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Press Releases From August 2010
Press Releases From August 2010

Collin College Releases Alumni Anthology
August 30, 2010 – To commemorate Collin College's silver anniversary, the college has released In The Worlds of Alumni, 25th anniversary commemorative anthology. The free electronic book spotlights 25 former Collin College students who have achieved their dreams in varied career fields ranging from cancer research to teaching...[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Begins 2010-11 Schedule With V For Vendetta
August 27, 2010 – The Auteur Film Series kicks off its 2010-11 season with a screening of V for Vendetta at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. This year's Auteur Film Series theme is "Rough and Poetic: Great Films About (In)Justice."....[MORE]

Professor Wins Coveted Chef's Award
August 27, 2010 – Michele Brown, professor of culinary arts at Collin College, was named the 2010 Pastry Chef of the Year by the Texas Chefs Association. Brown, of Wylie, has been a full-time professor at Collin College since January 2008....[MORE]

Continuing Education Hosts Computers, Technology Open House
August 24, 2010 – Collin College Continuing Education is hosting free open house sessions from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Courtyard Center for Professional Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano. The sessions will provide information to prospective students about computer and technology courses and certificate programs.....[MORE]

Collin College Board Of Trustees Agenda For August 24, 2010
August 19, 2010 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069....[MORE]

With Tragedy Behind Us, Focus Is On Healing, Safety
August 17, 2010 – As you are aware, there was a shooting at the city of McKinney Public Safety Building adjacent to the Central Park campus near U.S. Hwy. 380 and Community Ave.  There were also shots fired at our campus at the Records Building as well as at one of our police officers and his squad car.  We are extremely grateful that no one was injured during this catastrophic and unconscionable act of violence...[MORE]

THE ARTS Gallery Announces New Show, Hours
August 9, 2010 – Every year, THE ARTS gallery at Collin College likes to put its own art professors in the spotlight. The annual event is titled "Exhibition: The Faculty" and this year work from Collin College art professors will be displayed from Monday, Aug. 23 - Saturday, Sept. 25. Also, the gallery has just announced new hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. All exhibitions are free and open to the public...[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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