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Women’s History Month Calendar

Now-March 31 NE Campus showcases Making History: Celebrating the Lives of Women in the J. Ardis Bell Library’s upper floor during normal business hours. The exhibit features books and biographies celebrating the contributions of women throughout history. For more information, call 817-515-6658.

Now-March 31 South Campus will hold the Women’s History Month exhibit Young Women Makers, Shakers and Movers in the lobby of the Jenkins Garrett Library. It is available during normal business hours.

March 9 NE Campus kinesiology department and student activities will host Women’s Self Defense 10 a.m.-noon in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The two-hour self-defense class will lay the foundation for effective self-defense and teach awareness, assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills, safety strategies and physical techniques that enable someone to prevent, escape and resist violent assaults.

March 10 Women’s History Month: Code Girl film discussion will be 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the SE Campus library (ESED 1200). For more information, call SE English associate professor Pennie Boyett at 817-515-3140.

March 22 NW student activities will sponsor Living Historian: A Perspective on Women in American History 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in WACB 1123. A documentary will be shown followed by a discussion about the roles of women in American history. For more information, contact NW student activities coordinator Rachel McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

March 22 The Life and Impact of Julia Scott Reed will be 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the SE Campus library (ESED 1200). UTA associate professor and history chair W. Marvin Dulaney will present the session about Reed, America’s first black female newspaper columnist. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

March 23 South Campus will hold a panel discussion on dating and domestic violence 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Fusion Auditorium (SETC 1100). The panel will feature Burleson mayor Ken Shetter, psychology professor Charles Overstreet and sociology instructor Maureen Hockenberger. For additional information, call 817-515-4307.

March 24 TR Campus present Latinas in Congress featuring State Democratic Executive Committee chair for District 9 Celina Vasquez 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the TREF Fulkerson Library. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908 or axel.leos@tccd.edu.

March 25 It Takes More Than ‘Grace and Gumption’: Texas Women and the Struggle for Citizenship will be 10:40-11:35 a.m. in the SE Campus library (ESED 1200). Stephanie Cole, UTA associate history professor and editor and contributor to Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives, will present. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

March 29 Students, faculty and staff can have lunch and conversation with Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. Price will discuss civil justice, civic engagement and her experiences as mayor. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908 or axel.leos@tccd.edu.

March 29 Women can get mammograms on TR Campus 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in a mobile mammography unit on the TR Circle Drive. Insurance will be filed, so participants should have their information ready when making an appointment at 1-855-318-7696.

March 30 South Campus will have a mobile mammogram unit 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the north parking lot. The unit, provided by the Moncrief Cancer Institute, will provide assistance to women 35 and over by offering free mammograms. For more information, call 817-515-4595.

March 30 NE Campus will hold Ella Baker: Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Todd Moe from the University of North Texas will discuss Baker’s role and contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. For more information, call 817-515-6304.

March 30 South Campus will hold a breast cancer awareness event 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the gym (SHPE). The event will include Dr. Robyn Young, an oncologist who will discuss the dangers of cancer and provide prevention techniques. For information, call 817-515-4307.

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