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Nov.+17Carter+BloodCare+will+host+a+blood+drive+9+a.m.-4+p.m.+in+TR%E2%80%99s+Action+Suite+A.+Individuals+interested+in+donating+blood+must+weigh+at+least+110+pounds%2C+be+17%2B+years+old+and+have+valid+photo+identification.+At+least+56+days+must+have+passed+since+the+last+donation%2C+and+donors+should+also+be+well-hydrated.+Questions+about+eligibility+may+be+answered+by+calling+1-800-DONATE-4.+For+more+information%2C+contact+health+center+coordinator+Angela+Virgin+at+817-515-1059.
Nov. 17



Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in TR’s Action Suite A. Individuals interested in donating blood must weigh at least 110 pounds, be 17+ years old and have valid photo identification. At least 56 days must have passed since the last donation, and donors should also be well-hydrated. Questions about eligibility may be answered by calling 1-800-DONATE-4. For more information, contact health center coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Now-Nov. 13 TCC Connect representatives are visiting each campus to celebrate National Distance Learning Week 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Representatives will be on each campus a different day including 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. 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 e-Learning student panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. For more details, contact student services outreach manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-1417.

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

Nov. 17Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in TR’s Action Suite A. Individuals interested in donating blood must weigh at least 110 pounds, be 17+ years old and have valid photo identification. At least 56 days must have passed since the last donation, and donors should also be well-hydrated. Questions about eligibility may be answered by calling 1-800-DONATE-4. For more information, contact health center coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.
Nov. 17

Carter BloodCare will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in TR’s Action Suite A. Individuals interested in donating blood must weigh at least 110 pounds, be 17+ years old and have valid photo identification. At least 56 days must have passed since the last donation, and donors should also be well-hydrated. Questions about eligibility may be answered by calling 1-800-DONATE-4. For more information, contact health center coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Now-Dec. 4 The NE Student Ambassadors are collecting gloves, hats, scarves and other winter apparel for the women at children at Safehaven of Tarrant County. Boxes are in NSTU, NTAB, NFAC, NACB and NBSS.

Now-Dec. 8 The NE Future Teachers Club is sponsoring a donation drive for Alice Contrearas Elementary School in Fort Worth. School supplies and new or gently used children’s books can be placed in boxed in NBSS, NTAB, NSTU or NACB.

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 9-9:30 a.m. on the history of libraries. Refreshments will be provided.

Nov. 11 SE Campus will hold a Veterans Day observance in the Commons at 11 a.m. The observance will include the Veterans Association dedication of the Blue Star Memorial plaque. Contact student activities at 817-515-3103 for more information.

Nov. 11 NW will provide free lunch for TCC military veterans noon-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303. The luncheon will feature guest speaker Lindsey Gribbin, a TCC alumna and Marine Corps veteran. To RSVP, contact health services administrative assistant Keva Montrose at 817-515-7672.

Nov. 11 SE Campus will dedicate its Blue Star memorial in observance of Veterans Day at 11 a.m. in the Commons.

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.

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.

Nov. 11-12 The NW Bridge Program will guide students on using Microsoft Office Suite 11-11:30 a.m. in WTLO 3411A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 11-12 The NW Bridge Program hosts Defining Who You Are 12:30-2 p.m. in WACB 1123. The workshop will go over how to develop awareness of oneself to find purpose and live a fulfilling life. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 12 Guest speaker Tracy Pierce will lead a discussion on South Campus about transitioning leadership skills into student success 1-3 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Lunch will be provided as well as giveaways during the seminar. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Stephanie Davenport at 817-515-4803 or stephanie.davenport@tccd.edu.

Nov. 12 TR students can network with local business professionals at Mock-tail Mingle 4-8 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. The event will begin with leadership and networking workshops followed by an hour to mingle and make connections. The goal is to create opportunities for mentoring and potential internship or employment positions. Students are encouraged to dress business casual and bring resumes or business cards if possible. Interested students should RSVP to the student hub. For more information, contact center for leadership development coordinator Stevie Blakely at stephanie.blakely@tccd.edu.

Nov. 14 Last day to drop fall weekend classes.

Nov. 14 Trinity River on the Go will take students to visit Texas Wesleyan for Blue and Gold Day. Students interested in transferring can learn more about admission requirements and financial aid. Transportation will be provided, but space is limited. To attend, students should go to the Transfer Center (TREF 1503C) and fill out necessary paperwork. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

Nov. 15 Priority registration for Spring 2016 begins.

Nov. 16 NE health services will have experts on hand to help answer questions about the Affordable Care Act 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby. To set up a one-on-one appointment, contact Health Insurance Marketplace navigator Abel Serna at 817-617-1731.

Nov. 16 The NW Bridge Program will hold an interactive session on effective listening 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WTLO 3101A. This session will cover listening challenges in the classroom and possible strategies to overcome them. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 16 Julie Smalley from the National Marrow Donor Program will be on TRTR Main Street 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. recruiting bone marrow donors. Donors must be 18-44 years old and meet health guidelines, fill out a form and give a cheek swab for testing. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1059.

Nov. 17 South students can receive free, confidential HIV testing by the AIDS Outreach Center 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Bluebonnet Room. For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

Nov. 17 NW health services will partner with the Red Cross for a blood drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in WTLO 1303. Appointments can be made through health services or by contacting the Red Cross. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-7672.

Nov. 17 NE Campus will hold Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Your Career Development and Employability 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) presented by business assistant professor Randy Saleh. Registration is required, and students can sign up at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For more information, call 817-515-6692.

Nov. 17 SE health services will offer AIDS Outreach HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Contact health services at 817-515-3591 for more information.

Nov. 17 South Campus student support coordinator Jamal Williams will discuss how to appropriately and effectively speak to other students, faculty and staff as well as what not to do noon-1 p.m. in the advising and counseling center. For more information, contact success coach Tristian Evans at 817-515-4559.

Nov. 17 The NW Bridge Program will discuss note-taking strategies 2-3 p.m. in WTLO 3101A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 17-18 The NW Bridge Program will teach tips on mastering test anxiety noon-1 p.m. Nov. 17 and 4-5 p.m. Nov. 18 in WTLO 3101A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 17, 24 The SE library will hold a NaNoWriMo Workshop 7-8 p.m. The workshop is part of the annual National Novel Writing month, which encourages participants to write a 50,000-word novel during the month of November. Contact librarian Liliana Cano at 817-515-3085 for more information.

Nov. 18 South counselor Valerie Groll will discuss the unique journey of grief and stress as well as review healthy coping strategies 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the advising and counseling center. For more information, contact Groll at 817-515-4894.

Nov. 18 SE health services will offer vision screenings 1-6 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Contact student services at 817-515-3591 for more information.

Nov. 18 The South Campus writing center will host its first wacky hat contest 1-3 p.m. A prize will be given for best hat by student and by faculty/staff. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608 or gabrielle.raymond@tccd.edu.

Nov. 18-19 The NW Bridge Program will provide tutorials on finding online resources for writing papers 2-2:30 p.m. in WTLO 3411A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 19 NE Campus’ Student Leadership Academy will host Articulating a Vision 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). For more information, call 817-515-6688.

Nov. 19 NW career services will host the Aviation, Transportation and Logistics Job Fair 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the OWTL building at the Center of Excellence for Aviation Transportation and Logistics. The fair is open to current students, TCC alumni and the public. Confirmed companies include Ameriflight, DFW Instruments, Express Jets, Metroplex Aircraft Inspection, UPS and US Aviation Group. The CEATL is located at Alliance Airport, 2310 Horizon Drive in Fort Worth. For more details, contact instructional technician Carmen Wise at 817-515-7267.

Nov. 19 SE Campus will host Autism Spectrum Disorder and First Choice Program Information Day 9 a.m.-noon in the ballroom. Contact special projects coordinator Nita Haliburton at 817-515-3115 for more information.

Nov. 19 The NW Bridge Program will discuss strategies for finding scholarships and writing for them 2-3 p.m. in WTLO 3101A. For more information, contact Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Nov. 19 NE will present Monitoring Spending: Keeping it Real 6-7 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). Students can learn how to keep track of their money each month and how much they’re spending. For more information, contact 817-515-6931.

Nov. 21 The NW English department will host a creative writing conference 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Author Nathan Brown will speak, and lunch will be provided. For more information, contact English instructor Mary Lounsbury at 817-515-7224.

Nov. 21 Last day to drop fall 16-week classes.

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