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Press Releases from June 2009

Collin College President Receives Plano Honor
June 29, 2009 – Collin College President Cary Israel was recently awarded the Special Award of Merit from the Plano Chamber of Commerce. The prestigious honor is periodically bestowed upon an individual or group that has "gone beyond the call of duty" toward the promotion and improvement of the city of Plano....[MORE]

Collin College's Seniors Program Schedules July-August Events at Courtyard Campus in Plano
June 29, 2009 – Collin College's Seniors Active in Learning program invites the public to participate in the following Summer Learning activities from July-August at the Courtyard Center campus (CYC), 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College's Dr. Nell Ard Named Fellow Of Academy Of Nursing Education
June 26, 2009 – Collin College is pleased to announce that Dr. Nell Ard, RN, CNE, has been selected for induction into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education. She joins the academy’s 65 fellows representing nursing schools and programs throughout the United States....[MORE]

Fall Registration Is Open
June 23, 2009 – Collin College's registration for the fall 2009 semester is open. Registration for students with 50+ hours at Collin College begins Tuesday, June 23; 30+ hours, Wednesday, June 24l and 10+ hours, Thursday, June 25. Hours are based on credits earned at Collin College....[MORE]

Collin College Gallery Shows Its Feminine Side
June 23, 2009 – In its upcoming show, THE ARTS gallery will showcase the work of six talented female photography students. “femme/foto* photography scholarship exhibition” will feature the photography of Tatyana Bessmertnaya, Jennifer Hayward, Nikki Mann, Michelle Persons, Jenny Snyder and Ratchaneekorn Suttikarn, all photography scholarship students at Collin College....[MORE]

Collin Theatre Center Announces 2009-10 Season
June 22, 2009 – The Collin Theatre Center at Collin College is proud to announce the 2009-2010 season. The Collin Theatre Center is located on the Spring Creek Campus of Collin College in Plano. Season tickets are on sale now...[MORE]

Collin College Offers Summer Math Refresher Course
June 22, 2009 – Math can be scary. But Collin College wants to help take the bite out of college mathematics with its free Summer Math Bridge program. The program is designed for students entering college, who want a refresher math course before they take on college math classes. It is specifically designed for those who are not yet ready for college algebra...[MORE]

Collin College Board Agenda for June 23, 2009
June 19, 2009 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Room B425, Plano, TX 75093....[MORE]

Collin College's Sigona, Berryman Earn Coach Of The Year Awards
June 19, 2009 – Collin College coaches Jim Sigona and Marty Berryman were named Coach of the Year in their respective sports this spring after leading their teams to a North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference basketball title and a fourth place finish at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tennis Tournament....[MORE]

Brown Bag Lunch At Collin College's Spring Creek Campus Features Anousheh Ansari
June 18, 2009 – Collin College’s Seniors Active in Learning program invites the public to its Brown Bag Lunch, featuring Anousheh Ansari, starting at noon on Thursday, July 9 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Nursing Program Offers New LVN / Paramedic Bridge Program
June 11, 2009 – Collin College’s Nursing department will begin offering a new LVN/Paramedic Bridge program in fall 2009 in which a two-credit hour course will be offered for licensed LVNs or paramedics with at least one year of experience to fast track into the nursing program....[MORE]

New Library Opens At Central Park Campus In McKinney
June 6, 2009 – Visitors to the Central Park Campus are in store for a new sight. Collin College opened its new library at the McKinney campus June 8. The new structure totals 74,000 square feet to better accommodate students, faculty, staff and community visitors....[MORE]

Collin College Offers Certified Nurses' Aide Course
June 3, 2009 – Collin College recently added a Certified Nurses’ Aide (CNA) course. The course – approved by the Department of Aging and Disabilities -- prepares students for the role of a CNA in healthcare settings with a combination of lecture and clinical instruction....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Hemodialysis Certification Prep Courses
June 2, 2009 – Collin College's Continuing Education will offer a Hemodialysis Certification Preparation course from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 7-Aug. 27. This course is designed to prepare current hemodialysis patient care technicians for the national certification exam....[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

Collin Higher Education Center
3452 Spur 399
McKinney, Texas 75069

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