Monthly Archives: January 2013

FELINE FILMS | February 2013

Ah, the Oscar push …. December and January are always great movie months with folks rushing to get their “contenders” into the theaters right before the Oscar voting takes place.  I, however, did not watch any of those.  What I do have for you, dear readers, are two movies that share an important director.  And

COLLEGE NEWS | JANUARY 2013

Professor Kris Berg, Collin College’s director of Jazz Studies, and his band, The Metroplexity Big Band, performed at and closed out the fourth annual International Jazz Education Network Conference on Jan. 3 in Atlanta. Joining the The Metroplexity Big Band in the performance were guests Chris Vadala, Wayne Bergeron and Clay Jenkins. Collin College Respiratory

NEW SPRING CREEK CAMPUS LIBRARY OPENS JAN. 22

With every “new year” comes new opportunities. As 2013 kicks off and Collin College spring semester courses begin, one such occasion for students is the Jan. 22 opening of the new Spring Creek Campus Library. Described by Collin College District President Cary Israel as a “comfortable, interactive oasis for learning,” the new library is a

COLLIN COLLEGE CELEBRATES MLK DAY WITH EVENTS

More than four decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the impact of the African-American civil rights movement advocate and Nobel Peace Prize winner is still felt today. In a continued effort to pay homage to Dr. King’s legacy and stance for equality around the world, Collin College is scheduled to host the

SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEXAS TRIVIA GO COWBOY CHIC

Students – It’s not too late to apply for scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. For consideration, visit https://www.collin.edu/foundation/scholapp/application.html and fill out an application before April 15. In doing so, students have an opportunity to become beneficiaries of monies raised during the Collin College Foundation’s annual spring semester scholarship fundraiser, which faculty, staff and community members

eCOLLIN LEARNING CENTER ONLINE ORIENTATIONS SCHEDULED

To ensure that students who are registered for the spring semester are prepared to be successful with their online learning experience, they are encouraged to check out all of the different resources of the eCollin Learning Center (eLC), which assists students in the online environment and using technology in the classroom, at http://online.collin.edu . Furthermore,

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