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Now-April 6 The NE Campus English department is holding its annual spring writing competition through April 6. Winners of each category will be published in the literary journal Under the Clock Tower and 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.

March 9-12 The Academic Learning Center and Bridge Program on NW Campus will present Reading for Research at 2 p.m. in the writing lab (WTLO 3411A). Students will have an interactive workshop on how to capitalize on research articles and materials. For more information, contact program coordinator Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

March 9 TR Campus continues its celebration of National Craft Month with a Make & Take Session: Knitting noon-2 p.m. in the Fulkerson Library reading area. Students can make a coffee cozy or headband to keep. The library will provide necessary supplies, cookies and coffee.

March 9 The NE Campus French Club in collaboration with student activities will host an on-campus screening of the French film Populaire beginning at 7 p.m. in the NSTU Galley. The film follows an insurance agent and his new secretary as they become embroiled in romance and competition while training for a speed-typing competition. Admission is $5 per person and $6 per couple with popcorn and drink included in the price.

March 9 NW’s Bridge Program will hold Defining Who You Are 12:30-2 p.m. in WACB 1123. This seminar will touch on topics to aid students in discovering who they are, what their purpose is and what their goals are.

March 9 Tackling Test Anxiety workshop will be 12:50-2:10 p.m. in the SE Campus library classroom (ESED 1212). Students will learn tactics to reduce test anxiety.

March 9 NW’s Transfer Academy and Bridge Program will team up to bring students Financial Aid and Scholarships for University 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WSTU 1305. Students can talk with area university representatives in a panel setting.

March 9 Students and employees can learn Financial Literacy during a workshop 2-3 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. The session covers expenses and incomes students should have in their spending plans.

March 10 TCC police training coordinator Dwane Kelley will teach a personal safety and self-defense training workshop 12:30-2 p.m. on NE Campus in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The course teaches basic martial arts techniques to prepare students for the possibility of being attacked. For additional information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

March 12 SE Campus concludes its basketball league. The first of two semifinal games will start at 9 a.m. with the second beginning at 9:45 a.m. The winner of the two games will face off in the championship game at 10:45 a.m. in the SE gym. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

March 21 University of Kentucky social psychology lab director Nathan DeWall will give a speech on self-control at 1 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. For more information, call SE associate psychology professor Karl Robinson at 817-515-3828.

 

March 21 South Campus presents The Art of Color 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The workshop, presented by instructor Sandra Marshall, is designed to teach participants the psychology of color and its impact on one’s overall appearance, confidence and energy. For additional information, call Marshall at 817-515-4823.

March 21 Money Mondays: Loans — A Good Start will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210) on SE Campus. Up to 20 students may attend. Students can sign up in the success center or call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

March 22 TR career and employment services will host Lunch and Learn: Creating a Career Map for our Dream Job noon-1 p.m. in TRTR 1002A. Students should RSVP to trcareerservices@tccd.edu. For more information, contact career and employment services coordinator Kristin Vinson-Wright at 817-515-1040 or trcareerservices@tccd.edu.

March 22 South Campus presents Making Up 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The workshop will outline basic makeup techniques for a more professional appearance. For additional information, call 817-515-4551. 

March 22 Health services will hold free HIV screenings 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118) on SE Campus. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

March 22 TR students can participate in Public Speaking 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 the leadership development center at 817-515-1036.

March 22 Physics II Workshops: Problem Solving Sessions will be 2:30-3:50 p.m. in ESEE 2336 on SE Campus. Kirchhoff’s Rules 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 23 NE Campus learning centers will hold an open house 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Academic Learning Center (NACB 1114). Students can interact with staff and get information regarding the computer learning center, language acquisition center, math lab, science learning center, SOS Center, supplemental instruction and the writing center. For additional information, call student activities at 817-515-6644.

March 23 South Campus will hold PTSD Awareness 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the advising and counseling center (SACT 1429). South veteran counselor Valerie Groll will discuss recognizing symptoms, understanding PTSD and ways to prevent it from affecting one’s social and academic life. For information, call Groll at 817-515-4894.

March 23 The National Society of Leadership and Success will hold a live video webcast featuring Janice Bryant Howroyd 6-9 p.m. on NE Campus in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Howroyd will discuss creating success in a global marketplace, diversifying skills for the digital landscape and getting noticed by companies where one applies. For more information, call student activities coordinator Cara Walker at 817-515-6234.

March 23 TR Campus will offer one-stop graduation planning at Grad Fest 2016 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Students can visit with university representatives, confirm degree plan requirements, apply for graduation participation, pick up a cap and gown, purchase invitations or order a class ring. For more details, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198 or tr_transfer@tccd.edu.

March 23 South Campus presents Dressing Your Body Type 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The workshop will discuss the finer points of dressing for an occasion such as selecting clothes that complement one’s body type and clothing’s effect on self-confidence. For more information, call 817-515-4551.

March 23 The NE Campus advising and counseling center presents Get Back on Track and Finish the Race! 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The workshop will help students identify their learning style, provide effective study and GPA-boosting strategies and provide information regarding campus resources. For more information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

March 23 TR Campus continues its celebration of National Craft Month with a Make & Take Session: Paper Beads noon-2 p.m. in the Fulkerson Library reading area. Students can make beads from paper and get ideas for using them. The library will provide necessary supplies, cookies and coffee.

March 24 NW will present The Big Picture: Nutrition, Exercise, Eating Disorders 2-3:30 p.m. in WSTU 1303. The Elisa Project is an organization based in Dallas and dedicated to helping educate people on eating disorder prevention and health. For more information, contact NW dance associate professor Amy Sleigh at amy.sleigh@tccd.edu.

March 24 NE Campus career services will host a resume and cover letter workshop 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506A). Students can learn the basic tenets of resume and cover letter building. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call career services at 817-515-6692.

March 24 South Campus in collaboration with Attitudes & Attire presents Boots to Heels 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU Fort Worth Room. The group session is exclusively for veterans and serves women who have been in the military by providing the camaraderie of peers who face similar challenges of integrating back into civilian life. For more information, call counselor Valerie Groll at 817-515-4894.

March 24 Students can learn how to hang in when they feel like giving up during Building Resiliency: TCC Tough – Personal, Family, Academic Challenges noon-1 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. Academic advisors Kellie Brown and Dover Wernli will offer tips for overcoming circumstances and learning from them. For more information, call TR counseling services at 817-515-1055.

March 26 NE Campus will hold Teach the Teacher Rhino 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in NBSS 1105 with a simultaneous podcast to the J. Ardis Bell Library. A professional will present the workshop and discuss using Rhino design software to make 3-D prints. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch and must register for the event through WebAdvisor or by phone with Karmien Bowman at 817-515-6693.

March 28 Physics 1 Workshops: Problem Solving Sessions will be 2:30-4 p.m. in ESEE 2336 on SE Campus. The work energy theory 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 28 NE Campus will hold ASK Gatekeeper Training 3:30-5 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The program is designed to teach people to recognize suicide risk factors and to properly handle potential situations. For information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

March 28 TR academic advisors Christina Martinez and Patavia Whaley will present Study Skills and Learning Styles: Academic Challenges noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Room (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Students can learn the best way to study and develop a strong academic routine. For more information, call TR counseling services at 817-515-1055. 

March 28 Money Mondays: Loans — Success Plan will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210) on SE Campus. Up to 20 students may attend. Students can sign up in the success center or call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

March 29 TR students can participate in Managing Change 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe. Student leaders will lead the discussion. Coffee and hot tea will be provided. For more details, call the leadership development center at 817-515-1036.

March 29 Wellness Week: Blues and Butterflies will be 10-11:20 a.m. in the SE Campus Ballroom. Students will learn how to handle depression and anxiety. For more information, call SE academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

March 29 Time Management: Tick Tock! – Academic, Personal, Financial Challenges, Time Management and Organizational Skills will be presented by academic advisors Christina Martinez and Patavia Whaley 10-11 a.m. in the Discovery Room (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Students can learn effective ways to take their lives back and balance their time. For more information, call TR counseling services at 817-515-1055.

March 29 Wellness Week: Bystander Intervention will be 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the SE Campus Ballroom. A guest speaker will inform students on domestic violence. For more information, call SE academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

March 30 Students needing help choosing a major and career path can attend Fantastic Voyage! Decision Making noon-1 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. Academic advisor Demetrice Hodges and success coach Jasmine Gilmer present the many options available to students. For more information, contact TR counseling services at 817-515-1055.

March 30 Health and Wellness Resource Fair will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons on SE Campus. Students will get information on how to live a healthy lifestyle. For more information, call SE academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

March 30 TR Campus continues its celebration of National Craft Month with a Make & Take Session: Sewing/Clothing Repair noon-2 p.m. in the Fulkerson Library reading area. Students can bring an item of clothing that needs repair and learn how to fix a hem or reattach a button. The library will provide necessary supplies, cookies and coffee.

March 31 Students can Get the 411 on Academic Status and GPA from counselor Mandy Melton noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Room (TRTR 3102) on TR Campus. Melton will discuss the importance of academic status and the value of keeping up one’s GPA. For more information, contact TR counseling services at 817-515-1055.

April 1 Students can participate in Trinity on the Go — Midwestern State Transfer Day 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Students will visit the campus and housing facilities, meet MSU students and faculty within their majors, have their transcripts reviewed and learn about MSU campus life. Space is limited, so interested students should sign up soon in the TR transfer center (TREF 1503C). For more details, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198 or tr_transfer@tccd.edu.

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