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Now-April 16 The NW Campus Academic Learning Center will provide students with information on improving literary analysis at 11 a.m. in the Writing Lab (WTLO 3411A). The event will cover the strategies for moving from a literary summary to an analysis.

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

April 13 NW Campus’ University Transfer Center will host Aggie Day on TR Campus 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Texas A&M University officials will talk to students about majors, housing, admissions and financial aid. Students can register for the event in the Transfer Center (WSTU 1406A). Transportation will be provided from NW to TR Campus.

April 13 NE will host military on campus at Springfest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. by the NSTU chessboard. NE career services will host a recruitment fair for various branches of the military and have recruiters available to talk with students about military careers. For additional information, call student activities at 817-515-6304.

April 13 TR will sponsor Investigating in Undergraduate Education 2-3 p.m. in the Idea Store’s theater. Students will receive financial coaching and ways to plan their courses out for the semester as well as meet with counselors who can provide resources.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 14 TR’s Center for Leadership will present Thursday Live with Executive Class 1-4 p.m. in The Zone of the cafeteria. Tips for networking will be presented with comedy and entertainment to help students learn important business skills. For more information, contact student organizer Antonio Giovanni Soresh at antonio.soresh@my.tccd.edu or academic success coordinator Desire DeMange at 817-515-1191.

April 14 NE Campus will hold part two of the three-part Transfer Academy called Getting Interactive noon-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can meet and get information from representatives of area four-year universities. Students who attend all three sessions will be entered to win a $500 scholarship. For additional information, call transfer center coordinator Vanessa Ximenez at 817-515-6531.

April 14 South Campus will hold its final intramural soccer match starting 3-3:30 p.m. on 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.

April 14 NW Campus will hold a session on test-taking strategies 10-11 a.m. in the Innovation Forum (WTLO 3101A). Students will gain information on how to manage test anxiety and get tips for taking multiple-choice or objective exams as well as essays.

April 14 South Campus will hold its Spring Fest 12:30-2 p.m. in the east lawn in front of SPAC. Students are encouraged to attend to unwind before finals week. Student organizations will participate in the event, which will include mini-golf and other activities. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045 or ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

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

April 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 15 TR Campus will recognize student achievements with a ceremony starting at 6 p.m. in TRTR 4202. Student success in academics, student life and work-study will be featured. For more information, contact TR student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-1908.

April 15 SE Campus will hold its coed sand volleyball tournament at 1 p.m. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

April 15 NW Campus’ University Transfer Center will host a bus visit to Texas A&M University 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. The visit will provide students with basic information about the college as well as transfer requirements. Students can register for the event at the Transfer Center (WSTU 1406-A). Transportation will be provided.

April 16 South Campus Anime Convention takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. throughout the Student Center. The event, sponsored by South’s Anime Club will have a guest panel and various events including a Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament, a Super Smash Bros tournament, a cosplay cafe, anime on display, an art exhibit and free games.

April 18 Money Mondays: Credit Basics will be noon-1 p.m. in the Coach’s Corner (ESEE 1210) on SE Campus. For more information, call the Coach’s Corner at 817-515-3755.

April 18 NE Campus will hold Financial Literacy: Employee Benefits 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). The workshop will provide an overview of how benefits can increase the value of an employee’s compensation and cover a range of potential benefits that jobs offer such as retirement plans, leave, health and disability insurance and cafeteria plans. For additional information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

April 18 The NE Student Government Association will hold its Senate Forum 2-3 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Students can observe or participate in the forum and voice their concerns or opinions regarding the student body. For additional information, call 817-515-6644.

April 19 Poetry Slam, presented by the South English department and Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. People can sign up in SFOA 1120 to participate, and poets check in at 6 p.m. on performance day. Participants will compete in two separate categories: one for students and one for non-students. Three prizes will be awarded: first place wins $150, second place wins $100 and third place wins $50. For more information, contact club adviser Matthew Koch at matthew.koch@tccd.edu.

April 19 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.

April 19 SE community and industry education services will hold an information day for its First Choice and Autism Spectrum Disorder programs 9 a.m.-noon in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. Students and parents will learn the benefits and resources the programs offer.

April 19 Celebration of Excellence, an awards ceremony that recognizes South staff, faculty and student organizations for their achievements, will be held 6-8 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045 or ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

April 19 Human Literature Project: Explore Your World will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the SE Campus library. Students will check out books from different authors and learn about their backgrounds. For more information, call SE English professor Vicki Sapp at 817-515-3511.

April 20 South Campus will hold Hunger Run, a two-mile run/walk for students, faculty and staff, starting at 2 p.m. in the SHPE building. The event benefits the Tarrant Area Food Bank, and the entry fee is five cans of food. The event includes a drawing for door prizes, awards to various male and female age groups and refreshments after the race. Pre-registration forms are available in the SHPE building, and race-day registration starts at 1:30 p.m. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 200 registered. Packet pickup and canned food drop at SHPE 1229A is 2-4 p.m. April 18 and 9:30-11:30 a.m. April 19. For more information, contact health and physical education professor Kevin Kinser at kevin.kinser@tccd.edu.

April 20 NW Campus’ University Transfer Center will host a bus visit to the University of Texas at Arlington 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The visit will provide students with basic information about the college as well as transfer requirements. Students can register for the event in the Transfer Center (WSTU 1406A). Transportation will be provided.

April 20 Health services will hold a bone marrow registry 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. Students must have their TCC ID to participate. For more information, call SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 20 TR Campus’ Center for Academic Success will host Student Success Workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Students can learn how to be resilient in rough times and learn from experiences. For more information, contact center coordinator Desire DeMange at 817-515-1191 or desire.demange@tccd.edu.

April 20 Health services will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. For more information, call SE health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3594.

April 20 TR health services will continue its Wellness on Wheels series for Stress Awareness Month with The Power of Eating 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Contact TR health services at 817-515-1059 for more information.

April 20-21 NE Campus will hold a Shakespearean Festival featuring a series of lectures discussing Shakespeare’s legacy and lasting influence. For additional information, call the English department at 817-515-6406 or visit the VolunteerHub.

April 21 South Campus’ Spectrum presents Trans Panel: Trans Parent 1-3 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The semiannual panel on transgender and other LGBT issues for students and parents will inform participants about LGBT community and culture. Speakers will answer questions and knock down myths surrounding transgender individuals. For more information, contact South counseling director Ticily Medley at ticily.medley@tccd.edu.

April 21 SE Campus will hold a graduation festival 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students can get their caps and gowns, take pictures in a photo booth and receive transfer information from different universities.

April 21 Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month: TCC Students Fight Back!, a self-defense class, will be taught by a TCC police officer 3:30-5 p.m. in the SHPE Yoga Studio on South Campus. The class will address situational awareness and techniques against an attacker in various positions. Participants are encouraged to wear the appropriate attire: workout clothes and comfortable shoes and socks. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045 or ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

April 22 NE Campus will hold a MyPlan Career Assessment 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Career Services (NSTU 1625A). The one-hour session will assess students’ interests, skills and values and match those results to possible careers. Students must register through VolunteerHub to attend. For additional information, call student development associate Victoria McCleery at 817-515-6692.

April 22 International Mother Earth Day Trivia will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the ESCT HUB on SE Campus. Students will get information on how other cultures celebrate Mother Earth Day and play Earth Day trivia to receive prizes. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

April 22 SE Campus will hold its Toro Boot Camp Challenge at 1 p.m. by the sand volleyball court. Students must sign in on the day of the event, and they must have their TCC ID to register. For more information, contact SE kinesiology instructor Shahzad Nazir at shahzad.nazir@tccd.edu.

April 22 Transfer Q&A: Dance will be at noon in the SE Campus dance studio (EART 1101). SE transfer center coordinator Terrell Shaw will give students information on transferring to a university as a dance major.

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