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Feb. 27
The SE Reading and Writing Resource Center will sponsor a grammar workshop on spelling tips 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 in advance.

 

Feb. 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 on the club, email public services librarian Cassandra Mackie at cassandra.mackie@tccd.edu.

 

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.

 

Feb. 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 in advance. For more information, call the Reading and Writing Resources Center at 817-515-3808.

 

March 4-8
SE Sigma Kappa Delta will host the Common Reader Week discussion forum series in the SE library. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader will feature discussions led by various faculty members. Students are invited to attend and take part in an essay contest. The winner of the essay contest will receive a textbook scholarship. Copies of the book are held on reserve so students can read and participate in the forum. For more information, call English instructor Arlandis Jones at 817-515-3720.

 

March 4-25
NE Campus health services will host Shape-UP 2:30-3:30 p.m. every Monday and Friday through March 25 in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A).

 

March 5
NE Campus will offer free, confidential HIV and/or syphilis testing in NSTU 1704. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 817-515-6056 to make an appointment.

March 5
To prepare for spring break, TR nurses will also be on TRTR Main Street throughout the day to give students information about staying healthy over the break. Tips include water and sun safety.

 

March 5
South Campus will hold a blood donor drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the SSTU patio. For more information, call student development services assistant Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

March 5
SE advising and counseling will host Cultural Competency 10-11:20 a.m. in the North Ballroom. Sociology assistant professor Sharon Wettengel and social work students will teach cultural diversity to develop and maintain positive relationships in life. Students can develop awareness of personal values, biases, assumptions as well as an understanding of their own heritage as it relates to others and working with people from different backgrounds. For more information, call special services coordinator Renetta Wright at 817-515-3468.

 

March 5
South Campus will hold a marrow donor registry 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU foyer. For more information, call student development services assistant Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

 

March 5
Free, confidential HIV testing will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (SACC 1331) on South Campus. For more information, call nurse Carol Human at 817-515-4531.

 

March 5
Guest speaker and North Texas Poison Center expert Mike Yudizky will talk noon-1 p.m. in Action B (TRTR 4102) to TR students, faculty and staff about the presence of poison in the home. Yudizky will focus on children at risk of being poisoned, especially during the spring cleaning period.

 

March 6
A Health and Disability Fair will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in WSTU 1303 on NW Campus. Health screenings for blood pressure, body mass index and glucose levels will be available to students as well as information about various support groups. For more information, call health services coordinator Thoy Fongsamouth at 817-515-7603.

 

March 6
SE health services will have safe spring break tips available for students 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Main Commons. Students can stop by for information and resources on personal safety, alcohol awareness and hands-only CPR. For more information, call health services coordinator Liz Lowry at 817-515-3591.

March 6
Academic adviser Randy Saleh will present Financial Literacy 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus as part of its student success seminar series.

 

March 6, 20
SE health services will offer HIV/AIDS testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 6 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 20 in health services (ESEC 2118). The screening is free for students. For more information, call health services at 817-515-3594.

 

March 7
NE Campus will present Ethics by student support coordinator Kateeka Harris 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615). A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Call 817-515-6502 or go to NADM 1202A to reserve a spot. Cost is $21 for professionals and free for students.

 

March 7
NE Campus’ New Student Orientation will be held 6-10 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). For more, call 817-515-6644.

 

March 8
SE student activities will present New Student Orientation 1-5 p.m. in the North Ballroom. This is a make-up session for students who missed the previous orientation. Students will break out into small groups and receive information about the campus and what services are available to them. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

 

March 11-15
Spring Break

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