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Career Fair Connects Veterans and Employers

Feb. 8, 2017 – Collin College will host a Veterans Career Fair, 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the college’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Dozens of employers motivated to hire former service members will be on hand to provide employment information and conduct interviews with potential hires. The employers recognize the value of military service in shaping productive, responsible employees.

“Veterans bring important skills and leadership abilities to the companies who hire them” Arianna Gray, assistant director of Financial Aid for Collin College and a career fair organizer, said. “The employers who will attend this career fair know that, and are eager to meet our veterans.”

Some of the employers represented will include: UPS, NTTA, Embassy Suites, Legacy Texas, Liberty Mutual, L3, Ericsson, Thyssenkrupp, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, McKinney Fire Department and Frisco Police Department. For a full list of employers and service providers, visit www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/veterans/newsandupdates.html.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. 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 3,100 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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