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Press Releases from March 2009

Continuing Education Offers Dry Mouth Course
March 31, 2009 – Dentists, dental assistants and dental hygienists are invited to attend the Collin College Continuing Education’s Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) course from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, April 24 at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. Fee for this course is $109....[MORE]

College Welcomes Crime Scholar For Lecture
March 31, 2009 – As an extended part of its annual Book-in-Common program, the Colliln College Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement will host guest speaker Dr. Danielle Lavin-Loucks, who will present “Guns and Roses: The Relationship of Crime and Neighborhoods” 10-11:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, at the college's Spring Creek Campus Conference Center....[MORE]

Collin College Launches New, Improved Website
March 31, 2009 – Collin College debuted a new look for its website today at . The facelift includes changes in navigation, design and branding to create a user-friendly web experience for prospective students, parents and college supporters....[MORE]

Destination College Workshop Prepares Students For Collin College
March 27, 2009 – For students planning to attend Collin College this summer or in fall 2009, you are encouraged to participate in Getting Started at Collin College, a free seminar from 6:30–8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Annual Talent Show Showcases Skills
March 25, 2009 – There’s a little something for everyone at the 8th annual Collin College Talent Show. A whole host of student performers are slated for 7 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at the John Anthony Theatre, located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Auteur Series Presents “Dirty Pretty Things”
March 18, 2009 – The Auteur Film Series will present “Dirty Pretty Things” as part of its 2008–09 theme, The Compleat Stranger: At Home Away From Home with the Immigrant Figure in Film....[MORE]

Collin College president honored nationally as Pacesetter
March 16, 2009 – Collin College President Cary Israel has just been named the national Pacesetter of the Year by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)...[MORE]

Home schoolers Attend Science Day Exclusively For Them At Collin College
March 13, 2009 – Home schooled children ages 7–13 were treated to a unique experience on March 6 at Collin College’s Central Park Campus, where they participated in a Science Day exclusively for them...[MORE]

Cabaret 2009 generates strong support for scholarships
March 13, 2009 - Thanks to the presenting partner, Gay, McCall, Isaaks, Gordon, and Roberts P.C. and many other sponsors, guests at the Collin Cabaret 2009 travelled 60 years into the past with entertainment of the 1940s radio melodramas, music, dance and singing...[MORE]

Collin College Presents Jazz Fest Featuring Rolling Stones Saxophonist Tim Ries
March 10, 2009 – Tim Reis has just returned from a second world tour with the Rolling Stones playing saxophone, keyboard and organ, and is now prepared to perform with Collin’s Jaztet One, Texas Instruments Jazz Band, Collin’s Latin Jazz Ensemble and Collin’s Jazz Lab BandMarch 9, 2009 – Collin College’s Mock Trial team is the only two–year institution to qualify for national competition following the Great Southern Regional Tournament Feb. 21–22 in Houston...[MORE]

Mock Trial Team Earns Spot In National Competition
March 9, 2009 – Collin College’s Mock Trial team is the only two–year institution to qualify for national competition following the Great Southern Regional Tournament Feb. 21–22 in Houston...[MORE]

Musical Version Of Huckleberry Finn Opens March 5, 2009
March 3, 2009 – The theatre department at Collin College will present Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, beginning Thursday March 5, 2009 and continuing through Sunday March 15, 2009. Tickets range from $10.00 for students and seniors to $15.00 for Adults. This production presents a classic American novel with dance, music, and heart wrenching emotion...[MORE]

Press Contacts

Marisela Cadena-Smith
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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