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April+5-14South+Campus+will+hold+its+first+intramural+soccer+match+at+3%3A30+p.m.+in+the+soccer+field+located+behind+the+SHPE+parking+lot.+Students+can+sign+up+by+registering+online+at+imleagues.com%2Ftccd%2Fregistration.+For+more+information%2C+contact+J.T.+Henderson+or+Martin+Molina+in+SSTU+1101A+or+at+jonathan.henderson%40tccd.edu+or+martin.molina%40tccd.edu.Hayden+Posey%2FThe+Collegian
April 5-14

South Campus will hold its first intramural soccer match at 3:30 p.m. in the soccer field located behind the SHPE parking lot. Students can sign up by registering online at imleagues.com/tccd/registration. For more information, contact J.T. Henderson or Martin Molina in SSTU 1101A or at jonathan.henderson@tccd.edu or martin.molina@tccd.edu.

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March 30 The NW Campus math department will host a transcendental functions workshop in

April 5-14South Campus will hold its first intramural soccer match at 3:30 p.m. in the soccer field located behind the SHPE parking lot. Students can sign up by registering online at imleagues.com/tccd/registration. For more information, contact J.T. Henderson or Martin Molina in SSTU 1101A or at jonathan.henderson@tccd.edu or martin.molina@tccd.edu.Hayden Posey/The Collegian
April 5-14
South Campus will hold its first intramural soccer match at 3:30 p.m. in the soccer field located behind the SHPE parking lot. Students can sign up by registering online at imleagues.com/tccd/registration. For more information, contact J.T. Henderson or Martin Molina in SSTU 1101A or at jonathan.henderson@tccd.edu or martin.molina@tccd.edu.
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the Math Emporium (WACB 1143) 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Students will explore exponential and logarithmic equations.

March 30 Fantastic Voyage! Decision Making will be noon-1 p.m. in the Idea Store on TR Campus. Academic advisor Demetrice Hodges and success coach Jasmine Gilmer will present options available for majors and career paths.

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 living a healthy life.

March 30 TR hosts 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 30, April 1, 6, 11 NE Campus will hold MyPlan Career Assessments 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. March 30 and April 6 in NSTU 1625A; 10-11 a.m. April 1 in NSTU 1801A; 2-3 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 11 in NSTU 1801A. In the one-hour session, students can assess their interests and skills and explore careers and majors related to those interests. Students must register through VolunteerHub to attend. For additional information, call 817-515-6692.

March 30-April 2 The NW Campus Academic Learning Center will hold a session for forming a thesis and integrating sources at 5:15 p.m. March 28-29 and at noon March 30-April 2 in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A).

March 30-April 2 The Academic Learning Center on NW Campus will discuss overcoming writer’s block at 2 p.m. in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). Students will be provided with suggestions and strategies for overcoming their struggles in writing.

March 31 TCC’s kinesiology program will throw a districtwide Kinesiology Majors Celebration mixer 6-8 p.m. in TRTR 4202A. Students will hear from keynote speakers, eat catered food and receive gift bags. An RSVP is required, so call NE administrative assistant Callie Kemper Sprabary at 817-515-6634 for reservations.

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

March 31 Climate Change — Past, Present and Future is 1-2 p.m. in the Ballroom on SE Campus. Texas Wesleyan chemistry professor Bob Landolt will discuss the certainties and unknowns of climate change. For more details, call SE biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338.

March 31 TR counseling will sponsor Counseling Awareness Day 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR’s second floor. Visitors can learn about resources available locally and on campus. For more details, contact TR counselor Mandy Melton at 817-515-1055.

March 31 The NE Campus Innovation Forum presents Future Forward College: STEM Info Session 2-3 p.m. in the Heritage Room (NLIB 1129). The session will provide information on career and employment opportunities in various STEM fields. For more details, call 817-515-6644.

March 31 Wellness Week: Dealing with Stress is 10-11:20 a.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. For more details, call SE academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

March 31, April 5, 7 The NW Campus math department will give students a chance to add, subtract and multiply polynomial expressions 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 31, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 5, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. April 7 in the Math Emporium (WACB 1143).

April 1 Physics II Workshops: Problem Solving Sessions will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in ESEE 2342 on SE Campus. Kirchhoff’s Rules will be the focus. Students will learn methods for solving homework and exam problems. For more information, call SE instructional associate Bethany Hiller at 817-515-3823.

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.

April 4 The NW Campus Academic Learning Center will discuss reducing test anxiety at 11 a.m. in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). Students will learn techniques and strategies for reducing test anxiety including positive self-talk, physical and mental relaxation techniques and more.

April 4 Money Mondays: Loans — What You Owe will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210) on SE Campus presented by SE success coach Edward Hicks. For more information, call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

April 4-5 South Campus will hold Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Paint TCC Teal. Students and faculty can stop by an awareness table 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall to pick up a teal ribbon to promote awareness. Participants are encouraged to tie a teal ribbon to their car, wear teal clothing or paint their nails teal.

April 4-5 Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month: Tribute Quilt will be held on South Campus 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. A visual quilt will be made to promote a healing space by and for survivors of rape and abuse. Students can stop by the awareness table to pick up and decorate a quilt square to honor and support survivors.

April 4, 6 The NW math department will give students a chance to solve systems of equations using either the substitution or elimination method 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 4 and 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. April 6 in the Math Emporium (WACB 1143).

April 4-9 The Academic Learning Center will host Writing Technology: Microsoft Office Suite at 5:15 p.m. April 4-5 and at 11 a.m. April 6-9 in the NW Campus Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). The workshop will be an introduction to Microsoft Office Suite tailored to student needs.

April 5 NE advising and counseling presents Get Back on Track and Finish the Race! 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The workshop will teach students learning strategies and styles, study guides, ways to boost GPAs and campus resources. For more details, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 5 TR students, faculty and staff can participate in Be the Match — Bone Marrow Donor Registry 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Donors must be 18-44, meet health guidelines and give a cheek cell swab for tissue type. Contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337 for more details.

April 5 NE Campus presents STEM Your World 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 2-3 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) and the J. Ardis Bell Library. The first part in the Center Corner is a panel discussion and luncheon with seats filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The second part in the library will feature a hands-on activity where students can learn about simple circuitry and build “Blinky Bling,” a small wearable electronic such as a necklace or bracelet. For more details, call 817-515-6314.

April 5 TR health services will hold a Carter BloodCare blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Action A on TRTR’s fourth floor. Donors should weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old and have a valid photo ID. Contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337 for more details.

April 5 Financial Aid for College Success will be 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. South financial aid director Jolyn Sprole will help students find information about grants, loans and scholarships. For more information, contact Sprole at 817-515-4030.

April 5 NE Campus will hold a bone marrow drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby. Donors must be between 18 and 44 and meet the prerequisite health guidelines. For more details, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

April 6 NW Campus will host an event for Computer Science Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Center (WSTU 1303). The event will feature interactive booths where students can participate in hands-on activities including programming, building network cables and other games, a hardware showcase, a museum and robots.

April 6 South Campus will hold Mosquito-borne Diseases – Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue and West Nile at 2 p.m. in the SETC Fusion Room presented by Russell W. Jones, Tarrant County epidemiology division manager, and Nina Dacko, vector control supervisor. They will explain what the diseases are, how to protect families and what measures are being taken to prevent infection. For more information, contact biology professor Lisa Johnson at lisa.johnson@tccd.edu.

April 6 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 welcome. For more information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

April 6 22KILL presents the 22 Push-Up Challenge at noon on the SSTU Patio on South Campus. The event raises awareness to the fact that 22 veterans attempt suicide every day. A free lunch will be provided to the first 75 veterans who register at VetSuccess on Campus. Contact veterans counselor Valerie Groll for more details at valerie.groll@tccd.edu or 817-515-4838.

April 6 Health services will hold free HIV screenings 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118) on SE Campus. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

April 6 The Mental Health Awareness Fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SSTU Patio on South Campus. Representatives from community resources that provide support to veterans, dependents and active-duty service members will give demonstrations. Contact veterans counselor Valerie Groll at valerie.groll@tccd.edu or 817-515-4838 for more details.

April 6 The NW math department will discuss math anxiety 1-1:30 p.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). The talk will teach math study skills and ways to deal with test anxiety.

April 6 Health services will host Wellness on Wheels: Stress Awareness Month — The Power of Stress on TR Campus 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Students can stop by for healthy snacks and learn about the power and effect of stress on the human body. For more details, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

April 6 South Campus will hold Passport to Change 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Student Center and Patio. Students can complete a passport by visiting community resources to participate in drawings for prizes. A free lunch will be provided to the first 75 who complete their passport. Contact veterans counselor Valerie Groll for more details at valerie.groll@tccd.edu or 817-515-4838.

April 6, 7 Best-selling novelist and writing teacher Robert Bausch will share his success story and writing excerpts 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 6 and 9:30-11 a.m. April 7 in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). For more information, call 817-515-6644.

April 7 Wells Fargo will hold a session about school and money 1-2 p.m. in the NW Campus Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). Students will learn ways to find the money they need and the basics of saving plans, grants, scholarships, work-study and loans as well as money management tips.

April 8 Physics 1 Workshops: Problem Solving Sessions will be 1-2:30 p.m. in ESEE 2336 on SE Campus. The work energy theory will be the focus of the workshop. For more information, call SE instructional associate Bethany Hiller at 817-515-3823.

April 8 The NE Campus math department and Infinity Math Club will host two seminars presented by National Security Agency speaker Jill C. Calhoun 9:05-10:30 a.m. in NBSS 1103 and 1-2:30 p.m. in NTAB 2221. The first will feature NSA’s history and mission and career options. The second will cover types of work available for math majors at NSA and provide information regarding hiring requirements. Students must RSVP by emailing kimberly.campbell@tccd.edu. For more details, call 817-515-6927.

April 9 SE Campus will hold its 6-on-6 soccer league. The captain/free agent meeting will be 1 p.m. April 5 in the Cardio Room. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

April 9 South Campus will host the African-American Health Exposition 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Students will learn about issues that impact the African-American community and ways to make healthy decisions. For more details, contact planning committee member Regina Williams at 404-630-3386.

April 11 Money Mondays: Loans — Before Leaving will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210) on SE Campus presented by SE success coach Janell Oliphant. For more information call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

April 11-16 The Academic Learning Center will host Writing Technology: Online Resources at 5:15 p.m. April 11-12 and at 2 p.m. April 13-16 in the NW Campus Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). The workshop will feature an interactive tutorial of online resources for writing and college success.

April 12 NE Campus will hold a 50+ Back to Work Information Session 10 a.m.-noon in NLIB 2100C. The session offers a coaching program to help seniors update their personal marketing tools and networking strategies to help find job leads. For additional information, call 817-515-6644.

April 12 The NW testing center will discuss the TSI test with students 12:30-1 p.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). General information about the TSI will be provided such as cost, dates/time offered and study material.

April 12 Effective Study Strategies will be 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. SE psychology professor Vincent Lembo will present. For more information, call SE academic success center coordinator Kiara Smith at 817-515-3043.

April 12 TR health services will offer free STD screenings with the help of Tarrant County Public Health 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (TREF 1213A). For more information, call TR registered nurse Felicia Payne at 817-515-1167.

April 12, 14 South Campus will hold LinkedIn for Veterans at 1 p.m. on April 12 and 3 p.m. April 14 in career services (SSTU 1102A). Career consultant John Matcynski Sr. teaches veterans how to “Link-in” before, during and after completing a degree or certificate at TCC.

April 12, 14, 19, 21 The NW Campus math department will give students a chance to simplify trinomial equations 9:30-10:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Math Emporium (WACB 1143). Students can solve the equations using either the GCF or magic method.

April 13 NE Campus will hold Financial Literacy: Spending Plans 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The seminar includes information on reducing spending, planning ahead and budgeting for expenses. For additional information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 13 Texas A&M University will host Aggie Day on TR Campus 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe. Students are invited to meet with Texas A&M University’s degree program representatives to learn more about what the school can offer. Students are encouraged to RSVP at http://tx.ag/aggieday. For more information, contact TR transfer coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144.

April 13 NE Campus will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. outside of the Student Center. Donors must weigh 110 pounds, and it is recommended that one be hydrated and have a light snack prior. For additional information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

April 13 NW Campus will host a counseling and advising workshop about exploring personality 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Student Center (WSTU 1305). The presentation will show students how personality characteristics influence their lives and relationships.

April 13 TR health services will host Wellness on Wheels: Stress Awareness Month — The Power of Thought 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Students can get healthy snacks and learn how to deal with stress. For more details, contact TR health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

April 13 The Pre-Law Club on NW Campus will discuss opportunities available to pre-law students 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Room (WACB 1123). The event will have a pre-law transfer panel that will include NW pre-law advisor Julie Lantrip as well as advisors from area universities who will discuss pre-law programs, scholarships and other opportunities available.

April 13 Counselor Nicole D’Alesandro presents Keep Calm and Practice Self-Care 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in SACT 1429 on South Campus. Students will learn common areas of self-care and put a plan into motion to take care of themselves. For more details, contact D’Alesandro at 817-515-4709.

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