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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.”

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Feb. 20 The South Campus writing center will hold its first International Conversation Group 1-2 p.m. in the writing center (SCLC 0106). Native and non-native speakers will gather together to learn from each other.

 

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 free software training.

 

Feb. 20 The SE Reading and Writing Resource Center is hosting a grammar workshop on commas 3-3:30 p.m. in ESEE 2227A. This is the third grammar workshop out of four. Students do not need to sign up.

 

Feb. 21 The academic foundation department is offering a free Accuplacer workshop 4-5 p.m. in WCTS 1213 on NW Campus. The workshop is designed to prepare students for success in the Accuplacer reading and writing sections. For more information, call instructional assistant Kaylee McElree at 817-515-7316.

 

Feb. 21 The SE Reading and Writing Resource Center will host an essay writing workshop on conclusions 10-10:30 a.m. in ESEE 2227A. This is the third essay writing workshop out of four. Students do not need to sign up. For more information, call the Reading and Writing Resources Center at 817-515-3808.

 

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 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.

 

Feb. 22 SE health and physical education will hold a captain/free agent meeting at 1 p.m. in the ESEC 1511 cardio room. The meeting is mandatory for students wanting to participate in SE intramural basketball. For more information, call health and physical education instructor Shahzad Nazir at 817-515-3601.

 

Feb. 22 The SE health and physical education presents closest-to-the-pin intramural golf at 1 p.m. on the campus field. Students get two chances to hit their ball as close as they can to the pin in the field. The first-place prize is a driver. Those wanting to participate should show up at the field at 1 p.m. to register. All participants will receive a sleeve of golf balls. Students should wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothing. For more information, call health and physical education instructor Christina Henley at 817-515-3601.

 

Feb. 25 Sharon Moore, TR academic advisor, will lead a presentation during the Lunchtime Workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Center (TRTR 3102). Committing to Complete, a TR initiative under Achieving the Dream, encourages students to graduate and make good lifetime choices. Lunchtime Workshops include a free lunch, and students can come prepared to take notes.

 

Feb. 25, 27 The SE Reading and Writing Resource Center will sponsor a grammar workshop on spelling tips 3-3:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and 9-9:30 a.m. Feb. 27 in ESEE 2227A. This is the final grammar workshop out of four. Students do not need to sign up. For more information, call the Reading and Writing Resources Center at 817-515-3808.

 

Feb. 26 A Time Management seminar will be presented 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History teacher Andy Hollinger will help students understand the most crucial element in a successful college career — the ability to use time wisely. Hollinger will provide examples of how students can formulate an effective study plan. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

 

Feb. 26 Monica Miranda, South Campus career center coordinator, will present Brand U — Fashion Wear 2-4 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room. The presentation will show students how to dress for success both in and out of the classroom. For more information, call Miranda at 817-515-4737.

 

Feb. 26 NE Campus will host Relationships 101, an Achieving College Success workshop presented by NE counselor Anita Peters, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Students cam learn the basics of how healthy relationships work and how to identify and avoid unhealthy and abusive relationships. A map of each will be demonstrated. RSVP online at tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

 

Feb. 26-27 Marine Creek Book Club will meet 11:30 a.m.-noon in the Walsh Library on NW Campus. English instructor Melissa Perry and the NW librarians will discuss Ernest Cline’s science fiction novel Ready Player One. For more information, email public services librarian Cassandra Mackie at cassandra.mackie@tccd.edu.

 

Feb. 26, 28 The SE Reading and Writing Resource Center will hold an essay writing workshop on MLA citations 10-10:30 a.m. in ESEE 2227A. This is the final essay writing workshop out of four. Students do not need to sign up. For more information, call the Reading and Writing Resources Center at 817-515-3808.

 

Feb. 27 SE career services presents the Need-a-Job/Get-a-Job job fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. Students will have a chance to talk with different area businesses and can apply. Students should come dressed to impress and should bring résumés in case of on-the-spot interviews. The job fair is free and open to the public. For more information, call career and employment services assistant Quietera Lomax at 817-515-3597.

 

Feb. 27 PowerPoint training will take place 2-3 p.m. in the SE Campus library classroom. Students will learn how to create a basic presentation in PowerPoint. For more information, call 817-515-3080.

 

Feb. 28 The NE Campus Student Leadership Academy program will host Fundraising 1-2 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). This session will help students learn new strategies for organization fundraising. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

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