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College Highlights Convergence Technology at Latte Night

October 25, 2005 – Grab a latte and learn about careers in convergence technology Tuesday, Nov. 8.

The Collin County Community College District (Collin) Engineering and Emerging Technologies department is hosting Latte Night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Spring Creek Campus, Room F110, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

In addition to free lattes and prizes, the college will showcase their new degree programs available in the field of convergence technology and other areas.

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@collin.edu. For more information, call Ann Blackman at 972.377.1582.

Collin County Community College District serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.