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Collin College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 29, 2017- Collin College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with events in September and October. Free and open to the public, events will take place at the college's Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy in Plano and Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.

September Events:
Famous Hispanic People Exhibit Featuring Student Displays
Through Thursday, Oct. 12
Preston Ridge Campus Library

Latin American Artifacts Exhibit
Through Thursday, Oct. 12
Preston Ridge Campus Library

October Events:
Spanish Short Stories/Poems & Music
12:30-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5
Spring Creek Campus Atrium

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta with music, dancing and food
1:45-3:45 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10
Spring Creek Campus atrium

Performance by Ida y Vuelta
Short Film Screening: The Immigrant Experience
1-2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11
Spring Creek Campus, room B112

Play Reading: Hispanic American Dreamers: Living La Vida Indocumentada
2:30-3:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12
Spring Creek Living Legends Conference Center, Section AB

Hispanic Heritage Month at Collin College is sponsored by the Communications and Humanities Division and the Student Activity Fee Advisory Committee. For more information, please contact Dulce de Castro at

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.