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Press Releases from June 2010

Collin College LULAC Takes Home State Awards, Eyes Nationals
June 30, 2010 – Collin College's chapter of the League for United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) took home a pair of awards from the state convention June 2-6 in Austin.  Jesus Valdivia, a resident of Allen and LULAC chapter president, was named the LULAC Young Adult Man of the Year. Lupita Tinnen, a resident of Plano and professor of photography, was named the Young Adult Advisor of the Year....[MORE]

Student Art In Limelight At Upcoming Show
June 28, 2010 – The exceptional art from Collin College students will be the big attraction at the latest show for THE ARTS gallery. The annual Invitational Student Art Show will feature two or three works from Collin College art students, all of whom were nominated by faculty members. The show runs from Monday, July 12-Saturday, July 31, at THE ARTS gallery, located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Fall Registration Now Open
June 25, 2010 – Registration for the Fall 2010 semester is now in progress. Registration at Collin College can be done through CougarWeb. Students can find a log-in button to CougarWeb at the college’s website or go directly to Then go to the "Registration Tools" channel on the home tab. For help logging into the portal, call the Student Help Desk at 972.377.1777..[MORE]

Two Speakers Bring Variety To Brown Bag Series
June 24, 2010 – Collin College's Seniors Active In Learning (SAIL) program Brown Bag Lunch Series will host a pair of speakers in July. Vickie Bryant will speak Thursday, July 8 and Ron Dilulio will speak Thursday, July 29. Lunch begins at noon. Lectures begin at 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public..[MORE]

Collin College Tennis Team Wins National Championship; Hume Wins NJCAA National Singles Championship
June 23, 2010 – Collin College men’s tennis team capped off a brilliant season in May after the top-ranked squad shared its first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship with Tyler Junior College and Laredo Community College. This year’s national championship is the fifth overall for the Cougars, who also received additional hardware when sophomore Damian Hume of Johannsburg, South Africa, won the Flight One singles title to become the 2010 NJCAA Men’s National Singles Champion..[MORE]

Collin College Tennis Coach Named NJCAA Division I Coach Of The Year
June 21, 2010 – After leading the Collin College men's tennis team to its first National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national championship in May, Cougars coach Marty Berryman was named NJCAA Coach of the Year. Prior to this year's coach of the year award, Berryman - who has coached the Collin College men's and women's tennis teams to a combined nine national titles - had received Coach of the Year honors eight times at the Division II level..[MORE]

Collin College Board Agenda for June 22, 2010
June 18, 2010 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069, in Room 139 (Board Room)....[MORE]

Collin College To Host 10th Annual Biotech Conference June 24
June 10, 2010 – Collin College's Biotechnology Educators Conference will elaborate its 10th anniversary when he annual event convenes on Thursday, June 24 at the Spring Creek Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College, Local Agencies Offer Free HIV Testing
June 8, 2010 – Collin College is hosting free HIV testing from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center.  The testing will ensure privacy and results are available shortly after testing. Counselors will be on hand for educational and support purposes. The free testing is also an opportunity to view some of the patches from the AIDS quilt, which will be on display....[MORE]

Collin College Fall Registration Opens Tuesday, June 22
June 7, 2010 – Priority registration for Collin College's 2010 fall semester open Tuesday, June 22 while registration for all students opens on Friday, June 25. Priority registration for students with 50+ hours at Collin College begins on Tuesday, June 22; 30+ hours, Wednesday, June 23; and 10+ hours, Thursday, June 24. Hours are based on credits earned at Collin College....[MORE]

New Exhibit Features Student Photography
June 1, 2010 – THE ARTS gallery will host "Lost and Found" Photography Scholarship Exhibition from Monday, June 7 - Saturday, July 3. "Lost and Found" will feature the photography of students Carissa Battaile, Josh Dryk, Stephanie Pollack, Kendall Marie Rogers, Paige White and Trevor Whitis....[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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