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Press Releases - November 2011

Collin College, Texas Tech Partner Up
Nov 30, 2011 - Collin College's newest partnership with the Texas Tech University Health Service Center will streamline the timeline to a bachelor's degree for nursing students ....[MORE]

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for November 22, 2011
Nov 21, 2011 - Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC), 3452 Spur 399 McKinney, TX 75069....[MORE]

Collin College's Continuing Education Offers Solar Installer Training
Nov 21, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education is hosting a 40-hour entry-level Solar Design and Installation course from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5-Friday, Dec. 9 at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. Tuition for the course is $1,595. Those who complete the course will qualify to sit for the NABCEP PV Entry Level exam....[MORE]

CTC Presents Regional Premiere Of 'Atlas Of Mud'
Nov 18, 2011 - The Collin Theater Center is thrilled to present the regional premiere of Atlas of Mud by Jennifer Fawcett. Showtimes are at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 1-3 and at 2:15 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4 and Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 10-11. All shows will be at the Black Box Theatre located at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano   ...[MORE]

Free Session Details Ways To Master ACT, SAT
Nov 18, 2011 - SAT. ACT. No other acronyms give high school students the chills like those six letters that represent college admissions. Destination College wants to help and will host a workshop 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Collin College Living Legends Conference Center located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. While the session is free, registration is required....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers CompTIA Certification
Nov 18, 2011 - A CompTIA Certification 36-hour courses for Linux+ will begin on Saturday, Dec. 3 through Collin College's Continuing Education at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. This class prepares students for the respective CompTIA certification exams....[MORE]

Spring Priority Online Registration Begins Tuesday, Nov. 29
Nov 16, 2011 - Priority online registration for Collin College's spring 2012 semester begins Tuesday, Nov. 29 while online registration for all students begin on Friday, Dec. 2. Priority online registration for students with 50+ hours begins Tuesday, Nov. 29; 30+ hours, Wednesday, Nov. 30; and 10+ hours, Thursday, Dec. 1....[MORE]

Annual Pottery Sale Coming Nov. 30 - Dec. 1
Nov 16, 2011 - The annual Student Artist Pottery Sale is set for Wednesday - Thursday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 at the Spring Creek Campus atrium. The sale will feature hand-thrown of hand-built pottery, ranging from bowls, plates, bottles, vases, pitchers, teapots, mugs and sculptures. The Student Artist Pottery Sale is open to the public with free admission....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Hacker Forensics Investigator Certification
Nov 11, 2011 - A Certified Hacker Forensics Investigator course will be offered beginning on Monday, Nov. 21 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....[MORE]

Collin College's Continuing Education Offers Project Management Certification Preparation
Nov 11, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education will offer a 15-hour intensive Project Management Certification Preparation course on Monday, Nov. 28 at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano. The course will prepare students to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)....[MORE]

Gallery Welcomes Noted Sculptor
Nov 3, 2011 - Collin College's THE ARTS gallery will exhibit some of the most renowned sculptures from one of the foremost female artists in the nation. The gallery is welcoming the work of Frances Bagley and her exhibition titled "Parallels" Thursday, Nov. 17 - Saturday, Dec. 10. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Older Adult Fitness Specialist Certification Course
Nov 2, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education will host an Older Adult Fitness Specialist 24-hour certification class with the first of four sessions offered from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano. This certification course is for health and fitness professionals who want to gain knowledge, training and competency to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults....[MORE]

Collin College Schedules Week of Veterans Events
Nov 1, 2011 - Collin College has slated a series of events Monday-Friday, Nov. 7-11 to honor Veterans Day. The following events are planned and sponsored by the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement, Student Veterans Association, Counseling, faculty and Phi Theta Kappa. In addition, volunteers from across the college are working the events....[MORE]

Get Mad: Film Series Airs Network
Nov 1, 2011 - The Auteur Film Series will screen the Sidney Lument classic, Network. The film support the series' 2011-12 them of "Films From the Wasteland: TV and the Recline(r) of Civilization." Network chronicles the meltdown of Howard Beale, the news anchor, who finds out he is about to be fired due to low ratings. The network exploits Beale's downward spiral by giving him his own show, where he become the "mad prophet of the airwaves."....[MORE]

Continuing Education Offers Prep Course For Certified Surgical Technologist Exam
Nov. 1, 2011 - Collin College's Continuing Education will offer a 24-hour review course for individuals preparing to take the Certified Surgical Technologist Exam. The class will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd., in Plano....[MORE]

Press Contacts

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

Collin Higher Education Center
3452 Spur 399
McKinney, Texas 75069

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