Collin College Logo
Press Releases - October 2011

Fall Passport To The World Series Continues With Oxford: The World of C.S. Lewis
Oct 28, 2011 - Collin College invites the public to attend the third event of its Passport to the World fall series from noon-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Living LEgends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano, located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Scott Rasnic, professor of English will discuss "Oxford: The World of C.S. Lewis."....[MORE]

Fall Concert Features Collin College Dance Alumni
Oct 28, 2011 - Some familiar faces are returning to Collin College Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12 for the annual Dance Fusion. Collin College dance alumni Melinda Castro, Melissa (Nagel) DeGroat, Jennifer Dennsion, Philip Elson, Emmy Walker and Nicole Womack will be special performers at this year's concert held at the John Anthony Theatre located on the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway....[MORE]

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for October 25, 2011
Oct 24, 2011 - Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX, 75069....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Real Estate Licensure Courses
Oct 18, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education continues to offer Real Estate Licensure courses at the Preston Ridge Frisco Campus to prepare students to take the Texas Real Estate exam. These courses can be taken through the college credit department or through Continuing Education....[MORE]

Speaker Series Welcomes Renowned Astrophysicist
Oct 18, 2011 - The Distinguished Speaker Series at Collin College is where astrophysics get extreme. As part of its 2011-12 program, the series will host Dr. David Baker, chair of the physics department at Austin College, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. All Distinguished Speaker Series events are free and open to the public....[MORE]

Literary Magazine Seeks Submissions For Veterans Issue
Oct 13, 2011 - Collin College's literary journal, Forces, is seeking submissions from the public. This year's issue will feature poetry, short stories, photography, art, letters and any other contribution that involves or focuses on veterans. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 and the ongoing sacrifice of servicemen and women, Forces will consider for publication any piece of art, writing or photograph that focuses on the trails and highlights of those serving the country stateside or abroad regardless fo when or how they served....[MORE]

Quiz Show Slated As Next Film In Series
Oct 13, 2011 - The Auteur Film Series will feature the film Quiz Show at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Preston Ridge Campus. Quiz Show is the latest installment of this year's series focusing on TV in film with the theme of "Films From The Wasteland: TV and the Recline(r) of Civilization."....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Ethical Hacker Certifications
Oct 7, 2011 - A Certified Ethical Hacker course will be offered beginning on Monday, Oct. 17 through Collin College's Continuing Education at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston park Blvd., in Plano. Collin College is an EC-Council Accredited Training Center. Students in this course will learn port scanning and exploitation of a variety of systems and architectures in preparation for the Certified Ethical hacker exam....[MORE]

Continuing Education Provides Cisco Certified Network Training
Oct 7, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education continues to offer Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professionl (CCNP) courses at the Courtyard Center 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. Cisco Certified Network's Continuing Education courses offer noncredit concurrent enrollemtn in Collin College Cisco Systems Networking Academy courses in preparation for the associated CCNA and CCNP certification exams....[MORE]

Professor Receives National Award
Oct 7, 2011 - A Collin College faculty member received an honor for service to others. Pat Pierson, professor of health information technology, received the American Health Information Management Association's Triumph Award as an outstanding mentor at the national convention in Salt Lake City in October....[MORE]

Art Students Showcased In Upcoming Exhibit
Oct 6, 2011 - Students grab the spotlight at THE ARTS gallery's newest show. The annual Advanced Student Art Show will feature a variety of work in a variety of media by advanced fine arts students at Collin College. The show runs from Thursday, Oct. 20 - Nov. 10 at THE ARTS gallery located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Launches Mobile Website
Oct 3, 2011 - Collin College has gone mobile. This week, the college launched a mobile version of its website with enhanced features for students on the go. To view the site, visit on a mobile phone with internet access, and the site will automatically be delivered. Almost 80 percent of Collin College students in a recent survey said they owned a smart phone or other mobile device. Their preferences in that survey were the guide for in-house developers creating the site....[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

News Release Archive