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Press Releases From March 2016
Press Releases - March 2016

Collin College Hosts 'Texas Clay' Ceramics Exhibition
March 31, 2016 – Molded for artistry as well as usability, many ceramic pieces bridge the gap between function and form. "Texas Clay: An Exhibition of Texas Ceramics" brings the beauty of these hand-crafted pieces to Collin College's THE ARTS Gallery, April 14-May 11. The gallery is located on Collin College's Spring Creek Campus, Room A175, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Time Running Out to Register for Collin College Run Featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Carly Patterson
March 30, 2016 – Time is running out to register for the Collin College alumni association's first official event—the CougarRun 5K and Fun Run. Carly Patterson, Olympic gold medalist and Collin College alumna, will kick off the event on Saturday, April 9 at the Collin College Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. Open to the public and slated as a family event, the 5K and the fun run begin at 8:30 a.m. Certified by the Frisco Running Company, the running course will start at Lawler Hall....[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring"
March 30, 2016 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at Collin College's Central Park Campus Conference Center as part of its 2015-2016 "Religion: Opiate or Oracle" theme. The Central Park Campus is located at 2200 E. University Drive in McKinney....[MORE]

More Summer Camps for Middle, High School Students at Collin College
March 28, 2016 – There is a little something for everyone this summer at Collin College. Middle and high school students interested in nursing, robotics, music, dance or college prep have a lot of options on campus as summer camps heat up....[MORE]

Collin Jazz Fest Planned April 1-2
March 18, 2016 – Enjoy the 24th annual Collin Jazz Fest, Friday-Saturday, April 1-2 at the Spring Creek Campus of Collin College, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. This year's guest artist is the New York-based guitarist/composer Jonathan Kreisberg. Kreisberg has been steadily building his name as one of the most compelling composer/performers in jazz....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Annual Job Fair
March 15, 2016 – Collin College will host its annual job fair from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. The job fair offers a wide range of occupation types, including positions in finance, technology, insurance, sales, office administration and more....[MORE]

Collin SBDC Recognized for Development Work
March 15, 2016 – The Collin Small Business Development Center has been recognized for its work in helping businesses achieve their dreams. Collin SBDC Business Advisor Kelly DeWitt recently received two regional North Texas Small Business Development Center Network awards for having more than $5 million in small business credit and loans for fiscal years 2013-2015. DeWitt came to the SBDC in 2012 after working in banking and owning a business brokerage firm....[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens 'Doubt'
March 14, 2016 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen “Doubt” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at the Angelika Film Center in Plano as part of its 2015-2016 “Religion: Opiate or Oracle” theme. The Angelika Film Center is located at 7205 Bishop Road in Plano.  [MORE]

Collin College Invites Potential Students to Super Saturdays
March 14, 2016 – College visits are the best way to experience what it’s like as a college student. Students considering Collin College are invited to attend a Super Saturday event to learn what Collin College has to offer. The events will showcase student organizations, campus resources, academic departments and a tour of the campus.  [MORE]

Collin College Hosts Technical Education Fair
March 14, 2016 – Collin College will host its annual Technical Education Fair called “Visualize Your Future” from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at the Spring Creek Campus Atrium, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. [MORE]

‘Empower Me: A Celebratory Performance’ Explores The Struggle to End Violence Against Women
March 10, 2016 – The Dignity Initiative will present “Empower Me: A Celebratory Performance” in conjunction with Collin College’s fine arts department, 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. [MORE]

Collin College Summer Registration has Begun
March 9, 2016 ­– Get the Collin College classes you want this summer. Priority registration for returning students continues through Wednesday, March 16, with open registration for new students for Collin College’s summer 2016 semester beginning Thursday, March 17. [MORE]

Olympic Gold Medalist Carly Patterson Kicks Off Collin College Alumni Fun Run
March 8, 2016 – Collin College alumna, Olympic gold medalist Carly Patterson will serve as honorary chair of the alumni association’s first official fundraising event—the CougarRun 5K and Fun Run. Wrapping up Founders Week, the run is presented by Title Sponsor State Farm and The Pride, Collin College’s association for alumni and friends, which was initiated in 2015 to commemorate the college’s 30th anniversary. Open to the public and ... [MORE]

ESL Scholarship Fundraiser Inspires, Helps Students
March 3, 2016 – Collin College will hold its annual ESL Excellence Scholarship event from noon-1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 17, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Admission is free to this “Bring Your Own Lunch” event. [MORE]

Reserve a Table Now for Entrepreneurs’ Evening
March 1, 2016 – Join fellow business owners, potential business owners and other entrepreneurs for the third annual Entrepreneurs’ Evening, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. [MORE]

‘The Dog Stars’ Author Peter Heller to Visit Collin College
March 1, 2016 – Author Peter Heller will visit Collin College campuses Tuesday-Thursday, March 15-17 for live discussions and signing events for his Book-in-Common selection, The Dog Stars. The events are free and open to the public. [MORE]

Get Started at Collin College With This Workshop
March 1, 2016 – Do you or your child plan on attending Collin College in the summer or fall of 2016? Get personal advice on getting started at a Destination College workshop from ... [MORE]

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