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Feb. 3 Health services will hold free HIV screenings 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118 on SE Campus.

Feb. 11-12Valentine’s Shopping Spree will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. Students can purchase Valentine’s Day gifts. SE organizations and clubs will participate, and all profits will benefit their causes. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.Suzann Clay/The Collegian
Feb. 11-12
Valentine’s Shopping Spree will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. Students can purchase Valentine’s Day gifts. SE organizations and clubs will participate, and all profits will benefit their causes. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.
Suzann Clay/The Collegian

For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry or SE health services administrative assistant Kristian Wilson at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 3 NE Campus will offer free HIV and syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Call NE health services at 817-515-6056 to schedule an appointment.

Feb. 3 The Bridge Program will host How to Properly Advocate for One’s Self 2-3 p.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A) on NW Campus. Students will learn how to ask the important questions in class to help them improve and communicate more effectively. Contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657 for more information.

Feb. 3 The TR counseling center hosts Forming Study Groups 11 a.m.-noon in the TR Idea Store. Students can learn the benefits of working with a study group, ways to find peers with common learning styles and techniques to overcome scheduling conflicts. Contact TR academic advisor Demetrice Hodges at 817-515-1055 for more information.

Feb. 3 NW’s Transfer Academy and the Bridge Program will team up for Essentials of Building Your Transfer Plan 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Students will receive tips and insights on the transfer process. Contact coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657 for more information.

Feb. 3 Ask Gatekeeper Training will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the advising and counseling center (SACT 1429) on South Campus. South counselor Nicole D’Alesandro will teach students to recognize suicide risk factors and ways to properly handle potential situations. For additional information, call D’Alesandro at 817-515-4709.

Feb. 3-6 The Bridge Program and NW’s Academic Learning Center will host Outlining Strategies at 11 a.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). The workshop will serve as a refresher for outlining writing projects. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Feb. 4 TR Campus will host its Spring Club Crawl 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can meet representatives from TR Campus student organizations, learn more about their plans for spring semester and find out how they can get involved. Contact Eddie Brassart, TR student activities coordinator, at 817-515-1192 for more details.

Feb. 4 A Goal Setting workshop will be held in the SE Campus Ballroom 10-11:20 a.m. For more details, contact academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

Feb. 4 NE student activities will hold a Student Organization Luncheon 12:30-2 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) to discuss changes in policies and upcoming events for student organizations. The luncheon will provide opportunities to network and promote an organization’s goals. For additional information, call student activities at 817-515-6644. 

Feb. 4 Students whose feelings of nervousness sabotage their test scores can attend Calming Test Anxiety, hosted by the TR counseling center. They can learn how to relax during tests, control nervous thoughts and earn test scores reflective of their knowledge instead of their anxiety level. The workshop will be held noon-1 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Call counselor Lori Leach at 817-515-1282 for more details.

Feb. 4-5 NW’s Bridge Program and the Academic Learning Center will hold Using APA Style seminars at noon in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). These seminars will review the guidelines on using APA style for writing. For more details, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657.

Feb. 5 “Go Red” Heart Health Observance will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118) on SE Campus. Students will get information on heart health and can win prizes. For more information, call SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

Feb. 5 The Balancing Act is a personal success seminar that will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the advising and counseling center (SACT 1429) on South Campus. The seminar will teach students how to identify when their lives are out of balance and inform students on ways to deal with stress that comes from emotions, time constraints, relationships, health and money. For additional information, call the center at 817-515-4558.

Feb. 5, 12 The NE Campus math department will offer a series of free workshops to help students prepare for the Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition. The workshop will be held 2-4 p.m. Feb. 5 and 1-3 p.m. Feb. 12 in NTAB 2223. No registration is necessary.

Feb. 6 The SE dance program will host a capoeira class 10 a.m.-noon in EART 1101. Capoeira is a martial art form of weight shifts, kicks and dodges, transitions and movement vocabulary. The class is free, but financial donations will be taken for the SE Dance Scholarship Fund. Students can also donate an item for the Arlington Life Shelter. For more information, call SE dance professor Brandy M. Niccolai-Belfi at 817-515-3844.

Feb. 6 Students are invited to travel with TR Campus to the University of Texas at Arlington for the Trinity River on the Go-UTA Maverick Experience. Participants can meet faculty, staff and students as well as many student organization representatives and tour the campus and its housing facilities. Students can visit the TR transfer center (TREF 1503C) to sign up and complete required paperwork. Transportation is provided, but space is limited, so RSVP soon. For more details, contact TR transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144.

Feb. 8 Money Mondays: College Costs Workshop will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210). SE success coach Edward Hicks will inform students on ways to prepare for the costs of community colleges and universities. Up to 20 students may attend. Students can sign up in the success center or call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

Feb. 8 A Lunar New Year Celebration “Year of the Monkey” will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the ESCT HUB on SE Campus. Students will learn how to write their names in Chinese calligraphy, receive fortune cookies and participate in games. For more information, call SE student development associate Frankie Ward at 817-515-3124.

Feb. 9 Managing Credit: Priorities and Pitfalls will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. The program will cover how credit can affect one’s life, what one needs to know about credit scores and reports, how to keep one’s credit in good shape and how to avoid identity theft. Spots must be reserved at tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For additional information, call the advising and counseling center at 817-515-6661.

Feb. 9 TR presents Transfer 101, the first session for the Trinity River Academy. This informational session will help prepare students to transfer to a four-year university and is open to all students, regardless of how many hours accumulated. Two sessions are scheduled per day, each in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102) 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 9 and noon and 12:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198 for more information.

Feb. 9 The National Society for Student Leadership will host a live web broadcast featuring American television journalist Juju Chang 6-8 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. Chang will present The Power of Your Story, which deals with quieting insecurity, facing biases and finding one’s voice. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

Feb. 9 The TR counseling center will host Get the 411 on Academic Status and GPA, a workshop that teaches the importance of academic status and the value of continually tracking one’s GPA. Each academic status, such as good standing and probation, will be discussed in detail along with a quick and easy way to calculate the GPA. The event will be 10 a.m.-noon in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102).

Feb. 9-10 Career services will host a Service Learning Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. Students can sign up with agencies for student learning hours or receive information on volunteering in the community. For more information, call SE career and employee services coordinator Gina Maloy at 817-515-3592.

Feb. 10 The student success seminar Digging Out of Debt will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. Randy Saleh, business assistant professor, will inform students how to properly use financial aid and get out of debt. A light lunch will be served. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6582.

Feb. 10 NW’s Bridge Program and success coaches will host Surviving Your First Semester 2-3 p.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). Students will hear tricks and tips about getting the most out of their first semester. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Feb. 10 Julie Smalley from the National Marrow Donor Program will be on NE Campus in the NTAB lobby 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to recruit bone marrow donors. Bone marrow transplants are life-saving treatments for those with leukemia, lymphoma and other diseases. Certain health requirements must be met to donate. For more information, call health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 10 Carter BloodCare will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. outside of the Student Center on NE Campus. Healthy donors must be at least 110 pounds, 16 years of age and have a valid ID. Fifty-six days must have passed before the previous donation, and it is recommended that one is hydrated and has eaten prior to donating. For information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 10 NW Campus health services will hold a lunch discussion about nutrition and weight management noon-1 p.m. in WACB 1123. Attendees will hear from Baylor Scott & All Saints Medical Allied Professionals team member Elle Lockhart who will speak about ways mental health can negatively affect the body. Those interested in attending must RSVP by Feb. 5 with health services at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 10 The TR counseling center will sponsor Time Management: Tick, Tock! 11 a.m.-noon in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). This workshop will equip students with the tools needed to take back their lives and balance their time. Contact TR academic advisors Christina Martinez or Patavia Whaley at 817-515-1055 for more information.

Feb. 10-13 The Bridge Program and Academic Learning Center on NW Campus will hold Using MLA Style starting at 2 p.m. in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). This workshop will focus on the MLA guidelines and essay formats. Contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657 for more information.

Feb. 11 Love That Smile With All Your Heart will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. The program will teach students how dental health can also affect heart health and will include a complimentary heart-healthy lunch. Reservations are required. Students can register by calling NE health services at 817-515-6056. Faculty must register online through the TCC Learn Center, search Smile to request one professional development hour.

Feb. 11 Better Ways to Stress, presented by the TR counseling center, will be held 11 a.m.-noon in the Idea Store (TRTR 3102). Students can learn to use stress to be more productive, healthier and happier. Contact the TR counseling center at 817-515-1055 for details.

Feb. 12 Students can travel with TR Campus to the University of Texas at Dallas for Trinity River on the Go-UT Dallas Preview Friday. Students will learn more about UT-Dallas as counselors provide detailed information about admissions, financial aid, scholarships and campus life. UT Dallas will provide application fee waivers for the upcoming school year to students who attend. Transportation is provided, but space is limited, so RSVP soon. Students can visit the TR transfer center (TREF 1503C) to sign up and complete required paperwork. For more information, contact TR transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

Feb. 12 SE intramural sports will start off the semester with a dodgeball tournament at 1 p.m. in the gym. Students can sign up at the captain/free agent meeting at 1 p.m. Feb. 9 in the cardio room. Students need their IDs to sign up. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

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