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Press Releases from January 2009
Press Releases from January 2009

Continuing Education Offers American Payroll Professional Learning Series Courses
January 30, 2009 – Collin College's Continuing Education is offering two courses through the American Payroll Professional Learning Series - PayTrain College & University - beginning in February at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano....[MORE]

The Collin Theatre Center Announces Casting for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
January 30, 2009 – The Collin Theatre Center in Plano has announced casting for the upcoming musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn....[MORE]

Collin College Celebrates African American History Month
January 26, 2009 – Collin College is honoring African American History Month with a full slate of events. African American History Month events are free and open to the public....[MORE]

The Sound of Music: Arts Gallery Hosts Interactive Exhibit
January 26, 2009 – THE ARTS gallery will host a new show titled "String Resonance" from Tuesday, Jan. 20 - Saturday, Feb. 7. "String Resonance" is an interactive installation by Collin College professor of music Chris Morgan inspired by Ellen Fullman's "Long String Instrument". The showcase entail visitors touching strings that create unique musical drones filling the gallery space....[MORE]

Destination College Program At Collin College Schedules Workshops Helping Parents, Students With College Process
January 26, 2009 – Entering the college "world" can be an intimidating process for both the students and their parents. To help ease any fears and make the transition run as smoothly as possible for both parties, Collin College's Destination College program has scheduled three free workshops during February....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Day / Night Transfer Fair
January 26, 2009 – High School or community college students wanting to learn more about the transfer process are invited to participate in the Texas Associate of College Registrar's and Admission Officers (TACRAO) Day/Night Transfer Fair from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus in Plano....[MORE]

Reminisce At A 1940s Radio Hour Gala
January 26, 2009 – Take a trip back to the golden days of radio at the Collin College Foundation's annual, signature gala fudraiser, 2009 Collin Cabaret. This year's event will be on 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28....[MORE]

January Board Meeting Rescheduled
January 26, 2009 – The Collin College Board Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 29, 2009 due to inclement weather. Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, January 29, 2009 at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development....[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Honors African American History Month
January 26, 2009 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen the film "The Visitor" in conjunction with African American History Month at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Destination College Workshop Teaches Students How To Pick A Major
January 13, 2009 – When it comes to selecting a major, many students are uncertain about how to make the right decision. To fully prepare for this life-changing choice, students and parents are invited to attened the FREE workshop, Exploring Majors: How to Choose from 6:30-8 p.m.....[MORE]

Collin College Schedules Local Town Hall Meetings
January 8, 2009 – Collin College is seeking community input for its next strategic plan through a series of town hall meetings in Plano, Farmersville, Celina, Allen, Frisco, and McKinney. The series beings on Jan. 29 and continues through March 12....[MORE]

Collin College Offers Personal Trainer Certificate
January 8, 2009 – Collin College's Continuing Education department is offering a new Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate. The certificate totals 30 hours - 15 in the classroom and 15 at a local fitness center. Sessions are from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. starting Saturday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, March 7....[MORE]

Individuals, Businesses Encouraged To Attend 'Thrive, Not Just Survive' Event at Collin College
January 7, 2009 – Are you thinking it's time to reinvent yourself, discover a new job, build-up a few recession-proof skills or start making a new career plan for tomorrow? Or maybe you run a business and need to learn how to do more with less, close every sale and maximize your profits? If so, make it a priority to attend "Thrive, Not Just Survive," a free, four-hour information packed workshop from 8 a.m. - noon on Wednesday, Jan. 28....[MORE]

MLK 'Day of Non-Violence' Events Scheduled
January 6, 2009 – Collin College and Plano Community Forum are parterning to celebrate Dr. King's dream and passion for peace and understanding during a series of events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....[MORE]

Press Contacts

Marisela Cadena-Smith
Director,
Marketing & Communications
Phone | 972.758.3896

Lisa Vasquez, APR
Associate Vice President,
College & Public Relations
Phone | 972.758.3894

Fax | 972.985.3729

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