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Press Releases From October 2015
Press Releases - October 2015

Creative Writing Poetry Series Shines Spotlight on Collin Poets
Oct. 28, 2015 – The Creative Writing Poetry Series is celebrating Collin College faculty poets from 1 – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 a the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Center in Plano. ...[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Guitar Competition
Oct. 27, 2015 – The Ninth Annual Guitar Competition kicks off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Spring Creek Campus, located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. ...[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens "A Separation"
Oct. 26, 2015 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen "A Separation" at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center as part of its 2015-2016 "Religion: Opiate or Oracle" theme... ...[MORE]

Collin College Holds November Music Concerts
Oct. 26, 2015 – Collin College is hosting seven free music concerts for the month of November. Two classical guitarists will perform music from the Renaissance to the twentieth century at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the John Anthony Theatre.. ...[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Dance Fusion Concert 
Oct. 26, 2015 – Collin College is hosting the Dance Fusion Concert, which features contemporary modern dance at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Spring Creek Campus John Anthony Theatre, located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.. ...[MORE]

Knowledge Is Power Series Continues with Discussion of Refugees, War
Oct. 21, 2015 – The Knowledge is Power lecture series continues with a presentation titled “The Human Cost of War: Global Responsibility and Refugees,” from 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. ...[MORE]

Open Doors, Open Minds Host "Tres Vidas"
Oct. 21, 2015 – Open Doors, Open Minds at Collin College is hosting a free musical/dramatic performance of “Tres Vidas” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Central Park Campus Conference Center located at 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. ....[MORE]

Destination College Shares Testing Strategies
Oct. 20, 2015 – Destination College’s next workshop, “The Princeton Review™: Testing Strategies,” will focus on techniques for admissions testing – one of the most stress-inducing parts of college preparation. Scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center....[MORE]

Collin College Holds October Music Concerts
Oct. 15, 2015 – Collin College is hosting two free music concerts for the month of October. Collin College music faculty members will present a faculty recital that showcases a wide range of musical repertoire at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the John Anthony Theatre....[MORE]

College Offers Dental Hygiene Care for Students, Community
Oct. 15, 2015 – Collin College’s Dental Hygiene program offers services including cleanings, dental exams, x-rays, oral cancer screenings and sealants to the community at a significantly reduced price. Dental screenings are free for all patients and teeth cleaning services start at just $10 for children 12 years old and younger or $20 for patients ages 13 and older. Sealants are available for all ages at $5 per quadrant.... [MORE]

Collin College Accepts Wintermester Applications
Oct. 15, 2015 – Collin College will accept applications for its Wintermester starting Monday, Oct. 19. An intensive mini-semester nestled inside the traditional winter break of December and January, Wintermester is an opportunity for students to earn credit for Collin College or transfer credits to another university. [MORE]

Collin College Welcomes Speaker on Family Violence
October 8, 2015 – The Rev. Al Miles will present "Divine Privilege: Understanding the Intersection of Spiritual Abuse and Domestic Violence," 1-2:15 p.m. and 2:30-3:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Spring Creek Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Wintermester Offers Cool College Credit Options
October 6, 2015 – Wintertime can be more than downtime for college students coming home for the holidays, thanks to Wintermester at Collin College. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, Oct. 19. An intensive mini-semester nestled inside the traditional winter break of December and January, Wintermester is an opportunity for students to earn credit for Collin College or transfer credits for another university, all in just a few weeks....[MORE]

Destination College Shares Scholarship Strategies
October 6, 2015 – The scholarship hunt can seem overwhelming for students and parents alike. Destination College's next workshop, "Show Me the Money: Finding and Applying for Scholarships," will provide tips to make the process a little less stressful....[MORE]

Attorney Addresses Injustice in the Legal System
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled until further notice.
 October 1, 2015 – For more than 30 years, an innocent man languished on death row in one of the toughest prisons in the United States because evidence of his innocence was overlooked by the prosecuting attorneys. One of those attorneys is now speaking out about the injustice that was done and the price of "winning at all costs."...[MORE]

Collin Higher Education Center Marks 5th Anniversary
October 1, 2015 – Five years after the doors opened to Collin County's first university center, student enrollment figures are trouncing the original projections. Collin College officials reported this week that enrollment reached 3,321 at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in 2014-2015, which is nearly triple the student count at inception and twice the enrollment projected....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Panel Discussions on Fighting Sex Trafficking
October 1, 2015 – Collin College's Dignity Initiative will host three panel discussions about the dangers of sex trafficking and ways to combat it as part of its fall awareness campaign, Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 13-15 at all three of the college's major campuses....[MORE]

"today / yesterday / tomorrow" Exhibition Starts at Collin College
October 1, 2015 – THE ARTS gallery presents "today / yesterday / tomorrow," an exhibition from Collin College Professor Jennifer Seibert which runs from Thursday, Oct. 15 – Wednesday, Nov. 11 in THE ARTS gallery at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.....[MORE]

Collin College Alum Breai Johnson

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