Tarrant County College South President Receives National Award from Phi Theta Kappa

Tarrant County College South President Peter Jordan was one of 35 community college presidents in the nation named a 2018 Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction winner by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). He picked up the award April 20 during PTK’s national convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

This national award honors college presidents who have demonstrated outstanding effort toward promoting the goals of PTK. The award is named in honor of the late Dr. Shirley B. Gordon, longtime chair of the PTK Board of Directors and president emeritus of Highline College in Washington.

“I’m honored to

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TCC South Invites Community to 2018 African American Health Expo

The TCC South community invites the general public to this one-day event to learn more about the many issues impacting African American community, serving as a bridge between knowledge and access barriers.

What: 2018 18th Annual African American Health Expo

When: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: Tarrant County College –South Campus l 5301 Campus Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Summary: The 2018 (18thAnnual) African American Health Expo will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Tarrant County College – South Campus. The Expo will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The

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TCC South Campus Events – March & April 2018

Event Name: Red River Triumph Club
Date: 3/31/18
Time: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Building/room: Parking Lots 3 and 4
Contact Information: John David | 817-515-4784 | john.david@tccd.edu
Description: First Annual Autocross Competition for club members for Triumph owners and enthusiasts.
Cost: Free

Event Name: Theater Performance -beckett
Date: 04/05/18 – 04/07/18
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Building/Room: SPAC Main Stage
Contact Information: Lindy Benton-Muller | Melinda.Benton@tccd.edu | 817-515-4717
Description: Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is widely recognized as one of the greatest

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TCC South President’s Letter

Spring Break is over and another academic year swiftly comes to a close.  I want to take this moment to express my sincere gratitude to TCC South faculty, staff and students for another year of extraordinary growth through engagement, planning and execution.

First, the work around strengthening and growing academic programs to meet industry demand and support the THECB 60×30 strategic plan has been phenomenal. Winter is behind us and we’ve celebrated new partnerships through transfer articulations and industry apprenticeship programs like the Toyota T-TEN and Fiat/Chrysler Automobile

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TCC South Hosts Another Successful Science Olympiad

Young scientists from throughout the Fort Worth region swarmed the campus on Saturday, March 3, for the Regional Texas Science Olympiad. The campus also hosted last year’s event.

Modeled after the Olympic Games, students from middle and high schools compete singly or in teams in a wide variety of categories, according to Coordinator of Community Outreach Erika Zimmerman. The 18 categories included Anatomy and Physiology, Disease Detectives, Forensics, Helicopters and Hovercraft, Fast Facts, Herpetology and Reach for the Stars.

Competitors represented five B Division (middle schools)

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TCC South Hosts CTE National Signing Day

The “signing day” conducted in the Fusion Room of the Energy Technology Center last month had all the usual accoutrements – excited students, smiling officials and tables ready with documents, pens and ball caps. But the 36 students who signed letters of career intent were not prospective quarterbacks or wide receivers, but budding auto mechanics, construction managers and other technicians.

TCC was one of more than 40 community and technical colleges throughout the nation participating in the live-streamed event sponsored by the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) and

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TCC South Accolades

On January 26, 2018, Nicole D’Alesandro, counselor, and Valerie Groll, veteran counselor, presented a professional development seminar at the North Texas Community College 7th Annual Spring Leadership Conference- “Reaching Out: Leadership Skills to Achieve the Community College Mission.” The counselors presented an adapted version of their Consortium on Leadership and Renewal Academy (CLARA) project on military-connected/veteran new student orientation. The presentation informed attendees how TCC South supports military connected/veteran students’ transition to higher education through

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TCC South Campus Events – March 2018

Event Name: Pregnancy Testing
Date: Mondays: 3/19/18 and 3/26/18
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Building/Room: SSTU North Patio | Mobile Unit
Contact Information Victoria Peterson | 817-515-4531 | victoria.peterson@tccd.edu
Description: Free, confidential, Fort Worth Pregnancy Center
Cost: Free, appointment preferred

Event Name: Film & Language Collaborative Event – Cultural Film Series, Part 2
Date: 3/20/18
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: SREC 1110
Contact Information: Molly Floyd | 817-515-4600 | molly.floyd@tccd.edu
Description: The Film Club and the French

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Tarrant County College South to Host Building Sciences Expo 2018: How and Why

Tarrant County College South will host Building Sciences Expo 2018: How and Why, an event focusing on the opportunities, strategies and benefits of green building design on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology, 5301 Campus Drive.

Underscoring TCC’s commitment to serving the community, the expo gives architecture, engineering and other building science professionals and students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area an opportunity to meet with each other in the setting of the Platinum LEED-certified Center of Excellence for Energy

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Letter from TCC South President

The kickoff event to our yearlong celebration of the South Campus’s 50th birthday went off in grand form on September 30.  Clear skies and balmy temperatures provided the perfect environment for the day. Kudos to a hard-working and effective Family Extravaganza subcommittee. Hands-down, this group did a remarkable job coordinating the complex and many moving parts for this campus-wide event.

They covered all the bases this family event promised…education, enrichment and entertainment.

Families, community partners, students, faculty and staff entered the campus to find a wide array

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