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Passport to the World Journeys to Yellowstone

Oct. 6, 2016 – Explore one of America’s treasures with Collin College professor Rebecca Harris, as she shares her experience of visiting Yellowstone National Park. The presentation, from 1-2:15 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 in the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, is the latest in the college’s Passport to the World series of lectures.

A place like no other on Earth, Yellowstone offers breathtaking mountain waterfalls, boiling springs and alpine lakes, with bears and bison sharing land atop the country’s only supervolcano. Come learn about the world’s first national park and the National Park Service maintaining it. The service recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.

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. 

The Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center is located at 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. For more information about Passport to the World, please contact Dr. Dallie Clark at  dclark@collin.edu  .

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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