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Press Releases From April 2013

Back-To-Back Awards For Collin College Students: Student Wins Largest Private Transfer Scholarship In Nation
April 24, 2013 - Tears welled up in Jennifer Buchan's eyes when Collin College leaders surprised her in class with the news that she had won the largest private transfer scholarship for community college students in the U.S. Buchan, of Frisco, is one of 73 college students in the nation selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and her win marked the second time in two years that a Collin College student has received the scholarship....[MORE]

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda For April 23, 2013
April 18, 2013 - Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts "I'm In! Now What? Transition to College" Workshop
April 17, 2013 - Transitioning from high school to college is a significant life event, and along with the bright future college acceptance brings, comes many unknowns. To address some of them, the Destination College program at Collin College will host its “I’m In! Now What?: Taking the Next Steps to Prepare for a Successful and Happy Transition to College” workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 in the Living Legends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Announces Choir Performances
April 12, 2013 - Collin College invites the community to experience the music this spring during the college's choral group performances April 26-May 4 at the Spring Creek Campus (2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway). Open to the public, with free admission, the concerts range from classical and pop to jazz songs.....[MORE]

Preston Ridge Campus Bomb Threat Updates [ALL CLEAR]
April 11, 2013 - Preston Ridge Campus is ALL CLEAR, and campus will reopen for classes on Friday....[MORE]

Fall Priority Online Registration Begins Tuesday, April 23
April 10, 2013 – Priority online registration for Collin College’s fall semester begins Tuesday, April 23 for current students. Online registration for all students will be open from Tuesday, June 18 through Wednesday, July 31. Priority online registration for students with 50+ hours begins Tuesday, April 23; 30+ hours, Wednesday, April 24; and 1+ hours, Thursday, April 25. For students registering for classes from April 23- July 31, payment is due Wednesday, July 31 by 8 p.m. If you register anytime on/after July 31, you will need to pay that same day....[MORE]

Collin College Auteur Series Hosts "The Untouchables" Viewings
April 8, 2013 – Collin College Auteur Film Series will host a free viewing of “The Untouchables” movie, a story about a Eliot Ness and his team of crime fighters, who battle with Al Capone in Prohibition-era Chicago, at 7 p.m. on April 22 in the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Earth Day 2013
April 8, 2013 – Led by student organization Collin Association for Sustainable Efforts (CASE), Earth Day events, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at the Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco, will include everything from live performances and culinary art displays to games and service opportunities....[MORE]

Collin College Celebrates National Poetry Month
April 8, 2013 – Joining the country in recognition of the art, CollinCollege will host "Off the Page and On Campus: A Celebration of National Poetry Month" from 5-7 p.m. on April 17 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center (Section E), 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. The evening’s event will feature poetry readings by local award-winning authors, JP Reese and Lori Ann Stephens....[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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