Monthly Archives: November 2012

COLLEGE NEWS | NOVEMBER 2012

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etXk3irenB8?list=UUw-4EtasUIQGiFDSd2H5rjA&hl=en_US] Former Collin College student Jake Nelson never thought The Juilliard School was in his future. The process took diligence, Collin College scholarships and a village of professors. Today, Nelson is the proud recipient of a full scholarship from Juilliard, and he is honing his operatic skills with Juilliard masters and doctoral students. Richard

“GIVE ME A BREAK”

Collin College students Tori Hudson, Stuart Charles Neef and Quinn Angell are set to co-star in a new rock musical, “Give Me A Break,” on Nov. 9 at the PFAMILY ARTS Theatre, 4017 Preston Rd. Ste 544, in Plano. “Give Me A Break,” a comedy co-written by Barbara McMillen, associate music professor at Collin College,

FELINE FILMS | NOVEMBER 1, 2012

This month, lucky readers, you get TWO, count ’em, TWO movies from the old Cougs.  One documentary and one, well, not documentary. The Ambassador     [Not Rated] This documentary by Danish journalist (and great name-haver) Mads Brügger is frankly pretty insane.  Brügger poses as a Danish businessman who buys diplomatic credentials from a shady

SEND SILENCE PACKING

In 2005, Texas had a staggering suicide rate of 10.4 per 100,000 people. Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the state and the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. In Collin County, the suicide rate was 9.2. Just as staggering are the 1,100 suicides that college students commit each

APPLY TODAY: COLLIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN UNTIL APRIL 15

Collin College students are encouraged to start applying for scholarships. Students interested in receiving a scholarship can fill out an application at www.collin.edu/foundation/students . Applications will remain open until Monday, April 15. For fall 2012, the Collin College Foundation awarded 384 scholarships totaling more than $337,000 in funding that has been provided through the General

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