History instructor Andy Hollinger will provide a framework that students can use to formulate objectives for their own collegiate career and provide the basis for their expectations about both the experience and results achieved. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 26 South will host Brand U – Fashion Wear 2-3:30 p.m. in the dining hall (SSTU 1114). The event will give advice on how to dress in and out of the classroom to leave a positive impression in many aspects of life. For more information, call student development specialist Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

Feb. 26 Managing Credit: Priorities and Pitfalls will be presented 2:30-3:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. The TG Financial Literacy Program mini-module will cover the ways credit affects many areas of life, points people need to know about their credit reports and credit scores and some standard guidelines for keeping credit in good shape, including how to avoid identity theft. All workshop participants must register at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For more information, contact financial aid services at 817-515-6044.

Feb. 27 Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition: Round 2 will be 1:30-3 p.m. on all campuses. Students from all campuses can participate to earn cash prizes and scholarships. NE testing will be in NTAB 2223. For other campus locations, contact the following: NW, Jeff Brignac at 817-515-7344; South, Maggie Foster at 817-515-4612; SE, Nena Kabranski at 817-515-3350; and TR, Nilanjana Rahman at 817-515-1368.

Feb. 27 TR students, faculty and staff can attend the 26th Leadership eXperience Summit: Leadership and Culture 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Action Suite A. Assistant vice president of youth baseball and community outreach for Texas Rangers baseball club Breon Dennis will speak about his personal experiences and background that got him where he is today. After his presentation, participants can choose a leadership workshop to attend. Those interested should RSVP to tccd.student-hub.com. For more information, contact Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Feb. 28 Today is the deadline for dropping a first session eight-week class for the spring semester.

March 3 South will have a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the SSTU patio. Hopeful participants must first fill out a questionnaire and take a finger stick anemia test to see if they are eligible to donate. For more information, call health services at 817-515-4531.

March 3 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in TREF 1312A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted. Students should allow 30-45 minutes for a testing session. For more information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

March 3 The AIDS Outreach Center sponsors free confidential HIV/syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NE health services (NSTU 1704A). Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome. Results will follow via phone by the Outreach Center. To schedule an appointment, contact administrative assistant Bernie Yee at 817-515-6056.

March 3 TR students can hear distance runner Jonathan Swiatocha talk about his personal experience as a survivor of traumatic brain injury noon-1 p.m. in the TRTR Energy Auditorium. For more information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

March 3 Student Success Seminar: Elements of Leadership will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Presented by history instructor Andy Hollinger, students will receive tips on how to lead both professionally and socially. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 3 Students will have the opportunity to hear from film industry professionals via South Campus’ Careers in Film event 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. The professionals will educate students on getting started making their own films. For more information, call student development specialist Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

March 4 Getting on Track and Finishing the Race will be held 4-5:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. This workshop is the first in an ongoing series where students will work to identify their learning styles, receive tips and strategies to improve their GPAs and much more. For more information, special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs by email ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or at 817-515-6264.

March 4 The NW counseling department will present Ask About Suicide: To Save a Life 9-10 a.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). This workshop is designed to train students on how to ask about suicide, where to seek more information and how to get help for someone who might be at risk for suicidal behavior. For more information, contact NW counselor Brentom Jackson at 817-515-7953.

March 4 NW health services will have an AIDS outreach 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151 for students to get HIV/STD testing. For more information, contact NW health administrative assistant Keva Montrose at 817-515-7672.

March 4 NW health services and the advising and counseling department will host a health and resource fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303/1305. The fair will have free mini checkups, screenings and resources for health services, advising and counseling center and area agencies of Tarrant County. This event is open to everyone. For more information, contact NW special services coordinator Anna Hinman at 817-515-7132.

March 5 NW health services will hold a CPR/BLS course 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C for students who wish to be certified. For enrollment information, call health services at 817-515-7672.

March 5 The NW counseling department will host a workshop for all students on making a “personal statement” for university transfer applications 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WACB 1123. For more information, contact NW counseling student development specialist Robin Carlisle at 817-515-7524.

March 5 Student Leadership Academy: Guiding Through Conflict will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students will learn the importance of a leader’s role in guiding through conflict and the practical approaches for doing so. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 6 Learning Problems: Inability, Disability or Using Abilities Differently will take place 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. Learning diagnostician Larry Gillham will discuss issues related to learning disabilities, learning styles and much more. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaac by email at ronda.isaac@tccd.edu. All workshop participants must register at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

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