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Public Invited To Collin College "Saving Earth" Event

April 9, 2009 – In celebration of Earth Day, Collin College invites the public to attend Saving Earth, a free event from 4-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano.

The event will include a viewing of WALL-E, an Oscar-winning animated movie about a robot designed to clean up a waste-covered earth far in the future but soon discovers his own purpose, and an informational session on environmental pollution causes and effects.

Following the movie, Daphne Babcock, professor of environmental science at Collin College, and Deb Bliss of the city of Plano’s Live Green Project will lead an interactive Q&A session about the environment.

Free popcorn and drinks will be provided for the movie followed by additional refreshments.

This event is sponsored by Student Life and the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement. For more information, call 972.881.5900 or e-mail

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.