Press Releases - October 2012

Auteur Film Series Screens Citizen Kane
October 31, 2012 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will next screen the 1941 movie Citizen Kane. The free screening is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Pike Hall at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive, McKinney. Open to the public, the film, which received an Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, is rated PG....[MORE]

Collin College To Host "Communication Means Business" Panel
October 26, 2012 – In the business world, entrepreneurs and key executives often spend majority of their time working to impact their "bottom line." During the process, however, many businesses forget how bug of a factor communication - internal and external - is in this equation. To learn just how important communication is to business, the public and area businesses are invited to Collin College's free "Communication Means Business" panel discussion at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd., in Frisco....[MORE]

Distinguished Speaker Series Hosts Innocence Project Panel
October 26, 2012 – In this day and age it doesn't seem likely that people would be imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. But it happens. The Innocence Project, a national litigation and public policy organization is dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals. Collin College's Distinguished Speaker Series will host a panel featuring Innocence Project policy director Cory Session and two exonerees from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Dance Fusion Welcomes Four University Dance Programs To Collin College
October 25, 2012 – The annual Dance Fusion Concert presented by the Department of Dance at Collin College will feature works by Texas Christian University, Texas A&M, University of Texas at Austin, and The University of Central Oklahoma on November 9 & 10, 2012. Shows are 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 at the John Anthony theatre located on the Sping Creek campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Board Meeting Agenda for October 23, 2012
October 19, 2012 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX, 75069....[MORE]

Distinguished Speaker Series Features Political Expert
October 16, 2012 – Collin College will open its 2012-2013 Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Cal Jillson, political science professor at Southern Methodist University, who will discuss "The Election Process: What's at Stake." Dr. Jillson's exploration of the election process is free and open to the public. The event is from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano....[MORE]

Auteur FIlm Series Screens To Kill A Mockingbird
October 10, 2012 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen the 1962 movie To Kill A Mockingbird. The free screening is at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. Open to the public, the film is rated PG....[MORE]

Continuing Education Adds Computer, Photography, Video Courses For Fall 2012
October 9, 2012 – Collin College Continuing Education students will have the option this fall to select from the following new computer, photography and video courses that provide skills for business, technical or creative careers. These courses will be held at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd, Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Sponsors Suicide Awareness Event
October 2, 2012 – 1,100 backpacks strewn across a college quadrangle is a striking site, especially when each backpack represents a college student who lost his or her life to suicide. In an effort to "Send Silence Packing" the Collin College chapter of the national Active Minds, Inc. student advocacy group is recognizing the annual 1,100 college suicides by sharing the stories of these individuals....[MORE]