Monthly Archives: January 2014

NEW GOOGLE MAPS APP HELPS STUDENTS FIND CLASSROOMS

Getting lost on the first day of school is a fear shared by many, from elementary to college students. Now, as a result of a cooperative effort between the Collin College and Google Maps, there really is an app for that. The Google Maps app will now lead Collin College students directly to their classrooms.

HEALTH APPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

By Lisa Huang, MLS, MS, Health Sciences Librarian Photo by John Fingas (http://bit.ly/1fb9G5f) Most of us make New Year’s resolutions with good intentions. How long those resolutions last are another matter. There are no magic solutions, but there are ways to help us keep our resolutions right at our fingertips. Our smartphones can do a lot

HOW DOES ORAL HYGIENE AFFECT OVERALL HEALTH?

Bad breath and resulting awkward social situations are not the only consequence of poor oral hygiene. According to dental hygiene professor Tammy Hale, it can also greatly influence one’s systemic health. Limited oral care can lead to periodontal disease, which leaves individuals at a higher risk for problems such as infective endocarditis, cardiovascular disease and

COLLEGE NEWS | JAN 2014

Student Bobby Arrington and faculty sponsor Tebring Daly created an Android application for “Hope for the Silent Voices,” a nonprofit organization serving underprivileged children.  Together, they contributed 605 service-learning hours. Cybersecurity Professor Steve Willis and Associate Professor Mike Saylor served as experts for a WFAA news story about the newest computer virus that encrypts computer

CAMPUS DATES | JAN 2014

Campus Dates- January 2014 Winter Break Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 Campuses closed  Spring Payment Deadline 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 CougarWeb Registration and Payment Unavailable Tuesday, Jan. 7 New Student Orientation 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 Central Park Campus Conference Center Is it your first time at Collin College?  Start your academic career

BE THE CHANGE: CELEBRATING DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as a human anchor for a movement that forever changed the way the U.S. views racial diversity and equality. Annually, Collin College students, staff and faculty partner with the local community to celebrate the life of this prominent civil rights leader through a variety of activities and performances. The

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