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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.

March 23
The National Society of Leadership and Success will present a webinar with Emmy Award-winning television personality Anderson Cooper 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the NE Theater (NFAB 1205). For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

Students can learn conflict resolution skills and ways to enhance relationship stability. For more information, call the Parenting Center of Fort Worth 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 15 For TR’s Information Literacy Certificate Program, the TR library will host a series of non-credit, three-hour courses in TREF 1302. A variety of academic-level research skills will be covered, such as developing research strategies, learning search techniques and evaluating resources. Students can find scheduling details and register online at http://libguides.tccd.edu/infolit/home. For more information, contact the TR library reference desk at 817-515-1220.

Now-April 17 SE will offer free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center 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.

Now-May 1 Reading assistant professor Christi BlueFeather will lead free stress management sessions on the first and third Monday of each month 2-2:30 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Each session will end with a drawing for a free lunch voucher for one student. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

March 8 A Lunch and Learn workshop will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Action A (TRTR 4202). Working professionals will give interview tips, talk about resumes and professional attire and network over lunch.

March 8 South Campus’ health services will host the American Red Cross blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Student Center patio. Donors must be 17 years old or over and weigh at least 110 pounds. A photo ID is required. Students can register at www.redcrossblood.org using the keyword: tccsouth. For more information, contact administrative assistant Victoria Peterson at 817-515-4531 or victoria.peterson@tccd.edu.

March 8 South’s health services is offering free, confidential HIV testing by MHMR Tarrant County 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in SSTU 2208. For more information, contact administrative assistant Victoria Peterson at 817-515-4531 or victoria.peterson@tccd.edu.

March 8 The Student Success Seminar: Don’t Let Your $$$ Manage You will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus.

March 8 The NE writing center will hold an information literacy workshop 9-9:30 a.m. and 5-5:30 p.m. in NACB 1114.

March 8 The Love Yourself workshop will be 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. Sara Cantu from the Center for Discovery will present the workshop that will involve movement, art, writing and talking about media and culture, overcoming barriers of self-doubt and learning to love and be kind to one’s self.

March 8 NE health services will offer free HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C, chlamydia and gonorrhea testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Testing will be provided by Tarrant County Public Health and is open to all. For more information, call NE health services at 817-515-6056.

March 8, 22, 29 In celebration of National Craft Month, the TR library will host a make-and-take crafting session noon-1 p.m. each Wednesday in the TR library Multi-Purpose Room. Snacks will be provided, and attendees can bring their lunch. For more information, contact library services assistant director Danelle Toups at danelle.toups@tccd.edu.

March 9 South Campus’ student activities will hold a Safe Spring Break Fair 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU dining hall. Students can get free gifts, goodie bags and tips on how to have a safe spring vacation. For more information, contact student activities coordinator Ana Garcia at 817-515-4045 or ana.garcia@tccd.edu.

March 9 A student success workshop, Study Skills, will be held 1-2 p.m. in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). The session will focus on learning styles and study techniques. The event is free for students, faculty and staff. For more information, contact the center at 817-515-1039 or email tr.centeracademicsuccess@tccd.edu.

March 10 The TR transfer center will host Trinity River on the Go TCU Transfer Day 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Students will travel to Texas Christian University, where they can see what academic and campus life is like there. Transportation will be provided, but space is limited. Sign up at the TR transfer center (TREF 1503C) and meet on TR that morning. For more details, contact transfer center at 817-515-1198 or tr.transfer@tccd.edu.

March 11 WORDfest will run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Student Center on NE Campus. Local writing groups will have display tables, books for sale and presentations about writing and publishing. WORDfest will have panels, classes and presentations by authors and instructors. Those attending must register at www.word.writers.org.

March 13-19 Spring Break for students, faculty and staff.

March 20, 27 South Campus’ health services is offering free, confidential pregnancy testing 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in a mobile unit on the Student Center north patio. An appointment is required. For more information, call 469-251-2428 or visit www.icumobilefw.org.

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

March 21 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor the Student Leadership Academy #6: Realizing Change 6-7 p.m. in NSTU 1506. Students will learn to recognize the importance of initiating and leading change as a leadership skill. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 21 The National Society of Leadership and Success will present a webinar with Emmy Award-winning television personality and co-host of the Today Show Hoda Kotb 6-7:30 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 21 Tarrant County Public Health will provide free and confidential STD testing and counseling 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in TREF 1312A. The event is open to the public, and no appointment is needed. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

March 22 NW Campus’ world language lab will host a Young Leaders: Shaping the Future workshop 2-3 p.m. in WFAB 2615. The event will feature a variety of speakers who will discuss international and life experiences. A Q&A session will follow, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact humanities instructional associate Melanie Mendez at 817-515-7627 or melanie.mendez@tccd.edu.

March 22 MHMR of Tarrant County will provide free and confidential HIV testing and counseling 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in TREF 1312A. The event is open to the public, and no appointment is needed. For more information, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

March 22 NE’s SGA and student activities will host a forum 1-2 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Students can observe and participate in the forum and learn about concerns from the student body. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 22, 23 The TR transfer center will host a Grad Fest 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Main Street. At this one-stop planning event for spring graduation, students can confirm degree plan requirements, apply for graduation participation, pick up their caps and gowns, join the TCC Alumni Association and more.

 

March 23 South Campus’ health services will offer free, confidential STD/HIV testing by Tarrant County Public Health 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SACC 1331. For more information, call administrative assistant Victoria Peterson at 817-321-4738.

March 23 NW Campus’ health services will host a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 1404C. After successfully completing the course, students will receive their Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers card. Certification is valid for two years after the date of the class. The fee for the event is $20. For more information or to register, contact health services administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672 or catherine.stevens@tccd.edu.

March 23 MHMR will be on NW Campus 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in WCST 1151 to provide free and confidential STD testing. No insurance or appointment is necessary. For more information, contact health services administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672 or catherine.stevens@tccd.edu.

March 23 NE career services will host a resume and cover letter development workshop 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in NSTU 1506A on NE Campus. The workshop will be interactive, and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-6992.

March 24 A personal safety self-defense training workshop will be held in the TR Discovery Center (TRTR 3102). Session 1 will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Session 2 will be 1-3 p.m. Attendees must complete Session 1 to attend Session 2. For more information and to sign up, email tr.healthservices@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1059.

March 25 The TR transfer center’s Trinity River on the Go program will take the Tarleton State Texan Tour to Stephenville. Students can sign up for the day trip at the TR transfer center (TREF 1503C). Space is limited. Priority will be given to students who have attended previous Transfer Academy sessions. For more information, contact transfer center coordinator Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144 or email tr.transfer@tccd.edu.

March 27 South’s advising and counseling center will host The Balancing Act 5:30-6:30 p.m. in SACT 1429. Students can attend the stress management workshop and learn the signs of being out of balance in life and how to bring balance back. For more information, contact counselor Nicole Dalesandro at 817-515-4709 or nicole.dalesandro@tccd.edu.

March 28 NW’s counseling office will host Exploring the Dimensions of Wellness workshop 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WCTS 1133. NW counselor Jim Sherwood will discuss common factors of wellness models and suggest ways to improve overall well-being. For more information, contact counseling administrative assistant Cathy Westbrook at 817-515-7980 or catherine.westbrook@tccd.edu.

March 28 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor the Student Leadership Academy #7: Empowering Others 6-7 p.m. in NSTU 1506. Students will learn to understand the relationship between power, delegation and empowerment. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 28 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. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

March 28 NE learning centers will hold a spring open house 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the academic learning center (NACB 1114). Students can interact with staff from all NE learning centers and get information for college success.

March 29 The NE chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will hold a fundraiser 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NTAB and NSTU lobbies on NE. Members will sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches for $5.

March 30 NE student activities and Phi Theta Kappa will sponsor the Student Leadership Academy #8: Review and Reflection 6-7 p.m. in NSTU 1506. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 30 Knowing What You Owe, a financial literacy training, will run 12:30-2 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) on NE Campus. This training will emphasize the importance of tracking student loans to achieve successful loan repayment. Students will also learn about the implications that mismanaging their loans can have on their credit history. For more information, contact special services coordinator Ronda Isaacs at ronda.isaacs@tccd.edu or 817-515-6264.

March 30 South Campus’ quality enhancement program will host a critical thinking conference 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Student Center featuring Ferris State University professor emeritus Terry Doyle as keynote speaker. Students can attend workshops and presentations on improving test-taking skills, time management and first-year survival skills. For more information, contact sociology instructor Maureen Hockenberger at 817-515-4636 or maureen.hockenberger@tccd.edu.

April 1 NE student activities and the National Society of Leadership and Success will sponsor a Big Day of Service 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on NE Campus. Through Volunteer Hub, students can volunteer with one of the community service projects that student organizations will host. T-shirts for the event will be available for $7, and lunch will be served at 1:30. For more information, contact NSLS president Sandy Davis at sandy.davis@tccd.edu or student activities coordinator Cara Walker at cara.walker@tccd.edu.

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