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Cousteau Celebrates Earth Day At Collin College

Cousteau Celebrates Earth Day At Collin College

April 19, 2010- To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Collin College will host Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Yves Cousteau, the influential ecologist and researcher. Cousteau will speak on issues affecting today’s environment and the Earth at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, at Collin College’s Central Park Campus conference center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. This event is free and open to the public.

Cousteau continues the family legacy by charting unexplored waters and the beautiful creatures that inhabit them.

For more information about this event, e-mail Professor Brett Burkett at or contact the college’s Environmental Science Office at 972.548.6510.

Collin College serves about 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.