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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 productive.

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.

April 8 South Campus police 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 9 South Campus will hold TCC Connect Campus Outreach Visits Spring 2015 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Student Center. Current and 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 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.

April 13 NW health services will hold a CPR certification class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 1404C. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

April 13 TR students can attend a financial literacy workshop about the costs of college noon-1 p.m. in the River Room (TRTR 1020). The workshop will cover college expenses that students need to think about and the types of financial aid available. For more information, contact TR success coach Christina Hampton at christina.hampton@tccd.edu.

April 13 The SE Campus Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony will be 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The honor society will induct new members and celebrate accomplishments with refreshments following the ceremony. For more information, contact liberal arts dean Jerry Coats at 817-515-3724.

April 13-15 International Festival: Rhythms of the World will begin at noon April 13 in the Heritage Room (NLIB 1129) in the J. Ardis Bell Library with a discussion on inclusive language and various cultural dance and musical performances going on the 14th in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) and 15th outside. A cultural tasting will happen on the last day. For a full schedule of events and times, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 14 NW career services will continue its JOBS series with Soft Skill Strategies 10:30-11:30 a.m. in WSTU 1406. The presentation will cover how to interact effectively with others in the job setting. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

April 14 Interested TR students can attend Needs vs. Wants, a financial workshop meant to help students make better choices to reach their financial goals, noon-1 p.m. in the River Room (TRTR 1020). For more information, contact TR success coach Christina Hampton at christina.hampton@tccd.edu.

April 15 A Carter BloodCare blood drive is scheduled 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the mobile bus unit outside of the Student Center on NE Campus. Blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh 110 pounds and have a valid photo ID. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome. To schedule an appointment, call administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

April 15 A recruitment fair will be held during Spring Fest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the NSTU lawn area on NE Campus. NE career services will host the fair for recruiters to discuss military careers. For more information, contact career services coordinator Sandra Walker at 817-515-6692.

April 15 The South writing center will host Midterm Madness, a barbecue with games, music and prizes 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Patio and the Library patio. For more information, call learning lab manager Gabby Raymond at 817-515-4608.

April 15 The SE Carrier Library will host Poetry Slam 1-3 p.m. in ESED 1200. SE poets will perform their original work, and prizes will be awarded. Students should register at the library front desk. For more information, contact library services director Jo Klemm at 817-515-3083.

April 15 A STEM speaker will talk 2:15-4 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338.

April 16 SE advising and counseling will host Safe and Sober presented by Thomas Peoples. This workshop will provide insight into the pressures that college students face regarding drug and alcohol consumption. Nearly all students are affected by college drinking, whether or not they actively partake in it. Students will learn about the consequences of excessive drinking. For more information, contact special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

April 16 A districtwide job fair for alumni, students and the community will be held 2-6 p.m. on South Campus in the SSTU Dining Hall. Students and members of the community are invited to attend. Students must register at tccd.edu/alumni. For more information, contact South career services coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4737.

April 16 South will hold its annual Poetry Slam 6-9 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. Students and nonstudents can register for free and with categories for both parties. First-place winners will get $150; second, $100, and third, $50. Contestants must sign up in advance in SFOA 1120. For more information, call English associate professor Matt Koch at 817-515-4616.

April 20 SE advising and counseling will host a Mental Health Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. This fair is to increase awareness of local health services and resources. For more information, contact special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

April 21 Getting Back on Track and Finishing the Race will be presented 12-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. This is part of an ongoing series of workshops where students can identify their learning styles and skills to boost their GPA. For more information, contact special services coordinator Rhonda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 21 SE advising and counseling presents The Silent Epidemic of Suicide 5:30-6:50 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for college-aged youth. SE counselor Michele Faith will present a workshop to help students understand the facts, risk factors and warning signs associated with youth suicide. For more information, contact special services coordinator Tangie Fields at 817-515-3462.

April 21 NE Campus’ Awards and Recognition Ceremony is scheduled 6-8 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The president’s reception will be held in the NSTU North Hallway at 6 p.m., and the ceremony will start at 7 p.m. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 21 A Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony will be on South 6-8 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. The event is reservation only via http://tccdso.volunteerhub.com. Students nominated by faculty will be honored for their excellence in specific departments. For more information, call student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-5926.

April 22 SE Campus health services will sponsor a blood drive in the North Ballroom 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 22 SE Campus health services will host a bone marrow registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Commons. For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 22 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.

April 22 SE student activities will host an Earth Day event. International Mother Earth Day Trivia will celebrate Earth Day around the world 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ESCT HUB. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

April 22 SE Campus health services will host a free vision screening noon-2 p.m. in SE health services (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 22 The NW counseling department will present Exploring Personality 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The presentation will cover personality traits, the way characteristics are defined and their influence on life and relationships with others. For more information, contact NW counselor Jim Sherwood at 817-515-7656.

April 22 The South Campus Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society elections will take place 4-6 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. Students can vote on open office positions, including president, secretary, treasurer, vice president of service, vice president of scholarship, vice president of leadership and vice president of fellowship. For more information, call biology professor Jean De Schweiniz at 817-515-4748 or government associate professor Madelyn Brown at 817-515-4631.

April 23 TCC Connect will hold a campus outreach 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the NW Student Center. This event will provide information on eLearning and Weekend College. For more information, contact Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417.

April 23 Shakespeare’s ReBirthday Celebration is scheduled 12:30-2 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. There will be food, interactive games and drawings for prizes. Speakers include English associate professor Edwardo Perez and drama associate professor Julie Gale. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

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