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Collin Offers Classes Designed for Seniors


Registration Underway for Spring Classes

January 7, 2005 - Seniors Active In Learning (SAIL), sponsored by Collin County Community College District ("Collin"), is now accepting registrants for the spring semester. Anyone 50 years of age or older may register for SAIL classes at any time during the semester. All classes are held at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano.

SAIL classes begin Jan. 24. The spring schedule may be found on the Internet at Scroll down the right-hand side, click on "Seniors Active in Learning," and choose "Download SAIL Publications." Call 972.985.3788 to request a catalog.

A one-year membership fee of $25 is required to register for SAIL classes. Tuition is $50 per semester for unlimited courses. Tuition is $25 for one course only. Registration is available throughout the semester by mail, fax, phone or in-person at the SAIL office.

SAIL offers an array of classes including history, literature, art, health and safety. Some of the new classes for spring include: Amadeus; Literature and the Bible: Dante and Milton; Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece and Rome; Modern Terrorism; The U.S. and Latin America; Driving up the Chisholm Trail; Your Hobby as a Business; Cultivating the Mind; and Uncovering Your Great Potential.

The SAIL Roundup, an annual back to school gathering, will be held on Jan. 11 from 1 - 3 p.m. in Room B409. Visit friends, greet new members, meet the instructors and pick up a copy of the schedule. Late registration will begin on that date and will continue throughout the semester by phone, mail or walk-in.

For more information about SAIL, please call 972.985.3788 or visit the website at

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.