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Collin College Professor Honored for Work in Humanities
November 28, 2016 – Collin College Professor of Communication Studies Sherry Rhodes, of McKinney, has been honored with the Community College Humanities Association Distinguished Humanities Educator Award for the group's southwestern division. Rhodes received the award at the group's annual conference in November....[MORE]

Collin College Honored by Veterans Publications
November 17, 2016 – Collin College has been recognized by three top veterans publications for its continued commitment to military service members and their families. The college serves more than 1,200 veterans and military family members throughout the college district....[MORE]

Collin College Spring Registration is Now Open
November 8, 2016 – It's only November, but springtime is right around the corner at Collin College. Get the classes you want for this spring – or Wintermester – now, by registering online at Your classes are just a few clicks away....[MORE]

Student Artwork Exhibition Begins at Collin College
November 7, 2016 – Enjoy artwork from some of Collin College's best student artists as THE ARTS gallery presents The Student Expo, Nov. 7-Dec. 14. The exhibition will include student artwork in a variety of diverse media, including art metals/jewelry, ceramics, communication design, digital arts, drawing, figure drawing, painting, 2-D design, 3-D design, paper making/bookbinding, photography, printmaking, sculpture and watercolor....[MORE]

Register Now for Collin College's Wintermester
November 1, 2016 – Do something fun and productive with your winter break. Register now for Collin College's Wintermester, a winter mini-semester in late December and early January....[MORE]

Collin College Dignity Initiative Screens "Half the Sky"
November 1, 2016 – Free and open to the public, Collin College's Dignity Initiative will screen the film "Half the Sky," in Plano, Frisco and McKinney. Experience 10 countries, countless stories of oppression and one call to change during the film screening and panel discussion....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Homelessness Awareness Panel and Summit
October 31, 2016 – Free and open to the public, Collin College's Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement will host The Face of Homelessness panel presentation and co-host a Summit on Homelessness with the Collin County Homeless Coalition this November....[MORE]

Collin College Board Appoints New Trustee to Place 5
October 26, 2016 – The Collin College Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Raj Menon of Plano to fill a board vacancy for Place 5 previously held by Stacy Anne Arias....[MORE]

Auteur Film Series Screens "Amélie"
October 26, 2016 – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen "Amélie" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the college's Central Park Campus conference center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney....[MORE]

Collin College Named to Presidential Community Service Honor Roll
October 26, 2016 – Collin College has been named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll recognizes institutions of higher education which support service learning and volunteerism programs and raise the visibility of campus community partnerships....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Week-Long Veteran Celebration
October 24, 2016 – Free and open to the public, Collin College is celebrating Veterans Day with a week of activities Nov. 7 – 11 at campuses in Frisco, Plano and McKinney....[MORE]

Collin Corporate College Welcomes Disney Institute to Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco
October 20, 2016 – Collin Corporate College will host Disney Institute's renowned professional development course, "Disney's Approach to Quality Service," from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Collin College Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco....[MORE]

Collin College, Texas A&M University-Commerce Partner to Deliver Classes at Frisco Campus
October 12, 2016 – Today, Collin College and Texas A&M University-Commerce signed an agreement bringing university classes to the fast-growing city of Frisco at Collin's Preston Ridge Campus. Presidents of the two institutions put their signatures on official documents as dignitaries celebrated the newest additions for undergraduate education in Collin County....[MORE]

University Partner Transfer Fair to be Held at CHEC
October 12, 2016 – Collin College invites the community to learn more about the Collin Higher Education Center and our five university partners at a transfer fair from 1 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 26, at the Collin Higher Education Center, located at 3452 Spur 399 in McKinney....[MORE]

Collin College Hosts Global Impact of Oppression Panel Discussion
October 11, 2016 – Free and open to the public, Collin College's Dignity Initiative will host a Global Impact of Oppression panel discussion at three different campuses in October. The panel discussions will focus on how particular organizations deal with the problem of abuse and oppression of women, including immigrant women in America and in developing nations....[MORE]

Wintermester Offers Cool College Credit Options
October 11, 2016 – Wintertime can be more than downtime for college students coming home for the holidays, thanks to Wintermester at Collin College. Apply now....[MORE]

Passport to the World Journeys to Yellowstone
October 6, 2016 – Explore one of America's treasures with Collin College professor Rebecca Harris, as she shares her experience of visiting Yellowstone National Park. The presentation, from 1-2:15 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 in the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, is the latest in the college's Passport to the World series of lectures....[MORE]

Family and Dating Violence Author to Speak at Collin College
October 5, 2016 – Free and open to the public, the Rev. Al Miles will present "Divine Privilege: Understanding the Intersection of Spiritual Abuse and Domestic Violence," from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano....[MORE]

Collin College Dedicates New Student Center
October 4, 2016 – On Sept. 27, Collin College dedicated a new student center on its Central Park Campus in McKinney, one of several recent steps to enhance the student experience throughout the district. More than 220 students were in attendance for the dedication....[MORE]

Collin College Mounts Faculty Art Show
October 4, 2016 – See the latest work from the professional artists who teach art courses at Collin College during "THE ARTS Faculty" exhibition on view in THE ARTS gallery, Sept. 26-Oct. 26. A special reception is planned in the gallery from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6....[MORE]

Collin Theatre Center Stages "Anon(ymous)"
October 4, 2016 – Collin Theatre Center will stage "Anon(ymous)" by Naomi Iizuka as the second show of its 2016-2017 season, Oct. 6-16 at Collin College's John Anthony Theatre....[MORE]

Event Explores Links Between Poverty, Race, Crime and Law Enforcement
October 4, 2016 – Collin College will hold a panel discussion on issues of poverty, race, crime and law enforcement from 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend....[MORE]

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Phone | 972.758.3896

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