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April 22 SE Campus health services will sponsor a blood drive in the North Ballroom 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and a bone marrow registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Commons. The center will also 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 Students can celebrate Earth Day with South Campus clubs and organizations as part of Spring Fest 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the SSTU Patio. Food will be provided. For more information, email student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at

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.

April 22 The NW counseling center 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.

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 officer positions, including president, secretary, treasurer, vice presidents of service, scholarship, leadership and fellowship.

April 22-23 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22 and 2-5 p.m. April 23 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 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.

April 23 TR student development services, academic affairs and community and industry education will present awards to students in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions at the fifth annual student awards reception in the Riverfront Cafe. For more information, contact student development associate Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

April 23 NW Campus will honor and recognize students from each discipline at its annual Spring Awards Ceremony 6-9 p.m. in WSTU 1303-05. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

April 24 TR students can attend the 26th Leadership eXperience Summit: Your Leadership Brand 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Action Suite A. Students should RSVP to Linda Ngo, named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, will speak about her experiences to help students learn to effectively use the leadership skills they already have. For more information, contact Stevie Blakely at

April 24 SE will host an Arbor Day Tree Campus USA Celebration 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the front lawn. The event, featuring food and games, will celebrate Arbor Day and the end of the spring semester. For more information, contact the president’s assistant Mike Cinatl at 817-515-3036.

April 25 South will hold a Financial Fitness Dallas-Fort Worth Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on both floors of the Student Center. Visitors can meet financial service providers and learn about saving, managing debt and working toward financial freedom. For more, call the Family Empowerment Center at 817-515-4332.

April 27 An SGA meeting will be held 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students are invited to observe and participate in the SGA and keep up with the latest concerns of the student body. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

April 27 NE and SE community and industry education will sponsor a Club 50+ Career Summit Program 2-4 p.m. in SE’s North Ballroom. For more information, contact JacQuetta Clayton from SE CIE at 817-515-3012.

April 28 SE will host its 18th annual First Choice Closing Program 9-11 a.m. in the North Ballroom. Members of the First Choice program will perform in this festival. For more details, contact SE community and industry education vice president Carrie Tunson at 817-515-3022.

April 28 TR students can receive free testing for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in TREF 1312A. The testing is hosted by TR health services in collaboration with Collins Family Planning Clinic. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, students can contact Collins Family Planning Clinic at 817-922-8182 or TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

April 28 NW will hold its spring fling 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside between the WFAB and WSTU buildings. The event will celebrate student success with food, music and games. For more information, contact math and science instructional associate Sarah Matlock at 817-515-7641.

April 28 YWCA financial advisor Sean Fanning will present a free workshop to students about services provided by the YWCA noon-1 p.m. in the River Room (TRTR 1020). For more information, contact TR success coach Babita Daware at 817-515-1712.

April 28 Spring into Fashion is scheduled 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. NE fashion merchandising students will host a show featuring collections from Tilly’s, Gap and more. Tickets will be sold at the counter of the library and the bookstore. For more information, contact fashion adjunct instructor Carmen Carter at 817-515-6540.

April 28 South students are invited to receive free financial coaching and education during Money Matters 3:30-5 p.m. in the Family Empowerment Center demo kitchen (SFOF 1738A). For more information, call the center at 817-515-4332.

April 29 SE health services will host a free STD screening sponsored by the Collins Family Planning 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SE health services (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 29 South will have a Literacy Read-A-Thon 9 a.m.-3 p.m. outside the Garrett Library. Students, staff, faculty and administrators are invited to read up to 10 minutes of any written material. For more information, call English associate professor Sandi Hubnik at 817-515-4669.

April 29 The NW speech department will hold a speech contest open to all NW students 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1305. Students will prepare one four-10-minute informative or persuasive speech. Topics are unrestricted. For more details, contact speech instructor Zachary Frohlich at 817-515-7667.

April 29 Free, confidential HIV and syphilis testing is scheduled 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (NSTU 1704A) on NE Campus. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, contact administrative assistant Bernadette Yee at 817-515-6056.

April 29 Before You Leave: Exit Counseling will be 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. This session is designed for students who borrowed from the Federal Direct Loan Program or the Federal Family Education Loan Program (or both) and are about to enter repayment. For more details, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 29 NW Campus will host Dr. Linda Elkins from Fort Worth Fertility for a presentation regarding infertility awareness 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in WACB 1123. For more information, contact administrative assistant Keva Montrose at 817-515-7672.

April 30 South will host a Poverty Summit 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Center (SSTU). Various panels will be held, and lunch will be provided during which keynote speaker John Turntine will share his journey out of homelessness. Limited space is available, and the deadline to register is April 24 at For more information, call government and history assistant professor Brian Johnson at 817-515-4633.

April 29 Students are invited to enjoy a sweet treat with the student activities staff during South’s Ice Cream Social noon-1 p.m. on the SSTU patio. An ice cream bar will be set up with various toppings and flavors of ice cream. For more information, call student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

April 30 Current or prospective students can learn about eLearning and weekend college 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. TCC Connect staff will answer questions 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.

April 30 NW aviation technology and career services will host a job fair 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Room 201. Students are encouraged to bring a resume. For more information, contact media specialist Carmen Wise at 817-515-7267.

April 30 Women in New Roles’ orientation for fall will be 6-7 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South. The session will give an overview of the program featuring a student panel and speakers. A Q&A session will follow. The session is open to anyone interested in WINR. Registration will start at 5:45 p.m. in the SSTU second-floor lobby. For more, call WINR coordinator Treisha Light at 817-515-4740.

April 30 The SE Student Awards Ceremony will honor students with outstanding scholastic achievement, community service and leadership 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. A reception will follow in the Commons. For more information, contact student development services director Doug Peak at 817-515-3595.

April 30 South will present Architecture and the Idea of Work at 7 p.m. in STEC 1133. Fort Worth architect Mark Gunderson will speak. For more details, call architecture instructor Arnie Radman at 817-515-4777.

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