Press Releases - September 2013

Collin College Hosts "Keeping The Flu Off Your Fall Schedule" Wellness Lectures
September 30, 2013 – Like clockwork, flu season hits every fall. To combat this yearly threat, Collin College Wellness, in partnership with the Medical Center of McKinney, will host four "Keeping the Flu Off Your Fall Schedule" lectures throughout October and November. Veteran medical professionals will share useful tips on how to fight the flu and stay healthy..... [MORE]

Leaving A Legacy: Collin College Welcomes Organ Donation Advocates
September 26, 2013 – As part of its Distinguished Speaker Series, Collin College will welcome organ donation advocates and Coppell residents Todd and Tara Storch from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Living Legends Conference Center located at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano. The event is free and open to the public..... [MORE]

"Middletown" Kicks Off New Season At Collin Theatre Center
September 26, 2013 – Opening the 2013-2014 Collin Theatre Center season, WIll Eno's "Middletown," a contemporary take on Thorton Wilder's "Our Town," will run form Oct. 3-16 in the John Anthony Theatre at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy..... [MORE]

Destination College Hosts "The Princeton Review™: Getting In"
September 24, 2013 – Applying to college can be stressful. Today's aspiring students must distinguish themselves from the majority when competing for top spots at institutions across the nation. Partnering with students to give them the edge they will need, Destination College will host "The Princeton Review™: Getting In" from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in the Living Legends Conference Center at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway.... [MORE]

Collin College Continuing Education Hosts Writer's Workshop
September 23, 2013 – Continuing Education will host the second annual Writer's Workshop of Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd, in Plano. During this two-day workshop, attendees will participate in breakout sessions, hear keynote speakers and network with fellow writers..... [MORE]

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for September 24, 2013
September 20, 2013 – Notice is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069.... [MORE]

Rock The Vote at Collin College
September 15, 2013 – Register to vote at upcoming Rock The Vote events at Collin College. Each event is scheduled from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Preston Ridge Campus Cougar Den, 9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco.  The remaining Rock The Vote events occur on Wednesday, October 2 in the Spring Creek Campus Atrium, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano and on Thursday, October 3 in the Central Park Campus Atrium, 2200 W. University Drive, McKinney.... [MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens "Edward Scissorhands"
September 12, 2013 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen its first film of the season, Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands," beginning at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 in the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway. The free screening is part of the "Abandoned by Reason: Six Great Fantasy Films" series.... [MORE]

Collin College Hosts How To Write A Personal Statement, College Or Scholarship Essay
September 10, 2013 – A personal essay can make or break an opportunity for students aiming to stand out among the masses of college admission and scholarship-seeking applicants. Learn what to say and how to say it with 'Writes' of Passage: How to Write a Personal Statement, College or Scholarship Essay from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Collin College Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, located at 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco..... [MORE]

Collin College Hosts Emergency Preparedness Fair
September 10, 2013 – Learn how to prepare and plan for potential natural and man-made threats to North Texas residents at the Emergency Preparedness Fair held from 10 a.m.-2p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 26. This event is free and open to the public..... [MORE]

Collin College Announces Faculty And Staff Awards
September 9, 2013 – Annually, Collin College formally acknowledges a number of its faculty and staff who further the college's mission and vision through their demonstration of exceptional service and exemplary contribution..... [MORE]

Collin College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 3, 2013 – Collin College invites students and the Collin County community to participate and celebrate Constitution Day 2013 on Tuesday, Sept. 17. All events are free and open to the public..... [MORE]