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Passport to the World: "Build The Bridge, Then Dare To Walk It: Collaborative Teaching Abroad"

October 6, 2014 – Collin College invites the public to attend the start of the Passport to the World series discussion from noon – 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the Living Legends Conference Center Section AB at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano.

Dr. Dixil Rodriguez, professor of English, will present a lecture, "Build the Bridge, Then Dare to Walk It: Collaborative Teaching Abroad," in which she will discuss her humanitarian work in Kenya and Rwanda. As a volunteer for non-governmental humanitarian global organizations, Dr. Rodriguez will share how while traveling in the field, she was able to involve her Collin College students in virtual service learning.

Passport to the World is a free event series led by Collin College faculty who share their travel experiences, focusing on different cultures, lifestyles, politics and ways of thinking throughout the world.

For more information about Passport to the World, please contact Dr. Dallie Clark at or the Communication & Division office at 972.881.5810.

Collin College serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.