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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.

April 1 South will host a Carter BloodCare blood drive and marrow donor registry event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SSTU patio and foyer. Subway gift cards will be handed out to the first 30 donors and a photo ID is required to donate. For more information, call health services 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 SE health services and MHMR Street Outreach will host a free and confidential HIV screening 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in SE health services (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3594.

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.

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.

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.

April 2 South will have a Super Smash Bros Wii U Gaming Tournament 4-6 p.m. in the SHPE Gym. Those interested can register on imleagues.com or can visit student activities in SSTU 1101A. Spectators are welcome, and prizes will be awarded to winners. For more information, call intramural sports coordinator Alyssa Petty at 817-515-4187.

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, assimilation into a new culture, support for returning veterans and more. For more information, contact communications instructor Jordan Hamon at 817-515-7230.

April 2 TR students can learn about local community counseling and mental health resources available to them. Representatives from several agencies will provide information to students, faculty and staff 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Among the agencies attending are The Women’s Center, TR Disability Support Services, The Vet Center and Arlington Life Shelter.

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.

April 3 The SE Carrier Library will host From Sea to Shining Sea: How Thomas Jefferson and Lewis and Clark Expanded America 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m. in the library (ESED 1200) on SE Campus. Michael Gallaher, economics instructor, will discuss the Lewis and Clark expedition. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3084.

April 6 A Civil War flag presentation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room (NLIB 1129) in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus as part of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. Director of library services Mark Dolive will speak on the history of flags in early America. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 6 An AARP Back to Work information session will be 2-4 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. For more information, contact vice president of community and industry education Carrie Tunson at 817-515-3022.

April 7 Interested TR students, faculty and staff can donate blood with Carter BloodCare 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Action A (TRTR 4202). To be eligible, donors must be 17 or older with a valid photo ID and weigh at least 110 pounds. For specific questions about eligibility, call 1-800-DONATE-4. For other information, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at angela.virgin@tccd.edu.

April 7 NW health services will hold a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. For enrollment information, call health services at 817-515-7672.

April 7 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 angela.virgin@tccd.edu.

April 7 Student Leadership Academy: Empowering Others will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students will learn about the relationship between power and delegation. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 7 Richard McCaslin, an author and University of North Texas history professor, will discuss his book Lee in the Shadow of Washington 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus as part of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. McCaslin’s book is a biography of Gen. Robert E. Lee and details his devotion to following George Washington. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 7 SE health services will host an information session on the Tarrant County Public Health program Freedom from Smoking 2-3 p.m. in the SE Campus Conference Center (ESEC 2124). Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3594.

April 8 A bone marrow donor registry will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby on NE Campus. To donate, participants must be 18-44, be willing to donate to anyone in need and meet all health guidelines. To join, give or volunteer, contact either administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056 or Julie Smalley with Cook Children’s Medical Center at juliesmalley@cookchildrens.org.

April 8 Motivation will be presented 10-11 a.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. NE counselor Masika Smith will present an interactive workshop designed to keep students motivated. For more information, contact special services coordinator Rhonda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 8 TCC Connect will be on TR Campus to speak with current or prospective students about TCC’s eLearning offerings 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Representatives can answer questions about enrolling in Weekend College, earning a degree online and completing dual credit courses while finishing high school. For more information, contact outreach student services manager Kathy Burks at kathy.burks@tccd.edu.

April 8 The South Campus police department will hold a barbecue for students, faculty and staff 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the SSTU patio. Beverages, hamburgers, hot dogs and other food will be provided. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-4050.

April 8 Random Thoughts on State and National Government will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Todd Smith, a former member of the Texas State Senate, will discuss his time as a legislator. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 8 Henry Chappell, an author and reporter for Texas Wildlife, will discuss his book Silent We Stood 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room (NLIB 1129) in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus as part of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. Chappell’s book tells the story of a small group of abolitionists working in secrecy within Dallas’ close-knit society. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 8 The South Campus student government association will host a debate watch party 5-6 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. For more information, call student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.

April 8. South Campus will host Financial Aid For College Success 6-7 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. Financial aid director Jolynn Sprole will present a seminar that will help listeners find out information about grants, loans and scholarships. For more information, call psychology associate professor and WINR coordinator Triesha Light at 817-515-4740.

April 8, 9 The NE English department’s Living Literature will feature Laura McBride 7-8:30 p.m. on the 8th and 9:30-10:45 a.m. on the 9th in the Darlage Center Corner on NE Campus (NSTU 1615A). McBride, a writer and community college teacher, will share excerpts from her new book, We Are Called to Rise. A book signing will follow her presentation. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 9 South Campus will hold TCC Connect Campus Outreach Visits Spring 2015 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Student Center. Students as well as prospective students are welcome to ask questions and learn more about eLearning at TCC. For more information, contact outreach student services manager Kathy Burks at kathy.burks@tccd.edu or 817-515-1417.

April 9 150 Years After: The Enduring Legacy will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History instructor Andy Hollinger will discuss the legacy and impact the Civil War had on the United States. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 9 TR students can learn about suicide statistics, risk factors and protective measures to help those at risk seek help during ASK, a suicide awareness workshop, 2-3 p.m. in TRTR 1020. For more information, contact TR counselor Mandy Melton at mandy.melton@tccd.edu.

April 10 Making the Most of a Job Fair is scheduled 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NSTU hallway on NE Campus. NE career services will have a table in the hallway to talk to students about job fair etiquette, tips for preparing for a job fair and other job-related information. For more information, contact career services coordinator Sandra Walker at 817-515-6692.

April 10 The SE Student Government Association will host Who You Are Makes a Difference 12:30-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. The event is an afternoon conference formulating upon the foundation of student leadership and making a difference in the community. NW speech instructor Carol Hunsberger will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

April 10 Members of the Senior Education program on SE Campus can attend a Senior Education Bash 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The event will include food and games. The ticket price is $5. For more information, contact vice president of community and industry education Carrie Tunson at 817-515-3022.

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