Press Releases - November 2013

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda for November 26, 2013
Nov. 21, 2013 - NOTICE is hereby given that the Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at the Collin Higher Education Center, 3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069.... [MORE]

New Executive Leadership Development Course At Collin College Continuing Education
Nov. 15, 2013 - Collin College Continuing Education has a new Executive Leadership Development course designed for individuals working in management or supervisory positions who want to gain successful leadership qualities. This course is also open to business professionals who desire leadership skills. This 12-hour, four-session course meets from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays starting Dec. 2 through Dec. 11 at the Preston Ridge Campus room J229, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco.... [MORE]

The Brightest Star in the Lone Star State: Collin College Professor Ceilidh Charleson-Jennings Named 2013 Texas Professor of the Year
Nov. 14, 2013 - Today, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named Collin College communication studies professor Ceilidh Charleson-Jennings the 2013 Texas Professor of the Year.  This achievement marks the sixth Carnegie Professor of the Year for Collin College, a feat unmatched by any college or university in the state of Texas.... [MORE]

Collin College Wins Gold For Marketing And Public Relations
November 13, 2013 - The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations has awarded Collin College four gold medallion awards recognizing excellence in marketing and public relations at two-year colleges. Collin College won gold in the Feature Writing, Fundraising/Annual Campaign, College Promotional Video and Notes/Cards/Invitations categories. The college has won gold in at least one category every year since 2003, and has won more than 50 gold, silver and bronze medallion honors since 1995.... [MORE]

Collin College Spring 2014 Registration Opens Dec. 3
November 12, 2013 - Priority online registration for Collin College's spring 2014 semester begins Tuesday, Dec.3.  Registration opens to all current, returning and new students on Friday, Dec. 6.  Priority online registration for students with 50+ hours begins Tuesday, Dec. 3; 30+ hours, Wednesday, Dec. 4; and 1+ hours, Thursday, Dec. 5.... [MORE]

Destination College Mini-Assessment And Workshop To Prepare High School Students For College Admission Testing
November 6, 2013 - For many institutions, standardized test scores hold a large weight in college admissions decisions. To aid students in earning the best possible, Collin College's Destination College Department will host "The Princeton ReviewTM: ACT/SAT Mini-Assessment," a workshop that aims to make students aware of how they would currently score on the two major tests, from 10 a.m.-noon on Nov. 16 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.... [MORE]

Collin College Presents "Living On One Dollar"
November 6, 2013 - As part of its Distinguished Speaker Series, Collin College will welcome award-winning filmmakers Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov .13 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, located at 9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco. The film screening and discussion panel are free and open to the public. Ingrasci and Temple directed and produced Living on One Dollar, a film about four friends attempting to live on $1 a day for two months in Guatemala... [MORE]

Lecture Focuses On Effective Communication
November 6, 2013 - The Knowledge is Power lecture series at Collin College will focus on effective communication for both listeners and speakers from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center. "You Talking to Me?" will be presented by Diana Sage, professor of speech communication, and Dr. Salena Brody, professor of psychology. Professor Sage will speak about tailoring communication styles to fit different listeners and specific situations and Dr. Brody will explain how listening and learning go hand-in-hand and how to become more engaged in studies and life... [MORE]

Collin College Hosts Food Service And Hospitality Career Expo
November 4, 2013 - Collin College will partner with the Multicultural Foodsevice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) and Sodexo to present a Showcase of the Stars career expo for students from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center. The expo will feature panelists from companies such as Sodexo, PepsiCo, Kimpton Hotels & Resturants and Chipotle Mexican Grill who will share their career success stories and answer student audience questions... [MORE]