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Passport to the World: Collin College's Cultural Connections

  Passport to the World has gone virtual for the fall!  

Collin College’s Passport program offers community members an opportunity to experience our global society through a series of exciting presentations each semester.  Collin College faculty and staff members who have traveled to a variety of global locations bring back and share their newly acquired knowledge about different cultures, art forms, architecture, music, religions, political systems, and much more.  Each lecture is unique as Collin College presenters share their world experiences through stunning photographs, narrative, music, and dance.  Light samples of related cuisine are served, but attendees are welcome to bring in their own lunches as well.  Come travel with us through Passport to the World presentations!

Passport Events, Fall 2020

BeninPresenter:  Meagan Hoff
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location:  Online
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Have you ever thought about living abroad? Joining and working within a new community? Join Professor Meagan Hoff as she recounts her two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malanville, Benin. Meagan will share her stories of living and working in Benin as well as her travels around West Africa. She will also offer more information about what the Peace Corps does, how to join, and how you can prepare now to join in the future.

IrelandPresenter:  Matthew Ware Coulter
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location:  Online 
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Join History Professor Matthew Ware Coulter on a relaxed month-long journey around the Emerald Isle. Professor Coulter did his homework before traveling and the trip was packed with sites important to
Irish history and culture.

For more information about Passport to the World, contact:

Dallie B. Clark, Ph.D.
Passport Program Director and Professor of Humanities
Ph: 972.578.5533