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Now-May 3 Current South Campus students can apply for a $500 Women’s History Month scholarship for summer school. For more information or an application, visit SFOD 1403 or 1407.

Now-May 4 Student ambassadors are collecting new school supplies to benefit the Alliance for Children. Items needed include backpacks, pencils, pens, scissors and rulers. Donation bins are located on NE Campus in NACB, NTAB, NFAC and NSTU.

April 27 Dr. Charles Hermes, UTA philosophy professor, will speak to the South Campus Philosophy Club about the nature of existence. The event will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in SFOD 1502C on South Campus.

April 27 The U.S. Secret Service, the DFW Airport public safety department and Pappas restaurants are among the 26-plus businesses at this semester’s NW Campus Job Fair, hosted by career and employment services. Students can network, see who is hiring and pick up job applications 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305.

April 27 Dr. Daniel Taylor, associate professor of clinical health at the University of North Texas, will speak 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner about the importance of sleep for bodily functions, the amount needed and ways to get more of it. The event, sponsored by NE health services, is open to the public. A light lunch will be served. For reservations, call 817-515-6056.

April 27 The TR Campus lunchtime workshop will be Laughter Workshop, given by library services assistant director Danelle Ellis, at noon in TRTR 1302. Participants will be led through laughter exercises to demonstrate that even fake laughter can benefit the body mentally, emotionally and physically. Call coordinator of academic success Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

April 27 South Campus center for academic success coordinator Chris Carcerano will present Getting Ready for Finals: How to Beat Finals Week. The presentation will provide students with tips and strategies to prepare for their final exams and pass them. The presentation will take place 12:30-2 p.m. in SACA 1120.

April 27, May 4 The PALS Club will hold Operation Teddy Bear 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NTAB Lobby on NE Campus. Money raised will be used to buy teddy bears that the Hurst Fire Department will distribute to children who have experienced a traumatic event.

April 28 The African-American Student Organization will sponsor a success and leadership conference 12:30-4:45 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room and Forum Room on South Campus. Moving from Mediocrity to Excellence: Setting Goals Today for a Successful Tomorrow will include a keynote address by Dr. Nicole Bradford, South student development services vice president, at 1 p.m., followed by three sessions of multiple workshops at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Aimed at encouraging students to aim for excellence in their lives, the conference is free with lunch available for $5.

April 28 SE Campus will host a bone marrow registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Main Commons. The registry is open to the public. For more information, contact coordinator of health services Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

April 28 The NW Love Conference: Love is Worth Fighting For will include three sessions of seminars: 9:30-10:45 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. Session titles include “It’s All About Attitude,” “Expect Respect” and “Love and Loss.” After the keynote address 12:30-1:30 p.m. by local artist Phil Taylor, student speeches will honor two soldiers who died in service and an honorary portrait of each, painted by Taylor, will be unveiled and presented to the soldiers’ families. Registration is available in the WSTU Lobby April 27-28. Registration is required for all of the sessions. Tickets for the keynote speaker session will be available April 28 in the WSTU Lobby.

April 28 SE Campus will hold Chalk About It 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the front sidewalk outside business services. Students will create original works of art with colored chalk. The cost is $4 for an individual, $8 for a two-person team and $12 for a group or three or more. For more information, call 817-515-3206.

April 29 SE Campus will host its annual Spring Fling cookout 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on the front lawn. Students, faculty and staff are invited. The event includes free food, games, prizes and giveaways.

April 29 English assistant professor Urania Fung will present Dialect and Voice 9:15-10 a.m. in NACB 1114 on NE Campus as part of the Brown Bag Coffee Sessions. The presentation will focus on the appropriateness and forms of dialect and voice used in specific settings and different types of situations. Coffee and snacks will be available.

April 30 Phi Theta Kappa will host an induction ceremony 4:30-7 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. The formal event will welcome new members and officers into the international honors society. Festivities will begin with a reception including music by the NE Campus jazz band. The ceremony will begin at 5:30.

April 30 TR academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely will present a CAS Lunchtime Workshop on test-taking strategies at noon in TRTR 3102. Blakely will discuss easy ways to get through timed tests along with many other strategies. Students can call her at 817-515-1330 for more information

May 2 Students with disabilities who need accommodations for summer I classes must submit their documentation to the disability support services office on their home campuses by this deadline.

May 3 NW Campus health services will offer Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, which includes performing CPR with a bag valve mask. The course costs $15, lasts 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WACB 1123 and is open to anyone 18 and older. However, only health care providers will have access to a bag valve mask in most situations. Registration is required at either 817-515-7790 or

May 3 A character artist will draw free portraits of South Campus students noon-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio.

May 3 When students need a job, they have to know how to make their interview a good one. In Brief Job Series: Interviewing Skills … Dress … Texting and Common Courtesy 2-2:20 p.m. in the WSTU game room, Tracy Williams, NW Campus career and employment coordinator, will touch on what to wear, ask and do during an interview to impress employers.

May 4 NE student health services will offer free, confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Results will be available May 11. Appointments are suggested. However, walk-ins are welcome. Call 817-515-6056 to make an appointment.

May 5 NE Campus will present The Reality of AOD Recovery as Explained by Neuroscience 1-4 p.m. in the NSTU Center Corner. Director of the Addiction Science Research and Education Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Carlton Erickson, will speak about addiction science terminology, the neuroscience of the brain’s reward system and proper treatment of drug abuse and chemical dependency. The NE mental health department, continuing education services and student activities sponsor the event. It is free for students and $20 for health-related professionals. A light lunch will be served, and registration is encouraged. Call 817-515-6417 to register.

May 5 Students can see what kinds of summer jobs are available at the Summer Jobs info table sponsored by NW Campus career and employment services. The table will be open 9-11 a.m. in front of the NW Campus bookstore.

May 6-8 Final Exams and last class meetings for Weekend College.

May 7 Counselor Mandy Melton will present Calming Test Anxiety as a lunchtime workshop at noon in TRTR 1302 on TR Campus. For more information, call coordinator of academic success Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330.

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