TCC Board of Trustees Governance Meeting May 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 Friday, May 10, 2019, to consider and act on the following Agenda:

Agenda

Call to Order
Review proposed agenda for the May 16, 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, exchange,

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Tarrant County College South to host Building Sciences Expo 2019

Tarrant County College South will host Building Sciences Expo 2019, a conference focusing on the opportunities, strategies and benefits of green building design on Friday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology, 5301 Campus Drive.

The conference targets researchers, practitioners, architects, engineers, as well as faculty and students involved in building sciences. Sessions will focus on transitioning to sustainable operations, dynamic interfaces of water-resistive barriers and post occupancy evaluations.

Admission to the expo and the luncheon

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Tarrant County College Sonography Program recognized for quality, value

Tarrant County College’s new Diagnostic Medical Sonography program has been named one of the 63 most affordable, fully accredited sonography associate degree programs in the U.S., according to HealthGrad.com.

Underscoring the College’s commitment to being student ready, this two-year program is offered at TCC Trinity River Campus East, home to multiple real-world experiences through its simulation hospital and other cutting-edge technology, and is located near Fort Worth’s medical district.

TCC launched the Diagnostic Medical Sonography in 2017 and will graduate its first class on

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TCC to celebrate diverse cultures in May

Tarrant County College campuses will mark several cultural celebrations in May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month and Cinco de Mayo.

May celebrates the contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The month was chosen in honor of the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States in May 1873. It also commemorates the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad in May 1869; most track workers were Chinese immigrants. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events at TCC include:

May 1: Asian Pacific

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Tarrant County College culinary and hospitality students to benefit from Delaware North scholarships for 2nd year

Students in two premier programs offered at Tarrant County College Southeast have another opportunity to benefit from the College’s partnership with Delaware North, the company that runs the food, beverage and retail at Globe Life Park for the Texas Rangers.

For the second year, Delaware North is contributing $4,000 to fund scholarships for the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs. The ceremonial check will be presented Tuesday, May 7, at 1 p.m. in the North Ballroom at TCC Southeast, 2100 Southeast Parkway.

“Both Delaware North Sportservice and the Texas Rangers Ball

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TCC aviation and logistics students receive pins in first completion ceremony

Representatives from aviation and logistics industries will join Tarrant County College students in May to mark their entrance into the workforce.

The first completion ceremony for students at the Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 3 (Alliance Airport, 2301 Horizon Dr., Fort Worth). The event will recognize 60 students completing their degrees and certificates in Aviation Maintenance Technology, Professional Pilot and Logistics and Supply Chain Management programs. Graduates will hear from

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WGU Texas, Tarrant County College District Sign Agreement to Make Higher Education More Accessible

Partnership streamlines process for students, employees and graduates to pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees

WGU Texas, and Tarrant County College District (TCCD) announced today the signing of an agreement that creates pathways for students, employees and graduates to work toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree and further their education at WGU Texas.

“Thanks to this new transfer option, TCC students now have a seamless, cost-effective pathway to earn a bachelor’s degree through WGU Texas and enter the workforce,” said TCC Chancellor Eugene Giovannini. “WGU has an

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TCC South Names Gulf States Toyota Outstanding Community Partner

Underscoring the College’s goal of serving the community, Tarrant County College South announced Gulf States Toyota as the recipient of the Outstanding Community Partner Award during its Celebration of Excellence Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 23.

TCC South honors selected students, faculty, staff and community partners at this celebratory event held each spring. Criteria for the Outstanding Community Partner Award includes the depth and breadth of the partner’s involvement with TCC South and its commitment to student success.

In May 2017, TCC South partnered with Gulf States

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TCC Trinity River President S. Sean Madison Named Presidential Fellow by Aspen Institute

Tarrant County College Trinity River President S. Sean Madison, Ed.D. is one of 40 educators recently named to the 2019-2020 class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for College Excellence. Beginning July 2019, Madison and his cohort of Aspen Presidential Fellows will participate in a 10-month leadership program aimed at preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success, both in college and in the labor market.

“Evidence shows that substantial improvements in student success are achieved

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Students Showcase Talents at UIL Competition Hosted by TCC Northwest

On a cold Saturday morning in January 2019, before the start of the spring semester, a cadre of school buses arrived at the TCC Northwest and unloaded 499 students. Most came from the surrounding area, but some came from as far away as San Angelo, Texas. The students came to TCC Northwest to participate in the annual UIL competition that the campus has hosted since 2012.

This year, the campus hosted 23 events throughout the eight hours of the tournament. The events are competitions that take the form of tests, speeches or debates. The subjects represented are varied and include English,

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