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April 13 NE Campus continues its annual International Festival and Spring Fest celebrating cultural diversity and student opportunities with music, food and entertainment 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the chessboard area. Local vendors will offer students career and community service opportunities, and colleges from the area will offer information to students.

April 13 The results for the HIV test done on April 6 will be available 10 a.m.-noon in the South Campus health center SACC 1311.

April 13 Students can stop by the Carter BloodCare van 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the chessboard on NE Campus to donate blood. Walk-ins are welcome. However, appointments are encouraged. Call 817-515-6056 to make an appointment. 

April 13 A jazz and poetry slam will take place 6-9 p.m. in the South Campus Recital Hall. Students are invited to read their original poetry, and the top three poets will win cash prizes. Sigma Delta Kappa will sponsor the event. Author/poet Mike Guinn will host the event.

April 13 SE Campus is hosting an architecture panel discussion 7-8 p.m. in ESEE 2316. Three architects from Fort Worth will talk about their work. For more information, contact architecture instructor Arnie Radman at 817-515-3620.

April 14 SE students can share original poetry in a competitive poetry slam at 1 p.m. in the SE Campus library. Prizes will be awarded.

April 14 Students can attend Employers Tell All on SE Campus. A panel of employers will be present 10 a.m.-noon in the North Ballroom to answer questions about résumés and interview preparation. This event is free and open to the public.

April 15 Summer registration opens for all campuses.

April 16 This is the last day to drop 16-week courses for the spring semester.

April 16 The African-American Student Organization will sponsor a five-on-five Hoop It Up in the South Campus gymnasium beginning at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public, but students under the age of 18 must have parental consent to play. The team who places first will receive a cash prize. Admission to the event is $1 or two cans of food. A portion of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to assist in both local and national disasters.

April 19 SE Campus will host student awards night 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The awards honor students and campus organizations for their achievements made during the academic school year. For more information, contact student development associate Amy Staley at 817-515-3103.

April 19 Former NW adjunct instructor Demeta Rose will present the Blazing Your Way to Good Credit seminar. Rose has worked in financial planning for 15 years and will teach attendees how to manage and save their money to avoid a financial crisis. She also will offer ways to get out of major credit card debt. The seminar will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus.

April 19 NE Campus will honor its exemplary and award-winning students at this year’s student Awards and Recognition ceremony. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner featuring the music of TCC faculty, and the ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

April 20 SE Campus will host a job fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. The fair is open to the public and will have companies like Chase, Six Flags and UPS. For more information, contact senior office assistant Darrell Whitsell at 817-515-3569.

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. Hosted by the NW health services, representatives from area medical organizations will pass out information including John Peter Smith Hospital’s program to help people who cannot get insurance obtain affordable health care. Some organizations will also conduct free tests. Tours of a MedStar ambulance, a CareFlite helicopter and a TCC fire truck will also be available.

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 seminar lecturer Scott Hilton will speak about his artwork and creative process at 6 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner on NE Campus.

April 22 The TR Library will have a book display for Earth Day.

April 23 Stephanie Blakely, TR Campus CAS coordinator, will present Test-Taking Strategies, a Center for Academic Success Lunchtime Workshop, noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3012).

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 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 26 Scott McVittie, TR Campus speech instructor, will present Test-Taking Strategies, a Center for Academic Success Lunchtime Workshop, noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Room (TRTR 3102).

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 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.

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