NEWS BRIEFS...other upcoming events

-Guest Speaker-

Todd Bermont, author, job search expert and radio host will be the guest speaker at the free Veterans Employment Workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 20 in Sabine Hall, Room 118.

Bermont is the author of “10 Insider Secrets to a Winning Job Search” and former host of “Your Career” on Lone Star Radio 104.5 FM. He has been a featured guest on FOX, CNN, ABC News Now, Career Builder and Forbes.

The workshop will focus on achieving a new mission: To uncover job opportunities, form an exemplary résumé, sell military skills to civilians, avoid the gatekeepers (with LinkedIn), ace interviews and land a job.

The workshop includes: networking with employers in high tech fields and data centers such as Texas Instruments, Cyxtera and others plus a one-year subscription to The Careers College (a $297 value), plus lunch.

Those interested should register at\VEW, bring printed copies of a résumé and wear business casual attire. The program is sponsored by Evole Uptime Institute.

-Free yoga and meditation classes-

From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Thursday this semester, the Richland Yoga Club is offering classes in yoga and meditation in Crocket Hall, Room 110. Desired benefits include an increase of mental power for more effective study, an increase in health, longevity and resistance to sickness, attainment of inner happiness and a stress-free environment, restoring emotional harmony, and the ability to tap into one’s inner mental potential for increased creativity and problem-solving capacity. For more information call 972-288-6867 or email

-Art Exhibition-

The Brazos Gallery presents the new exhibition, “The Veil’s Farewell,” featuring paintings and drawings by artist and MFA candidate Spencer Evans of the University of Texas at Arlington. An upcoming reception will be announced in the Sept. 19 issue of the Chronicle.