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Now-Oct. 23 SE’s Judith J. Carrier Library is host to Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit on SE Campus. The display describes the lives of people during the 1930s Dust Bowl. For more information, contact library services assistant director Tracey Minzenmayer at 817-515-3388.

Sept. 16 South career services is hosting Get Your Serve On 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. This is a service learning and volunteer fair and will be open to faculty, students and staff.

Sept. 16-17 SE students can get involved in the campus’ 40-plus clubs at student activities’ Club Expo event in the SE Commons. Club representatives will be available to provide information 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Students can contact student activities at 817-515-3595 for more information.

Sept. 16-17 The NW Bridge Program will hold a workshop over outlining strategies and ways to properly outline for different types of writing projects 11-11:30 a.m. in WTLO 3411A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Sept. 17 NE career services will sponsor an Open House Interactive Demo, where students can take a free career assessment on Career Coach, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Career Center (NSTU 1625A). Students will learn about the Career Coach Career Assessment while participating in the demonstration. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

A dust storm approaches Stratford, Texas, in 1935Sept. 25, 30The SE library will show free screenings of Ken Burns’ The Dust Bowl as a part of its Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 25 and again 5-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. For more information, contact library services assistant director Tracey Minzenmayer at 817-515-3388.
A dust storm approaches Stratford, Texas, in 1935
Sept. 25, 30
The SE library will show free screenings of Ken Burns’ The Dust Bowl as a part of its Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 25 and again 5-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. For more information, contact library services assistant director Tracey Minzenmayer at 817-515-3388.

Sept. 17 NE student activities and the government and paralegal studies department will host Judge Bob McCoy of Tarrant County Criminal Court #3 and Justice Lee Gabriel of Texas’ Second Court of Appeals in a Constitution Day event 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The speakers will discuss the Texas court system in the context of the U.S. Constitution. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 17 NE student activities, the history and the government and paralegal studies departments will host John McCaskill from the University of Texas at Dallas for a Constitution Day discussion 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). McCaskill will discuss the inherent tensions within the U.S. Constitution and its impact on the federal bureaucracy. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 17 The NE advising and counseling center will hold the first of five financial literacy workshops for students. Needs and Want: Prioritizing What Counts will take place 6-7 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The session will help students differentiate between wants and needs while learning prioritization skills. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

Sept. 17 The SE library will showcase various books about the history of the Constitution during Constitution Day 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sept. 17 The NE J. Ardis Bell Library will host an open house 2-4 p.m. Students can meet the staff and enter a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

Sept. 17 South Campus health services will hold a presentation for Light the Night Walk 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207). This session will help inform students on how to recruit members for their team for the Oct. 25 event along the Trinity River. For more information, contact Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Sept. 17 South Campus’ Student Government Association will host Constitution Day: A Blended Conversation with Faculty in celebration of Constitution Day 1-2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda. This event features a panel with keynote speaker and South vice president of academic affairs Steven Wilson and history associate professor John Lundberg, who will discuss the Constitution and other timely topics. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.

Sept. 17 A free screening of the film Constitution USA and Constitution Day trivia will be held in the SE ESCT HUB 10:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, contact SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

Sept. 19 Student services will provide weekend assistance 9 a.m.-1 p.m. districtwide. The following offices will be open: advising, registrar, financial aid, business services and health services.

Sept. 21 The NE Student Government Association and student activities will host a Senate forum 3:30-4:30 p.m. in NSTU 1506. This forum is designed for students to keep up to date with the latest concerns of the student body. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 22 The NW Bridge Program will sponsor a workshop on balancing life and school 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the east wing of the library. This workshop will cover tips and tools on handling responsibilities for work, school and personal life. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Sept. 22 TR health services will host a health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. On-site blood pressure, cholesterol and vision screenings will be available. Information will be provided about chronic disease management, WIC and personal safety. Free massages will be provided in the cafeteria. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Sept. 22 South career services will hold a hiring fair noon-3 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. Employers will set up tables to recruit students for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Students should dress nice and bring copies of their resume. For more information, contact career services coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4551.

Sept. 22 The NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will host the first of the Student Leadership Academy sessions 12:30-1:30 p.m. in student activities (NSTU 1506). Students will learn effective and necessary leadership skills. Lunch is included. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 22, 23 TR health services will host a Carter BloodCare blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22 in Action Suite A. A mobile unit will be in the TRE parking lot 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23. Donors must be 17+ and provide a photo ID, weigh more than 110 pounds and may not donate within 56 days of their last donation. For questions about eligibility, call 1-800-DONATE-4. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Sept. 22 Students can register to become bone marrow donors 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Julie Smalley, National Marrow Donor Program recruiter, will be available to answer questions and recruit donors. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Sept. 23-24 Students can learn how to set up documents through the MLA format in a NW Bridge Program workshop 2-2:30 p.m. in WTLO 3411A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Sept. 23, 24 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV testing for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23 and 2-5 p.m. Sept. 24 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 health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Sept. 23 The NE advising and counseling center will hold the second of five financial literacy workshops for students Credit Basics: How Money Works will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). This session will discuss the importance of credit in the world today. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

Sept. 28 SE student activities will hold Bank Day in the SE Commons. Attendees will be offered information about local banks’ services, promotions and other financial information. Contact student activities for more information at 817-515-3084.

Sept. 29 The SE North Ballroom will host An Environmental History of The Dust Bowl, a discussion on the environmental factors that caused the 1930s drought. Christopher Morris, University of Texas at Arlington history professor, will speak as a part of the Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit. For more information, contact Tracey Minzenmayer at 817-515-3084.

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