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The Student News Site of Tarrant County College

The Collegian

Woman’s History Month

Now-March 3 In honor of the 33rd anniversary of the Women in New Roles program, an art show is on view in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts Carillon Gallery on South Campus. The exhibit includes works by current and former WINR students. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Now-March 31 A Women’s History Month exhibit, Women and Intercultural Communication, will be on display in the Jenkins Garrett Library on South Campus. Library hours are 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday.

March 3 The movie Salt of the Earth will be shown 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU Fort Worth Room on South Campus as part of the Women’s History Month Film Festival. The controversial 1954 film revolves around mistreated miners going on strike and their wives who support them.

March 3 Spring into Fashion will be presented during the Women’s History Month Luncheon on South Campus. Carolyn Raab, owner of The Bridge Boutique of Fort Worth, will be guest speaker. The event will take place 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. Tickets are $5 for students and $7.50 for non-students. Attendees must call 817-515-4740 by March 2 to make reservations.

March 3-31 Information about important women in history will be put on display in the SE Campus Bistro during the 48 Notable Women exhibit. The display, featuring Susan B. Anthony, Georgia O’Keeffe and 46 other women, will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. every day of the week and is free and open to the public.

March 4 A History of Women’s Achievements in America will take place 1-5 p.m. in the SSTU Texas Room on South Campus. A series of eight 30-minute DVDs spotlighting the accomplishments of women during the 1621-2006 time periods will be shown over the four hours.

March 9 The 2003 film Mona Lisa Smile will be shown 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Bistro on SE Campus. The movie stars Julia Roberts as a liberal arts professor in 1953 teaching three students, played by Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles and Maggie Gyllenhaal, to question their traditional roles in society. Mona Lisa Smile marks the first time a female (Roberts) was paid $20 million for an acting role in a film. For more information, call 817-515-3103.

March 9 The South dance department will sponsor Voices from the Vault, a dance recital featuring resident dance companies Velocity I and Velocity II. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the SSTU Student Center.

March 10 Television journalist Rebecca Rodriguez will share her experiences with SE Campus students in So You Want to Be a Reporter? Making It as a Journalist in the 21st Century 1-2:30 p.m. in the Campus Conference Center (ESEC 2124). Rodriguez has worked as a correspondent for CNN and Fox News and has served on multiple committees with the City of Arlington and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 817-515-3103.

March 10 A faculty voice recital will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall on South Campus. Adjunct voice instructor Jiyoun Kim will perform.

March 10 The animated film Sita Sings the Blues will be shown 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU Fort Worth Room on South Campus. The film takes the events of the traditional Hindu tale Rama’s Journey, chronicles them through the eyes of the character Sita and depicts her desire for equal treatment from the men in her life.

March 21-31 Students can view the Tools of Home exhibit in the SE Campus library. The exhibit will include antique sewing and cooking utensils and a collection of antique cookbooks. The exhibit will explain how the tools were used and what modern conveniences have replaced them. For more information, call 817-515-3103.

March 22 SE Campus faculty member Tamika Steward and SE student Janekka Colbert will discuss overcoming obstacles to achieve goals 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Conference Center (ESEC 2124). For more information, call 817-515-3103.

March 23 Capt. Julia Dunaway, chief social worker for the Federal Women’s Prison of Fort Worth, will be the guest speaker at the Young Women’s Leadership Track: Taking the Right Road event 6-7 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus.

March 24 The Women’s Health Seminar will be noon-2 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The guest speaker will be Julia M. Woodard, who works as a senior occupational therapist.

March 28 Ruthann Geer, SE government instructor, and Constance Siegel, SE student, will present Women Making a Difference 10:45 a.m. in the Campus Conference Center (ESEC 2124). The interactive discussion will focus on making changes that make a difference in the lives of women and their families.

March 31 History/government instructor Carlos Rovelo will present Make Up for Success at 11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus.

March 31 International photographer Loli Kantor will present There was a Forest – Jewish Life in Eastern Europe Today 1-2:30 p.m. in the Campus Conference Center on SE Campus (ESEC 2124). For more information, call 817-515-3103.

April 2 The 10th Annual Women’s Symposium: Sisters Bridging Cultures: One Voice, One Heart, Many Hands provides an educational and interdisciplinary event featuring networking opportunities, speakers and more than 35 vendor displays. The event will take place 8:15 a.m.-12:25 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria and Living Room on South Campus.

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