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Feb. 23 Author Max Krochmal will be in the Tahita Fulkerson Library noon-1 p.m. on TR Campus to discuss his book Blue Texas, which tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas as African-American, Mexican-American and white labor and community activists gradually came together to empower the state’s minority groups. This book is about the new generation of Texas. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Edward Brassart at 817-515-1192.

Now-Feb. 24 SE student activities will host a Presidents Day exhibit in Art Corridor III. Students can stop by and learn a fact or two about U.S. presidents. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

Feb. 23
Author Max Krochmal will be in the Tahita Fulkerson Library noon-1 p.m. on TR Campus to discuss his book Blue Texas, which tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas as African-American, Mexican-American and white labor and community activists gradually came together to empower the state’s minority groups. This book is about the new generation of Texas. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Edward Brassart at 817-515-1192.

Now-March 21 South’s campus and community outreach will hold free marriage and relationship workshops 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays on the 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.

Now-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.

Now-April 17 SE will offer free tax preparation through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center is offering free tax preparation noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in EMBC 1106. For more information, contact Michelle Beltran at michelle.beltran@foundcom.org.

Feb. 22 Free, confidential HIV testing will be provided by MHMR of Tarrant County on TR Campus 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (TREF 1312A). Appointments are encouraged but not needed. Please allow 30-45 minutes for a testing session. This screening is open to the general public 18 or older. For more information, contact administrative assistant Acia Lacy at 817-515-1059.

Feb. 22 NE veterans counselor Christopher Hunt will conduct an ASK Gatekeeper training 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). This training aims to teach people to recognize suicide risk factors and proper channels and the means to use in handling those situations.

Feb. 22 The NW Campus academic learning center will hold a writing workshop at 10 a.m. in WACB 1101. Students will learn how to use APA style formatting in academic writing. Students can register for the free event at tccd.mywconline.com. Workshops are subject to cancellation if no students register by the day of the event.

Feb. 22 The NE writing center will host a rhetorical analysis workshop 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114.

Feb. 22 South’s Kinesiology Student Organization will host Caitlin Hendler, a cardiac rehabilitation specialist, noon-1 p.m. in the SHPE Gym. All students are welcome.

Feb. 22 South’s math and natural science division will present Dream Big: Challenges in Deep Oil and Gas Well Exploration 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. Students can hear Richard A. Sukup, president of Magnolia Global Energy, speak. It is free to attend, and lunch will be provided.

Feb. 22-23 TR Campus will hold the North Texas University Transfer Fair. Universities from across North Texas will be available to answer questions regarding admissions and scholarships 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This free event is open to all students and will be held in the Discovery Center (TRTR 3102).

Feb. 23 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa chapter will sponsor Student Leadership Academy #4: Different Types of Conflict 6-7 p.m. in NSTU 1506. Students will learn conflict is an ever-present element in most organizations and learn to identify types of conflict. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

Feb. 23 MHMR of Tarrant County will provide free and confidential HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in WCTS 1151 on NW Campus. For more information, contact NW health services administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

Feb. 23 NE career services will host a session for students to complete the MyPlan personality assessment 10-11:30 a.m. in NSTU 1801A. Career services personnel will help students make sense of their assessment results, career matches and ways to explore careers. Students must register in advance at vhub.at/northeast. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6692.

Feb. 23 The NE writing center will host a writing workshop on poetry analysis 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. 24 Today’s Economy and Its Discontents student lecture will be held 9:35-10:35 a.m. in the Riverfront Cafe on TR Campus with a faculty/staff lecture 11 a.m.-noon in the WIN conference room (TRTR 4030). Harvard economics professor Gregory Mankiw will speak about his research and writing in the field of economics. Faculty and staff must register for the second lecture at http://www.cvent.com/8vq600. Students do not need to register.

Feb. 27 South’s health services is offering free, confidential pregnancy testing 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on the Student Center north patio. An appointment is required. For more information, call 469-251-2428 or visit www.icumobilefw.org.

Feb. 28 SE student activities will host D.A.S.H.H.: Drinking, Drugs, Danger, Oh My 12:30-2 p.m. in the library classroom. The workshop is designed to teach students skills to increase safety in situations where drinking and drug use are present. For more information, contact veterans counselor Christy McDonald at 817-515-3381 or christina.mcdonald@tccd.edu.

Feb. 28 NE Campus’ annual Mardi Gras Parade will be 10-11 a.m. starting in the parking lot behind NFAB. The parade will run all around campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

Feb. 28 The NE writing center will host a writing workshop on literary devices 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. 28 Tarleton State University will hold an advising fair on NW Campus 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU. Students will be provided with information for transferring from TCC to Tarleton. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Rachelle Alvarez at 817-515-7319.

March 1 Carter BloodCare will be on NW Campus for a blood drive 10 a.m.-2 p.m. outside WFAB and WTLO. Healthy donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be over 17 and have a valid photo ID. At least 56 days must have passed since a previous donation. Donors are encouraged to hydrate and eat before donating. For more information, contact 1-800-DONATE-4.

March 1 The UNT Eagle Landing Event will be hosted by the University of North Texas 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe on TR Campus. Advisers from all nine UNT colleges that offer undergraduate degrees and transfer counselors will be available to evaluate students’ transcripts. Financial aid staff can answer scholarship questions.Students may also submit completed applications at the event. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

March 1 NW Campus health services will host the annual Health and Resources Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Services provided at the fair include blood pressure screening, vision tests, family planning information and bone marrow registration. For more information, contact health services administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672.

March 1 South’s advising and counseling center will host a healthy relationships seminar 1-2 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students can learn tips on communicating to develop a better connection with others. Students can register for free at http://vhub.at/southevents. For more information, contact counselor Nicole Dalesandro at 817-515-4709 or nicole.dalesandro@tccd.edu.

March 1 SE student activities will present Your Life in the Funny Pages: Incorporating Autobiography into Newspaper Comics presented by Josh Rose 2:20-3:50 p.m. in the library classroom. Rose, an El Centro College art faculty member, will teach how to tell one’s life story through comic strips. Space is limited, so students should sign up now at the library reference desk to attend the workshop. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

March 2 The NE writing center will host a statement of purpose 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.

March 4 The Weekend Transfer Fair will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Riverfront Cafe on TR Campus. Universities that have evening, online or weekend classes will speak with students about admissions and scholarships. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1198.

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