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Collin Opens Its Doors To Potential Students



Collin Opens Its Doors To Potential Students

Jan. 23, 2006 -- Collin County Community College District (Collin) is hosting an open house for those who want information or resources to pursue a college education.

The free event will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, in the conference center at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 East Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano.

The open house offers helpful information to those who are eager to improve their lives but are not sure where to start or which direction to take. For working parents, first-generation college students or those about to graduate from high school, Collin offers the education needed to get a better job or start on a career path. Visitors to the event can also learn about community resources, on- and off-campus support services and attend free seminars. Presentations will be made from Admissions, Counseling Services, Financial Aid, Career Services and Cooperative Work Experience, and Recruitment. A campus tour will be available. Attendees are welcome to bring children.

Representatives from various community organizations as well as numerous departments and programs within Collin will be available to answer questions and provide information.

Workshops topics will offer information on navigating the college environment, identifying barriers to career success and applying for financial aid.

For more information about the open house, call Celeste Harden, division secretary of Recruitment and Programs for New Students, at 972.377.1750 or e-mail her at compass@collin.edu.

Collin County Community College District (Collin) 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.