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Press Releases from January 2010

Gallery Exhibit Intertwines History, Art
Jan 29, 2010 – The newest exhibition at THE ARTS gallery showcases the broad and illuminating common threads between art and art history. "Intersections: Art and Art History" will feature a number of media and artists including Rebecca Boatman, Cathy Cotter-Smith, Nancy Ferro, Merry Fuhrer, Sunny Jacquet, Marty and Richard Ray, Betty Siber, Don Schol and Silvia Thorton. The exhibition runs from Monday, Feb. 8 - Saturday, Feb. 27....[MORE]

Child Development Highlight In Career Bytes Series
Jan 28, 2010 – Individuals interested in working with children should consider an upcoming free workshop. As part of Collin College's Career Bytes workshop series, child development faculty will be on hand to discuss the educational and career opportunities related to the discipline - and in and outside the classroom....[MORE]

Board Agenda for January 26, 2010
Jan 26, 2010 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069.....[MORE]

Destination College Parents Workshop Covers Basics of Higher Education
Jan 21, 2010 – Going to college is not just complicated and tough for students. It can be equally stressful and worrisome for parents. Destination College -- a Collin College initiative that helps high school students and their parents to get ready for college, no matter which institution they choose - will host its annual Parent Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb.4 at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Department of Music Presents Nationally Recognized Music Producer
Jan 20, 2010 – The commercial music program at Collin College welcomes nationally recognized music producer Rocky Gribble to speak about professional musicianship and opry music. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. This events is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Keep The Dream Alive: Celebration of Dr. King's Vision Scheduled
Jan 15, 2010 – Collin County residents can celebrate the legacy and remember the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during upcoming events. Collin College and the city of Plano are partnering to celebrate Dr. King's dream and passion for peace and understanding....[MORE]

Collin College Celebrates African American History Month
Jan 15, 2010 – Each February, Collin College joins the rest of the nation in celebrating the many accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in the arts, science, politics, social movements, literature and the development of the United States. The year's theme is "The History of Black Economic Empowerment." African American History events at Collin College are free and open to the public.....[MORE]

Choose Wisely: Free Workshop Teaches Students How To Pick A Major
Jan 14, 2010 – College is the time when many choose what they'll do for the rest of their lives. So, it's important to choose wisely. Collin College's Destination College office wants to provide future college and university students the tools to pick the right area of study and the right career....[MORE]

Series To Screen Documentary About African Americans In Cinema
Jan 14, 2010 – In conjunction with African American History Month, the Collin College Auteur Film Series will kick-off the spring semester with a screening of The Century of Black Cinema. The free screening is set for 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin Higher Education Center Press Kit - Jan. 2010
Jan 13, 2010 – The Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) is officially open for spring semester. The Collin College facility is a university center, featuring junior- and senior-level college classes as well as master and doctoral programs from area universities.......[MORE]

Local Educators Showcase Work at Gallery
Jan 11, 2010 – Local educators are being exhibited at THE ARTS gallery for an upcoming show. The North Texas Art Educators Invitational will be held from Tuesday, Jan. 19 - Saturday, Jan. 30, at the gallery located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano......[MORE]

Collin College Offers Free Health Care Information Sessions On Jan. 20, Jan. 23 at Courtyard Center
Jan 6, 2010 – Collin College's Continuing Education will offer free healthcare information sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan 23 at the Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. The information sessions will provide insight into the various healthcare career paths that Collin College offers.....[MORE]