CAMPUS DATES|NOV. 2013

Nov. 4-15

Blue Star Mothers of Collin County Donation Drive

Central Park Campus (Student Life and E wing near E213)

Preston Ridge Campus (Student Life and Founders Hall)

Spring Creek Campus (Student Life and Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement).

Blue Star Mothers is a national organization with local satellite chapters that collect donated items to create care packages for deployed service members. A blue star mother has a child who has served or is serving in the military.

Nov. 4

Polysomnographic Technology (Sleep Tech) Information Session

6:30-8 p.m.

Central Park Campus

Conference Center, Section A

Information sessions give an overview of the Polysomnographic Technology Program. At each session, there is a presentation on the program, which highlights admissions criteria, program expectations, career options, course sequence, and prerequisites. Attendees are given an opportunity afterwards to ask questions. Polysomnographic Technology program information packets and program applications are distributed at the sessions as well. For more information, visit the website at www.collin.edu/sleep.

Nov. 6

Wellness Lecture: Keeping the Flu off Your Fall Schedule

1-2 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus-D131

Dr. William Dodge, family medicine physician at Medical Center of McKinney

Like clockwork, flu season is upon us every fall. Learn useful tips on how to fight the flu and stay healthy by attending a Wellness Lecture. The event is free and open to anyone.

For more information email Lisa Huang at LHuang@collin.edu.

Nov. 7

Enrichment Seminar: Increase and Project Your Confidence

12-1 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus

Founder’s Hall- 244

Learn how your confidence can increase success in your relationships, academic life and career. Sponsored by Counseling Services. Refreshments will be served.

Brown Bag Lunch: Non-profit Giving – Your Time and Money, What You Need to Know First

12-1 p.m.

Central Park Campus – LA 118

How should you determine where to put your resources? This session will help you understand nonprofits, how they operate and also give some insight on how to find out more about these organizations. Open to all students, faculty and staff.

Nov. 8-9

Dance Fusion

8 p.m on Friday, Nov. 8

2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9

Spring Creek Campus

John Anthony Theatre

The Dance Fusion concert, featuring three professional dance companies, is intended to expose students and the community to a variety of dance styles and companies, including CDE. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students, staff and senior citizens. They can be purchased online at www.collin.edu/dance.

Nov. 9

A Dance For Charlie (Dual Credit Club Fundraiser)

6-9 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus

Conference Center

$10 per person

Dance fundraiser for 4-year-old Murphy resident Charlie White. This dressy-casual event will include an evening of fantastic door prizes, music and a variety of dances. Hosted by the Collin College Dual Credit Club and open to the public, the dance will help pay White’s ongoing medical bills from his battle against leukemia. Come have fun, bring some friends and help make a difference in a little boy’s life.

Nov. 11

U.S. Marine Corps. Birthday Celebration (238)

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus

Sponsored by Student Veterans of America  (SVA) at Collin College and supported by North Texas Military Association, and area USMC Veterans.

Veteran’s Day BBQ

12-1:30 p.m. (district wide)

Central Park Campus -Atrium/New Pike Hall

Preston Ridge Campus – Conference Center

Spring Creek Campus – Atrium

Sponsored by Student Life

Film showing:: “Battle of Marjah”

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus

Followed by student veteran discussion panel and Q&A session
Sponsored by SVA Collin College.

Nov. 12

Film Showing: “Restrepo”

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Central Park Campus

Followed by  student veteran discussion panel and Q&A session
Sponsored by SVA Collin College and the CSCE.

Lunch and Learn: “Why Service Learning Matters: Collin College’s Oral History Veterans Project”

12-1 p.m.
Preston Ridge Campus D114
Speaker: Kim Nyman, professor of speech

Poverty Simulation

6-10 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus

Conference Center

Open to the public. Sponsored by Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement. Registration is required: http://www.collin.edu/academics/csce/CSCESpecialEvents.html

Nov. 13

Distinguished Speaker Series: “Living on One Dollar”

1 p.m.

Preston Ridge Conference Center

Screening of film, “Living on One Dollar”, followed by one hour presentation and question and answer session with film makers Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasei. For more information, visit http://www.collin.edu/academics/csce/DistinguishedSpeakerSeries.html.

Film Showing: “Taking Chance”

4-6 p.m.

Spring Creek Campus Room C103

Followed by  student veteran discussion panel and Q&A session
Sponsored by SVA Collin College and the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Spring Creek Campus.

Nov. 14

Lunch and Learn: “Why Service Learning Matters: Collin College’s Oral History Veterans Project”

12-1 p.m.

Central Park Campus Room E210
Speaker: Kim Nyman, professor of speech

Lunch and Learn: “Why Service Learning Matters: Collin College’s Oral History Veterans Project”

12-1 p.m.

Spring Creek Campus Room BB202

Speaker: Dr. Terry Hockenbrough

“Whatever Happened to the Great American Job?”

11:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.

Central Park Campus

Conference Center

Presenter: Candy Slocum, executive director of InterLink of North Texas

Nov. 14- Dec.12

ARTS Gallery: Advanced Student Art Show

Spring Creek Campus

The Advanced Student Art Show is an annual exhibition of students work from advanced-level classes, featuring artwork in diverse media such as jewelry/art metals, ceramics, sculpture, painting, watercolor, drawing, figure drawing, printmaking, photography, communication design and advanced design. For more information about this exhibition visit http://www.collin.edu/THEARTSgallery.

Gallery hours: Monday- 9 a.m-5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Nov. 18

Auteur Film Series: “Life of Pi”

7 p.m.

Angelika Film Center in Plano.

The free screening, part of this year’s “Abandoned by Reason: Six Great Fantasy Films” theme, tells the story of Pi Patel. While traveling with his family and a freighter full of zoo animals to a new life in Canada, Patel’s ship is met by a ferocious storm that causes it to sink. To survive, he must share his lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.

For more information, visit http://www.collin.edu/academics/csce/AuteurFilmSeries.html.

Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality AllianceShowcase of the Stars

8:30 am.-12:30 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center

The hosted panel is made up of individuals who hold leadership positions in major corporations, such as Sodexo, Chipolte, Hyatt, Compass and YUM Brands Inc.  The panelists will share their career paths, the challenges they have overcome, and offer advice on what it takes to succeed in a multicultural working environment. Seating at the event is limited.

Nov. 19

Polysomnographic Technology (Sleep Tech) Information Session

6:30-8 p.m.

Spring Creek Campus – D102

Information sessions give an overview of the Polysomnographic Technology Program. At each session, there is a presentation on the program, which highlights admissions criteria, program expectations, career options, course sequence, and prerequisites. Attendees are given an opportunity afterwards to ask questions. Polysomnographic Technology program information packets and program applications are distributed at the sessions as well. For more information, visit the website at www.collin.edu/sleep.

“Think Before You Google”

12:30-2 p.m.

Spring Creek Campus – L110

Learn the basics of selecting and evaluating online resources for academic research and real life ranging from blog posts to scholarly journals.

Nov. 25

Surgical Technology Information Session

6:30-8 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus – C105S

The Surgical Technology Program is a 1-Year program that prepares students to take the certification exam for surgical technologist and graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Nov. 27-30

Thanksgiving Holiday (All Campuses Closed)

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