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Collin Schedules "Cultivating Scholars" Research Program

April 7, 2006 - Collin County Community College District (Collin) presents "Cultivating Scholars," an interdisciplinary research showcase on Friday, April 21 at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard, Frisco.

The event will feature keynote speaker Jim Snack who will speak from 5-6 p.m.. Snack will discuss cultivating a sense of wonder and how curiosity is the basis for good research questions.

In addition, a number of Collin students' research will be on display for attendees to peruse and discuss. Students from a number of disciplines including psychology, humanities, biology, political science, sociology and others will present research.

Cultivating Scholars poster sessions will be held from 4-5 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.

For more information about the event, call Dr. Salena Brody at 972.377.1670 or by e-mail at

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.