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Press Releases from July 2009

Collin College Offers Nursing Exploration Program
July 24, 2009 – Collin College is offering Nurse Prep 101, an inside look into nursing school, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 on the third floor, E wing of the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive, in McKinney. Nurse Prep 101 is designed to help students and area residents evaluate nursing as a career option....[MORE]

Collin College Board Agenda for July 28, 2009
July 23, 2009 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., Room B425, Plano, TX 75093....[MORE]

Brown Bag Lunch at Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus Featuring Jeff Crilley
July 17, 2009 – Collin College's Seniors Active in Learning program invites the public to its Brown Bag Lunch, featuring Jeff Crilley, starting at noon on Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College’s Real Estate, Nursing, Child Development Programs Earn ‘Exemplary’ Rating
July 16, 2009 – Collin College’s Real Estate, Nursing and Child Development programs were recently designated “exemplary” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  The Real Estate and Nursing programs have received the THECB’s prestigious honor, awarded every four years, for a third and second time in a row, respectively.  The Child Development program has earned the honor twice....[MORE]

Collin College Nursing Students Awarded Scholarships
July 14, 2009 – A trio of Collin College nursing students received scholarships from the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc. Ying Cui, of Plano, and Julie Rosentel, of Allen, were each awarded the Promise of Nursing for Dallas/Fort Worth Scholarship. The scholarships total $1,500 each. Linda Franklin, of Celina, was awarded the McKesson Scholarship from the Foundation for $1,000....[MORE]

Collin College Welcomes New Dean
July 14, 2009 – Collin College welcomes its new dean of Academic Affairs for the Communications and Humanities division at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano. Marianne Layer recently began her duties at her new post in preparation for the fall 2009 semester....[MORE]