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Press Releases From June 2017
Press Releases - June 2017

Governor Signs Senate Bill 2118: Collin College Enters the Bachelor Degree Business
June 14, 2017 – After years of diligent planning and tireless legislative effort, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 2118 authorizing Collin College to offer three baccalaureate degrees: a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree, a bachelor of applied technology degree, and a bachelor of applied science degree....[MORE]

Passport to the World Journeys to Kenai Peninsula
June 14, 2017 – Come away to "Alaska's Playground" with professor Whitney Pisani during Collin College's next Passport to the World event. The presentation, planned for 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 27 in the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Register Now For Fall Classes at Collin College
June 9, 2017 – Quench your thirst for knowledge with Collin College's fall classes. Register now for optimal course selection. Fall classes will run from Aug. 28-Dec. 17.....[MORE]

Collin College to Offer New Degree Programs This Fall
June 5, 2017 – Collin College students now have more degree options. This fall, Collin College will offer new certificate and degree programs that prepare students to work in the regional job market, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Photography Exhibition: Cultural Sanctimony
June 5, 2017 – THE ARTS gallery will present Cultural Sanctimony, photographic works by Collin College students under the direction of photographer and Collin College art professor Byrd Williams, from June 19-July 21. The exhibition is free and open to the public.....[MORE]

Collin College Plans to Introduce Three Baccalaureate Degrees
June 1, 2017 – After questions developed over amendments added by the House of Representatives, SB 2118 relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs was referred to Conference Committee. The conferees reported the bill out of Committee on May 28 and with a vote of 28-3 in the Senate and 134-8 in the House, the Texas Legislature approved Senate Bill 2118. If Governor Greg Abbott approves, the bill will become a law, allowing Collin College to offer three baccalaureate degrees: a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree, a bachelor of applied technology degree, and a bachelor of applied science degree....[MORE]

Collin College Students Participate in NASA Program
June 1, 2017 – Three Collin College students recently traveled to NASA's Johnson Space Center to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Jon Parker Brooks and Kyla Reedy, both of McKinney, and Lucia Cisneros of The Colony were three of 348 community college students from across the country selected to be part of NCAS.... [MORE]

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