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Press Releases From August 2017
Press Releases - August 2017

Collin College Students Named Terry Scholars
August 30, 2017 – Collin College recently had 10 students selected as Terry Scholars, adding to the 37 students who have received tuition assistance since the Terry Foundation introduced the Terry Transfer Scholarship Program in 2013....[MORE]

Collin College Passes Homestead Exemption
August 23, 2017 – Yesterday, the Collin College Board of Trustees passed a new residential homestead exemption. The exemption is equal to the greater of $5,000 or a one percent exemption of the appraised value of a residential homestead. The new homestead exemption will be effective beginning with the 2018 tax year....[MORE]

Collin College Approves Lower Tax Rate
August 22, 2017 – Collin College Board of Trustee members voted tonight to lower the college district's ad valorem tax rate. The rate is the second-lowest in the state among community colleges in Texas....[MORE]

Texas A&M University-Commerce Offers 2-For-1 Scholarships
August 10, 2017 – Students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce in business, marketing, environmental science or agribusiness can now apply for a 2-for-1 scholarship to help with tuition....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Faculty Exhibition
August 9, 2017 – Collin College professors are stepping out from behind the podium to showcase their artwork at THE ARTS Faculty group exhibition from Wednesday, Aug. 23- Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Collin College's THE ARTS Gallery, room A175, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Defines Concealed Carry Policies
August 1, 2017 – To be in compliance with state law that takes effect Aug. 1, Collin College has implemented new policies regarding the carrying of concealed handguns on its campuses. District officials are confident that the policies will maintain safe environments for students, faculty and staff, while respecting the rights of legally-armed individuals to carry on campus....[MORE]

Collin Alum Emmanuel Kumfa

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