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March 25 The SE Student Leadership Academy will present a one-hour resume building class at 4 p.m. in ESEE 1105.

March 25 SE health services will offer free, confidential HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health services office (ESEC 2115). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3591. 

March 25 A STEM expert will speak 1-2:20 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus.

March 25 SE advising and counseling presents Motivation, an interactive workshop by NE counselor Masika Smith. Students will discover ways to boost their motivation by turning things they have to do into things that add meaning to their lives and those around them.

March 25-26 Graduating TR students can pick up their caps and gowns, order class rings, apply to participate in graduation and confirm degree plan requirements at Grad Fest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. For more information, contact TR academic advisor Laura Escamilla at laura.escamilla@tccd.edu.

March 25-26 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 25 and 2-5 p.m. March 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.

March 25-26 South will present Brand U-Resume Basics 6-7 p.m. on both nights in the SSTU Forum Room. The event aims to educate on the types of resumes and ways to use various formats: chronological, combination and functional. For more details, call student development specialist Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

March 26 The Health Occupations Only Club on SE Campus will host a Health Occupations Day 10 a.m.-noon in the North Ballroom. Representatives from colleges and universities will discuss detailed information about admission requirements for the allied health and medical programs in the area. For more information, contact club sponsor Bethanye Morgan at bethanye.morgan@tccd.edu.

March 26 TR All-Stars are hosting Spring Break In, a beach-themed meet-and-greet with food and music noon-2 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Students beginning classes in the second eight-week session can meet new people. For more information, contact leadership development center coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

March 26 Student Success Seminar: Choosing the Right University will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students will learn about the process of picking the right university and much more. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

March 27 NW Christian Student Ministries will hold a worship service 7-8 p.m. in WTLO Theatre Northwest. All students and faculty are welcome to join. For more information, contact NW student activities coordinator Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

March 28 TCC will host the Community and High School Showcase 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on all campuses featuring programs and opportunities available to students. The event will include tours, breakout sessions and information on curriculum and student clubs. Locations include NE Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A); SE North Ballroom; NW outside between the WFAB and WADM buildings; South in the SSTU dining hall and TR Energy Auditorium (TRTR 4008) with an Expo on TRTR Main Street.

March 28 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 and student services manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417.

March 28 The NW ESL-ESOL Center will hold an open house 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WHPE building for students interested in enrolling in ESL-ESOL classes. The open house will include a campus tour and academic advisement. For more information, contact the center at NW.ESL-ESOL@tccd.edu.

March 30 Getting Interactive, part two of the Transfer Academy, will be held noon-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can meet with representatives from the University of North Texas, the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Wesleyan University and other colleges to receive more information about their schools and programs. Lunch will be provided. For information, contact academic advisor Vanessa Ximenez at 817-515-6531.

March 31 Free, confidential HIV/syphilis testing sponsored by the AIDS Outreach Center is scheduled 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (NSTU 1704A) on NE Campus. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For appointments, call administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

March 31 NE Campus career services will host a resume and cover letter development workshop 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in The Galley (NSTU 1506). Attendees will learn the basics of writing a resume and cover letter. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact NE career services at 817-515-6692.

March 31 TR students can network with community organizations to find internship and volunteer opportunities 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Idea Store. Students with resumes or business cards are encouraged to bring them. For more information, contact leadership development center coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

April 1 South will host Managing Your Financial Aid 9-10 a.m. in the Financial Aid building. The event will assist students in gaining the necessary knowledge and tools to remain eligible for financial aid, learn to budget funds and gain financial literacy. For more information, call student financial aid services at 817-515-4243.

April 1 South Campus will host multiple fairs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall and foyer. The counseling and wellness fair and the job fair will take place in the dining hall while the health fair will be in the foyer. Those attending the job fair should bring copies of their resumes and dress in business attire. For more about the job fair, call South career center coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4737. For more information about the counseling and wellness resources fair or the health fair, call South coordinator of health services Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

April 1 Free, confidential HIV testing sponsored by the AIDS Outreach Center is scheduled 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Bluebonnet Room on South Campus. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-4531 or tina.ingram@tccd.edu.

April 1 NW health services will sponsor free HIV/STD testing for students 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. For more information, contact health services administrative assistant Keva Montrose at 817-515-7672.

April 1 A personal safety workshop will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. TCC police training coordinator Dwayne Kelley will teach hands-on defensive tactics designed to enhance safety. A free lunch will be served. To RSVP, visit the tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For more information, contact administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

April 1 Getting on Track and Finishing the Race will be held 4-5:30 p.m. in The Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. In this ongoing series of workshops, students can work to identify their learning styles, receive tips and strategies to improve their GPA and much more. For more information, contact special services coordinator Rhonda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 2 NW Campus will hold The Love Conference: Love Knows No Borders 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in WSTU 1303. The conference will have three sessions with speakers discussing multicultural identity, assimilating into a new culture, support for returning veterans and more. For more information, contact communications instructor Jordan Hamon at 817-515-7230.

April 2 Investing in Undergraduate Education is scheduled 5:30-6:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. A TG financial literacy program mini-module will provide students and parents with information on the cost of college. For more information, contact special services coordinator Rhonda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

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