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Collin Hosts Engineering and Emerging Technologies 'Latte' Night

DON'T BE 'LATTE': FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CONVERGENCE TECHNOLOGY

April 1, 2005 -- Collin County Community College District (Collin) instructors put cream, sugar and convergence technology in their lattes.

Collin’s Engineering and Emerging Technologies department is hosting a Latte Night. In addition to free lattes and prizes, the college will showcase their new degree programs available in the field of convergence technology.

The event is schedule from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at the Spring Creek Campus, room F110. The campus is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Convergence technology refers to the integration of voice, data and video technologies, much like what is found in cell phones, which transmit voice, images and can access the Internet. The Convergence Lab, located at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco, includes state-of-the-art equipment and provides flexible networking environment that integrates different technologies.

The lab was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

To RSVP, e-mail techday@ccccd.edu. For more information, call Ann Blackman at 972.377.1582.

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.