Monthly Archives: March 2014

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

CAMPUS DATES | APRIL 2014

April Campus Dates For a complete view of calendar listings, visit calendar.collin.edu. Collin College Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline Monday, March 17 – Monday, April 28 Students can apply for a Collin College Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year from Monday, March 17 through Monday, April 28. In order to be eligible, students must have an

HONORS BONUS POINTS CREATE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Not only do honors classes offer early registration, intellectual challenge, smaller classroom settings, honors-specific scholarships and interactive environments, the new Honors Institute Bonus Points Initiative gives pre-health students a competitive edge for their future. Jenny Warren, Honors Institute director and professor explains:  What is the Honors Institute Bonus Point Initiative? The Bonus Point Initiative functions

BOOK-IN-COMMON AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT COLLIN COLLEGE

For Collin College’s annual Book-in-Common selection, author Kristen Iversen will speak about her story of a community contaminated by nuclear damage. Her book, Full Body Burden: Growing up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, documents a childhood spent in a Colorado small town next to a “factory” called Rocky Flats that secretly leaked contaminants

HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

Relationships have a paradoxical impact on life, serving as the source of some of one’s best and worst moments. Outside of academics, many college students devote a large amount of time and energy to finding a suitable romantic partner. However, words like suitable or good do not always serve as an effective set of guidelines

COLLEGE NEWS|MARCH 2014

Roger and Jody Lawler of Frisco made a $2 million gift for student scholarships through the Collin College Foundation. The donation is the largest from an individual family in the history of Collin College. In recognition of the gift, the college named Lawler Hall at the Preston Ridge Campus, formerly D building, in their honor.

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