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Now-Oct. 6 The SE Campus library is hosting The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the traveling exhibit consists of six screens that explore the 19th century feminist author’s semi-autobiography and her experiences after being prescribed the rest cure, a standard treatment in her day. Books on the subject are also displayed. Photo courtesy National Library of Medicine

Now-Oct. 8
The Bill of Rights exhibit is in the SE Campus library. A copy of the historical document, photographs and other constitutional amendments will be presented on 12 freestanding photomontage posters.

Now-Oct. 6
The SE Campus library is hosting The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the traveling exhibit consists of six screens that explore the 19th century feminist author’s semi-autobiography and her experiences after being prescribed the rest cure, a standard treatment in her day. Books on the subject are also displayed.
Photo courtesy National Library of Medicine

Now-Oct. 22
The NE National Honor Society in Psychology is holding a book drive. Students can drop donations off in any of the Psi Beta book drive boxes located in various buildings on NE Campus. For more information, email Yvonne McCoy at yvonne.mccoy@my.tccd.edu or Angela Hook at angela.hook@my.tccd.edu.

Sept. 26
South Campus will have a voter registration drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. outside the library.

Sept. 26
SE Campus career services will host a Job Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons. Representatives from area employers will speak with students and provide information about different career opportunities they have available.

Sept. 26
Free and confidential HIV and syphilis testing will take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1124B on NW Campus. AIDS Outreach is offering the tests, and results will be available over the phone within one week. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

Sept. 26
Managing PTSD examines the impact of trauma in people who experience disabilities due to post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from various events including early loss of family, medical procedures, war and sexual and physical abuse. The interactive session presented by Baylor All Saints Medical Center program counselor Scott Lennox and open to the public runs 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus.

Sept. 27
The NE Student Leadership Academy will discuss the opportunities and benefits of mentoring others 10-11 a.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. All students can participate in the session.

Sept. 27
Results from the Sept. 20 HIV testing will be available 10 a.m.-noon in the South Campus health center (SACC 1331).

Sept. 27
SE Campus student activities will host Bank Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. Representatives from local banks will provide information about their different bank accounts and services.

Sept. 27
TR Campus will hold its annual health fair, Making Everyday Healthy 10 a.m.-2 p.m. TRTR Main Street. Screenings and information will be provided from various partnerships around the community. Open to the public and all students, the health fair will also include a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 27
The NE Campus Student Success Seminar: Communicating with Faculty will give students tips on talking with teachers, mastering classroom etiquette and acquiring successful networking skills 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615).

Sept. 27
Students are invited to speak directly with the South Campus student development services office during the SDS Food and Review Forum noon-1 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207). A light Subway lunch will be served.

Sept. 27
Coffee House Conversation: Poetry Reading by Kelly Holt takes place at 6 p.m. in the NLIB Lobby on NE Campus. The poetry of Holt, a NE English adjunct instructor, has appeared in Allegheny Review, American Literary Review and Fugue. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff. For more information, contact Donovan Hufnagle at 817-515-6406.

Sept. 28
NW Campus will hold an information literacy class 1-3 p.m. in the Walsh Library WTLO (third floor). The event will address the subject of information literacy, which is the ability to recognize needed information and then locate, evaluate and effectively use that information. Students who are interested may sign up in the library or by e-mailing James Baxter at james.baxter@tccd.edu.

Sept. 28-Nov. 30
Health services is offering free exercise combo classes 1-2 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 30, excluding Nov. 2 and Nov. 23, in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Exercise combo, a wellness activity, combines cardio stretch, Zumba and line dance. All students and employees can attend. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222.

Sept. 29
Health services will give free HIV/AIDS screenings 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in ESEC 2118 on SE Campus. Appointments are not required.

Sept. 30-Oct. 8
Students have four books to vote on for the Big Book Talk in April. Students can choose among The Color Purple, 1984, The Hunger Games and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. By voting on these books, students have a chance to un-ban the historically banned book of their choice. Visit libguides.tccd.edu or the TR Campus Library for voting and more information.

Oct. 1
NE Campus students can make their voices count during the Student Government Association forum 12:30-2 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students can participate or observe as important issues at TCC are discussed and decided. For more information, email Anissa Mosher at sgatccne@gmail.com.

Oct. 1
The NE student leadership academy’s free networking seminar introduces students to the different aspects of networking and discusses the expectations relevant to students 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 1
In honor of the ship replicas The Hannah and The Santa Maria donated by Allan Saxe, a dedication ceremony will be held at 2:15 p.m. in the Rotunda on TR Campus. Students and faculty members are invited. A reception will follow.

Oct. 1
The weekly Zumba class will meet 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE building on South Campus. Persons of all fitness levels are invited to attend dressed for exercise.

Oct. 1-31
Students are invited to participate in the South Campus Instagram Challenge. Each day, participants will take a photograph that fits with the day’s theme, post it on Instagram and mark it with #tccsouth. Daily themes are posted around the campus. Students may contact Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824 for more information.

Oct. 2
The NW Community Volunteer Fair will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby. The event brings students together with volunteer agencies to learn about volunteering opportunities. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

Oct. 2
Armie Snarley, a certified business etiquette consultant, will speak at a business etiquette seminar 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the Texas Room (SSTU 2210) on South Campus. Students will learn how they can apply everyday business etiquette to their lives.

Oct. 2
This week’s Lunchtime Workshop at TR, Test Taking Strategies, will give students extra tips on studying, reviewing and taking tests. TR government instructor James Goss will speak at the event, which runs noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3102).

Oct. 2
NE Campus’ advising and counseling center helps students understand how healthy self-esteem is linked closely to success and how to prepare for a positive and successful future in Student Success Seminar: Positive Self-Esteem and the Road to Success with counselor Anita Peters 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 3
South Campus will hold a blood donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in a mobile unit outside the SSTU patio.

Oct. 3
SE Campus health services department will provide free HIV/AIDS screening 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Appointments are not required, and students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Oct. 4
South student support coordinator Jamal Williams will present his session Social Media: What to Post and Tweet noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room (SSTU 2207) on South Campus.

Oct. 4
The TR Campus library will hold a book discussion on William Power’s Hamlet’s Blackberry 12:15-1 p.m. in TRTR 4216. A free lunch will be provided.

Oct. 4
The Fall Club Crawl will put TR Campus’ clubs on display for students to see, gather information on and sign up for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Clubs including the new International Student Club, the new Citizens’ Club, Student Government, the Film Club, Trinity River Equality in Education and Phi Theta Kappa will be recruiting members. Many more clubs will be present at the event and light refreshments will be served.

Oct. 6
An orientation will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. for First Choice program students in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. Parents are also invited. Call 817-515-3420 for more information.

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