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Oct. 15Former 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.Photo courtesy juliemurphywrites.com
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.

Photo courtesy juliemurphywrites.com

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.

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. 15Former 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.Photo courtesy juliemurphywrites.com
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.
Photo courtesy juliemurphywrites.com

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.

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. Drinks and prizes will be provided.

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.

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. 15 SE students can attend Target Your Career (Resume Building) 10-11:20 a.m. in the Carrier Library Training Room. Space is limited to SE students only. Darrell Whitsell, student development specialist, will conduct the session. For more information, contact Whitsell at 817-515-3592.

Oct. 15-16 The DSS Testing Center on NE Campus will be closed for relocation. It will reopen Oct. 19 in its new location NSTU 1656, which is across the hall from the DSS office.

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 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.

Oct. 16, 23 Clinicians from the Center for Brain Health in Dallas 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. 19 Registration closes at midnight for second eight-week courses.

Oct. 19 The NE Student Government Association will hold a forum 2-3:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. Students can participate or observe TCC issues being discussed. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 20 South health services will offer free HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Bluebonnet Room. The event is co-sponsored by the AIDS Outreach Center. Testing is confidential and open to the public. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4532.

Oct. 20 The SE Carrier Library will hold a discussion about the historical and modern significance of the Texas cattle industry 1-2:20 p.m. as a part of the SE library’s Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry exhibit. Contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084 for more information.

Oct. 20 South students will learn different techniques and develop new skills in poetry and creative writing 1-2 p.m. in the SCLC writing center. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608 or gabrielle.raymond@tccd.edu.

Oct. 20 South Campus will host Time Management noon-1 p.m. in the advising and counseling center. The workshop will help students find the balance among work, school and family. Students will learn to take advantage of tools such as alarms, planners and calendars to manage their time efficiently. For more information, contact South academic advisor DeShun Jackson at deshun.jackson@tccd.edu.

Oct. 20, 22, 24 NW career services will present Pathway to CPA workshops 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 20, 5:45-7 p.m. Oct. 22 and 10:15-11:30 a.m. Oct. 24 in WACB 1123. The workshop features speakers from the Fort Worth Chapter of Public Accountants who will inform students on the skills necessary to work in the accounting field. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

Oct. 21 Carter BloodCare will be in the SE Campus North Ballroom for a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Donors must be at least 17, weigh 110 pounds and have a valid ID. People can also join the Bone Marrow Registry.
Oct. 21 Students, faculty and staff are invited to show appreciation for the South Campus police department with a barbecue 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803.

Oct. 21 NE student activities and career services will sponsor the Fall Fest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. outside the Student Center near the chessboard area (weather permitting) or in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). This year’s festival will feature student organizations, university representatives, community organizations, campus departments, entertainment and giveaways. For more information, contact student development assistant Romeo Amanwu at romeo.amanwu@tccd.edu.

Oct. 21-22 The NW Bridge Program will hold tutorials over using parallel structure in writing 2-2:30 p.m. in WTLO 4311A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Oct. 22 The SE library will show Ken Burns’ documentary The Dust Bowl 1-5 p.m. as part its Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry program. Contact assistant director of library services Tracey Minzenmayer at 817-515-3388 for more information.

Oct. 22 Last class day and final exams for first eight-week classes.

Oct. 23 The SE Carrier Library will hold a discussion about life during the Dust Bowl using clips from Ken Burns’ documentary Dust Bowl 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m. History assistant professor Bradley Borougerdi will moderate the discussion, part of the library’s Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry program. Contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3388 for more information.

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