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Passport to the World Explores Iceland

Sept. 16, 2016 – Journey to a land of fire and ice with Collin College as Dr. Rebecca Burton shares an Icelandic adventure, noon-1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 in the college’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. The presentation is the latest in the college’s Passport to the World series of lectures.

From icy glaciers and waterfalls to fiery volcanoes and thermal baths, Iceland is a geological wonder. Learn more about Iceland’s rugged landscape and its unique culture shaped by more than 1,000 years of history and legend. Dr. Burton will share information about the country and personal reflections on a recent trip there.

Passport to the World is a free event series led by Collin College faculty and staff members who have traveled to a variety of global locations and share their newly-acquired knowledge about different cultures, art forms, architecture, music, religions, political systems and more. Dr. Burton’s presentation on Iceland will be followed by an Oct. 20 presentation on Yellowstone by Professor Rebecca Harris. 

The Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. For more information about Passport to the World, please contact Dr. Dallie Clark at dclark@collin.edu or the Communication & Division office at 972.881.5810.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.

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