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Press Releases From December 2016 And January 2017
Press Releases - December 2016 And January 2017

Collin College Hosts Neurobiology of Trauma Workshop
January 30, 2017 – Free and open to the public, Collin College's Dignity Initiative will host an interactive workshop focusing on the physical, emotional and spiritual effects of trauma and specific techniques to support healthy growth and wellness.....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Fourth Annual Guitar Festival
January 27, 2017 – The Collin College Music Department and Guitar Studies will present the Fifth Annual Collin College Guitar Festival Feb. 10-12 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.....[MORE]

Collin College Film Series Screen 12 Years A Slave
January 27, 2017 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will feature a screening of the film "12 Years A Slave" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9 at The Angelika Film Center at The Shops at Legacy, 7205 Bishop Road in Plano.....[MORE]

Collin College Accepts Board of Trustees Applications
January 20, 2017 – Collin College will accept applications to run for Board of Trustees Places 1, 2, 3 and 5 now through Friday, Feb. 17. The corresponding election will take place on Saturday, May 6....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Inaugural Education Fair
January 20, 2017 – For those who want to impact the world one student at a time, Collin College is offering a brand new Education Fair. Free and open to the public, the fair for prospective teachers is slated for 8:30 a.m. check in, 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Celebrates African-American History Month
January 18, 2017 – Collin College will celebrate African-American History Month with a series of events throughout February. This year's theme is "The Crisis in Black Education."....[MORE]

College, Community Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy At Annual Breakfast
January 17, 2017 – About 520 people gathered at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Power Leadership Breakfast to remember the life and work of Dr. King and to discuss how to bring his dream of a greater, more equitable future to life. The annual event was held Jan. 14 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Holocaust Remembrance Exhibition
January 12, 2017 – Collin College's Preston Ridge Campus will host a pair of photo exhibitions from Jan. 27-Feb. 16 in honor of Holocaust remembrance. An opening night reception is planned for 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26....[MORE]

Collin College Continuing Education Hosts SOAR Awards
January 10, 2017 – Collin College Continuing Education hosted its inaugural SOAR awards for noncredit English language development course achievement. These noncredit courses focus on English language development and offer various levels to accommodate the diverse language skills, goals and achievement of our students. Level 5 is the highest level of these courses, with specializations in Grammar, Pronunciation, Speaking, Reading and Writing....[MORE]

Exhibition Explores Handwritten Letter Through Art
January 9, 2017 – Collin College's THE ARTS gallery will host "The Letter as Art in the Digital Age," an exhibition curated by Dr. Dallie Clark, Jan. 17-Feb. 22. A special reception for the exhibition will be 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2 in THE ARTS gallery....[MORE]

Collin College Announces Fall President's List
January 6, 2017 – Collin College announced its President's List for the fall 2016 semester. To qualify for this distinction, each student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework and maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average in that coursework....[MORE]

Collin College Names Fall Dean's List
January 5, 2017 – Collin College named the following students to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester. Each achieved a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.99 while completing at least 12 credit hours....[MORE]

Community Members Will Gather to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
December 22, 2016 – The 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Power Leadership Breakfast is planned for 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. This annual celebration of Dr. King's life and work is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Collin College Named One of DFW's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For
December 15, 2016 – Collin College has been named one of Dallas/Fort Worth's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the second year in a row by the National Association for Business Resources....[MORE]

Capital One Foundation Awards a Multi-Year Grant to Collin College
December 8, 2016 – Collin College is the recipient of a three-year, $106,000 grant from the Capital One Foundation to create a Technology Career Pathways Preparation Academy. The creation of noncredit to credit and credit to noncredit career pathways will bolster employability and transferability of skills of Collin College students in high growth technology businesses and industries....[MORE]

Collin College Student Uses SIM Training Robot

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