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Feb. 1 NE career services will host an open house and information session 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in NSTU 1101A. Students, faculty and

Feb. 2
SE Campus’ library will host an international book club every Thursday through May in the Library Classroom (ESED 1212). The club will read Inside Out and Back Again by Thanha Lai, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho. The library will provide copies, but students can buy their own. For more information, contact library specialist Chelsea Bippert at 817-515-3082.

staff can learn about the MyPlan career assessment. Refreshments will be provided.

Feb. 1 SE Campus will host Club Expo 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Commons. Students can pick up information on SE’s various clubs and organizations on SE. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 1 The NE writing center is hosting a writing workshop on five-paragraph essays 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114.

Feb. 1 NW will host an Academic Learning Center Workshop 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2614. In Writing Technology, students will learn to use Google Drive for organization and research. Students can register for the free event at tccd.mywconline.com. Workshops are subject to cancellation if no students are pre-registered by the day of the event.

Feb. 1 NW will hold a PC network technician information session 6:30-7:30 p.m. in WATB 1227. Interested students will be given a brief explanation on the program and have questions answered. The PC Network Technician class begins March 20.

Feb. 1 NW will host an American Red Cross blood drive 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in WSTU 1303. To donate, one must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and have a valid photo ID. Fifty-six days must have passed since the last donation, and it is recommended to have eaten prior.

Feb. 2 SE will host an informational session for ELLAS, Encouraging Latinas to Lead, Achieve and Succeed, a new leadership program for Latina students 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom.

Feb. 2 South’s advising and counseling center will host a test anxiety presentation 1-2 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students can learn how to overcome their worries of testing. For more information, contact counselor Nicole Dalesandro at 817-515-4709.

Feb. 2 The NE writing center will present a basic grammar workshop 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

Feb. 2 NW will hold Club Corral 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Students will learn more about campus clubs and enjoy Western-inspired games, dancing and food. For more information, contact student development associate Alicia Coleman at 817-515-7795.

Feb. 2 TR students who want to get involved on campus can attend the Spring Club Crawl 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street and meet representatives from TR Campus student organizations.

Feb. 2-3 TR Campus will host free Warrior Brain Training for veterans and active duty military 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the River Room (TRTR 1020). The interactive training helps enhance cognitive performance and develop habits to increase brain networks. Lunch is provided. Contact TR veterans counselor Kevin Curry at 817-515-1273 or kevin.curry@tccd.edu to register or for questions.

Feb. 3 NE Math Club Infinity is hosting a workshop to help prepare students for the Jim Bolen Math Competition 1-3 p.m. in NTAB 2114. For more information, contact math instructor Grant Griffin at 817-515-6113.

Feb. 2-March 2 South Campus will have artwork by Gerald Lopez on display in the Carillon Gallery. A reception with the artist will be held 6-8 p.m. Feb. 2 in the gallery. The collection is called The Revival: Surrealism, Fantasy and Folk. For more information, contact art associate professor Joshua Goode at 817-515-4641.

Feb. 3 TR Campus will host Wear Red Day 10-11:30 a.m. celebrating February’s Heart Health Month. Students can stop by TRTR Main Street to visit Wellness on Wheels for a free blood pressure check and to pick up health education materials about heart health, heart attacks and strokes.

Feb. 4, 7, 8, 9 and 11 SE Campus will offer free tax preparation assistance 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 4, noon-8 p.m. Feb. 7-9, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 11 in EMBC 1106 for those who qualify for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. IRS-certified volunteers can help people with electronic filing. To have tax returns prepared, individuals need to bring a picture ID, Social Security card for themselves, their dependents or spouse or a Social Security number verification letter or individual taxpayer identification number assignment letter for them, also relevant documents for an ITIN, and financial records for the filing. Both spouses must be present to sign the required forms if they are filing taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return. For more information, contact Michelle Beltran at michelle.beltran@foundcom.org.

Feb. 6 NW Campus health services will hold a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (WTLO 1404C). Students who complete the class will receive a Healthcare Provider card. The certification is good for two years. Registration is required, and students must pay a $20 fee. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 6 South Campus students can compete in video game intramurals 2-5 p.m. in the SSTU Game Room. Food will be provided. For more information, contact student development specialist Jessica Bermejo at 817-515-4187.

Feb. 7 NW will host an Academic Learning Center workshop 2-3 p.m. in WSTU 2809. In Combating Fragments and Run-ons, students can learn tools to improve their writing. Students can register for the free event at tccd.mywconline.com. Workshops are subject to cancellation if no students are pre-registered by the day of the event. For more information, contact learning lab manager Lisa Cronkhite-Marks at 817-515-7028.

Feb. 7 Karen and Doug Parsons from the NE music department will perform Keyboard Music from the Baroque and Classical Eras starting at 7 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, send an email to karen.parsons@tccd.edu or call 817-515-6567.

Feb. 7 The NE writing center will hold a Passive Voice and “To Be” Verbs writing workshop 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

Feb. 8 NW will host an Academic Learning Center workshop 10-11 a.m. in WACB 1101. Students will be presented strategies to improve the process of writing outlines. Students can register for the free event at tccd.mywconline.com. Workshops are subject to cancellation if no students are pre-registered by the day of the event. For more information, contact learning lab manager Lisa Cronkhite-Marks at 817-515-7028.

Feb. 8 Carter BloodCare will be on NE Campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in a coach outside the Student Center by the chessboard. Healthy donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be over 16 and have a valid photo ID. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-DONATE4.

Feb. 8 NE student activities will host a spring Club Rush noon-2 p.m. in the NSTU south hallway to discuss changes in policy as well as upcoming events. Club Rush is an opportunity to network with student leaders and promote an organization’s goals. The event is free, but an RSVP is required by sending an email to chelsea.patton@tccd.edu. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 9 The AMC Palace in downtown Fort Worth will offer a free movie screening of Thank You For Your Service at 7:30 p.m. This feature documentary takes aim at the superficial understanding of war trauma and the failed policies that result. Director Tom Donahue interweaves the stories of four struggling Iraq War veterans with candid interviews of top military and civilian leaders. Reserve tickets at http://gathr.us/screening/19063. Admission is free for veterans using the discount code STCVets. For more information, contact Keri Wilcox at keri.wilcox@my.tccd.edu.

Feb. 9 Mark Pulse, associate director of the Pre-Clinical Services research group at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, will speak on SE Campus about the global crisis of antibiotic resistance 1:15-2:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, contact geology instructor Samantha Caputi at 817-515-3019.

Feb. 9 NE health services will offer free HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C, chlamydia and gonorrhea testing 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Testing will be provided by the Tarrant County Public Health department. Walk-ins only, and testing is open to all. For more information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 9 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa are sponsoring a Student Success Leadership Seminar 6-7 p.m. in Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Students will learn to recognize the importance of clearly defined goals for effective leadership as well as ways to set effective goals in one’s personal life, group and organizations. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 9 The NE writing center will have a writing workshop on types of essays 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114. For more information, contact learning lab manager Jared Landin at 817-515-6677.

Feb. 10 NE Math Club Infinity is hosting Synthetic Aperture Radar, a STEM seminar, 12:20-2 p.m. in NTAB 2223. Synthetic Aperture Radar is a new tool scientists and engineers are using to measure and observe the world in great detail. The seminar is free, and pizza will be provided. Email kimberly.campbell@tccd.edu to RSVP.

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