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Collin College Awards Scholarships
December 16, 2014 – The Collin College Foundation awarded 45 scholarships to students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Award selection is based upon a combination of academic ability and financial need. Some scholarships have specific criteria, including those related to academic major, community service and leadership. Most scholarships award $1,250 for an academic year, but some offer higher amounts to students....[MORE]

"A View from the Bridge" Opens at Collin College
December 4, 2014 – "A View from the Bridge" by Arthur Miller, a classic American tragedy, will be performed Dec. 4-14 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Black Box Theatre. Set amongst the dockworkers in Brooklyn's Red Hook district, "A View from the Bridge" tells the story of longshoreman Eddie Carbone, who smuggles his cousins into the American dream. A tragedy and modern classic, this play explores themes of judgment, respect, relationships, possibilities and uncertainties....[MORE]

Collin College Spring 2015 Registration Opens Dec. 2
December 2, 2014 – Priority online registration for Collin College's spring 2015 semester starts today. Hours are based on credits earned at Collin College. Priority online registration for students with 50+ hours begins Tuesday, Dec. 2; 30+ hours, Wednesday, Dec. 3; and 1+ hours, Thursday, Dec. 4. Registration opens to all current, returning and new students on Friday, Dec. 5....[MORE]

Collin College Named "Best for Vets"
November 21, 2014 – Collin College was recently named as a "2015 Best for Vets College" by the Military Times. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes colleges for commitment to providing opportunities to America's veterans. Collin was ranked eighth among two-year colleges nationwide.....[MORE]

Three In A Row: Professor Named 2014 Texas Professor Of The Year
November 20, 2014 – The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named Dr. Collin Thomas the 2014 Texas Professor of the Year at a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This honor marks the seventh Carnegie Professor of the Year from Collin College, and the college’s third Texas Professor of the Year in a row....[MORE]

New Board Member Named at Collin College
November 14, 2014 – The Collin College Board of Trustees recently appointed Steve Cone, of Frisco, to serve in place of founding board member Tino Trujillo, who stepped down in July after nearly 30 years of service. Cone will serve in Place 7 until May 2015 when a general election will be held....[MORE]

Collin College Trustees Name New Building In Honor Of Longest-Standing President
November 13, 2014 – Last week, the Collin College Board of Trustees unveiled plans to name a new building as the "Cary A. Israel Health Sciences Center" honoring the second and longest-standing president in the history of the college....[MORE]

"The Face of Homelessness" Comes to Collin College
November 13, 2014 – The Collin College Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement will host its annual "The Face of Homelessness" at 7 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 17, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The event is free and open to the public....[MORE]

The ARTS Gallery Presents "Advanced Students Art Show"
November 5, 2014 – The ARTS Gallery will present an exhibition of students' artworks in the "Advanced Students Art Show." The exhibition runs from Thursday, Nov. 13 through Wednesday, Dec. 10, with a closing reception from 4 – 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the Spring Creek Campus. Artwork will feature media from metals, ceramics, communication design, drawing, figure drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and watercolor....[MORE]

Destination College Hosts: "The Princeton Review™: Testing Strategies"
November 5, 2014 – The Destination College department at Collin College will help students improve their testing ability with "The Princeton Review™: Testing Strategies" workshop from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center in Plano, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. This seminar will be led by a Princeton Review instructor who will speak about taking the SAT™ and ACT™ tests....[MORE]

Collin College Receives Honors
November 4, 2014 – Collin College was recently selected as a "Top School" by the 2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities. This is the third consecutive year Collin College has received this honor.....[MORE]

Collin College Becomes All-Steinway
November 3, 2014 – With the gorgeous strains of Chopin and Debussy providing a classical backdrop in the theatre center, executives from Steinway & Sons and Steinway Hall Dallas recently announced that Collin College has been added to the elite roster of All-Steinway Schools....[MORE]


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