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Jan. 28
South Campus will hold an eight-week series of Zumba classes 5–6 p.m. in the SHPE gym. No reservations are required, and the classes are offered to all fitness levels. For more information, call health services at 817-515-4531.
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SE disability support services needs student note-takers. Pay starts at $7.25 an hour. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least six credit hours. To apply, call 817-515-3593 or email pamela.oliver@tccd.edu.

Now-Jan. 31 The SE library and the health and physical education department are sponsoring a health and fitness display that illustrates current fitness trends and ways to improve physical fitness at TCC. The display includes books and DVDs available for rent through the library on popular exercise styles such as pilates, yoga and tai chi.

Jan. 23-24 Clubfest will be held on NW Campus on the WTLO first floor. Students can sign up for and learn about NW Campus clubs. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-7795 or stop by WSTU 2811.

Jan. 23 The NE Student Leadership Academy will present Successful Recruitment at 1 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). The seminar is an all-encompassing program that will aid students in recruiting new members into their student organization.

Jan. 23 SE Campus and the Arlington Public Library are celebrating the LibraryLiNK ribbon cutting 2-3 p.m. in the SE library. The program allows SE students who have an Arlington or Mansfield public library card to request and return public library books to the SE library. Toro and the Arlington library mascot will make an appearance.

Jan. 24 Using Career Services to Further Your Goals will provide information about career resources available for students. NW career services staff members will be in the WSTU lobby to answer questions. For more information, call career services at 817-515-7785.

Jan. 25 NW Campus will hold a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. certificate is granted upon successful completion of the course, which is open to students, faculty and staff. Admission is $15. For more information, call health services coordinator Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

Jan. 25 SE continuing education will host a Senior Education Orientation 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom for seniors enrolled in SE continuing education classes. For more information, call continuing education services vice president Carrie Tunson at 817-515-3022.

Jan. 26 SE Campus, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and Arlington ISD will host Seamless Pathway Transition 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students who have an interest in developing workforce and college readiness skills are encouraged to participate. For more information, call Regina Cannon, assistant professor of business, at 817-515-3692.

Jan. 28 Career Services Career Guidance with MyPlan is being held 9 a.m.-noon in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. Students can take assessments meant to help them select a fitting, fulfilling career. For more information, call career services at 817-515-7785.

Jan. 28 TR students can visit TRTR Main Street 8 a.m.-2 p.m. for the University Transfer Fair. Local, state and out-of-state university nursing and allied health representatives will attend with tips on admissions, financial aid and degree options for students planing to transfer. Schools include the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of North Texas and Texas Christian University. For more information, contact Sharon Moore in the TR transfer center at 817-515-1198.

Jan. 29 Students can save lives by giving blood 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in TRTR 4202 on TR Campus. Students may participate under certain restrictions and are encouraged to eat a good meal and hydrate well before donating. Donors must bring valid identification and cannot have given blood in the last 56 days. For more information, call Veronica Warrior at 817-515-1098 or Carter BloodCare at 1-800-DONATE-4.

Jan. 29 NE Campus’ University Transfer Day will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. throughout the Student Center. More than 30 universities will be available to provide transfer information to students. Contact student development associate Amity Womelsdorff at 817-515-6688 for more information.

Jan. 29 The SE Transfer Center will host its annual College Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Main Commons. The fair will be the center’s largest this semester with about 50 colleges/universities available to students to answer questions and provide information about their institutions. For more information, call academic advisor Casey Ramos at 817-515-3319 or 817-515-3590.

Jan. 29 South Campus will present a session for students about success and planning. The workshop will be noon–1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-4154.

Jan. 30 The NE Student Leadership Academy will present Mentoring 11 a.m.-noon in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus. The program will explain opportunities available for the students and the concept of mentoring.

Jan. 30 SE student activities is offering WebAdvisor training 1-2 p.m. in the SE library. The seminar teaches students how to navigate WebAdvisor and explains what services are available. Students can learn how to perform the most commonly requested tasks such as checking grades and attendance and using the class planner. For more information, call library services director Jo Klemm at 817-515-3083.

Jan. 30 Lisa Benedetti, assistant professor of speech, will present The Art of Communication, a student success seminar, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Students can pick up tips for communicating with faculty and obtaining successful networking skills.

Jan. 30-31 SE student activities will hold a Club Expo 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Main Commons on SE Campus. Representatives from more than 40 student organizations will provide information and answer questions to recruit new members. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

Jan. 31 The South Campus Transfer Fair will feature university recruiters 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to assist students planning to transfer to four-year colleges. The transfer fair, which is free to anyone who wants to attend, will be located in the SSTU cafeteria. For more information, call South career center coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4737.

Jan. 31 SE Campus will host networking presentations by Darrell Whitsell 10:15-11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students will learn different networking skills such as basic communication, stress management and body language needed when searching for a job. For more information, call coordinator of career and employment services Gina Maloy at 817-515-3597.

Jan. 31 The student success seminar Successful Testing will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Academic advisor Kim Eason will help students in controlling their test anxiety and tell them how to answer different types of questions.

Feb. 1-28 The SE library will display One Life: The Mask of Lincoln. The exhibit will have 10 portraits of Abraham Lincoln from the National Portrait Gallery. The portraits chart his life from freshman congressman to one of his final photographs as president. This portfolio was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Feb. 1 SE health and physical education will host a dodgeball tournament at 1 p.m. in ESEB 1210. Participants can sign up in the SE gym the day of the tournament. A student ID will be required to participate. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call health and physical education instructor Shahzad Nazir at 817-515-3170.

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