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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).

Now-March 29
SE student activities will showcase a Women’s History Month exhibit in Art Corridor III. Students can view pictures and learn about the 25 inspiring, influential women on display. For more information, call student activities at 817-515-3595.

Now-March 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.

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

Now-March 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 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

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 members are 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 women’s self-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 free mammograms to women 35 and older who need assistance. For more information, call Staci Smith at 817-515-4595 or Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

March 19
SE student activities will host India 2013: Plight of Women 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Guest speaker Desiree Livingston from Ranchi, India, will inform students about India in the 21st century. The presentation examines economic, religious, cultural and gender inequality issues providing direction for those searching for global understanding about India. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. For more information, call SE student activities at 817-515-3595.

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
The 12th annual Women’s Symposium will be 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room and Cafeteria on South Campus. The educational, interdisciplinary event features more than 35 vendors and displays, networking opportunities and two guest speakers. For more information, call psychology associate 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 South Campus 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 28
A Women’s History Month table will be open 10 a.m.-noon in the WSTU lobby on NW Campus. Students can answer history questions to win prizes. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

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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