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Press Releases - July 2012

Collin College Brown Bag Lunch Features Ron Dilulio
July 24, 2012 – College's Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL) program invites the public to its free Brown Bag Lunch, featuring Ron Dilulio, starting at noon on Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Adds New Degrees, Certificate
July 24, 2012 – Collin College has added new degrees and career tracks for the fall semester. A new degree and field of study were approved by the Collin College Board of Trustees recently. These new opportunities will be available this fall semester, which begins Monday, Aug. 27....[MORE]

Collin College Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for July 24, 2012
July 23, 2012 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069....[MORE]

Public Invited To Concerts At Texas All-Star Jazz Camp
July 10, 2012 – Enrollment is still open for the 18th annual Texas All-Star Jazz Camp for students interested in expanding their knowledge by learning jazz skills from influential Jazz artists from across the country. This year's guest artists is award-winning musician Andy Timmons. The camp is from Sunday-Friday, July 15-20 at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Nightly concerts featuring Timmons along with the Metropexity Big Band will be presented free to the public at 8 p.m. on July 16, 17 and 19....[MORE]

Collin College Fills Vacancy On Board
July 6, 2012 – Collin College has selected a community member to serve in Place 9 on its Board of Trustees. Andrew Hardin was chosen by a board selection committee to serve in place of the late Brenda Willard Goodell, who passed away Dec. 31, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. Hardin will serve in Place 9 until May 2013 when a general election will be held to fill the vacancy for the remaining two years of Goodell's term....[MORE]

Program Receives National Honor
July 5, 2012 – A Collin College healthcare program showed its mettle against the nation. The Surgical Technology program received a National Certificate of Merit from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, the program's certification board, for having a 90 percent or greater pass rate on the national credentialing exam. Only 52 out of more than 570 programs nationwide received the honor, and Collin College was one of only two in the state of Texas and three in the region to achieve this accomplishment....[MORE]

Collin College Offers New AAS Degree In Meetings And Event Management
July 3, 2012 – Beginning in fall 2012, Collin College will offer a new Associates of Arts degree in Meetings and Event Management through the college's Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education (IHCE). The new AAS degree, which takes 64 credits to complete, compliments a Meetings and Event Management certificate program that Collin College has offered for the past five years....[MORE]

Collin College Schedules New Student Orientations
July 1, 2012 – Boot up your college career at one of Collin College's New Student Orientations. This year's theme is "Student Success: Where' the App for That?" All students are encouraged to attend. The free sessions will provide an overview of all available resources, services and opportunities at Collin College....[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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