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Now-Oct. 6
Flu shots are available on NW Campus 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday in WCTS 1128A. Cost is $12 and payable at WADM business services. Students should bring their receipts to the health center. Students should be 18 years or older, not pregnant, not sick and have no allergy to flu vaccine, eggs or latex. To make an appointment, call 817-515-7603 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Now-Oct. 6
The SE Campus library is hosting The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” The traveling exhibit explores the 19th century feminist author’s semiautobiography and her experiences after being prescribed the rest cure, a standard treatment in her day. Books on the subject are also displayed.

Now-Oct. 8
The Bill of Rights exhibit is in the SE Campus library. A copy of the historical document, photographs and other constitutional amendments will be presented on 12 freestanding photomontage posters.

Now-Oct. 8
Students have four books to vote on for the TR Big Book Talk in April. Students can choose among The Color Purple, 1984, The Hunger Games and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. By voting on these books, students have a chance to un-ban the historically banned book of their choice. Visit libguides.tccd.edu or the TR Campus Library for voting and more information.

Now-Oct. 22
The NE National Honor Society in Psychology is holding a book drive. Students can drop donations off in any of the Psi Beta book drive boxes located in various buildings on NE Campus. For more information, email Yvonne McCoy at yvonne.mccoy@my.tccd.edu or Angela Hook at angela.hook@my.tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 31
Students are invited to participate in the South Campus Instagram Challenge. Each day, participants can take a photograph that fits with the day’s theme, post it on Instagram and mark it with #tccsouth. Daily themes are posted around campus. Students may contact Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824 for more information.

Oct. 3
South Campus is holding a blood donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in a mobile unit on the SSTU patio.

Oct. 3
First-time voters can register to vote 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Main Commons on SE Campus.

Oct. 3
SE Campus health services will provide free HIV/AIDS screening 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in ESEC 2118. Appointments are not required, and students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Oct. 4
The Fall Club Crawl will put TR Campus’ clubs on display for students to gather information on and sign up for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. Clubs including the International Student Club, Citizens’ Club, Student Government Association, Film Club, Trinity River Equality in Education and Phi Theta Kappa will be recruiting members. Many more clubs will be present at the event, and light refreshments will be served.

Oct. 4
South student support coordinator Jamal Williams will present Social Media: What to Post and Tweet noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room (SSTU 2207) on South Campus.

Oct. 4
The TR Campus library will hold a book discussion on William Power’s Hamlet’s Blackberry 12:15-1 p.m. in TRTR 4216. A free lunch will be provided.

Oct. 4
Sherri Felts-Mata will discuss topics pertaining to laughter and mental health in Laughing for the Health of It! 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. The program is designed for social workers, licensed counselors, counseling staff, allied health professionals, family caregivers and students. Three contact hours will be awarded to licensed professionals who register for the professional section. Registration is $21 for the professional section and free for those registering in the student section. For registration or more information, contact Brenna Sanders at 817-515-6502 or brenna.sanders@tccd.edu.

Oct. 5-Nov. 30
NE health services is offering free exercise combo classes 1-2 p.m. Fridays through November, excluding Nov. 2 and Nov. 23, in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Exercise combo, a wellness activity, combines cardio stretch, Zumba and line dance. All students and employees can attend. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6222.

Oct. 6
An orientation will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. for First Choice program students in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. Parents are also invited. Call 817-515-3420 for more information. 

Oct. 8
The weekly Zumba class will meet 5-6 p.m. in the SHPE gym on South Campus. Students of all fitness levels are invited and encouraged to dress for exercise.

Oct. 9
An MLA documentation workshop will be held in the SE Campus writing center 9-10 a.m. in ESEE 2225. Students will learn how to format an MLA-style works cited page and obtain tips on documenting Internet sites and database articles.

Oct. 9
The NW Career Decision Workshop: Where Do You Go From Here? will be 11 a.m.-noon in WACB 1123. Professionals who work in human services will share information about their industries and tell how they made their own career decisions. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785.

Oct. 9
The Lunchtime Workshop on TR Campus focuses on diabetes. TR health services coordinator Veronica Warrior will discuss the acquisition, treatment, diets, symptoms, terminology and prevention of the disease. The workshop will be held noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Center (TRTR 3102). Finger-stick screening will also be given.

Oct. 9
South health services coordinator Tina Ingram will educate students about the blue phones on campus in Lunch and Learn: 8911 and the Blue Phone 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207) on South Campus. Refreshments will be served.

Oct. 9
Student Leadership Academy: Cultural Competence will introduce students to the idea of cultural competence with a chance for students to discuss their personal experiences 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6234.

Oct. 9-10
Students can get help from other students during the Students Serving Students event. Members of assistant professor Theresa Schrantz’s Introduction to Sociology class will be in the Idea Store during multiple class times to give other students information about student services on all campuses, administer career-correlated personality tests and answer questions about student success. For a list of times, visit the TR Idea Store.

Oct. 10
The NE Campus Health Fair will run 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Free health screenings for HIV/syphilis, blood glucose, vision, body mass index, fitness, blood pressure and oral cancer among many others will be available. Vendors include Alcoholics Anonymous, American Cancer Society, Cook Children’s, JPS Health Network, National Bone Marrow Registry, Mid-Cities Pregnancy Center and others. Flu shots are available for $12. For more information, contact health services at 817-515-6056.

Oct. 10
South Campus will present Résumé and Interviewing Techniques 1-2 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room. Students can learn to prepare effective résumés and learn interview skills. For more information, contact Monica Miranda at 817-515-4551 or monica.miranda@tccd.edu.

Oct. 10
The mobile mammography bus will be available by appointment 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on NE Campus. Women who are eligible include those 35 and older with no personal history of breast cancer, no breast implants, no known lumps or other breast problems, not currently pregnant or have not breastfed in the last six months and have not received a mammogram in the past 12 months. Appointments can be made 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday–Friday at 1-877-847-9355.

Oct. 10
The mobile Carter BloodCare bus will accept donations 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the bus and in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. For more information, contact Pat Marling at 817-515-6056 or call 1-800-DONATE4.

 

Oct. 10
Dr. Shanthi Ganesa will present Breast Cancer and the Environment: Clear as Mud noon-1 p.m. in the Forum Room (SSTU 2207) on South Campus in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ganesa will present for 30 minutes with a question-and-answer session following. Food will be available, but reservations are necessary. Students may call Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254 to reserve a seat.

Oct. 11
The SE Campus writing center will have a Writing Research Essays workshop 11 a.m.-noon in ESEE 2225. Students will learn how to form a thesis or argument, organize facts, gather sources and format the body of their essays in MLA style.

Oct. 11
NE students still undecided on a major can get insights into career choices from NE counselor Lilian Mabry in the interactive workshop Tips on Choosing a College Major 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, contact the NE counseling department at 817-515-6238.

Oct. 11
Students can receive tips on overcoming math fear in Student Success Seminar: Subtract Fear, Multiply Confidence 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. Various academic advisors and faculty will be on hand to share ideas on approaching math without anxiety. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Oct. 11
Gene Rhea Tucker, adjunct history instructor at the University of Texas at Arlington and Navarro College, will have a book reading 1-2 p.m. in the SE library. Tucker will also answer questions about his new book Oysters, Macaroni, and Beer: Thurber, Texas, and the Company Store. Tucker examined company records, newspapers and interviews to compile a case study that paints a larger picture of the role the company store and company town played in America. 

Oct. 11
Betsy Price, mayor of Fort Worth, will speak on NE Campus at the Women in New Roles 35th Anniversary Banquet 6-9 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). The banquet is open to TCC students, faculty and staff and community guests. Tickets are $8 and on sale now at NE and South campuses’ business services offices. Dress is semiformal. For more information, contact WINR coordinator Triesha Light at 817-515-4740 or at triesha.light@tccd.edu.

Oct. 13
Speakers will discuss facets of financial goal setting on NE Campus at the Achieving College Success: Financial Literacy workshop Setting Goals 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). The workshop will cover specific students’ goals and realistic time frames set for each goal and show how regular savings can protect long-term goals from unforeseen expenses.

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