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Press Releases from May 2009

Summer Camps, activities set for Collin College
May 29, 2009 – Every summer, Collin College is a hub for a variety of entertaining and educational opportunities for residents of all ages....[MORE]

Collin College Board Agenda for May 26, 2009
May 22, 2009 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive, Conference Center Room D106B, McKinney, TX. 75070....[MORE]

Pre-Admission Partner Program Nets Two State Awards
May 22, 2009 – Collin College took home two Successful Transfer Enhancement Programs (STEP) awards for its pre-admission program at the Texas Transfer Success Conference May 22. The program won bronze in both the Student Services and Development and Collaboration Between Two- and Four-Year Colleges categories....[MORE]

Seniors Active In Learning Program Announces June Events
May 22, 2009 – Collin College’s Seniors Active in Learning program invites the public to participate in the following Summer Learning activities from Monday-Thursday throughout June at the Courtyard Center Campus (CYC), 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano....[MORE]

Brown Bag Lunch At Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus Features Dr. Rose-Mary Rumbley
May 20, 2009 – Collin College’s Seniors Active in Learning program invites the public to its Brown Bag Lunch, featuring Rose-Mary Rumbley, starting at noon on Thursday, June 11 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano. Dr. Rumbley, a humorist, teacher, actress, historian, journalist and author, is a renowned tour guide and is known for sharing the history, gossip and secrets of famous people and places....[MORE]

Teen Fire-Rescue Camp Scheduled For June 8-10 At Collin College's Central Park Campus In McKinney
May 15, 2009 – Many kids at some point in their life dream of becoming a firefighter. For a group of boys and girls aged 14-18, this dream will become a reality - sort of - thanks to the 11th annual Fire-Rescue Camp from June 8-10 at Collin College's Central Park Campus Fire Academy ....[MORE]

Students' Work Showcased In Summer Show
May 15, 2009 – "II Advanced Student's Art Show" will run from Monday, June 1-Thursday, July 2, at the gallery located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. A reception is set for 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, June 10 at the gallery....[MORE]

Collin College Psychology Professor Receives National Award
May 06, 2009 – Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks, professor of psychology, received the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Wayne Weiten Teaching Excellence Award. The award is given annually to a professor of psychology at a 2-year institution, who demonstrates excellence in teaching, service and the scholarship of teaching and learning....[MORE]

Continuing Education Hosts Computer, Technology Open House
May 06, 2009 – Collin College Continuing Education is hosting open house sessions for those interested in learning about computer and technology courses and certificate programs from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, May 9. The event is free and open to the public. The open house will be at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Offers Two Unique Learning Communities Classes
May 9, 2009 - Explore the possibility of extraterrestrial life or learn about American pop culture this summer in two unique Learning Communities classes at Collin College. Learning Community courses unify two classes, from different disciplines, around a central theme and allow students to take multiple classes simultaneously. After completion of the Learning Community, students receive six credit hours. ...[MORE]

Collin College Professor Earns Piper Designation
May 1, 2009 - For the second straight year, a Collin College professor has been named a Piper professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Dr. Peggy Brown, professor of English and Humanities, is the 2009 honoree following Dr. Rosemary Karr, professor of developmental mathematics, who received the distinguished honor in 2008. Dr. Brown is one of 15 professors statewide to be honored. She is also the fifth Piper Professor to have taught at Collin College. ...[MORE]

Collin College SIFE Team Named Regional Champion
May 1, 2009 - Competing against 13 two-year colleges from Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Louisiana, Collin College’s new Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team garnered the Rookie of the Year and Regional Champion awards. Collin SIFE will compete against 18 two-year colleges for the national title in Philadelphia this month....[MORE]

Swine Flu Preparation
May 1, 2009 - As you may have read or heard in the news, there have been an increasing number of swine flu cases identified in the U.S. including Texas. We are posting this notice to help prepare our college community in the event that the virus spreads...[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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3452 Spur 399
McKinney, Texas 75069

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