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Press Releases From February 2011
Press Releases From February 2011

Take A 'Career Byte' Out Of The Future Of Technology
February 25, 2011 - Step into the world of new and emerging technologies at the next "Career Bytes" event Friday, March 11. Get wired from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Living Legends Conference Center located on the Spring Creek Campus. Learn more about educational and career opportunities in the fields of convergence technology, networking and cybersecurity....[MORE]

Plano Rotary Donates $30,000 For Nursing Scholarships At Collin College
February 23, 2011 - Thanks to many business leaders in Plano and their affiliation with the Plano Rotary Club, a generous donation has been given to ensure nursing students at Collin College secure their higher education degrees and work in the health care industry. The civic organization recently donated $30,000 to the Collin College Foundation to establish a scholarship endowment that will award two scholarships annually....[MORE]

Poverty Simulation To Be Held At Collin College
February 22, 2011 - Area residents may be amazed at what they can learn about poverty and the impact they can make in their communities. Free and open to the public, a poverty simulation is slated from 6-10 p.m., Tuesday, March 8 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.....[MORE]

Passport Series Takes Attendees To South Pacific
February 18, 2011 - The "Passport To The World" series sets sail for the South Pacific with its latest installment. Professor Jim Eiting will present "Sailing The South Pacific: New Zealand and Australia" from 1-2 p.m., Friday, March 4, at the Living Legends Conference Center on the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway. All "Passport To The World" events are free and open to the public....[MORE]

Learn To 'Live Smart' At Annual Health Fair
February 18, 2011 - Learn ways to put yourself first during the annual Live Smart! Health and Safety Fair. This year's event is set from 9 a.m.-2p.m., Friday, March 4, at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. The Live Smart! Health and Safety Fair is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Collin College Board Agenda for Feb 22, 2011
February 17, 2011 - Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069....[MORE]

Auteur Series Screening Features Hepburn - Tracy Classic
February 17, 2011 - Enjoy the chemistry and comic stylings of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy during a screening of Adam's Rib Thursday, March 3. Adam's Rib is part of the 2010-11 Auteur Film Series, Rough & Poetic: Great Films About (In)Justice. The free screening starts at 2 p.m. and doors open at 1:30 p.m. The screening is at the Living Legends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College's 'Pre-admission Partnerships: Transferring To Universities' Workshop Scheduled
February 15, 2011 - Are you ready to transfer to a four-year college or university? If so, representatives from each of Collin College's pre-admission partner colleges / universities will be present to discuss their program's benefits, application process, financial aid and scholarship during Destination College and Transfer Program's "Pre-admission Partnerships: Transferring to Universities" parent and student workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 in the Living Legends Conference Center on the Spring Creek Campus in Plano....[MORE]

Call For Papers For Undergraduate Research Conference
February 14, 2011 - Collin College is seeking papers for its second annual Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Student Research Conference. Research paper submissions are due Tuesday, March 15. The conference is open to all undergraduate students from any two- or four-year institution....[MORE]

Dream On: Annual Speech Competition Keeps Dr. King's Message Alive
February 11, 2011 - Collin College will host its fourth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have A Dream" Speech Competition at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22. The public is welcome to attend the free event. The competition is open to Collin College students only. Registration closes at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15....[MORE]

Limited Number Of Tickets Available For Collin Cabaret
February 11, 2011 - The Collin Cabaret is approaching and a number of limited tickets remain. The 2011 Collin Cabaret will be at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at the Charles W. Eismann Center in Richardson. Produced and directed by Collin College Fine Arts Faculty, led by Collin College's acclaimed choreographers and current holder of the Royden L. Lebrecht Chair for Scholarly and Civic Engagement, Professor Lesley Snelson-Figueroa....[MORE]

Collin Theatre Center Stages Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical
February 8, 2011 - Collin Theatre Center will present the full stage version of Jonathan Larson's hit musical, RENT. The production hits the stage at 8 p.m., March 3-5 and 9-12 and at 2:15 p.m. March 6 and 12-13. All shows will be at the John Anthony Theatre, located on Collin College's Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano....[MORE]

Collin College To Host "The Longoria Affair" Screening On Feb. 16
February 7, 2011 - Collin College is scheduled to host a screening of the PBS Independent Lens documentary "The Longoria Affair" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16 in the Living Legends Conference Center on the Spring Creek Campus in Plano. Filmmaker John J. Valdez will be on hand to discuss his film and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Renowned Design Professional To Talk 'Humanitarian Engineering'
February 3, 2011 - As part of its Distinguished Speaker Series, Collin College will welcome nationally-acclaimed designer Emily Pilloton from 7-9 p.m., Thursday,  Feb. 17. The event is free and open to the public. Pilloton is the founder and director of Project H Design, a nonprofit organization that creates and builds a number of design initiatives around the country....[MORE]

Collin Higher Education Center Offers Spring Information Fairs
February 1, 2011 - Whether you are a student close to earning an associate's degree who is ready to transfer to a four-year university or you do not want to travel far to earn a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in McKinney is a perfect solution....[MORE]

Destination College Workshop Offers Financial Aid, Scholarship Tips
February 1, 2011 - Are you ready to make the next step and enroll in college, but do not know how to apply for financial aid? If this is you, then Collin College's Destination College Program welcomes you attend its free "How to Apply for Financial Aid" workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Central Park Campus Conference Center in McKinney....[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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