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Press Releases - August 2011

Rock The Vote At Collin College
Aug 30, 2011 - Register to vote at one of three Rock the Vote! events in September. The Rock the Vote! events are set from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Preston Ridge Campus Cougar Den; 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Spring Creek Campus atrium; and 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Central Park Campus atrium. All Rock the Vote! events are free and open to the public....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Bookkeeping, Human Resources, Real Estate, Electrician Courses
Aug 25, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education is offering courses for students who want to work as a bookkeeper, human resources professional, real estate professional or electrician....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Ophthalmic Assistant, Optician Training, Contact Lens Technician Courses
Aug 24, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education will begin offering Ophthalmic Assistant and Optician Training courses on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Wednesday, Sept. 7, respectively, at the Courtyard Center in Plano. Both courses are 80 hours and include a 20-hour lab....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Health IT Certificate Series
Aug 23, 2011 - Health IT workers who wish to be a part of the migration toward completely electronic health systems can now earn a nationally recognized certification called the Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP). The CHISP certification, created by the American Society of Health Informatics Managers, shows employers that you have the skills in both IT and healthcare to assist in the project planning, programming, implementation and / or training of workers to deploy the electronic health systems....[MORE]

Collin College Board Meeting Agenda for Aug. 23, 2011
Aug 22, 2011 - Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069....[MORE]

Psi Beta Honor Society Achieves National Acclaim
Aug 19, 2011 - Collin College's chapter of Psi Beta received two prestigious national honors. The chapter of the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges recently received the Ann G. Robinson College Life Award and the 2010-11 Chapter Excellence Award....[MORE]

Honor Firefighters With Special E-Cards
Aug 18, 2011 - Collin College challenges everyone to make a statement to those that keep our communities safe as the country commemorates the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The college and the Texas Campus Compact have joined together to promote a statewide initiative: "Live. Learn. Serve. Remember."....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Real Estate Licensure Courses
Aug 16, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education will offer Real Estate Licensure courses at the Preston Ridge Frisco Campus to prepare students to take the Texas Real Estate exam. Theses courses can be taken through the college credit department or through Continuing Education....[MORE]

Continuing Education Provides Cisco Network, Microsoft Training
Aug 15, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education is scheduled to begin offering Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) courses as well as a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification later this month at the Courtyard Center 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Receives Excellence In Procurement Award
Aug 11, 2011 - For a sixth consecutive year, Collin College's Administrative Services office has won the Achievement on Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Purchasing Institute, joining only 35 agencies in Texas that have received this honor....[MORE]

Collin College Fall 2011 Registration Continues
Aug 10, 2011 - Collin College classes are filling fast. Current, returning and new Collin College students who are admitted can still register for the fall 2011 semester. Registration at Collin College is done through CougarWeb and payment must be made at the time of registration....[MORE]

Area Students Get Lessons In Saving Lives At Nurse Camp
Aug 4, 2011 - Collin College hosted its third annual Nurse Camp Aug. 1-3 at the Central Park Campus in McKinney. About 60 junior high and high school students from the area attended the camp, which is intended to teach interested students about careers in nursing. Activities included training in CPR, live simulations, a tour of a CareFlite helicopter, games and a live code situation led by Collin College nursing students....[MORE]

Annual Exhibition Spotlights Faculty
Aug 1, 2011 - THE ARTS gallery's newest show puts the spotlight on the fine arts faculty at Collin College with "THE ARTS faculty". This annual exhibition showcases the work of professors at Collin College. The show runs from Monday, Aug. 15-Thursday, Sept. 15 at the gallery located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

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