Tarrant County College Celebrates Women’s History Month

A highlight of the Tarrant County College  Women’s History Month observance – part of the College’s commitment to serving the community – will be the third annual Triesha Light Women’s Symposium and Women’s History Luncheon.

On Thursday, March 7, retiring TCC board member president Louise Appleman will be the keynote speaker for the luncheon from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology at TCC South, 5301 Campus Drive. The event also includes a series of historical presentations and exhibits.
Tickets may be purchased at the TCC South Behavioral and Social Sciences Divisional Office in SFOD 1412A. Cost is $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Proceeds will benefit the Wanda Hill Memorial Scholarship.

Author, life coach and motivational speaker Lavitia Brunson-Arnold will discuss her journey during an interview by TCC’s Mary German on March 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TCC Southeast, 2100 Southeast Parkway in Arlington. The interview will be held in the North Ballroom. A limited number of Brunson-Arnold’s book, Shifting Perspectives, will be given away during the event.

Also on March 6, Rebecca Sharpless, Ph.D., will discuss the Women’s Suffrage Movement during the presentation, “Who Cares If I Vote? Why the Suffragists Worked So Hard for Your Right to the Ballot.” The event, sponsored by the history department and Student Activities, will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in the Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) at TCC Northeast, 828 W. Harwood Road in Hurst. Free pizza will be served.

The 34th Leadership Experience Summit will be held March 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the Action Suites on the Fourth Floor of TCC Trinity River, 300 Trinity Campus Circle. The speaker is Hilary Corna, former senior executive officer for Toyota in Asia and known as a leading speaker on Global Leadership, Cultural Diversity and Inclusion. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Friday, March 1. The event is sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, the Advising and Counseling Center and the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Twenty TED Talks for building confidence, leadership and goals will be viewed at the Women’s History Month Empowerment event on Thursday, March 21, at TCC Northwest, 4801 Marine Creek Parkway. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Student Center, WSTU 1303. Free popcorn will be served.

For a complete list of TCC-sponsored Women’s History Month events, visit the WHM calendar.