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    Women’s History Month Calendar

    Now-March 18
    NE Campus will feature the Celebrating Women Art Exhibit, a collection of works by TCC art students, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). First, second and third-place prizes will be awarded at the Historical Fashion Show on March 5.

     

    March 1-30
    South Campus presents Women’s History Month exhibits in the Jenkins Garrett Library lobby area, starting with the Making a Better U: Careers in Science and Math. For more information, call library manager Bernardine Sullivan at 817-515-4524.

     

    March 1-31
    The TR Campus library has published a book list with the theme, “Celebrate a woman, read a book by one.” Listed books include Joyce Carol Oates’ Them, Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes and Terry McMillan’s Waiting to Exhale. Each day of the month has been assigned a book.

     

    March 4
    The SE history department will host Problems with ‘The Help’: Race, Gender, Capital in the Making of Domestic Service 1-2:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The lecture is presented by University of Texas at Arlington professor of women’s history Stephanie Cole who will discuss the evolution of the domestic service industry and economic inequalities in the American society and the world. The campus will also have two screenings of the movie The Help at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the North Ballroom. For more information, call history associate professor Greg Kosc at 817-515-3762.

     

    March 4-29
    NE Campus will hold a Wish List Drive for the Community Enrichment Center in support of domestic violence victims. Donation boxes can be found in the alcoves of the NSTU building and outside of NBSS 2228. Wish list items include deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shower curtains, curtain rings, hand soap, body soap, shampoo, conditioner, laundry detergent, fabric softener, stuffed animals, coloring books, crayons, activity books, Pine Sol, Windex, 409, Legos, Matchbox car sets, puzzles and goodies for Easter baskets.

    March 5
    NE Campus will hold the Historical Fashion Show 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The event will show the evolution of women’s style beginning with the 1890s.

     

    March 5
    Telling Amy’s Story, a video on domestic violence, will be shown at 11 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Rose Marie Brant, victim assistance coordinator for TCC police, will facilitate a panel discussion afterward. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

     

    March 5
    WFAA Channel 8 anchor Shon Gables will speak at a luncheon 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. Reservations are required. Tickets are $5 for students and $7.50 for nonstudents. Proceeds benefit the Women’s History Month Scholarship Program. For more information, call online services manager Kathy Burks at 817-515-4470 or psychology professor Trisha Light at 817-515-4740.

     

    March 6
    South Campus will hold a Brown Bag Luncheon with licensed dietician and sport nutritionist Meridan Zerner 12:30-1:20 p.m. in SHPE 1306. The topic will be on diet myths and misunderstandings. For more information, call student development services assistant Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

     

    March 6
    The Bass Performance Hall has allowed TCC students, faculty, staff and alumni to attend the Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet, a show about four historic musicians who come together for a performance. The audience is encouraged to bring the special woman in their lives as a gesture of gratitude for Women’s History Month. Tickets are $25 for students if they purchase tickets online through the Bass Performance Hall website using the promo code “TCC.”

     

    March 7
    South Campus will show MISS Representation, a documentary on media’s impact on body image, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria. For more information, call Ayesha Hawkins at 817-515-4157.

     

    March 7
    NE Campus student activities will host Herstory 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students can share poems, songs, dance and visual art that celebrate the lives of women.

     

    March 8
    The Celebration of Women’s Achievements will be 5-9 p.m. in SACB 1210 on South Campus. Students can register for the noncredit course prior to the date of the presentation. For more information, call the continuing education office at 817-515-4592.

     

    March 19
    A Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Mobile Mammogram will be available 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on the South Campus parking lot. The 70-foot truck will focus on giving women 35 and over free mammograms that need assistance. For more information, call Staci Smith at 817-515-4595 or Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

     

    March 21
    NE Campus will show MISS Representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The documentary, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, explores how media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. The screening will be followed by the Healthy Body Image panel discussion. Panelists will discuss the state of women in pop culture and ways to counteract the unhealthy body images portrayed through media.

     

    March 21
    A women’s history bingo game will help TR students learn more about female figures of the past 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. outside of the TRTR Riverfront Café. Mayra Olivares-Urueta, TR student development director, will direct the event using pictures and trivia while students use beans to mark their cards for prizes.

     

    March 21
    Faculty, moderated by history and geology instructor Carlos Rovelo, will describe their life journeys in Tapestry at 11:30 a.m. in the SSTU Living Room. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

     

    March 23
    South Campus will hold its 12th annual Women’s Symposium 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room and Cafeteria. The symposium is a free educational, interdisciplinary event that will feature more than 35 vendors and displays, networking opportunities and two guest speakers. For more information, call psychology professor Trisha Light at 817-515-4740.

     

    March 26
    TR student development services will show the film MISS Representation 1:30-4 p.m. in the TRTR Rotunda. The documentary highlights perspectives from female politicians, entertainers and artists in the media. The film focuses on the portrayal and representation of females of all ages in society, featuring Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric and Rosario Dawson among other female public figures.

     

    March 26-27
    A Fine Arts Festival, sponsored by the Women’s History Month Committee and the fine arts department, will feature student worker vendors from visual arts, music, dance and theater and feature open-studio tours and demonstrations. For more information, call Earline Green at 817-515-4269.

     

    March 27
    NE Campus will present Passport to Womanhood 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The stage play chronicles the journey of a girl into adulthood and poses the question “What actually defines a woman?” Admission is free.

     

    March 27-28
    Bestselling author Kim Edwards is featured speaker for Living Literature 2013 7:30-8:45 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30-10:45 a.m. Thursday in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus.

     

    March 29
    NE Campus will present Women in Tanzania presented by Bonnie L. James, professor of sociology at Texas Southern University, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The lecture will compare the lives of American women to that of Tanzanians.

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