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Make a Difference Fair
Outside community organizations will offer volunteer opportunities for students during the Make a Difference Fair, scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday on the Main north lawn in Brownsville and April 21 on the Chapel lawn in Edinburg. For more information, call the Office of Student Involvement at 882-5111.

Game Room tournaments
A Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Union Game Room on the Edinburg campus. VBucks will be awarded to top-place finishers. For more information, call 665-7989.

The Gentleman’s Code
Counseling and Psychological Services will host a free session, titled “Relationships: How to Get It Right,” at noon Wednesday in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. The males-only session will take place the second Wednesday of every month. For more information, call 882-3897.

Action Summit
The Texas Say What! program, in partnership with the Hidalgo County Tobacco Prevention & Control Coalition, will host its annual regional Action Summit April 16 at the McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. The event seeks to engage local youth in promoting tobacco prevention efforts and learning leadership skills and strategy. For more information, call 787-0004.

Health and Wellness Series
A presentation, titled “Cultural Barriers and Sexuality,” will take place from noon to 1 p.m. April 20 in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. The session is part of the Health and Wellness Series sponsored by the Counseling Center. For more information, call 882-3897.

Vaquero Ice Cream Bar
Ice cream will be served from noon to 1 p.m. April 25 in the Main Building courtyard on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call the Student Union at 665-7989.

Volunteers needed
The Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center is looking for volunteers for its San Benito and Brownsville locations. The center is a nonprofit organization that advocates for and serves child victims of abuse. For more information, call Elsa Garcia, volunteer coordinator/community educator, at 361-3313.

Graduation application deadlines
Students who plan to graduate in Fall 2016 must submit their application by May 1. For more information, contact the Graduate College at 665-3661 or email gradcollege@utrgv.edu.

Peace of Mind Yoga
Learn how to manage stress levels and do various types of yoga exercises from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday on the Brownsville Student Union lawn. The event is sponsored by the Student Government Association. For more information, call 882-5937.

Meetings

Social-confidence group
The UTRGV Counseling Center hosts a social-confidence group, “Reveal Yourself,” from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call 882-3897.

G.A.L.S.
A group therapy session for women by women, titled “Growing and Loving Ourselves” (G.A.L.S.), takes place from noon to 1 p.m. each Monday in Cortez Hall 220 on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call the UTRGV Counseling Center at 882-3897.

LGBTQ Group
The LGBTQ Group meets at 4 p.m. each Tuesday in University Center 306A on the Edinburg campus. Meetings are facilitated by experienced counselors and discussion is driven by concerns and needs of the group. For more information, call the UTRGV Counseling Center at 665-2574.
–Compiled by Monica Gudiño

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