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Now-May 3 Current South Campus students can apply for a $500 Women’s History Month scholarship for summer school. For more information or an application, visit SFOD 1403 or 1407.

April 20 SE Campus will host a job fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. The fair will include companies like Chase, Six Flags and UPS.

April 20 The new S.O.S. tutoring center on NE Campus will host an open house for students 1-5 p.m. in NACB 1207. Students can stop in to learn how the S.O.S. center can benefit them. Refreshments will be served.

April 20 Students can get free testing for cholesterol, blood sugar, HIV and bone density as well as give blood or sign up to be a bone marrow donor at the NW Campus Annual Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305. Organizations will pass out information including John Peter Smith Hospital’s program to help those without insurance obtain affordable health care. Visitors can tour a MedStar ambulance, CareFlite helicopter or TCC fire truck.

April 20 TR Campus counselor Jeronimo Aviles will present Conflict Resolution, a Center for Academic Success Lunchtime Workshop, noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3102).

April 21 The Prosecution vs. The Defense will be 11 a.m.-noon in WSTU 1305 on NW Campus. Prosecuting attorney Ann Montgomery-Moran, assistant district attorney for Ellis County, and private attorney Jerry Wood will discuss the criminal trial process and their respective roles.

April 21 SE Campus will have a Sigma Kappa Delta induction 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The English honor society for two-year colleges will induct its new members for the spring. For more information, contact English associate professor Pat Clough at 817-515-3769.

April 21 Photographer and University of Texas at Arlington lecturer Scott Hilton will speak about his artwork and creative process at 6 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner on NE Campus.

April 25 The Script literary and art journal awards ceremony will be held 6:30-9 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. The writers whose work was chosen for the publication will be honored during the ceremony.

April 25 Licensed professional counselor and family therapist Steven Vazquez will present New Insights in Psychotherapy 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Vazquez will speak about new therapies used to treat forms of psychological distress such as depression, anxiety, addictions and attention hyperactivity deficit disorder without the use of psychiatric medications. The event is sponsored by continuing education, student activities and Psi Beta, psychology honor society.

April 25 Dallas architect Bernbaum Magadini will talk about his work 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. Winners of the SE chair design competition will be announced at the event. For more information, contact architecture instructor Arnie Radman at 817-515-3620.

April 26 South Campus counselor Sandra Johnson will teach Stress: Coping with the Pressures of School, Work and Family 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. Johnson will instruct students how to deal with stressors that they face throughout the school year.

April 26 The NE English department and student activities will host Shakespeare Carnivale 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Students can challenge one another through sonnet-style verse. The interactive event includes music, refreshments and prizes.

April 26 NW Campus health services will offer Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, which includes performing CPR with a bag valve mask. The course costs $15, lasts 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WACB 1123 and is open to anyone 18 and older. Only health care providers will have access to a bag valve mask in most situations. Registration is required at either 817-515-7790 or

April 26, 30 TR academic success center coordinator Stevie Blakely will present two lunchtime workshop sessions on test-taking strategies. Both begin at noon in TRTR 3102. Blakely will discuss easy ways to get through timed tests along with many other strategies. Students can call her at 817-515-1330 for more information.

April 26 SE Campus is hosting Next Step: Night of Transitions 6-8 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The event is free, but an RSVP is required. The event will have advisors and counselors recognize and congratulate graduating students on their scholastic achievements. For more information, contact Amy Staley at 817-515-3590.

April 26 Maria Antonia “Toni” Medellin will present Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport 6-8 p.m. in the South Campus SSTU Living Room. Medellin, who is a graduate of the Rutgers University School of Law, will lecture on the importance of knowing what is going on in one’s government. She will discuss the state’s education system, health care, environment and tell attendees how they can get more involved.

April 26 NE health services will host a bone marrow donor drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby. Students can register to become possible bone marrow donors. For more information, call 817-515-6056.

April 27 Dr. Charles Hermes, UTA philosophy professor, will speak to the South Campus Philosophy Club about the nature of existence. The event will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in SFOD 1502C on South Campus.

April 27 The U.S. Secret Service, the DFW Airport public safety department and Pappas restaurants are among the 26-plus businesses at this semester’s NW Campus Job Fair, hosted by career and employment services. Students can network, see who is hiring and pick up job applications 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303-1305.

April 27 Dr. Daniel Taylor, associate professor of clinical health at the University of North Texas, will speak 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner about the importance of sleep for bodily functions, the amount needed and ways to get more of it. The event, sponsored by NE health services, is open to the public. A light lunch will be served. For reservations, call 817-515-6056.

April 27 South Campus center for academic success coordinator Chris Carcerano will present Getting Ready for Finals: How to Beat Finals Week. The presentation will provide students with tips and strategies to prepare for their final exams and pass them. The presentation will take place 12:30-2 p.m. in SACA 1120.

April 27 The TR Campus lunchtime workshop will be Laughter Workshop, given by library services assistant director Danelle Ellis, at noon. Call Stevie Blakely at 817-515-1330 for more information.

April 28 SE Campus will host a bone marrow registry 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Main Commons. The registry is open to the public. For more information, contact coordinator of health services Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

April 28 The NW Love Conference: Love is Worth Fighting For will include three sessions of seminars: 9:30-10:45 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. After the keynote address 12:30-1:30 p.m. by local artist Phil Taylor, student will honor two soldiers who died in service and an honorary portrait of each, painted by Taylor, will be presented to the soldiers’ families. Required registration is available in the WSTU Lobby April 19-21 and 25-28. Tickets for the keynote speaker will be available April 28 in the WSTU Lobby.

April 28 SE Campus will hold Chalk About It 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the front sidewalk outside business services. Students will create original works of art with colored chalk. The cost is $4 for an individual, $8 for a two-person team and $12 for a group or three or more. For more information, call 817-515-3206.

April 28 The African-American Student Organization will sponsor a student success and leadership conference 12:30-4:45 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Moving from Mediocrity to Excellence: Setting Goals Today for a Successful Tomorrow will teach and encourage students to strive for excellence in both their academic and personal lives.

April 29 SE Campus will host its annual Spring Fling cookout 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on the front lawn. Students, faculty and staff are invited. The event includes free food, games, prizes and giveaways.

April 30 Phi Theta Kappa will host an induction ceremony 4:30-7 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. The formal event will welcome new members and officers into the international honors society. Festivities will begin with a reception including music by the NE Campus jazz band. The ceremony will begin at 5:30.

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