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  • AUTHOR TELLS HER STORY

    Kristen Iversen, author of "Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats," was the 2014 Book in Common author at Collin College. Her book details growing up near the nuclear power plant Rocky Flats and the devastating effects of the plant on the environment and local residents.

IN PRAISE OF POETRY

April is National Poetry Month and Collin College is kicking off this wonderful celebration of language through “Off the Page and On-Campus: A Celebration of National Poetry Month,” a poetry reading at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the Preston Ridge Conference Center. This year’s event will feature the poetry of R. Flowers Rivera, … Continue reading

FIND A CAREER IN TECHNOLOGY

Through a $20 million grant from the Department of Labor through the National Information, Security & Geospatial Technologies Consortium (NISGTC), Collin College is giving students the chance to gain training and job placement assistance in information technology and information disciplines. Students enrolled in the program can receive instruction in various areas of interest including, cybersecurity, … Continue reading

FELINE FILMS | APRIL 2014

I am a confessed Netflix-aholic.  The Collin College libraries also have an incredible DVD selection.  And I go to the movie theater whenever I can.  But sometimes, things slip through the cracks and I end up missing movies I planned on watching.  I’m sure you can relate.  Sometimes there is just too much living to … Continue reading

MINIMIZE COLLEGE DEBT THROUGH COLLIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Nationally, students face the stress of perpetually rising tuition costs for higher education. Working to ensure financial barriers do not hinder any individual’s ability to complete an education at Collin College, the Collin College Foundation provides a range of scholarships. The application for the 2014-2015 academic year is now open at http://www.collin.edu/foundation/students, and submission will … Continue reading

COLLEGE NEWS | APRIL 2014

The Texas Comptroller’s office awarded Collin College with the Platinum Transparency Award.  Collin College is the only college or university in Texas to receive the award this year.  Last year, the District received a Gold Award, which at the time was the highest level.  A platinum level was added this year for those organizations that … Continue reading

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