‘The Heart of Peace Concert: An Expression of Music & Song’ Returns to TCC South

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 Heart of Peace Concert at Tarrant County College South, featuring singers, dancers and drummers from across the globe. Scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the TCC South Performing Arts Center, this special engagement is designed for the entire family.

For the second consecutive year, TCC South’s presentation of The Heart of Peace Concert will provide much-needed financial support for scholarships for TCC students, and the global educational and humanitarian projects of two Tarrant County rotary clubs.

“It is a privilege again this year to

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Tarrant County College Southeast President receives Arlington MLK “Advancing the Dream” Award in Education

Tarrant County College Southeast President William E. Coppola, Ph.D., is the 2019 recipient of the Arlington MLK “Advancing the Dream” Award in Education.

Coppola, TCC Southeast president since 2012, is being honored for exemplifying the “Advancing the Dream” ideals of the civil rights leader.

“Through his leadership in academia, Dr. Coppola lives the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King,” said Angela L. Davis Henry,  Advancing the Dream Community Awards chair. “Dr. Coppola’s vision to create college access to a diverse community, including his leadership in a joint

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Tarleton to invest $2 million in TCC partnership, shared space

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today gave Tarleton State University the go-ahead to invest $2 million toward upgrades at Tarrant County College’s Trinity River Campus.

Tarleton will use a portion of the renovated space on the fifth floor of TCC’s Trinity River West Fork Building to provide upper-level classes, continuing a long-standing partnership with TCC that includes dual admission, transfer agreements, a financial aid consortium, and use of space at Tarleton’s locations in Fort Worth.

Last year, 20 percent of Tarleton’s transfer

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‘The Heart of Peace Concert: An Expression of Music, Dance & Dance’ Returns to TCC South

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 Heart of Peace Concert at Tarrant County College South, featuring singers, dancers and drummers from across the globe. Scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the TCC South Performing Arts Center, this special engagement is designed for the entire family.

For the second consecutive year, TCC South’s presentation of The Heart of Peace Concert will provide much-needed financial support for scholarships for TCC students, and the global educational and humanitarian projects of two Tarrant County rotary clubs.

“It is a privilege again this year to

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TCC expands Fire Service Training Center

Tarrant County College Northwest is growing its Fire Service Training Center to expand opportunities for the next generation of first responders. On Friday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m., the Fire Service Training Center will officially open the campus’s Fire Station 2. The event will include a ribbon cutting, remarks by TCC Chancellor Eugene Giovannini and TCC Northwest President Zarina Blankenbaker and opportunities to tour the new space.

With the addition of Fire Station 2, a two-bay structure, the College has adequate space to house all its fire trucks. The 50’x60’ station has dedicated

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TCC Board of Trustees Governance Meeting January 10

Take notice that the Governance Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

Call to Order
Review proposed agenda for the January 17, 2019, meeting of the Board of Trustees
Discuss Recommendations
Board Work Session
Closed Session

Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the purchase,

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6 Ways to Winterize Your Vehicle

As many of you know, winter months here in Texas can present some serious challenges to any vehicle. Although most modern vehicles are designed to handle inclement weather conditions, there are some basic steps you should take as days get shorter and temperatures start to drop.

James Martin, automotive technology instructor at Tarrant County College South, compiled a list of tips to help keep your vehicle running:

Have your antifreeze tested
Have your tires inspected and maintain proper pressure
Check your wiper blades
Keep your fuel tank at least half full at all times
Get

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TCC Fitness Centers are Changing Lives, One at a Time

The old adage, “No pain, no gain” may work for some fitness warriors, but that’s not the case for seniors like Melinda Isbell. The 57-year-old deals with a variety of debilitating ailments that prevent her from enjoying a traditional gym workout, but she refuses to let that stop her.

“I have fibromyalgia, arthritis, bad knees and bad feet, so I needed to find a workout that didn’t cause me to hurt so much,” Isbell explained. A good friend recently took her to the TCC Northwest campus to register for a water exercise class, and the rest is history.

“Water aerobics allows me

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Healthy Holiday Feasting

During traditional holidays, when people get together and express gratitude for family and friends, traditional foods like turkey and dressing, green bean casseroles, sweet potato casseroles and pies of all sorts are unavoidable. However, the traditional dishes often bring up the dilemma of serving excess calories to everyone.  Here are some tips from the Department of Culinary Arts, Dietetics and Hospitality.

Slash Calories
In your traditional dishes, you may consider the following to substitute calorie-heavy ingredients:
Instead of … Green bean casserole with canned soup and fried

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Successful Study Tips for Winter Session

As college students approach the end of their winter term, many can feel as if they are carrying the weight of the world. TCC offers these events to help students cope. Additionally, TCC experts offer the tips below to help college students everywhere finish the term successfully.

Tips to Successfully Navigate College Finals:

You should be seeing payoffs, now, from your work with your success coach and/or academic advisor to create a class schedule that reflects your lifestyle. If you balanced your work and school hours, you most likely are avoiding the extra stresses of working full

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