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Now-March 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 will receive a textbook scholarship. Copies of the book are held on reserve so students can read and participate in the forum.

Now-March 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 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.

March 6
NE Campus will present Financial Literacy 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Randy Saleh, academic advisor, will teach students about personal finance. They can learn to budget their income and plan for emergencies.

March 6, 20
SE health services will offer HIV/AIDS testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 1615A). 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
Chandor Gardens chief horticulturist Steven Chamblee will speak to students as part of the March STEM Speaker Series 3-4:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom on SE Campus. For more information, call biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338.

March 7-8
A make-up session of New Student Orientation will take place 1-5 p.m. March 7 and 8 a.m.-noon on March 8 in the WACB building on NW Campus. New students are required to attend a session, which includes an overview of the district, campus resources, student responsibilities and ways to get involved. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

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

March 19
NE Campus’ Student Leadership Academy will present Budget and Finances 11 a.m.-noon in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Students can learn the basics of how to keep track of an accurate budget and handle finances.

March 20
SE advising and counseling will host Self-Love and Self-Esteem Leads to Self-Empowerment 10:40-11:35 a.m. in the North Ballroom. Counseling and advising assistant director Lilia Covio-Calzada will present the workshop where she will discuss feelings. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call special services coordinator Renetta Wright at 817-515-3468.

March 20
Mark Reed, philosophy instructor, will present What is Important to You? 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A), on NE Campus. Students will define success and make priorities.

March 22
The SE library and the culinary arts department will present Growing Seasonal Vegetables noon-1 p.m. in the Library Silent Study Area (ESED 1212). Tarrant County Master Gardener Association’s Beverly Beazley will discuss how to grow vegetables in North Texas. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081.

March 26
A guest speaker from Patriot Paws, a Rockwall-based organization that trains dogs for wounded veterans, will be on NW Campus at 4 p.m. in WTLO 2108. He will bring along his current dog in training.

March 26
The Citizens Cub will sell snacks and candy celebrating springtime and Easter 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on TRTR Main Street. The fundraiser will support the club’s future events. They will also raffle off prizes.

March 26
TR financial aid will host this week’s Lunchtime Workshop noon-1 p.m. in the Discover Center (TRTR 3102). Students will learn about filling out the FAFSA, payment plans, the Higher One choice card, direct deposits and where to go for veteran’s assistance. Financial aid officers will also discuss what to expect financially when students drop classes or fail while on financial aid. Bagged lunch will be served.

March 26
NE history instructor Andy Hollinger will present Time Management 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. Since time management is a crucial element in a successful college career, he will give examples of effective study plans.

March 26
The Student Leadership Academy will meet 2-4 p.m. in WACB 1123 on NW Campus. All TCC students are invited to join the academy as it covers topics to prepare students for four-year universities and future employment. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

March 26-27
Students can attend a job fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the WTLO lobby on NW Campus. Students need to dress professionally and have an elevator speech prepared. For more information, call career services at 817-515-7785.

March 27
SE Campus presents Men of Color Financial Literacy seminar noon-1:30 p.m. in the Century Room (ESED 2129). Academic advisor Casey Ramos will engage students in transferring and degree completion information. For more information, call Ramos at 817-515-3319 or email casey.ramos@tccd.edu.

March 28
Andy Hollinger, NE history instructor, will present Elements of Successful Leadership 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. He will show students the qualities needed to enhance the probability of success socially and professionally.

March 29
The SE library and the culinary arts department will present Growing Culinary Herbs noon-1 p.m. in the Library Silent Study Area (ESED 1212). Tarrant County Master Gardener Association’s Rita Hottel will tell students how to grow herbs in North Texas conditions. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081.

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