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Oct. 21Students, 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.
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.

Now-Nov. 19 The NE National Honor Society in Psychology is holding a book drive for kindergarten-fifth grade children at W.T. Francisco Elementary School in Haltom City. Students can drop off gently used or new donations in any of the Psi Beta boxes located in various buildings on NE Campus. For more information, contact yvonne.mccoy@my.tccd.edu.

Oct. 21Students, 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.
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.

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 The NE advising and counseling center will host a workshop for students. Get Back on Track and Finish the Race will take place 3:30-5 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). This workshop will provide strategies for students to improve study skills, boost GPAs and discover which learning styles best suit their needs. Lunch will be provided, and reservations are required. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

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.

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 of its Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry program and exhibit. 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. 22 SE student activities will sponsor the Diversity Awareness Festival in the SE Commons 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact student activities at 817-515-3595 for more information.
Oct. 22, 24 NW career services will present Pathway to CPA workshops, 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. 23 The SE Carrier Library will hold a discussion about life during the Dust Bowl using clips from Ken Burns’ documentary The 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 details.

Oct. 23, Oct. 30 The NE math department will offer a series of free workshops 1-3:30 p.m. in NTAB 2223 designed to help students prepare for the Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition. For more information, contact mathematics associate professor Cathryn Miller at cathryn.miller@tccd.edu.

Oct. 26-30 The SE library will sponsor the Graphic Novels and Comic Book Festival. The all-day festival will include displays and special events. Contact the library at 817-515-3081 for more information.

Oct. 27 South Campus success coach Damonte Jackson will discuss topics such as loan entrance counseling, exit counseling and types of loans students can apply for noon-1 p.m. in the advising and counseling center. For more information, contact success coach Tristian Evans at 817-515-4599.

Oct. 27 TR student organization leaders can learn how to plan effective events at Clublife: Event Planning 101 2-3:30 p.m. in the Idea Store. Students will receive USBs with event ideas and all required documents. For more information, contact student development assistant Cortney Walden at 817-515-1037.

Oct. 27 SE library services director Jo Klemm will discuss using graphic novels and other forms of sequential art in the classroom as a part of the SE library’s Graphic Novels and Comic Book Festival beginning at 11 a.m. in the library. Contact the library at 817-515-3081 for more information.

Oct. 27 South students will be taught Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance by dance instructor Kiera Amison in the SPAC dance studio 12:30-2 p.m. to perform at Fall Fest. For more information, contact Amison at 817-515-4270.
Oct. 27 Trinity River All-Stars will host Fall into Trinity to welcome students for the second eight-week session 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Students can enjoy free food and music. For more information, contact center for leadership development coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Oct. 28 SE liberal arts dean Jerry Coats will discuss the history of comics as a part of the library’s Graphic Novels and Comic Book Festival at 1 p.m. in the library. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-3081.

Oct. 28 The NW library will continue its Golden Jubilee Speaker Series over cinema in the 1970s 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 3100. NW supplemental instruction coordinator Ryan Ferguson will speak on how film and Hollywood have evolved. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact librarian April Martinez at 817-225-8173.

Oct. 28 South students can learn more about comma splices, run-on sentences and fragments 2-3 p.m. in the South writing center. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608.

Oct. 28 The SE advising and counseling center will offer A.S.K. Suicide Prevention training to students 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Cypress Room (ESED 2129C). Contact the center at 817-515-3468 for more information or to RSVP.

Oct. 28 The NE academic learning center will host an open house Trick or Treat featuring the tutoring labs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in NACB 1114. This interactive event will spotlight everything the tutoring labs have to offer. Treats will be offered. For more information, contact learning lab manger Jared Landin at jared.landin@tccd.edu.

Oct. 28 The NW transfer center will sponsor a panel with representatives from local universities to discuss and answer questions 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WACB 1123. A light lunch will be served. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Lou Davenport at 817-515-7654.

Oct. 28 The South film club will host the Horror Movie Fest 6-9 p.m. in the faculty dining hall. For more information, contact information center assistant Alyssa Petty at 817-515-4187.

Oct. 29 The SE library will present Marvel and D.C. Comics illustrator John Lucas at 1 p.m. as he discusses designing and writing graphic novels and comics. Contact the library at 817-515-3081 for more information.
Oct. 29 The South Campus writing center will host its first haunted house 7-9 p.m. Prop donations are welcomed. Volunteers are needed for haunted house preparation and acting. Families are welcome to attend the event. The center will be closed that day, but classes will still be held. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4602.

Oct. 29 The NE advising and counseling center will host a personal safety and self-defense training workshop 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). This workshop teaches basic techniques of martial arts in a hands-on environment. For more information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

Oct. 29 The SE student activities will hold the Bing, Bang, Boo! Fall Festival on the SE Campus front lawn 5:30-8 p.m. Contact student activities at 817-515-3595 for more information.

Oct. 29 South students can compete in a Super Smash Bros. Wii U gaming tournament 4-6 p.m. in the SHPE gym. For more information, contact information center assistant Alyssa Petty at 817-515-4187.

Oct. 29 SE health services will hold a vision screening 1-6 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Contact health services at 817-515-3043 for more information.

Oct. 29 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will host Leading by Serving, a continuation of the Student Leadership Academy sessions, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students will learn why serving is such an important aspect in student leaders. Lunch or dinner will be served. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at cara.walker@tccd.edu.

Oct. 29-30 SE student activities will sponsor the second annual Fall Fest Bazaar, a fundraiser for student clubs and organizations. The event will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day in the Commons. Those interested can contact student activities at 817-515-3595 for more information.

Oct. 30 TR student groups and staff will have tables with candy for families and children to trick-or-treat 5:30-7:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

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