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Women’s History Month Calendar

Now-March 31 The NW Campus library have a display in honor of Women’s History Month that can be seen during regular school hours.

Now-March 31 A Women’s History Month exhibit will be on display all month in the South Library. The exhibit’s theme is Mentoring Young Women for Leadership in the Future.

Now-March 31 TR students can learn about significant events in women’s history displayed on a timeline on TRTR Main Street. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

March 4 South will hold a women’s health seminar 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the SHPE gym. Kay Cross, a personal trainer and life coach, will speak.

March 4 Rescue Her will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. A representative of Rescue Her (rescueher.org), a nonprofit charity organization to fight human trafficking, will speak about efforts to stop human trafficking in the U.S. and internationally.

March 16 A self-defense class will be taught 10 a.m.-noon in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Presented by Shane Whitehead, instructional associate and fourth-degree black belt in Ga San Ryu Kenpo, this two-hour class will lay the foundation for effective self-defense including safety strategies, verbal confrontation skills and physical techniques that will prepare students for dangerous situations. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 16 South scholarship manager Rhonda Seyfried will speak about applying for scholarships as part of the Young Women’s Leadership track 6:15-7 p.m. For more information, call Seyfried at 817-515-5124.

March 17 South Campus will celebrate Breaking Barriers: The Life of Elithe Kirkland, Texas’ First Great Female Author 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Kirkland’s Love is a Wild Assault (1959) is considered one of the top 50 novels of Texas. She wrote, published and collaborated on plays and musical performances until her death in 1992. Michael H. Price, one of her collaborators, will talk about her considerable career and will show excerpts of musical performances based on her works. For more information, call Women’s Symposium committee chair Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

March 17-31 Student activities will sponsor a Women’s History Month exhibit south of Art Corridor III on SE Campus. An opening reception is scheduled 10:30-11:45 a.m. on March 18 in Art Corridor III. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3124.

March 18 TR students can watch Makers: Women in War, a documentary about the experiences of women participating in war as nurses, soldiers and diplomats from Vietnam to the present, 8:50-10:30 a.m. in the Idea Store. Pastries and coffee will be available. TR history professor Lisa Blank will give an introduction to the documentary. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

March 18 Award-winning author and poet Debra L. Winegarten will introduce a legendary Texas woman, Oveta Culp Hobby, in a presentation sponsored by student activities, SE humanities division and the Judith J. Carrier Library in the SE Carrier library (ESED 1200) 10:40-11:35 a.m. Seating is limited, so students should RSVP by contacting the library at 817-515-3081 by March 15.

March 18 Award-winning author and poet from the University of Texas Press Debra L. Winegarten will discuss her book Oveta Culp Hobby: a Colonel, Cabinet Member and Philanthropist 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The book is a biography on Hobby, a legendary Texas woman. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 18 South will show the film Miss Evers’ Boys 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. For more information, call speech instructor Molly Floyd at 817-515-4600 or English associate professor Iris Harvey at 817-515-4620.

March 19 Author Debra Winegarten will speak 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the NW Campus library. She will discuss the life of Oveta Culp Hobby, who was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare and the first commanding officer of the Women’s Army Corps. Lunch will be provided.

March 19 Students can hear guest author Debra Winegarten speak about the life of Oveta Culp Hobby, the second woman in history appointed to a president’s Cabinet, 1-2:30 p.m. in the TR Library. Hobby, as a colonel during World War II, brought together a women’s army. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

March 23 Students can join SE government instructors Ruthann Geer and Marilyn Murphy in a film discussion of Miss Representation 2:20-3:40 p.m. in the SE Carrier library (ESED 1200). For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

March 24 South will host a Women’s History Month luncheon 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Tickets are $5 for students or $7.50 for non-students. The proceeds benefit the Women’s History Month scholarship. For more information or to buy tickets, call administrative office assistant Maisha Tsiboe at 817-515-4575.

March 24 The TR library will host Library on the Loose 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can check out books, videos and other library materials related to Women’s History Month. For more information, contact TR librarian Tracy Soto at 817-515-1232.

March 25 A Modern Feminism panel discussion will take place 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History assistant professor Sara Reed will chair the discussion on the meaning of modern feminism. Panelists will include NE psychology assistant professor Jeanell Buck, NE government instructor Leigh-Anne Regenold and Texas Wesleyan University history professor Elizabeth Alexander. For more information, contact NE student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 25 South presents Makers — Women Who Made America 6-9 p.m. in SACB 1210. The free noncredit course gives a history of women who contributed to the success of America through 200 years. Students can register for the noncredit course prior to this date or on the date of presentation. For information and to enroll, call the South noncredit office at 817-515-4592.

March 25-26 South will assist students via resume workshops 6-7 p.m. on the 25th and 11 a.m.-noon on the 26th in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, call South student development specialist Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

March 26 South will have a Moncrief Cancer Institute mobile unit available for mammograms 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the North parking lot. For more information, call South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4740.

March 26 Texas Harris Methodist Hospital of Fort Worth will have its Wellness for Life mobile health unit on TR Campus to provide mammograms to interested students, faculty and staff 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the TR Circle Drive. For more information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at angela.virgin@tccd.edu.

March 26 TR students can hear guest speaker Claudia Alvarez Martinez, a Fort Worth municipal court judge, noon-2 p.m. in the Action Suite. Alvarez will talk about her background and her path to where she is today. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

March 26 Korean pianist Mijin Kim will perform 7:30-9 p.m. at South’s SREC Recital Hall. A reception will follow. For more information, contact music professor Oscar Dressler at 817-515-4649.

March 31 South will show the Lifetime Movie Network’s original Five 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. The anthology explores the subject of breast cancer through five interwoven stories that reflect the different trials and stages women face.

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