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Oct. 15 South’s writing center is looking for volunteers to participate in its Haunted House at 7 p.m. Oct. 29-30 in the SCLC. Volunteers are needed to help organize the event and perform. The Haunted House is open to the public. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608. Photo courtesy Gabrielle Raymond

Now-Oct. 14 TR has a visual display for LGBTQ Awareness Month near the TRTR Main Street windows. Students have a chance to promote or see what events the campus has planned for the month. Contact student development assistant Cortney Walden at 817-515-1037 for more information.

Oct. 15 South’s writing center is looking for volunteers to participate in its Haunted House at 7 p.m. Oct. 29-30 in the SCLC. Volunteers are needed to help organize the event and perform. The Haunted House is open to the public. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608. Photo courtesy Gabrielle Raymond
Oct. 15
South’s writing center is looking for volunteers to participate in its Haunted House at 7 p.m. Oct. 29-30 in the SCLC. Volunteers are needed to help organize the event and perform. The Haunted House is open to the public. For more information, contact learning lab manager Gabrielle Raymond at 817-515-4608.
Photo courtesy Gabrielle Raymond

Now-Nov. 22 NW’s Walsh Library will host a weekly book discussion on The Things They Carried by Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien starting at 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3100). The book centers on American platoon soldiers during the Vietnam War. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-7725.

Oct. 12 NW career services will sponsor Pathway to CPA Workshop 9:30-10:50 a.m. in WACB 1123. This workshop will feature speakers from the Fort Worth chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants to talk about the accounting field. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

Oct. 12 SE’s transfer center will host the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. Students can talk to HBCU representatives from across the country. For more information, contact the transfer center at 817-515-3230.

Oct. 12 NE will host Get Back on Track and Finish the Race noon-2:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103. Students will receive assistance in identifying learning styles, study strategies, GPA information and tips on avoiding pitfalls when repeating courses. For more information, call special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at 817-515-6264.

Oct. 12 NW student activities will host Club Talk 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in WSTU 2817. Student organizations can learn about student activities and the ways it can help a club. RSVP with student activities coordinator Vivian Trevino at vivian.trevino@tccd.edu. Contact Trevino at 817-515-7795 for more information.

Oct. 12 Tarrant County MHMR will offer free, confidential HIV screenings 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in South’s Bluebonnet Room (SSTU 2208). For more information, contact health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4531.

Oct. 12 As a part of the Discovery Center’s Student Success Workshop series, the center will host Calming Test Anxiety noon-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). The workshop will help students work on anxiety brought on by exams. For more information, contact the center at 817-515-1039.

Oct. 12 SE’s lecture All Roads Lead to Eastham: The Story of Bonnie and Clyde will be held 2:20-3:40 p.m. in the library. Art associate professor John Neal Phillips will speak about the time he met a member of Bonnie and Clyde’s gang. For more information, contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

Oct. 12 NE health services is hosting a health fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The fair will feature vendors such as Alcoholics Anonymous, the American Cancer Society, Meals on Wheels, Cook Children’s Health Plan, MHMR of Tarrant County and many more. The National Marrow Donor Program will conduct a bone marrow registry drive for anyone ages 18-44. Tarrant County Public Health will offer free screenings for STDs in NSTU 1704A. No appointment is needed. A mobile mammogram bus will be located outside the Student Center until 3 p.m. Walk-ins are not permitted. An appointment must be made before receiving a mammogram. To make an appointment, call 1-855-318-7696. A Carter BloodCare bus will accept donations until 4 p.m. by the chessboard and in the Galley (NSTU 1506). For questions about eligibility to donate, call 1-800-480-8200. For more information on any of the vendors, call health services at 817-515-6056.

Oct. 12 SE’s advising and counseling center will hold Drugs, Drinking and Danger, OH MY! 9-11 a.m. in the library classroom (ESED 1212). For more information, contact the advising and counseling center at 817-515-3468.

Oct. 12 South’s counseling center will host Healthy Relationships 1-2 p.m. in SACT 1429. The seminar will explore what it takes to build a lasting relationship. For more information, contact counselor Nicole D’Alesandro at 817-515-4709.

Oct. 13 Student Success Seminar: Test Anxiety will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The seminar will teach students learning skills to help them overcome and prevent test anxiety at TCC and future academic situations. Free pizza will be provided. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

Oct. 13 South’s counseling center will host Combating Math Anxiety noon-1 p.m. in SATC 1429. Students will learn to overcome obstacles in their math classrooms. For more information, contact math professor Natalie Johnson at 817-515-4340.

Oct. 13 NW’s Cornerstone program will host guest speaker J.J. McIntyre 12:30-2 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3100). McIntyre will speak on his research on food, gender and toxic communication. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-7725.

Oct. 13 TR’s Discovery Center will host a workshop on study skills 10-11 a.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Students can learn how to enhance their study habits and also figure out the best studying method based on their learning styles. For more information, contact the center at 817-515-1039.

Oct. 13-15 SE’s transfer center will hold Student Transition Prep workshops 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13 and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the success center (ESEE 1301). For more information, contact the transfer center at 817-515-3230.

Oct. 14 The Tahita Fulkerson Library on TR Campus will sponsor Information Literacy Certificate Program 1-4 p.m. in TREF 1302. Students can learn how to search for viable sources and information to help save time on research papers and assignments. Contact the library at 817-515-1220 for more information.

Oct. 14 TR’s transfer center will visit UT Dallas’ Preview Friday 1-5 p.m. Students can learn more about the university and its various degree programs as well as visit academic counselors. Students will also receive application fee waivers for the upcoming year from UT Dallas. RSVP at the transfer center (TREF 1503) to complete paperwork. Contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198 for more information.

Oct. 17 Subjugation, Sanity and the Supernatural will kick off “The Yellow Wallpaper” Lecture Series at 10:40 a.m. in the SE library. English instructor Frances D. Suarez will speak to students about author Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the role of feminism in Gilman’s short story “The Yellow Wallpaper.” For more information, contact the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

Oct. 17 The NE Veterans Association will host Speakers from Iwo Jima 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Donald G. Graves and Bill Schott served in Iwo Jima during World War II and will share their stories with students. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, visit http://vhub.at/northeast.

Oct. 18 NE students can join Poetry Slam and Open Mic hosted by English, humanities and student activities 12:30-2:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students may submit one original poem of up to 32 lines. For more information, email English instructor Stacey Said at stacey.said@tccd.edu.

Oct. 18 TR’s Student Accessibility Resources will host a resource fair 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. SAR representatives will be on hand to help students with disabilities learn about the different services to help them reach their goals. Health services, transfer center, career services and potential employers who specialize in hiring people with disabilities will also attend. For more information, contact SAR at 817-515-1295.

Oct. 19 The NE Student Government Association will hold a forum for all students 1-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students can keep up to date with the concerns of their fellow students. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6582.

Oct. 19 The NW Walsh Library will host a presidential debate watch party starting at 8 p.m. in WTLO 3100. Students can watch as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump face off for the third and final debate. Contact the NW library at 817-515-7725 for more information.

Oct. 20 A mobile mammogram service will be available for students 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in SE’s circular driveway. Vouchers are available in the health services office, but an appointment must be made with Moncrief Cancer Institute before attending. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-3591. 

Oct. 20 NE will host Resume and Career Development: Interactive Information Session 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Attendees will learn the basic tenets of resume and cover letter writing. Refreshments will be served. For more information and to register, visit http://vhub.at/northeast.

Oct. 20 NW’s Walsh Library will kick off Big Read 10-11:30 a.m. in the library (WTLO 3100). The Big Read is an effort from the National Endowment of the Arts to encourage reading and reaching diverse audiences and will feature readings and a presentation by author David Bachelor The Things They Carried and Moral Injury. For more information, contact the library at 817-515-7725.

Oct. 20 SE Campus will host a Diversity Awareness Festival 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ballroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 20 NE government assistant professor Joan Johnson will speak at Does My Vote Matter? in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Johnson will uncover common myths and discuss why local elections are just as important as the presidential elections. For more information, call Johnson at 817-515-6926.

Oct. 24 TR’s Tahita Fulkerson Library will host Alternatives to PowerPoint 2:30-3:30 p.m. in TREF 1302. The workshop will focus on many other presentation tools that students can use besides PowerPoint. For more information, contact the TR library at 817-515-1220.

Oct. 24 South’s advising and counseling center will host The Balancing Act 5:30-6:30 p.m. in SACT 1429. Counselor Michele Mastick will present Living Level in a Rollercoaster World, a workshop where students can learn to restore peace and bring balance to their lives. For more information, contact counselor Nicole D’Alesandro at 817-515-4709.

Oct. 24 SE will kick off National Novel Writing Month, Texas author Patty Wiseman will speak 9:45-10:45 a.m. in the library classroom (ESED 1212). She will share successful writing tips with students. For more information, contact library specialist Chelsea Bippert at 817-515-3082.

Oct. 24 TR Student Accessibility Resources will sponsor SAR at the Movies: The Temple Grandin Story 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Idea Store. The movie Temple Grandin centers on an autistic woman who worked in psychology and animal science. Popcorn will be provided. Students can reserve a space at tccd.student-hub.com/Events/Index. For more information, contact SAR at 817-515-1295.

Oct. 25 SE’s advising and counseling will hold a Drugs and Alcohol Awareness workshop 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the library classroom (ESED 1212). For more information, contact advising and counseling at 817-515-3468.

Oct. 24, Nov. 7, 21, Dec. 5 TR will celebrate Mindful Mondays every other week during the fall 1:30-2 p.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Reading assistant professor Christi Bluefeather will show participants how to reduce stress, increase concentration and deal with their fast-paced lives. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-1059. 

Oct. 26 South student activities and Sigma Kappa Delta will host Edgar Allan Poetry Read-In 12:30-2 p.m. in the library’s Drake Café. Students should come in costume and bring a scary poem to read. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Oct. 26 SE’s success center will host There’s an App for That! 1-2 p.m. in the library classroom (ESED 1212). For more information, contact the success center at 817-515-3043.

Oct. 26 NE student activities will host the annual Fall Fest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. near the chessboard area outside the Student Center. Free food and drinks will be provided along with entertainment, music and booths set up by local businesses and student organizations. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6582.

Oct. 26 South Campus counselors will hold depression screenings 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Center dining hall. The depression screenings will be confidential and counselors will give in-house and community referrals if needed. For more information, contact counselor Michele Mastick at 817-515-4558.

Oct. 26 TR’s Discovery Center will host a workshop on stress management 10-11 a.m. in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Students will learn how to use stress in a more positive way. Contact the center at 817-515-1039 for more information.

Oct. 26-27 SE’s clubs and organizations will hold a Fall Fundraising Bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Main Commons. The proceeds will help fund campus clubs. For more information, contact student services at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 27 TR’s Tahita Fulkerson Library will have PowerPoint Hints and Tips 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The workshop will focus on how to use the program to get the best presentation desired. For more information, contact the TR library at 817-515-1220.

Oct. 27 South Campus’ Horror Film Fest will run 6:30-7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room in the Technology Building. The cost is $2 with a portion of the proceeds going to the TCC Student Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact speech instructor Molly Floyd at 817-515-4600.

Oct. 27 NW health services and Tarrant County’s MHMR will host HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151. Walk-ins are welcome. Contact NW health services at 817-515-7672 for more information.

Oct. 27 South student activities will host Fall Fest 12:30-2 p.m. in SHPE. Students can participate in costume contests, carnival games, a dunking booth and more from student organizations. For more information, contact student development associate Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045.

Oct. 27 Join the NE learning center for the Learning Centers Open House: Sail to Success in the Learning Center (NACB 1114). Staff will be present to talk to students. The Halloween-themed event will also provide candy for those seeking information or help. For more information, call learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

Oct. 28 SE’s student services will host Fall Fest: Pumpkinpalooza 5:30-8 p.m. on the front lawn. Games, activities and refreshments will be available at this free event. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Oct. 28 SE will hold Safe Space Training 1-4:30 p.m. in the library classroom (ESED 1212). Students must RSVP to attend. For more information, contact success coach Edward Hicks at 817-515-3590.

Oct. 31 Student activities will hide mini-pumpkins across NE for Pumpkin Pursuit! 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Find one of the mini-pumpkins for a chance to win a prize. Students can present pumpkins at the student activities office. Every pumpkin is a winner, but only one prize per person is allowed. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6582.

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