TCC celebrates Women’s History Month

Tarrant County College (TCC) will host several events in March commemorating Women’s History Month. The events, hosted at multiple campuses, will consist of presentations and discussions centered on the contributions of women throughout history.

TCC Northwest Career Services, 4801 Marine Creek Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76179, kicks off the month by displaying “Notable Women of History and Their Career Pathways They Represent” on the second floor hallway of the WSTU Northwest Student Center. The display will be exhibited Tuesday, March 3 to Wednesday, March 4.

A discussion about the history of women’s suffrage in Texas will be held Thursday, March 5 from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. at TCC Southeast, 2100 Southeast Pkwy, Arlington, TX 76018, in the Judith J. Carrier Library. Rachel Gunter will talk about women’s suffrage leading to the 19th Amendment and how women’s suffrage has impacted the voting rights of other groups.

At TCC Northeast, 828 W. Harwood Road, Hurst, TX 76054, a women’s health presentation called “What is a Well-Woman,” will be presented in the Student Activities Center (1615A) on Tuesday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. The presentation will primarily focus on the importance of regular checkups and breast health.

Human Resources professional Di Ann Sanchez, Ph.D., is the speaker for the women’s history month celebration hosted by TCC Connect, 444 North Henderson Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The program will be in the Connection Bay on Tuesday, March 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

On Wednesday, March 18, the “Fourth Annual Triesha Light Women’s Symposium and Women’s History Month Luncheon” will be held at TCC South, 5301 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76119, in the Center of Excellence for Energy Technology (SETC 1100). The event includes a speech by Denise Thomas Bennet of the Texas Daughters of the American Revolution, student presentations and the presentation of the Wanda K. Hill Memorial Scholarship recipients. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Tickets may be purchased at the Behavioral and Social Sciences Divisional Office. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. and conclude with the scholarship awards at 1:30 p.m.

TCC Trinity River, 300 Trinity Campus Circle, Fort Worth 76102, will host a viewing of the documentary “Nineteenth Amendment: A Woman’s Right to Vote” and a discussion with attorneys Emily Eby and Ali Lozano from the Civil Rights Project. Learn more about the current status of voting and civil rights within the U.S. and Texas. The event will be held Wednesday, March 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Energy Auditorium.

For further information, visit the Women’s History Month Events Calendar.