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Feb. 13  TR career services will host a fashion show 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside the Riverfront Café on TRTR Main Street. Students will model stylish, professional outfits appropriate for interviews and business meetings. A skit will follow the fashion show to illustrate what not to do when meeting with employers. Students can have a light snack and pick up tips for a successful interview. Collegian file photo
Feb. 13
TR career services will host a fashion show 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside the Riverfront Café on TRTR Main Street. Students will model stylish, professional outfits appropriate for interviews and business meetings. A skit will follow the fashion show to illustrate what not to do when meeting with employers. Students can have a light snack and pick up tips for a successful interview. Collegian file photo

Feb. 13 SE health services will offer HIV/AIDS testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the health center (ESEC 2118). The screening is free for students and takes about 10 minutes.

 

Feb. 13 Operating a Vegetarian Food Truck will be presented noon-1 p.m. in

 

the SE library. Executive chef Christina MacMicken from Good Karma Kitchen will talk about what it is like to own and run a food truck that serves a gourmet healthy cuisine. Good Karma Kitchen aims to promote a balanced, holistic lifestyle by providing high-quality food while educating customers on healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free living.

 

Feb. 13-14 SE student activities hosts a Valentine’s Day Shopping Spree 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Main Commons. SE student organizations will raise money by selling items students, faculty and staff can buy for Valentine’s gifts.

 

Feb. 14 The Bone Marrow Donor Registry will be on NE Campus 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NTAB lobby. The national bone marrow donor program needs a diverse group of donors since patients are most likely to match someone who shares their racial and ethnic background. Only a tissue swab from inside the participant’s cheek is needed. Cash donations are also welcome. Donors must be 18 and 60 and willing to donate to any patient in need. For more information, call Bernie Yee in health services at 817-515-6056.

 

Feb. 14 NE career services will hold an open house branding workshop The BRAND Is You! — Personal Branding Tips 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Career Center (NSTU 1625). Students can learn techniques for branding themselves to potential employers or just stop by and learn what NE career services can offer students in general. For more information, call 817-515-6692.

 

Feb. 14 SE Campus presents How Smart Students Build Wealth 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Guest speaker Jamie Grant, owner of JDG Wealth Management, will tell students about the keys to smart money management and building wealth for their futures. Faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. For more information, call associate professor of reading Jacquelyn Warmsley at 817-515-3404.

 

Feb. 14 SE health services and student support services present Sexual Coercion and Date Rape 11-11:45 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. in ESEE 1301. Amy Suffield from the Women’s Center will discuss the types of sexual coercion and date rape as well as risk reduction and steps to take in such an event. For more information, call student support coordinator Sonya Splane at 817-515-3215.

 

Feb. 14 The NE Student Leadership Academy’s Conflict Resolution will run 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). Students can learn about positive reactions and methods for dealing with conflict.

 

Feb. 16, 18 The NW math department is offering free Slopes, Equations of Lines and Graphing Lines, workshops 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 16 in WTLO 2126 and 7-9 p.m. Feb. 18 in WTLO 2205. For more, call Vilma Manteiga at 817-515-7240 or email vilma.manteiga@tccd.edu.

 

Feb. 18 South Campus will hold a Presidents Day of Service 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria.

 

Feb. 18 A Presidents Day celebration will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. Celebrate U.S. presidents with goodies and little-known facts about American leaders and the country’s history. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7795.

 

Feb. 18-22 The SE library and student activities present the Presidents Day exhibit 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the SE library. The exhibit includes literature and photos of various U.S. presidents. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

 

Feb. 19 SE health services and Carter BloodCare is sponsoring a blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students donating should weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years of age. Before donating, students should eat a well-balanced meal and must bring a valid ID. For more information, call health services at 817-515-3594.

 

Feb. 19 The Financial Planning workshop on South Campus will teach students how to better manage money in college and after college. The workshop will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

Feb. 19 Eddie Brassart, TR student development associate, will facilitate the Lunchtime Workshop this week. As a driving force behind the student club life on TR, Brassart will discuss the ways students can network and stay connected with other students and faculty members and build relationships. Lunch will be served during the discussion noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Center (TRTR 3102).

 

Feb. 19 Student Leadership Academy’s Leadership and Service will be 2-4 p.m. in WACB 1123 on NW Campus. Speakers Lynn Preston, Kim Jackson, Vesta Martinez and Rachael McCloskey will discuss how to create service projects and work with community agencies. For more information, call student development associate McCloskey at 817-515-7795.

 

Feb. 20 The SE advising and counseling office will present the health and wellness workshop I’ve Got the Power! Simple Stress Relief Using Emotional Intelligence 9:35-10:30 a.m. in the North Ballroom. Guest speaker Carisa Bustillos will talk to students about ways to use emotional intelligence to rid tension and pressure and to be “heart smart.” For more information, call special services coordinator Renetta Wright at 817-515-3468.

 

Feb. 20 NE Campus’ student leadership academy presents Cultural Competence 11 a.m.-noon in the Galley (NSTU 1506). This program will introduce students to the idea of cultural competence and have them share their experiences. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

 

Feb. 20 Self-Love and Self-Esteem Lead to Self-Empowerment will be presented by NW counselor Lilia Covio-Calzada 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. The workshop will focus on feelings, where they come from and how to handle and express them appropriately. Participants will also learn to recognize twisted thinking patterns and self-train to think in a brand new way. RSVP online at www.tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

 

Feb. 20 South Campus will celebrate National Engineers Week with displays and a presentation by Khosrow Behbehani, professor and bioengineering department chair at the University of Texas at Arlington. Celebrate Awesome will be 11 a.m-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Café. For more information, email maria.valdez@tccd.edu.

 

Feb. 20 The SE library presents Microsoft Word training 2-3 p.m. in the library classroom. Students will receive an overview of performing common tasks such as changing text size, MLA and APA formatting and double-spacing in Microsoft Word. Assistant director of library services Tracey Minzenmayer will lead the training. For more information, call Minzenmayer at 817-515-3080.

 

Feb. 21 SE business and career services presents Mock Interview Day 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Faculty, staff and business industry members will conduct mock interviews with students. The event will have two sessions: individual interviews 10-11 a.m. and group interviews 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Interviewers will rate the interviewees and give feedback to the students. Students should come prepared with a résumé and should dress business professional. For more information, call hospitality management instructor Talia Dancer at 817-515-3119.

 

Feb. 21 South Campus will hold a Greek Yard Show 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the SSTU patio (SSTU Cafeteria in case of inclement weather). For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

Feb. 21 NE Campus will host Credit Basics 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). The session will explain how borrowers can use future income for large purchases like education or homes. Students will also explore ways lenders make money, the cost of borrowing and tips for maintaining creditworthiness. Register at www.tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

 

Feb. 21 TR students will be asked to turn off their phones for just a couple hours over a lunchtime picnic on TR Campus. The Dare to Disconnect picnic 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. serves students free lunch and refreshments on the patio outside the Transfer Center (TRTR 1020) but requires all social electronic devices be switched off or put away. For humorous measure, device police will patrol.

 

Feb. 21 SE Campus will present a Monnig Meteorite Gallery presentation 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. TCU’s gallery educator Nona Batiste will talk about meteorites and bring samples for students to see. For more information, call the SE library at 817-515-3081.

 

Feb. 22 The TR student leadership center will host a Leadership eXperience Summit 1-4 p.m. in the Action Suite (TRTR 4202). Leadership and Motivation will feature guest motivational speaker James “Bird” Guess and focus on five principles of being a successful leader. Light refreshments will be provided, and the event is open to the public. Registration is required, and students must visit the student hub online at www.tccd.student-hub.com to sign up. Contact Stevie Blakely in the student life center at 817-515-1191 for more information.

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