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April 1
Zumba fitness will be held in the South Campus gym 5-6 p.m. The class is free and will be taught by instructor Jessica Woods. For more information, call South health services coordinator Tina Ingram at 817-515-4254.

April 3
South Campus will hold a job fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SSTU Cafeteria. Employment recruiters will be available to discuss employment opportunities for part-time, full-time and internship positions. For more information, call career services coordinator Monica Miranda at 817-515-4551.

April 3
Graduating students can pick up everything they need 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during Grad Fest on TRTR Main Street. The graduation planning event aims to help students organize and prepare for graduation in one stop. Pre-graduates can pick up their caps and gowns, applications for graduation, purchase invitations and visit with university representatives.

April 3
South Campus will hold a health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Center Foyer sponsored by health services as well as the Health and Wellness Council. Admission is free. For more information, call South health services at 817-515-4531.

April 3
SE Campus presents a health fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. led by physical education and culinary arts students in the North Ballroom. For more information, call health and physical education assistant professor Melissa Evans at 817-515-3078.

April 3
SE health services will offer HIV testing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118). The screening is free for students. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

April 3
NE Campus health services will present The Importance of Laughter by Danelle Ellis for its annual Garden Party Picnic, formally known as Afternoon Tea, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). RSVP is required. Call 817-515-6056 or register at http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

April 3
TR Campus will host a Career in Dietetics information session 2:30-3:30 p.m. in TRTR 4212 with SE dietetics instructor Christina Liew-Newville.

April 4
NW horticulture students will host a plant sale 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. near the fire training center. Prices will range between $1.50 and $2. For more information, call horticulture assistant professor Mark Schusler at 817-515-7714.

April 4
Conflict Resolution will be presented 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. The discussion will show students how to see conflict as an opportunity to learn and also demonstrate problem-solving and leadership skills. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya in student activities at 817-515-4824.
April 4
NE Campus’ mental health department and continuing education services will present Self Image vs. Self Esteem 1-4 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) with Karen Fisler, adjunct psychology instructor. A light lunch will be provided starting at 12:30 p.m. To register, call 817-515-6502 or email brenna.sanders@tccd.edu. The cost is $21 for professionals, but students can attend for free.

April 4-25
Diabetes classes will be on South Campus 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. The diabetes classes will feature instructors Toya Norton and Emma Sharp of the JPS Diabetes Program. For more information, call Norton at 817-702-7355.

April 5
SE continuing education presents the senior education end-of-semester bash 6-9 p.m. in the North Ballroom. The event will include a dinner and door prizes. Tickets are $5, and reservations are required for senior education students and their guests. For more information, call administrative assistant Pat Cruz at 817-515-3020.

April 8 SE
Speakers Elite Club is hosting the 13th annual speech contest 12:30-2:20 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students will give a four-to-eight minute persuasive speech with the winning speaker receiving a scholarship. Any speaker choosing an environmental topic will get an award. Students who have taken speech in the fall or spring can compete, and speech students are encouraged to attend. For more information, call speech instructor Ashley Alfaro at 817-515-3774.

April 9
Best Fest, part of Multi-Cultural Week, will be noon-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio on South Campus. The fest is designed to show South Campus’ diversity. Admission is free. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

April 9
Benefits of Learning Multiple Languages, part of Multi-Cultural Week, will be 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the SSTU Living Room on South Campus. The seminar will teach students the advantages of knowing several languages. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

April 9
The NE Campus Student Leadership Academy will host an end-of-year social 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506).

April 10
An all-day event, the Multi-Cultural Entertainment Extravaganza, will be on the SSTU patio on South Campus. The extravaganza will feature music, dancing and art representing groups from around the world. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.
April 10
NE Campus will host its Achieving College Success: Mental Health Series Branding Yourself 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103) with Arturo Martinez, district director of graphic services.

April 10
NE health services will offer free, confidential HIV and/or syphilis testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in NSTU 1704A. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. This service is open to the public. Call 817-515-6056 to make an appointment.

April 10
NW Campus will present Three Blind Men and an Elephant: Analyzing Violence with six presentations dealing with domestic and sexual violence. History associate professor Brian Cervantez will present Rule of Thumb? A Brief Look at Domestic Violence in History 9:30-10 a.m. in the WTLO Library Reading Room (third floor). Behavioral sciences professor Annette Nolte will present For Better, For Worse and Who to Avoid 10-10:50 a.m. in WTLO 2114. Behavioral sciences instructor Jay Green will present Sexual Violence also from 10-10:50 a.m. in WTLO 2207. Criminal justice instructor Sonya Brown and dance associate professor Amy Sleigh will present Domestic Violence: A Closer Look and What To Do Next 11-11:50 a.m. in WTLO 2108. Keynote speaker Jason Clark-Miller will present Police, Policing and Domestic Violence: The Wider View 12:30-1:15 p.m. in the WTLO Library Reading Room (third floor). The event will conclude with a Q&A panel featuring the day’s speakers 1:15-2 p.m. in the Library Reading Room (WTLO third floor). For more information, call assistant director of library services James Baxter at 817-515-7229.

April 11
NE Campus’ sociology and psychology department will join student activities in sponsoring Juvenile Crime: Breaking the Cycle 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The presentation will explore sociological and psychological factors that contribute to crime and delinquency. A discussion will be held examining options for effective intervention and rehabilitation of offenders. A discussion panel will be held with juvenile offenders from Willoughby House and McFadden Ranch (Texas Youth Commission rehabilitation facilities). Cookies and drinks will be served.

April 11
SE business and career services will host two We Mean Business! Dress for Success fashion shows 10-11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students will get the chance to check out the latest spring business fashions. Companies sponsoring the event are New York & Company, Gap and Jos. A. Bank. Students will have the opportunity to win door prizes from company sponsors. For more information, call business associate professor Jeneen Smith at 817-515-3614.

April 11
TR Campus will have an information table set up 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on TRTR Main Street for Mental Health Awareness Day. Information about where to get help for loved ones suffering with mental illnesses will be available. Counselors will also be present to educate or discuss options with students. Students can also pick up information about The WARM Place, a Fort Worth center for young adults struggling with mental illnesses.

April 11
The South Campus Spring Fling will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the SSTU patio. The outdoor event will include games such as dominoes, spades, chess, flag football, volleyball and more. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.

April 11
The NE Campus Cornerstone Coffeehouse Conversation program will host Pushcart Prize-nominee Matt Bondurant. He will speak at 7 p.m. in the back corner of the NE library main floor. Bondurant, professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, has authored The Third Translation, The Wettest County in the World and The Night Swimmer. He has also appeared on the Discovery Channel and NPR.

April 12
SE Achieving the Dream presents Cresendo: A Musician’s Rise to Personal and Academic Triumph 11:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Musician Derrick Horne will share his story of persistence and success. Students will learn strategies for moving past barriers to help achieve goals at TCC. The event is open to TCC students, faculty and staff, and admission is free. For more information, call reading associate professor Jacquelyn Warmsley at 817-515-3404.

April 12
SE health and physical education is hosting a fitness obstacle course 1-2 p.m. starting at the sand volleyball court. Students wanting to participate should register at the volleyball court the day of the event. Obstacles include bear crawl, sprints, jump rope and more. For more information, call health and physical education instructor Shahzad Nazir at 817-515-3170.

April 13
NE Campus will host a Decisions for Success retreat in the Galley (NSTU 1506A) 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The retreat will help students struggling with their educational and long-term professional goals explore options. Refreshments and a social event will begin at 8 a.m. Students must request a referral from an academic advisor by April 5 and are encouraged to take the MyPlan career assessment before the retreat. Contact academic advisor Marjeanna Burge at 817-515-6908 or marjeanna.burge@tccd.edu for more information.

April 16
Making Your Dreams Happen will be presented noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room on South Campus. Sponsored by student development services, the seminar will focus on study skills. For more information, call Jasmine Tuya at 817-515-4824.
April 17 SE health services will offer HIV testing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in health services (ESEC 2118). The screening is free for students. For more information, call SE health services at 817-515-3591.

April 17 SE advising and counseling presents Who Needs a Mental Vacation? 12:50-2:10 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Dr. Staussa Ervin will offer practical strategies that can be used daily for mental vacations. Students will learn about stress relief and have the chance to participate in yoga nidra, a stress relief activity. For more information, call special services coordinator Renetta Wright at 817-515-3468.

April 17
The SE library, student activities and the poetry club are sponsoring a poetry slam 2-4 p.m. in the library. Students are invited to share their original poetry in a competitive slam. Prizes will be awarded for the top winners. For more information, call the library at 817-515-3081.

April 17
The NE Campus advising and counseling center and financial aid department will present Spending Plans 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Community Room (NBSS 1103). This workshop will explore strategic thinking as it relates to income and expenses. The mini-module includes information on reducing spending and planning ahead, not only for monthly bills but also for sometimes forgotten items. To RSVP, go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com.

April 18
NW counselor Jamie Stroud will present Expect Respect: Danger Signs of Dating Violence 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WACB 1123 on NW Campus. The presentation will cover how to identify and distinguish different kinds of dating violence and what can be done to prevent it. For more information, call counselor Jamie Stroud at 817-515-7605.

April 18
NE Campus’ writing center will host Argument in the Real World, a workshop on rhetoric strategies, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in NACB 1114.

April 18
SE S.T.E.M speaker series presents the The Barnett Shale: Granddaddy of the U.S. Energy Revolution 3-4:30 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Barnett Shale Energy Education Council executive director Ed Ireland is the guest speaker. For more information, call biology instructor Regina Huse at 817-515-3338.

April 18
The TR Film Club will have John Hersker, Movie Tavern president and CEO, speak at its weekly meeting. The meeting is open to all students, faculty and staff members. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. in the TRTR Energy Auditorium.

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