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Press Releases From April 2017
Press Releases - April 2017

Collin College Commencement Slated for May 12
April 28, 2017 – Collin College will honor the Class of 2017 with a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, May 12 at the Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Road in Allen. Olympic Gold Medalist and Collin College Alumna Carly Patterson will deliver the commencement address....[MORE]

NSF Awards Collin College $3.9 Million Grant
April 27, 2017 – The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $ 3,994,693 million grant to Collin College to enhance the work of the Convergence Technology Center (CTC) and address the nation's continually growing need for convergence technology specialists....[MORE]

Collin Theatre Center Presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
April 19, 2017 – Collin Theatre Center closes out its 2016-2017 season with "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," opening Saturday, April 29 in Collin College's Black Box Theatre....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Career Exploration Fair
April 19, 2017 – Learn about in-demand careers and your pathway to them at Collin College's Career Exploration Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 at the college's Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

THE ARTS Gallery Hosts Energy 2017
April 19, 2017 – Experience installations featuring new media technology created by Collin College Communication Design students in "Energy 2017," from Wednesday, April 19-Saturday, May 13 at Collin College's THE ARTS Gallery....[MORE]

Free Career Training Information Sessions at Collin College
April 17, 2017 – Collin College Continuing Education will host a variety of free Career Training Information Sessions in April and May. Continuing Education courses and certificates provide marketable skills that enable transitioning into a new career or increasing skills that are beneficial to a current career....[MORE]

Collin College Screens "He Named Me Malala"
April 16, 2017 – Free and open to the public, Collin College's Dignity Initiative will screen the film "He Named Me Malala." The Emmy-award-winning film revolves around a young girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for daring to share the idea that girls should have the opportunity to become educated....[MORE]

Collin College To Host Trustee Candidate Forum
April 13, 2017 – The Collin College Student and Enrollment Services Department and Student Government Association invite the public to a forum for the candidates in the May 6 Collin College Board of Trustees election. The forum will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18 in the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center....[MORE]

Collin College Partners with Dentists to Give Kids a Smile
April 10, 2017 – In an effort to provide dental care to economically disadvantaged children, Collin College hosted Give Kids A Smile Day from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday April 8 at the Collin College Dental Hygiene Clinic. More than 75 registered children received free cleanings as well as orthodontic and dental exams....[MORE]

College, City Partners Break Ground at Public Safety Training Site
April 7, 2017 – Collin College broke ground today on the Public Safety Training Center, the future home of the college's fire science and law enforcement academies and a professional development training site for Collin County's emergency services personnel. The center is being built in cooperation with the cities of McKinney and Allen....[MORE]

Collin College Fall Registration Begins Soon
April 4, 2017 – Get the Collin College classes you want this fall. Priority registration for returning students begins Tuesday, April 18 with open registration for new students for Collin College's fall 2017 semester beginning Tuesday, June 6....[MORE]

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