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Feb.+8%2C+9%2C+11%0A%0ASE+Campus+will+offer+free+tax+preparation+assistance+noon-8+p.m.+Feb.+8-9+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%2C+individuals+need+to+bring+a+picture+ID%2C+Social+Security+card+for+themselves%2C+their+dependents+or+spouse+or+a+Social+Security+number+verification+letter+or+individual+taxpayer+identification+number+assignment+letter+for+them%2C+also+relevant+documents+for+an+ITIN%2C+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%2C+contact+Michelle+Beltran+at+michelle.beltran%40foundcom.org.+See+Feb.+8-April+15+listing+for+South+Campus+times+and+location.
Feb. 8, 9, 11 SE Campus will offer free tax preparation assistance noon-8 p.m. Feb. 8-9 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. See Feb. 8-April 15 listing for South Campus times and location.

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.

Feb. 8, 9, 11
SE Campus will offer free tax preparation assistance noon-8 p.m. Feb. 8-9 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. See Feb. 8-April 15 listing for South Campus times and location.

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. 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.

Feb. 8-9 The TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3101) will hold Transfer 101 sessions to inform and assist students in the transfer process to a four-year university. Two presentations will be held on both days at 10:30 and 11 a.m.

Feb. 8-21 South’s Family Empowerment Center is offering free financial coaching and education 3:30-5 p.m. in SFOF. Students can learn money management skills. For more information, call the center at 817-515-4332.

Feb. 8-March 21 South’s campus and community outreach will hold free marriage and relationship workshops 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in SSTU second floor. Students can learn conflict resolution skills and ways to enhance relationship stability. For more information, call the Parenting Center at 817-632-5529.

Feb. 8-April 15 South’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center is offering free tax preparation 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays in the Family Empowerment Center. For more information, call the center at 817-515-4332.

Feb. 9 The SE International Book Club will start reading Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 5-6 p.m. in the Library Classroom. For more information, contact library specialist Chelsea Bippert at 817-515-3082.

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. 9 Will You Accept This Rose? NE student activities is hosting a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt 9 a.m.-5 p.m. across NE Campus. Students must find one of student activities’ red roses hidden around campus to win a prize. Every rose is a winner but only one prize per person. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

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.

Feb. 10, 17 NE Math Club Infinity is hosting workshops to help prepare students for the Jim Bolen Math Competition 2-4 p.m. on the 10th and 1-3 p.m. on the 17th in NTAB 2114. For more information, contact math assistant professor Cathryn Miller at 817-515-6072 or math instructor Jim Walker at 817-515-6557.

Feb. 13 The Success 101 workshop is 12:30-2 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. Success coach Amanda Wasemiller and academic advisors Brittany Duncan and Carey Miller will introduce strategies to help students become active participants in the classroom such as time management and goal setting. For more information, email ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or call 817-515-6264.

Feb. 13-14 SE student activities will host a Valentine’s Day Shopping Spree 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Main Commons. All profits from the event will benefit each SE club/organization who participates. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 14 SE Campus will host the communication workshop A Love Affair 1-2:20 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The workshop is to help people strengthen their personal relationships. The event is open to students only, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact speech instructor Rebekah Pointer-Adderly at 817-515-3653.

Feb. 14 The Fort Worth Pregnancy Center Mobile Unit will be on NW Campus 9 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday outside WFAB. The unit offers counseling, free prenatal vitamins, prenatal classes and confidential pregnancy and STD testing for women 18 and older. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 14 The NE writing center will present a writing workshop on the MLA eighth edition 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. 14 South’s advising and counseling center will host an ASK gatekeeper training program 3-4 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students will learn how to recognize suicide risk factors and how to properly handle the situation. For more information, contact counselor Nicole Dalesandro at 817-515-4709.

Feb. 14 TR health services will provide free, confidential STD testing and counseling in the health center (TREF 1312-A). Screenings are open to the public with no appointment necessary. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

Feb. 14 The TCC Foundation will host a scholarship presentation 11 a.m.-noon in WACB 1123 on NW Campus. The event will introduce scholarship opportunities for all current students. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Feb. 14 NW Campus Student Veterans of America will host a veteran breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. every Tuesday in WSTU 1305. Breakfast will be served to TCC student veterans free of charge. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

Feb. 14 The University of North Texas will host an Eagle Landing event on NW Campus 10-11 a.m. in WSTU 1303 and 1305. The event will provide students with information for transitioning from TCC to UNT. For more, contact transfer center coordinator Rachelle Alvarez at 817-515-7319.

Feb. 14-17 The World War I Mobile Museum will be open on NW Campus 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, and 9:30 a.m.-noon Friday in WSTU 1305. The interactive museum will feature personal items belonging to World War I soldiers. For more information, contact government and history professor Laura Wood at 817-515-7785.

Feb. 15 SE student activities will host the weekly Veterans Breakfast 8:15-9:45 a.m. in the ESCT HUB. It is open to student, faculty and staff veterans. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 15 The NW Campus academic learning center will host a writing workshop at 11 a.m. in WFAB 2614 where students will learn how to accurately use the MLA eighth edition format. 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 coordinator Lisa Cronkhite-Marks at 817-515-7028.

Feb. 15 A Love Your Heart Luncheon will feature guest speaker Beth Reed, chest pain program coordinator at JPS Health Network. The luncheon will take place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Action Suite A (TRTR 4202) on TR Campus. A free lunch will be provided to the first 30 attendees. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call TR health services at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 15 Myth Buster Series: What’s Love Got To Do With It? will feature NW Campus counselor Brentom Jackson 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NE Campus library on the main floor. Jackson will speak about how self-love and self-esteem lead to empowerment. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call speech instructor A’Isha Malone at 817-515-6254.

Feb. 15 The NE Student Government Association is holding a senate forum 1-2 p.m. in NSTU 1506. Students can keep up to date with the latest concerns of other students and voice their opinions by observing or participating in the forum. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-6688.

Feb. 15 The Get Back on Track and Finish the Race seminar will run 6-7:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. This seminar will assist students with identifying their learning styles and teach them learning strategies and ways to study. This seminar will also cover how the GPA impacts the overall college experience and provide strategies to boost one’s GPA. There will be several speakers. For more information, email ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or call 817-515-6264.

Feb. 15 The NE writing center will present a writing workshop on the APA sixth edition 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. 15 A representative from the National Bone Marrow Program will be on NE Campus 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby to recruit bone marrow donors. One must be between 18-44, meet the health guidelines, fill out a form and give a cheek swab so their tissue can be type tested. For more information, call 682-885-1314 or call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 16 NW Campus academic learning center will hold a thesis writing workshop at 7 p.m. in WFAB 2608. Students will learn tools for interpreting writing prompts and strategies for creating a thesis with supporting evidence. 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 coordinator Lisa Cronkhite-Marks at 817-515-7028.

Feb. 16 NW Campus career services will present a resume writing workshop 2-3 p.m. in WSTU 1406. Students can get tools for writing well-tailored resumes. Free snacks will be provided. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

Feb. 16 Sponsored by NE health services, the Free Heart Healthy Lunch will feature guest speaker Beth Reed, a cardiology nurse at John Peter Smith Hospital 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Reed will talk about early recognition of heart attack symptoms, simple hands-only CPR, and knowing when to call 911 to save a life. A free lunch will be served. Students can register on volunteerhub.com. For more information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

Feb. 16 Tarrant County Public Health will be on NW Campus 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (WCTS 1151). Free, confidential HIV and STD testing will be available. For more information, contact administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 16 NW Campus’ health and wellness department will host a dating abuse workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WCTS 1133. Students will learn about unhealthy relationships, dating and resources on how to receive help. For more information, contact counselor Lisa Allison at 817-515-7989.

Feb. 17 TR will hold a HBCU college fair 8:30-11:30 a.m. on TRTR Main Street. Historically black college and university representatives will be available to speak to students about admissions and scholarships.

Feb. 18 South’s student center will host the Alzheimer’s Association African-American Caregiver Seminar 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Check-in and light breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Attendees will learn how to care for themselves and others regarding late onset Alzheimer’s. For more information, call 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/northcentraltexas.

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