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Now-Nov. 19 The NE National Honor Society in Psychology is holding a book drive for W.T. Francisco Elementary School kindergarten-fifth grade children in Haltom City.

Nov. 11Special guest veteran Brig. Gen. Leon Johnson will make a special appearance on South Campus in celebration of Veterans Day for a presentation and luncheon noon-2 p.m. A moment of silence will be at 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 11

Special guest veteran Brig. Gen. Leon Johnson will make a special appearance on South Campus in celebration of Veterans Day for a presentation and luncheon noon-2 p.m. A moment of silence will be at 12:30 p.m.

Students can drop off gently used or new books in any of the Psi Beta boxes located in various buildings on NE Campus. For more information, contact yvonne.mccoy@my.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.

Oct. 28 The NW library will continue its cinema in the 1970s series 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.

Oct. 28 South students can learn more about comma splices, run-on sentences and fragments 2-3 p.m. in the South writing center.

Oct. 28 The SE advising and counseling center will offer ASK Suicide Prevention training 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Cypress Room (ESED 2129C).

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. Treats will be offered.

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.

Oct. 28 The South film club will host the Horror Movie Fest 6-9 p.m. in the faculty dining hall.

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. Families are welcome. The center will be closed that day, but classes will be held. For more details, 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 offer vision screening 1-6 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Contact health services at 817-515-3043.

Oct. 29 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will host Leading by Serving, a Student Leadership Academy session, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students will learn why serving is 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 Student activities and Northeast Campus Association of Potters & Sculptors will host Digital Clay with Camila Friedman-Gerlicz, a two-day ceramics lab workshop 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 with a 5 p.m. talk and reception in the J. Ardis Bell Library computer learning center and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 30. Students will work with Rhino software along with hands-on and clay templates from the digital design ceramics lab. All participants must bring a 32-gigabyte flash drive and something for a potluck lunch Oct. 30. To register, contact art associate professor Karmien Bowman at karmien.bowman@tccd.edu or call 817-515-6693.

Oct. 29-30 SE student activities will sponsor the Fall Fest Bazaar, a fundraiser for student 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 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. 30 The SE library will sponsor the Graphic Novels and Comic Book Festival. The all-day event includes displays and activities. Contact the library at 817-515-3081 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.

Nov. 3 NE students can participate in the ASK Gatekeeper Training workshop 1-2:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). ASK is a program that teaches people suicide risk factors and the proper channels and means to use in handling those situations. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

Nov. 3 NE career services will host a resume and cover letter development workshop presented by special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Students will learn the basic principles to create an effective resume and cover letter. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required by Nov. 2 at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For more information, contact NE career services at 817-515-6692.

Nov. 3 South Campus success coach Alma Gallegos will discuss the importance of setting personal financial goals noon-1 p.m. in SACT 1429. For more information, contact success coach Tristian Evans at 817-515-4559.

Nov. 3 The NE transfer center will host part two of Transfer Academy Series: Getting Interactive noon-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can ask questions and talk to university representatives about specific interests and transferring options. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6244.

Nov. 3 Toni Allison, CEO of Knowledge for Success, will discuss what it takes to own a business and write a business plan 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The seminar is sponsored by Winners In New Roles. For more information, contact information center assistant Alyssa Petty at 817-515-4187.

Nov. 3 The AIDS Outreach Center and NE health services will offer free, confidential HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact health services administrative assistant Bernie Yee at 817-515-6056.

Nov. 3, 10, 17 The SE library will hold NaNoWriMo Workshops 7-8 p.m. for National Novel Writing Month to encourage attendees to write a 50,000-word novel during the month of November. Contact librarian Liliana Cano for more information at 817-515-3085.

Nov. 4 NW health services will offer free testing for sexually transmitted diseases 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. No appointment is needed, and testing should take 40-45 minutes. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Nov. 4 NE students can have lunch with the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during its fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the table in front of NTAB. Chick-fil-A sandwiches will be provided for $5. Drinks are free. Students can learn about leadership, service and the honors program. For more information, contact PTK president Rebecca Reyes at rebecca.reyes@my.tccd.edu.

Nov. 4 South students can talk to university recruiters who will provide materials on admission, academic degrees and other transfer information during the regional transfer fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Texas Room. For more information, contact information center assistant Alyssa Petty at 817-515-4187.

Nov. 4 SE career services will hold an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Cypress Room (ESED 2129C). Contact career services at 817-515-3591 for more information.

Nov. 4 NE student activities will sponsor the third in a series of live National Society of Leadership Success broadcast presentations 6-9 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The Social Network actor Jesse Eisenberg will do a live webcast. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at 817-515-6644.

Nov. 5 A Breast Cancer Center of Excellence oncologist will give an interactive presentation noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. It will be followed by a Q&A session. Drinks and prizes will be provided. For more details, contact South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531 or tina.ingram@tccd.edu.

Nov. 5 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will host Ethical 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). Students can learn about ethical decisions in leadership and their impact on effective leadership. Lunch or dinner will be served. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at cara.walker@tccd.edu.

Nov. 6 All campuses will hold the Jim Bolen Math Competition first round of testing at 2 p.m. Students can try to win scholarships and cash prizes during the one-hour multiple-choice test. Students should arrive by 1:30 p.m. to complete registration forms, and registration must be completed by 1:45 p.m. For testing locations, students should contact their campus representatives: NE, mathematics associate professor Cathryn Miller at cathryn.miller@tccd.edu; NW, mathematics instructor Jeff Brignac at jeff.brignac@tccd.edu; SE, mathematics associate professor Carol White at carol.white@tccd.edu; South, mathematics instructor Maggie Foster at margaret.foster@tccd.edu; TR, mathematics professor Vinh Nguyen at vinh.hguyen@tccd.edu.

Nov. 9 NW health services will host a seminar on diabetes noon-1 p.m. in WACB 1123. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Nov. 9-13 TCC Connect representatives will visit each campus to celebrate National Distance Learning Week 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Representatives will be on each campus a different day starting with SE Nov. 9 in the Commons, NE Nov. 10 in the Student Center, NW Nov. 11 in the Student Center, South Nov. 12 in the Student Center and TR Nov. 13 in TRTR. There will be seminars over Success Strategies for Online Students on each campus. SE’s will be at 3 p.m. in ESED 2318, NE’s at 1 p.m. NBSS 1103, South’s at 3 p.m. in the SSTU Bluebonnet Room, TR’s at 2 p.m. in TREF 4203 and NW’s at 10:15 a.m. in WFSC 2504, NW will follow the seminar with an eLearning student panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. For more details, contact student services outreach manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417.

Nov. 10 Student activities will provide free coffee and pastries for students to take a break 10-11 a.m. outside the TREC coffee shop. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@tccd.edu.

Nov. 10 NE student activities will sponsor the fourth in a series of live National Society of Leadership Success broadcast presentations 6-9 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Actor, comedian and playwright John Leguizamo will do a live webcast for students. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at 817-515-6644.

Nov. 10 South Campus health services will host an American Red Cross blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh more than 110 pounds and provide a photo ID. Walk-ins are welcomed, or they can go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor keyword “tccsouth” to schedule an appointment. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

Nov. 10 In recognition of Veterans Day, NE Campus will host a Veterans Day Celebration 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Guest speakers and musical selections will be part of this celebration. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Cara Walker at 817-515-6688.

Nov. 10 South Campus academic advisor Carl Schierreb will present a workshop where students can learn the diverse challenges of managing conflict and interpersonal struggles among their peers noon-1 p.m. in SACT 1429. For more information, contact success coach Tristian Evans at 817-515-4559.

Nov. 11 The NW library will continue its Golden Jubilee Speaker Series 9 a.m.–5 p.m. in WTLO 3100. UNT digital humanities coordinator Spencer Keralis will speak on the history of libraries. Refreshments will be provided. For more details, contact librarian April Martinez at 817-225-8173.

Nov. 11 SE Campus will dedicate its Blue Star memorial in observance of Veterans Day at 11 a.m. in the Commons. Contact student activities at 817-515-3103 for more information.

Nov. 11 TR will honor veterans with a ceremony 10:45 a.m.–noon in the TR Rotunda. A veterans memorial wall will be on display listing the names of all of those fallen since Sept. 11, 2001. Student veterans will read the names of soldiers lost since Veterans Day in 2014. A wreath will be laid and Barack Obama’s Presidential Proclamation on Veteran’s Day read. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at edward.brassart@my.tccd.edu.

Nov. 11 NW health services will hold 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.

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