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'The Mask You Live In' Offers Broader Definition of Masculinity
Feb. 3, 2016 – Collin College’s Dignity Initiative will present “The Mask You Live In,” a documentary that asks what it really means to be a man, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the college’s Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center and Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. The presentations are free and open to the public. [MORE]

Fall President's List Announced
Feb. 1, 2016 - Collin College announced its President's List for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for this particular distinction, each student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework and maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average in that coursework. [MORE]

Fall Dean's List Named
Feb. 1, 2016 – Collin College named the following students to the Dean's List for the fall 2015 semester. Each student achieved a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.99 while completing at least 12 credit hours in non-developmental education classes. [MORE]

Collin College Celebrates African-American History Month
Feb. 1, 2016 – Collin College will celebrate African-American History Month with a series of events throughout February. This year’s theme is “Hallowed Grounds and Significant Events: Yesterday’s History, Tomorrow’s Implication, Today’s Significance.” [MORE]

Workshop Explores University Pre-Admission Partnerships
Jan 28, 2016 – Representatives from Collin College's pre-admission partner colleges and universities will share information on the pre-admission program's benefits at a Destination College workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

African-American History Month Event Focuses on Cursive Writing
Jan 28, 2016 – As fewer and fewer schools teach cursive handwriting, society is losing more than the ability to understand the swooping script of signatures. It is losing a primary link to history that was often written by hand, including correspondence and legal documents important to understanding the African-American experience....[MORE]

Attorney Marty Stroud Addresses Injustice in the Legal System
Jan 27, 2016 – For more than 30 years, an innocent man languished on death row in one of the toughest prisons in the United States because evidence of his innocence was overlooked by the prosecuting attorneys. One of those attorneys is now speaking out about the injustice that was done and the price of "winning at all costs."...[MORE]

The Arts Gallery Hosts 'Color Contained: An Exhibition Of Abstract Art'
Jan 27, 2016 – Designed to showcase abstract art in a variety of media, this specially-curated exhibition features a diverse group of artists, including Nate Cassie, Vincent Falsetta, Tom Hollenback, Ansen Seale, Russell Stephenson, Cornelia White Swann and Julia Trinh. Curated by arts faculty member Julie Shipp, each piece addresses the concept of color within contained boundaries....[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens "The Wicker Man"
Jan 26, 2016 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen "The Wicker Man" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center as part of its 2015-2016 "Religion: Opiate or Oracle" theme. Spring Creek Campus is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.....[MORE]

Workshop Outlines How to Apply for Financial Aid
Jan 22, 2016 – Figuring out how to pay for college can be very stressful for future college students and their parents. Financial aid can be a big help, but where do you start? The next Destination College workshop will make the process a little clearer with "How to Apply for Financial Aid," from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Collin College's Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco....[MORE]

Collin College, Community Gather to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan 21, 2016 – A full house of college and community members attended the Martin Luther King, Jr. Power Leadership Breakfast hosted by Collin College on Saturday, Jan. 16. The event featured a police panel discussion, a presentation by students and a business and information fair....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Speaker, Author, Filmmaker Michael Kimmel
Jan 21, 2016 – In an effort to bring awareness to the issue of the civil treatment of women, Collin College has partnered with the Collin County Council on Family Violence, an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County, to host Dr. Michael Kimmel, a nationally known speaker, author and filmmaker, from 7 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. This event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Collin College Opens New Health Sciences Center
Jan 20, 2016 – Three decades of Collin College leadership were present at the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Cary A. Israel Health Sciences Center, a new building on Collin College's Central Park Campus in McKinney. The new facility provides state-of-the-art learning spaces for the college's quickly growing health sciences programs....[MORE]

Collin College Honored By Three Military Publications In 2015
Jan 13, 2016 – Collin College's commitment to military service members was recognized by three top veteran-oriented publications in 2015. The honors reflect the college's work to make its campuses and programs welcoming to veterans, reservists and active duty military....[MORE]

Free Culinary Orientations at Collin College
Jan 8, 2016 – Do you want to explore a career in the culinary or pastry arts field? Try these non-credit courses at Collin College's Preston Ridge Campus, located at 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. First, attend one of the mandatory culinary/pastry orientation sessions to be eligible to register for concurrent non-credit culinary courses through Continuing Education....[MORE]

Collin College Named To Victory Media's 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List
Jan 6, 2016 – Collin College has been named a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse....[MORE]

Free Continuing Education Information Sessions at Collin College
Jan 1, 2016 – Collin College Continuing Education will host free information sessions for a variety of aviation, business, foreign languages, health sciences, marketing, information technology, transportation, technical trades, photography, web, and wedding and event planning during January and February.... [MORE]

Collin College Spring Registration is Now Open
Dec. 21, 2015 – Get the classes you want this spring. Register now for Collin College's spring 2016 semester with just a few clicks.... [MORE]

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