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March 1

NE Campus will hold a Veterans Information Session 3:30-5 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Veteran students can learn more about the benefit process, success in classrooms and the community and campus resources available to them. Afterward, students can ask questions and are encouraged to share their stories and advice. Students must register through http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events/index. Refreshments will be provided.

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Now–April 6 The NE Campus English department is holding its annual spring writing competition through April 6.

March 1NE Campus will hold a Veterans Information Session 3:30-5 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Veteran students can learn more about the benefit process, success in classrooms and the community and campus resources available to them. Afterward, students can ask questions and are encouraged to share their stories and advice. Students must register through http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events/index. Refreshments will be provided.Collegian file photo
March 1
NE Campus will hold a Veterans Information Session 3:30-5 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Veteran students can learn more about the benefit process, success in classrooms and the community and campus resources available to them. Afterward, students can ask questions and are encouraged to share their stories and advice. Students must register through http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com/events/index. Refreshments will be provided.
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Winners of each category will be published in the literary journal Under the Clock Tower and be awarded a cash prize of $100. Runners-up will be considered for publication. Students interested in participating can submit their poems, stories and essays to http://undertheclocktower.submittable.com. For additional information, call 817-515-6413.

Now-March 12 SE Campus is holding its basketball league. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

Feb. 24 The second day of the DFW University Transfer Fair and Scholarship Forum continues 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Discovery Center (third floor) on TR Campus. Universities from across North Texas can answer questions about admissions and scholarships.

Feb. 24 NE Campus presents Solving Debt Problems: Strategies and Solutions 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The program is a financial education module that covers cash flow, balance sheets and symptoms and causes of debt problems. Attending the workshop will satisfy a financial literacy requirement for any academic success plan pertaining to financial aid.

Feb. 24 South Campus presents Test Anxiety 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the advising and counseling center (SACT 1429). The seminar teaches coping strategies for students whose anxiety negatively impacts their ability to take exams.

Feb. 24 NE Campus will hold the MyPlan Career Assessment session 2:30-3:30 p.m. in NSTU 1625A. The session helps students assess their personality, interests, skills and values and provides matching careers of interest based off the results. Registration is required and can be done through tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

Feb. 24 TR Campus will hold free, confidential HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (TREF 1312A). Appointments are encouraged but not needed. For more information, call TR health services administrative assistant Acia Lacy at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 24, 25 NW’s Bridge Program and Academic Learning Center will present Using Chicago Writing Style at 11 a.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). This workshop will focus on reviewing the guidelines for essay writing using Chicago style. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Feb. 24-25 SE Campus will hold a Texas Wesleyan Ram Application Day and a University of North Texas Eagle Landing Fair 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. The Texas Wesleyan Day will be Feb. 24, and the UNT Eagle Landing will be Feb. 25. Students can apply to the schools or talk to representatives. For more information, call SE transfer center coordinator Terrell Shaw at 817-515-3230.

Feb. 24-27 The Bridge Program and Academic Learning Center on NW will host TSI Reading/Writing Refresher at 2 p.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). Students can learn strategies and techniques for performing well in the TSI reading and writing sections. Contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu for more information.

Feb. 26 TR health services and Nova Family Dental Clinic will host a free dental screening 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. The event is open to TCC students and employees as well as the general public and will teach about good oral hygiene habits and provide new toothbrushes. For more information, contact campus nurse Felicia Payne at 817-515-1059 or tr.healthservices@tccd.edu.

Feb. 25 The South Campus Community Outreach Center will hold a Community & Industry Education Services Expo 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Dining Hall (SSTU 1104). The event will highlight program areas, courses and services available to all students, community members and South Campus employees. Students on academic probation or suspension are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 817-515-4332.

Feb. 26 NE Campus’ English department presents Curating Sources beginning at 10:10 a.m. in the writing center (NACB 1114). The workshop will show students how to assess and manage resources while conducting research. For information, call English associate professor Lisette Blanco-Cerda at 817-515-6198.

Feb. 26 The Jim Bolen Math Competition will be 2-3 p.m. on all campuses. Students should arrive at 1:30 p.m. to complete the registration form. Students do not need to be enrolled in a math class to participate. The testing locations for the competition on each campus are the following: NE Campus, NTAB 2223; SE Campus, ESEE 2312; TR Campus, call TR math professor Vinh Nguyen at 817-515-1182; NW Campus, WTLO 2114; South Campus, SNUR 1632.

Feb. 26 The 29th Leadership eXperience Summit will be 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Action Suite (TRTR 4202) on TR Campus. Dream Outside the Box founder Kam Phillips will present. Students are invited to hear the keynote speaker and learn leadership skills in a conference-type setting. No RSVP will be necessary, and a light lunch will be served. For more information, call 817-515-1036.

Feb. 29 NW’s Bridge Program will host a workshop on scholarships 10-11 a.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). NW English associate professor Angela Chilton will provide students with ways to find information on scholarships and tips for writing essays to accompany the applications. Call program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657 for more information.

Feb. 29 Money Mondays: Needs and Wants workshop will be noon-1 p.m. in Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210). 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. 29, March 1 NW’s Bridge Program and the Academic Learning Center will present Using Chicago Style at 5:15 p.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). Students will learn and review the Chicago style of writing. Contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at 817-515-7657 for more information.

Feb. 29, March 2 Physics 1 Workshops: Problem Solving Sessions will be 2:30-4 p.m. in ESEE 2336 on SE Campus. Newton’s laws will be the focus of the workshop. Students will learn methods for solving homework and exam problems. For more information, call SE instructional associate Bethany Hiller at 817-515-3823.

March 1 TR students can participate in Understanding Ethics, Part II 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. The discussion will be led by student leaders. Coffee and hot tea will be provided. For more details, call 817-515-1036.

March 1 NW’s Bridge Program will team up with the Academic Learning Center to bring students Reducing Test Anxiety at 11 a.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). Aimed at veterans but open to all, Air Force veteran Rose Stubblefield will provide students with techniques for defeating anxiety before exams. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

March 1 Texas Woman’s University Team Visit will be 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. Students can apply to TWU or talk to representatives. For more information, call SE transfer center coordinator Terrell Shaw at 817-515-3230.

March 1 South Campus presents Careers in Film 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall (SREC). Students will hear from professionals in the film industry and learn tips to help them make their own movies. For more information, call 817-515-4551.

March 1 NW counseling and advising with the Bridge Program will present Balancing Act: Creating the Perfect Balance Between School, Work and Life 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WSTU 1305. NW counselor Brentom Jackson will show students how to develop an individualized plan for becoming more productive in different areas of their lives. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

March 1 NE Campus health services will provide 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 with results available the following week. For additional information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

March 1 TR counseling director Louann Schulze will help TR students find School/Work/Life Balance 10-11 a.m. in the TRTR Discovery Center. She will provide tips for balancing the various jobs in a student’s life. For more information, call 817-515-1055.

March 2 TR Campus will kick off National Craft Month noon-2 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Students can experiment with knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, leather tooling, rigid heddle weaving and other crafts. For more information, contact library technology program coordinator Suzanne Beckett at 817-515-1225 or suzanne.beckett@tccd.edu.

March 2 Health services will hold free HIV screenings 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118) on SE Campus. For more information, contact SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry or SE health services administrative assistant Kristian Wilson at 817-515-3591.

March 2 Test Anxiety will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NW Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). NW counselor Brentom Jackson will give tips and tools to help students manage anxiety during exams. For more information, contact NW English instructor Tia Cole at tia.cole@tccd.edu.

March 2 TR students can learn about volunteer and service learning opportunities during the Service Fair 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Representatives from several nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools will be available to provide information about their organizations. For more information, contact student development associate Elena Walker at 817-515-1194 or elena.walker@tccd.edu.

March 2 NW’s Bridge Program and QEP will team up to present Balancing Life & School 2-3 p.m. in the NW Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). NW English associate professor Angela Chilton will provide tips to help students balance their academic, social and personal lives. Contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu for more information.

March 2-5 NW’s Bridge Program and Academic Learning Center will hold Using Parallel Structure at 11 a.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). The interactive workshop will teach students about using parallel structure in writing. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

March 3 Professionals and students can learn about Human Trafficking 1-4 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. Attendees will learn tactics used by traffickers, characteristics of victims and appropriate interventions. Free for students, and $10 for professionals. Registration is available at the door. For more information, contact special projects coordinator Raytosha Jones at 817-515-6190 or raytosha.jones@tccd.edu.

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