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The NE Speech and Debate Club won several awards over spring break at the Phi Roe Pi regional tournament. Elizabeth Price won second place in dramatic interpretation and third place in poetry interpretation. Ashley Borck won fourth place in informative speaking. Oladipo Oyediran placed third in prose interpretation. Rachael Jensen won fourth place in prose interpretation, and Courtney Stewart received sixth place in prose interpretation.


Billy Hayes, adjunct instructor of graphic communications on NE Campus, was featured in Naïve: Modernism and Folklore in Contemporary Graphic Design, published by Gestalten. Hayes said the book featured modern artists doing 1940s- and ’50s-inspired graphic design. Hayes said his work in the book is a graphic design called vector art. The book can be purchased online at or


April 7 South Campus health services will sponsor a health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Center first-floor hall, lobby and cafeteria. Students, employees and the public can gather information on organizations and health issues and participate in screenings such as blood sugar, blood pressure and weight. A marrow donor registry will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. outside SSTU 1102. A Carter BloodCare mobile unit will be on the north patio 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for a blood drive. In addition, the AIDS Outreach Center will conduct free, confidential HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SSTU Bluebonnet Room.


April 7 South Campus student activities is sponsoring Spring Fling 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in SSTU 1103A on South Campus.


April 7 The South Campus health and physical education department, student activities and Community Outreach will sponsor Spring 2 Spring, 2 Mile Walk-Run 2:30 p.m. on South Campus. Check-in begins at 2 p.m. in the SHPE gymnasium. All entry requirements benefit the American Red Cross with a $5 minimum donation (checks only) payable to American Red Cross.


April 7 The NW Campus Health Fair will provide students with free blood pressure and cholesterol screening as well as information from more than 25 vendors on everything related to health including Children’s Health Insurance program, the Lupus Foundation, organ donation and massage therapy. The fair will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303/05. Students can schedule a mammogram with the Harris Methodist mobile unit 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the driveway that leads from the parking lot to the WFAB building. Students can get an appointment or more information by calling 817-515-7790. For those wanting to donate blood, the Carter BloodCare mobile unit will also be on the driveway 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


April 7 The NW Campus Community Volunteer Fair will be in front of the cafeteria 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Students can meet with local organizations that use volunteers and get information on application and volunteer requirements.


April 7 Flo Stanton, South Campus health services coordinator, will present Laughing Your Way Through Stress 6-6:45 p.m. in SSTU Bluebonnet Room on South Campus.


April 10 Last day for students to drop spring Saturday classes with a grade of W.


April 10 Tarrant County College’s Ninth Annual Women’s Symposium, sponsored by Women in New Roles, presents Redefining Ourselves: Regain, Reclaim, Renew. The free educational, interdisciplinary event featuring exhibits and displays runs 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in SSTU Living Room and Cafeteria on South Campus. Speakers are Judge Bobbie Edmonds of Forest Hill municipal court and Dr. Sherry Dean, executive dean of Richland College in Dallas. About 40 vendors, many former WINR students, will provide products and information about their business opportunities. The free event is open to the public. For more information, e-mail or call 817-515-4740.


April 13 SE Campus students who have excelled academically will be awarded 7-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students will be honored for their academic achievements and recognized in front of students, faculty and family members. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.


April 13-14 NE Campus will hold an International Festival with several cultural speakers and entertainment presentations 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday in NSTU Center Corner and the Library. At 9:30 Tuesday, an opening ceremony dance performance with dance professor Linda Quinn is scheduled in NSTU Center Corner. At 8 p.m., an information session about belly dancing will be followed by a performance. All events Wednesday will take place outside by the chessboard and will include Taste of Cultures of the World 10-11 a.m. and a Chinese lion and dragon dance 1:30-2 p.m. Art exhibits in the Library, Student Center and Center Corner will be viewable both days. Student activities will furnish free hot dogs Wednesday, starting at noon, during the International Fashion Show near the chessboard. For more information and a full schedule of events, times and places, look for posters throughout the NE Campus.


April 14 TCC Computer User Group sponsors a How-To Special Interest Group meeting 1-3:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Send any computer questions to Charles Davenport at


April 14 NE health services and Carter BloodCare will sponsor a blood drive and marrow donor sign-up 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the lawn near the chessboard. Photo identification is required to give blood. Walk-ins are welcome, but those who have appointments will be taken first. It is requested to eat a good meal and to drink plenty of fluids before donating. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Pat Marling at 817-515-6056 or


April 14 Any students can get CPR and AED certified at the Heartsaver CPR with AED class sponsored by NW Campus health services. The class runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) and costs $15. Call 817-515-7790 to reserve a spot or for more information.


April 16 NE Children’s Center 10th annual silent and live auction is in Center Corner. The silent auction is 3-6 p.m. for bids on gift certificates, baskets and other goodies. The live auction, featuring children-made items, is 6:30-7:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Children’s Center. For more information or to make a donation, contact Karen Hutto at 817-515-6656 or


April 21 TCC Computer User Group will hold a general meeting 1-3 p.m. on South Campus in SSTU Living Room. Presenter Charles Overstreet will give research on Alzheimer’s disease.


April 27 Deadline for TCC students who want to compete in the district speech contest to register through their speech teachers. Students must be enrolled in either Fundamentals of Speech Communications (SPCH 1311) or Public Speaking (SPCH 1315). Participants are allowed to use a speech prepared for class. The competition will be 1-6 p.m. April 30. Students will need only one speech for the three-round competition.


April 27 TCC Computer User Group will hold Genealogy Special Interest Group 9-11 a.m. on South Campus in the SSTU Texas Room. Speaker Ila Johnson will talk about genealogy, the programs available for people to trace their lineage and Web sites to visit for more information.

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