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Press Releases - May 2012

Collin College Tennis Squads Finish Year In Top 10 Nationally
May 29, 2012 – The Collin College men's and women's tennis teams finished third and sixth, respectively, in the nation for the season. Also, Donovan McSeveney, of Plano, was named First Team All-American for singles and McSeveney and Brady Borhnstedy, of Rockwall, were named First Team All-Americans for doubles.....[MORE]

Brown Bag Lunch At Collin College's Spring Creek Campus Features Rose-Mary Rumbley
May 24, 2012 – Collin College's Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL) program invites the public to its free Brown Bag Lunch, featuring Dr. Rose-Mary Rumbley, starting at noon on Thursday, June 7 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Select Student Artwork Gets Exhibition
May 23, 2012 – Artwork from a number of Collin College students will highlight the Invitational Students Arts Show. The show runs from Thursday, June 7 - Wednesday, June 27 at THE ARTS gallery, located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Recognized Nationally For Budget
May 22, 2012 – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) announced that Collin College received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award reflect the commitment of Collin College's governing body and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental budgeting....[MORE]

Collin College's Sail Program Schedules Junes Events For Seniors
May 22, 2012 – Collin College Seniors Active in Learning summer program will have plenty of thought-provoking discussions, storytelling, games, movies and additional activities to choose from during June. Registration is required and the cost is $20 for an unlimited number of courses....[MORE]

Spring 2012 Dean's List Announced
May 21, 2012 – Collin College named the following students to the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester. Each achieved a grade-point average of between 3.5 and 3.99 while completing at least 12 credit hours.....[MORE]

The National Science Foundation, Collin College and UT Dallas Partner In Undergraduate Research
May 18, 2012 – Collin College and The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) are partners in a $20,000 National Science Foundation grant which provides hands-on research opportunities for Collin College students. The Faculty Innovation grant is a component of a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to increase graduates in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields.....[MORE]

Spring President's List Announced
May 18, 2012 – Collin College recently announced its President's List for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for this particular distinction, each student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework and in that coursework, maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average....[MORE]

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for May 22, 2012
May 18, 2012 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069....[MORE]

McKinney Native Completes NASA Internship
May 17, 2012 – McKinney, Texas, resident Jennifer Hembd recently completed an internship at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, where she assisted with a project central to the retirement of the space shuttles. Hembd, a student at Collin College, landed a NASA internship through the Career Exploration Program....[MORE]

Last Chance To Register For Free Math Workshop
May 15, 2012 – Time is running out to register for the 2012 Math Summer Bridge Program. Presented by Destination College, the program is scheduled form Monday, June 11 - Thursday, June 28. The free workshop is geared toward high school seniors looking to enter college in 2012 and seek an opportunity to refresh their math skills....[MORE]

Summer Learnin': Collin College Schedules Camps
May 10, 2012 – There is a little something for everyone this summer at Collin College. School-aged students interested in healthcare, robotics, firefighting or music have a lot of options on campus as summer camps heat up. Here is the schedule of the camps sponsored by Collin College....[MORE]

Student Receives Largest Private Transfer Scholarship In Nation
May 2, 2012 – A Collin College student has received one of the most prestigious scholarships in the nation. Cameron Woolley, of Plano, is one of 50 college students nationwide to receive the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The prize is $30,000 per year for Woolley to complete his bachelor's degree. It is the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the nation....[MORE]