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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. 

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-to-10-minute informative or persuasive speech. Topics are unrestricted.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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. The event will connect students with area employers who have job opportunities available. Students are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes. For more information, contact media specialist Carmen Wise at 817-515-7267.

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 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.

May 1 Ashworth Elementary will perform the Maypole dances at 10 a.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. For more information, contact student services coordinator Doug Peak at 817-515-3595.

May 2 SE Campus and the SE Gay-Straight Alliance have partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to host Out of the Darkness Campus Walk 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the SE Campus track. To register for this event, visit www.outofthedarkness.org, click on “Campus Walks,” then “Find an Event Near You.” For more information, contact event coordinator Johnny Soto at 817-704-8513.

May 4 South will host Psychology of Adjustment/Secrets to Better Sleep 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in SFOF (1738A). The seminar will tackle problems associated with sleep deprivation and suggest strategies for achieving restful and quality sleep. People can call the Family Empowerment Center at 817-515-4332 to register or to have other questions answered.

May 4-8 The TR Student Government Association will host a series of events in collaboration with clubs and organizations to support students through finals. On May 5 and 6, Focus on Finals will provide students with snacks and Scantrons 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Idea Store, and tutors will be available to work with students 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Purge Week will hold several events throughout the week including breakfast tacos, donuts and art therapy sponsored by TREE and a coffee jam session sponsored by the Guitar Club. Interested students should watch for details posted on bulletin boards.

May 5 NW health services will hold a CPR certification class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. For enrollment information, call health services at 817-515-7672.

May 5 SE student activities will celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Misterio Piñata 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ESCT HUB. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

May 5 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing 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.

May 6 NW health services will hold free, confidential HIV and STD testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

May 6 Students can learn helpful stress-relieving skills during South’s Psychology of Adjustment/Breathing Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in SFOF (1738A). People can call the Family Empowerment Center at 817-515-4332 to register or to have other questions answered.

May 6 SE health services will offer free and confidential HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health services office (ESEC 2118). For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3591.

May 7 Caring for the Counselor is scheduled 1-4 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner on NE Campus (NSTU 1615A). Mental health resources assistant professor Cynthia Savage will discuss the importance of self-care, understanding guilt and more. A light lunch will be served. For more information, contact special projects coordinator Raytosha Jones at 817-515-6190.

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