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 assigned Collin College student ID and a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Current students can apply at https://collin.academicworks.com/users/sign_up. For more information, contact scholarshipcoordinator@collin.edu or call 972.599.3147.

Honors Scholarship Deadline

Honors students can apply for a Collin College Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year through Monday, April 28. For more information, contact Honors Institute director Jenny Warren at jwarren@collin.edu

Deaf Deaf World: A Simulation of Deaf Culture

1 – 5 p.m.

Saturday, April 5

Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center

Learn basic American Sign Language in a simulated Deaf environment and become familiar with Deaf history and experiences and with civil rights concerns in the Deaf community. Admission is free and the event features ASL performances of stories, comedies and skits. For more information, contact Don Weasenforth at dweasenforth@collin.edu.

Respiratory Care and Polysomnographic Technology Information Session

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 8

Preston Ridge Campus in Conference Center S

Learn about admissions criteria, program expectations, career options, course sequences and prerequisites for both the polysomnographic and respiratory care programs. A Q&A session will follow. For more information, contact Amber Allen at AmberAllen@collin.edu.

Off the Page and On Campus: A Celebration of National Poetry Month

5 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9

Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center

The second annual Collin College National Poetry Month event features readings by local published authors, faculty members and students. For more information, contact Dr. Diana Gingo at dgingo@collin.edu.

Artstravaganza

Wednesday, April 9 – Wednesday, April 16

Appreciate the arts at Collin College by visiting the third annual district-wide Artstravaganza event featuring the Collin Strings musicians and student artwork on display.

Awake & Ascend

8 p.m. on Friday, April 11

2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 12

Spring Creek Campus John Anthony Theatre

Collin College’s Dance Ensemble presents “Awake & Ascend” for the spring dance concert. Visit www.collin.edu/dance for tickets. For more information, contact Tiffannee Arnold at boxoffice@collin.edu.

 Dental Hygiene Information Session

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Preston Ridge Campus Room J105

Tuesday, April 15

Learn more about the dental hygiene program and careers in dentistry through an exciting information session. For more information, contact Jean Hill at jhill@collin.edu.

Transfer Fair

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16

Preston Ridge Campus Founders Hall Atrium

Visit with colleges and universities including Texas Woman’s University, University of North Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas and Texas A&M University Commerce. University and college representatives will answer transfer and student life questions. For more information, contact Kandi Hoye-Nixon at khoye@collin.edu.

Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference

All Day

Wednesday, April 16

Thursday, April 17

Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center

This two-day conference showcases students’ research to colleagues and fellow students in a professional environment. For more information, contact Jenny Warren at jwarren@collin.edu.

The Quest for Zzz’s

1 – 2 p.m.

Thursday, April 17

Central Park Campus Room B108

Discover more about sleep through this lecture. College employees can earn two points towards the Spring 2014 Wellness Team Challenge by attending.For more information, contact Lisa Huang at lhuang@collin.edu.

Spring Holiday

All campuses are closed from Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 20.

Fall Online Registration

 Students with 50+ hours may register on Tuesday, April 22.

Students with 30+ hours may register on Wednesday, April 23.

Students with 1+ hours may register on Thursday, April 24.

Open registration begins on Friday, April 25.

For more information, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@collin.edu.

Collin College Board of Trustees Meeting

7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22

Collin Higher Education Center

Bake Sale

Thursday, April 24

Preston Ridge Campus

The Honors Institute Student Organization is selling baked goods and beef jerky to raise money for their organization. For more information, contact Jenny Warren at jwarren@collin.edu.

Student Choreography Showcase

6 p.m.

Thursday, April 24

Preston Ride Campus Room LC-104

Collin College dance students will perform a spring showcase of original choreography at this free event. For more information, contact Courtney Mulcahy at cmulcahy@collin.edu.

Culinary and Pastry Orientation and Information Session

1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Monday, April 28

Preston Ridge Campus Alumni Hall

Orientation and information sessions educate students interested in pursuing a degree in culinary arts. For more information, contact Karen Musa at kmusa@collin.edu.

Respiratory Care and Polysomnographic Technology Information Session

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Monday, April 28

Spring Creek Campus Conference Center A

Learn about admissions criteria, program expectations, career options, course sequences and prerequisites fßor both the polysomnographic respiratory care programs. A Q&A session will follow. For more information, contact Amber Allen at AmberAllen@collin.edu.

End-of-the-Semester Study Party

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

May 9

Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center

The Honors Institute will host an End-of-the-Semester Study Party  open to all Collin College students. The come-and-go event will feature dedicated study rooms, , healthy snacks, meditation, yoga and tutoring. For more information, contact Jenny Warren at jwarren@collin.edu.