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Press Releases from February 2010

Public Invited To Collin College Faculty-Led Death And Dying Panel
Feb 26, 2010 – Collin College students and the public are invited to attend Death and Dying, a faculty-led panel discussion on psychological issues surrounding death and dying, from 1-2:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center in Plano....[MORE]

Public Invited To Attend Faculty-Led Event: Passport To The World: Collin College's Cultural Connections
Feb 26, 2010 – Collin College invites the public to attend Passport to the World: Collin College’s Cultural Connections, a seven-part series in which faculty focus on different cultures, lifestyles, politics and ways of thinking throughout the world.....[MORE]

Workshop Helps Students, Parents Transition From High School To College
Feb 24, 2010 – The transition from high school to a college or university is not easy. Collin College's Destination College wants to help ease that transition. The workshop "From High School to College: A Time of Transition for Students and Parents" is set for 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.....[MORE]

Collin College Advanced Art Students Get Show
Feb 24, 2010 – Advanced art students at Collin College are on display at THE ARTS gallery starting Monday, March 8. The Advanced Student Art Show will feature art metals, ceramics, sculpture, painting, water color, drawing, life drawing, printmaking, digital art, photography, and advanced 2D and 3D design from Collin College students.....[MORE]

Board Meeting Agenda for February 23, 2010
Feb 23, 2010 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, February 23, 2010, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069....[MORE]

Live Smart! Health and Safety Fair Scheduled For March 5
Feb 19, 2010 – Free wellness facts, proactive health screenings, body fat tests, safety demonstrations and more will be available at the fourth annual Live Smart! Health and Safety Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, March 5 at Collin College's Central Park Campus in McKinney....[MORE]

Career Bytes Features 3D Animation in Final Workshop
Feb 19, 2010 – One of the biggest and groundbreaking industries these days in volves 3D animation. From movies to video games, it is a multi-million dollar industry. The Global EDGE Tech Prep consortium at Collin College wants to shed some light about this career field and its 3D animation program during its final Career Bytes workshop noon-1:30 p.m., Friday, April 9, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Career Bytes Workshop Puts Criminal Justice In Spotlight
Feb 19, 2010 – The career potential in the field of Criminal Justice is abundant, and the Global EDGE Tech Prep consortium at Collin College wants to help you realize all of them. As part of the Global EDGE's Career Bytes workshop series, criminal justice faculty are hosting a free workshop from noon-1:30 p.m., Friday, March 12, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Lunch and refreshments will be served. The workshop is open to the public....[MORE]

Pre-Admission Partners Under Spotlight In Free Workshop
Feb 16, 2010 – Collin College has 10 pre-admission partnerships with local colleges and universities, and students can get to know all of them at an upcoming workshop hosted by Destination College and Transfer Programs. Representatives from each pre-admission partner will provide information about their program's benefits, application process, financial aid, scholarships and ways to prepare for college from 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Lecture Connects Dots Between Math and The Arts, Religion
Feb 12, 2010 – Collin College will host a lecture titled "Math History: Beauty and Order in Number and Geometry," at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the Spring Creek Campus, B125. The lecture will be by Chip Galloway, professor of mathematics at Collin College.  The event is free and open to the public.....[MORE]

Collin College Set To Host The Future Of Aging Conference
Feb 12, 2010 – Collin College's Continuing Education is excited to offer its first healthcare conference specifically geared toward professionals working in long-term healthcare environments. The Future of Aging Conference - scheduled to run from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive McKinney - will encompass a variety of topics relating to the future of gerontology and will focus on emerging needs of the growing elderly population....[MORE]

Rock The Vote At Register Events
Feb 11, 2010 – Collin College is hosting a series of Rock the Vote events to promote voter registration. The events are free and open to the public. There will be food, drinks, music and an opportunity to register to vote....[MORE]

Free Workshop Helps Students Decide Between ACT, SAT
Feb 6, 2010 – For aspiring college or university students, the stress and anxiety that comes with the SAT or ACT is unparalleled. Fortunately, Collin College's Destination College office is offering a free SAT/ACT Mini-Assessment from the Princeton Review from 10 a.m. - noon, Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, 9700 Wade Blvd., in Frisco....[MORE]

Public Invited To Attend Faculty-Led Event, Passport To The World: Collin College's Cultural Connections
Feb 5, 2010 – Collin College invites the public to attend Passport to the World: Collin College's Cultural Connections, a seven-part in which faculty focus on different cultures, lifestyles, politics and ways of thinking throughout the world. All events are free....[MORE]

Collin College To Host Interdisicplinary Student Research Conference
Feb 1, 2010 – Collin College is providing a venue for undergraduate college students to obtain research and presentation experience at the Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Student Research Conference. The event is open to all undergraduate students from both two- and four-year institutions. Students who complete their undergraduate degree in December 2009 are eligible for consideration....[MORE]

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Marisela Cadena-Smith
Director,
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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