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Seven Students Selected to SMU Pre-admission Program

September 5, 2007 -- Seven Collin College students were accepted into the Southern Methodist University (SMU) pre-admission program.

The program is a partnership that Collin College has with SMU to provide a seamless transfer of credits for those qualified students who are interested in earning their bachelor's degree at SMU after finishing their first two years at Collin College.

The students are: Matt Lagos (Plano); Ceci U (Plano); Yousif Rashid (Allen); Carina Jones (Allen); Chloe Longstreet (Frisco); Maggie Fox (Garland); and Penina Sendawula (Frisco).

A reception to honor the students will take place in October.

The Collin College/SMU pre-admission program provides many perks for the accepted students including access to SMU advisors, scholarship opportunities, tickets to lectures, a DART pass, access to the SMU library, a discount to the SMU computer store and more.

Collin College has entered similar agreements with Baylor University, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Tech University, Texas Women s University, The University of Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas.

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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.