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Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase
August 22, 2014 – The Collin County Community College District will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from proper- ties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 8.32 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code). Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted....[MORE]

Collin College Continuing Education Hosts Free Info Sessions
August 18, 2014 – Collin College Continuing Education is hosting information sessions for those interested in learning about computer and technology courses, industry recognized certifications and certificate programs. The information sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Breaking Boundaries Exhibition at Collin College
August 7, 2014 – THE ARTS Gallery presents "Breaking Boundaries," an exhibition that showcases non-traditional approaches to water-media painting and runs from Thursday, August 21 – Thursday, September 11. Members of Southwestern Watercolor Society were encouraged to "break the rules" and paint creatively without constraints of fitting into categories such as 2D or 3D art, transparent or opaque media or drawing or painting....[MORE]

Collin College Trains Veterans Through Partnerships
August 6, 2014 – Collin College, Hewlett Packard (HP) and Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) teamed up recently to give a special opportunity to local student veterans interested in cybersecurity. Through the partnership, 13 veterans were recruited and mentored during 10 months of cybersecurity training. The student veterans completed networking and cybersecurity training at Collin College while gaining workplace experience at Hewlett Packard....[MORE]

Last Chance To Register For Fall Classes
August 1, 2014- Registration for the fall 2014 semester closes in just a few short weeks. Fortunately, those who need to speak with a staff member in admissions, advising, the International Student Office or financial Aid prior to the Aug. 26 registration deadline can now do so easily with CougarQ.....[MORE]

Collin College Opens Applications For Board Of Trustees Vacancy
July 14, 2014 – The Collin College Board of Trustees is seeking applications to fill a board vacancy for Place 7. The opportunity became available with the recent retirement of founding Trustee Tino Trujillo. The selected individual will be appointed to serve the remainder of Trujillo's term, which ends in 2015. Place 7 would then be up for election in May of 2015 for a six-year term. Trustees can serve an unlimited number of elected terms....[MORE]

New CougarQ Service Begins July 14
July 14, 2014 – Do you need to see an advisor, check on your financial aid, or just turn in paperwork at admissions? Now you don't have to wait around in a slow moving line. CougarQ lets you sign-up in a virtual line using your home computer, smart phone or at any of the designated kiosks on campus. CougarQ sends you an automated text message when it's your time to speak with a Collin College staff member....[MORE]

Photography Show at The ARTS Gallery
July 2, 2014 – The ARTS Gallery will present work from Collin College students in the "Photography Portfolio Presents" show. Featured scholarship recipients in the show are Steven Chaney and Tomaneece Smith. Selected works by Collin College students will also be presented, and the show will run from Monday, July 14 through Saturday, August 2. Summer gallery hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....[MORE]

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Marisela Cadena-Smith
Marketing & Communications
Phone | 972.758.3896

Lisa Vasquez, APR
Associate Vice President, 
College & Public Relations
Phone | 972.758.3894

Fax | 972.985.3729

Collin Higher Education Center
3452 Spur 399
McKinney, Texas 75069

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