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Press Releases From September 2017
Press Releases - September 2017

Center at Collin College to Honor Professor's $150K Gift
September 29, 2017 – Surrounded by a standing-room crowd of friends, family and college officials, Anthony Peterson removed a drape covering a sign bearing his name at the newly designated Anthony Peterson Center for Academic Assistance at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus in Plano. Peterson is creating a legacy for his students with his teaching and $150,000 gift....[MORE]

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....[MORE]

Collin Theatre Center Presents "The Skin of Our Teeth"
September 28, 2017 – Collin Theatre Center will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Skin of Our Teeth," from Oct. 5-15 at The John Anthony Theatre on Collin College's Spring Creek Campus....[MORE]

Collin College Honors State Legislators
September 27, 2017 – Collin College honored several state legislators at a reception Sept. 26 for their work on legislation that will enable the college to offer baccalaureate degrees in selected disciplines. The reception took place at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney...[MORE]

Collin College Professor Elected President of National Honor Society
September 26, 2017 – Collin College psychology professor Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks was recently elected to serve as the national president of Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community colleges...[MORE]

Collin College Launches Collin Corporate College
September 26, 2017 – Now in its second year after a soft launch in 2016, the Collin Corporate College recently introduced its corporate training capabilities to business leaders from the region at an open house at the Courtyard Center in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Breaks Enrollment Record
September 19, 2017 – Enrollment at Collin College continues to climb in record numbers, with 31,666 students enrolled in credit classes for the fall semester. The district has seen increases in each semester of the past year....[MORE]

Collin College Announces Dignity Initiative Speaker
September 19, 2017 – Renowned international speaker on domestic violence Mark Wynn will present "Assessing the Threat," a talk to support the civil treatment of women at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Collin College Preston Ridge Campus conference center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts "PROOF" Photographic Exhibition
September 19, 2017 – THE ARTS gallery will host "PROOF," photographic works by Professor Byrd Williams, Sept. 27-Oct. 25 in the Spring Creek Campus gallery space. The exhibition is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Passport to the World Journeys to Scandinavia
September 19, 2017 – Head "Norse" for Collin College's Passport to the World event exploring the canals and culture of Scandinavia, 1-2:15 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2 in the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. The presentation is free and open to the public....[MORE]

Collin College Announces 2017-2018 Film Series
September 18, 2017 – Showcasing the strong spirit of the ordinary working person, the 2017-2018 Collin College Auteur Film Series will bring the authentic voice of the multitudes to the screen with a "Caste of Thousands: Films About the Working Class."....[MORE]

Learn about Health Science Careers at Information Expo
September 7, 2017 – Considering a career in health care? Find your future at the 2017 Health Science and Public Safety Career Information Expo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 at Collin College's Central Park Campus Conference Center....[MORE]

Collin College Purchasing Department Honored
September 1, 2017 – Collin College's Purchasing Department recently received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for the 12th year in a row....[MORE]

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