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Oct. 7 NW health services will offer free sexually transmitted disease testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. No appointment is required, and the testing process should take 40-45 minutes. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Oct. 7 NE health services will sponsor a health fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Students, staff and the public may receive free health screenings for HIV, syphilis, vision, body mass index, fitness, cholesterol, blood pressure and spinal analysis. The HIV and syphilis testing will be in NSTU 1704A. A Carter BloodCare blood drive will happen 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in a mobile bus outside of NSTU and in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students may also receive mammograms 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appointment only. To make a mammogram appointment, call 1-855-318-7696.

Oct. 7 The NW Walsh Library will continue its Golden Jubilee Speaker Series with TCC police patrol officer Manny Reyes 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in WTLO 3100. Reyes will speak on Cold Cases: Looking Back at an Unsolved Homicide from the 1970s.

Oct. 7 SE Campus developmental English instructor Sara Edgell will present Against All Odds: The Narrative of Caroline Henderson Through the Dust Bowl as part of the SE Carrier Library’s Dust Bowl program. Henderson was a farmer in the Oklahoma Panhandle during the early 1900s. The presentation is 12:50-2:10 p.m. in ESED 1200.
Oct. 7 The NW Bridge Program will teach students how to manage test anxiety during a workshop noon-1 p.m. in WTLO 3101A.

Oct. 7-8 TR students can explore ways to get involved in the community at the fall service fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Each day, different community partners will promote the volunteer opportunities with their organizations. For more information, contact student development associate Elena Walker at 817-515-1194.

Oct. 8 South Campus will host the Domestic Violence Summit 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. The summit is led by a panel of experts who will inform and promote awareness of domestic violence and share strategies on how to overcome this problem. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact government associate professor Tatyana Kisin at 817-515-4944 or government associate professor Martha Musgrove at 817-515-4143.

Oct. 8 TR evening students can enjoy coffee with faculty and staff 5:30-7 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Oct. 8 The NW Bridge Program will hold a session on balancing life and school 10-11 a.m. in WTLO 3101A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.
Oct. 8 NE student activities will host a Salsa Night 6-8 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can experience a night of dancing as well as salsa lessons led by communication arts chair Linda Quinn. Free chips, salsa and non-alcoholic margarita snow cones will be provided. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 12 The SE Carrier Library will hold a screening of the documentary The Loving Story 10:40–11:35 a.m. The documentary tells the story of Mildred and Richard Loving, who were arrested in 1958 Virginia for violating the state ban on interracial marriage, and their fight to live as man and wife. Contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084 for more information.

Oct. 13 Students will learn techniques to help them retain information from class lectures and effective notes noon-1 p.m. in the advising and counseling center on South Campus. For more information, contact success coach Tristian Evans at 817-515-4559.

Oct. 13 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will host Developing a Personal Leadership, a continuation of the Student Leadership Academy sessions 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). After discussing the philosophy of leadership in previous sessions, this workshop will lead students into cultivating personal leadership skills. Lunch or dinner will be served. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at cara.walker@tccd.edu.

Oct. 13 The SE Carrier Library will hold a screening of the documentary Limited Partnership 11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m. The film tells the story of Filipino-American Richard Adams and Australian Tony Sullivan, the first same-sex couple to be legally married. For more information, contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

Oct. 14-15 The NW Bridge Program will hold tutorials over reading research articles and ways to get information from them 11-11:30 a.m. in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Oct. 14 The SE Carrier Library will host attorney Shelly Skeen with the BFS Law Group as she discusses The History of Marriage Equality 10:40–11:35 a.m. Contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084 for more information.

Oct. 14 Carter BloodCare will have mobile units for a blood drive 9 a.m-3 p.m. on the South SSTU patio. Donors must be at least 110 pounds, 17 years old and have a valid photo ID. A mini-exam will be performed including cholesterol testing. For more information, contact South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

Oct. 14 NW health services will provide free HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. No appointment is needed, and testing takes 30-45 minutes. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Oct. 14 NE’s English department and student activities will host a Poetry Jam 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students interested may submit one original poem of up to 32 lines. Faculty and staff will select poems to be performed by the speech, dance and music department. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at cara.walker@tccd.edu.

Oct. 14 A medical oncologist from the Breast Cancer Center of Excellence will give an interactive presentation on South Campus in the SSTU Forum Room. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Those interested should register by Oct. 9 to receive a free box lunch. Drinks and prizes will be provided. For registration or questions, contact South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531 or tina.ingram@tccd.edu.

Oct. 14 The NW Walsh Library will continue its Golden Jubilee Speaker Series with faculty members Brian Cervantez, Paul Benson and Jason Clark-Miller  presenting Crime Rates, Prisons and the Loss of Faith in the Nation’s Institutions 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in WTLO 3100. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact librarian April Martinez at 817-225-8173.
Oct. 15 Former TCC librarian Julie Murphy will talk about her new second novel Dumplin’ at 1 p.m. in the South Campus library. She will answer questions followed by a book signing session. For more information, contact public services librarian Pam Pfeiffer at 817-515-4436 or pamela.pfeiffer@tccd.edu.

Oct. 16 The SE Carrier Library will present Woody Guthrie: The Dust Bowl Troubadour 10:40-11:35 a.m. The discussion about the work of musician Woody Guthrie and the way he vocalized those affected by the 1930s drought is a continuation of SE’s Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry program. Contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084 for more information.

Oct. 16 Clinicians from Center for Brain Health will discuss ways to be more productive and less stressed 2-4 p.m. in the advising and counseling center on South Campus. Interactive exercises and activities will encourage discussion, creative and critical thinking to boost brainpower. For more information, contact counseling and advising assistant director Rosemarie Hammon at 817-515-4557.

Oct. 16 The NW transfer center will hold a transfer trip to the University of North Texas 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. To register, students must go to the transfer center in WSTU-A and sign a waiver form. Acceptance is first-come, first-served. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Lou Davenport at 817-515-7654.

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