Monthly Archives: April 2014

DEAF, DEAF WORLD EDUCATES COMMUNITY

The first annual Deaf, Deaf World event held at Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus was a silent but resounding success. Nearly 300 people attended Deaf, Deaf World 2014, which provided hands-on experience with Deaf culture to hearing individuals. For the Deaf, the event also provided many networking opportunities. It promoted the American Sign Language (ASL)/Interpreter

COLLEGE NEWS | MAY 2014

The respiratory care program will receive the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Collin College’s nursing program received the $350,000 Nursing Shortage Reduction Program Grant. Collin College celebrated its fifth year of supporting undergraduate research through the Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference.  About 170 presenters and 1,400 students

NATIONAL TREASURES

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society named two Collin College students, Michelle Davis of Allen and Alexa Acosta of Plano, to the exclusive 2014 All-USA Academic Team. Acosta and Davis joined 18 other college students from across the U.S. who were selected from more than 1,700 nominees. Nominees are hand-selected by colleges for

THERE’S A MAP FOR THAT!

Students can take control of their academic courses and career path through Collin College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Through the QEP, students can experience shorter advising wait time, faculty expertise, less time to graduate and more. “The QEP is important because it teaches students how to plan for their own success,” said Dr. Colleen Smith,

CAMPUS DATES | MAY 2014

Campus Dates For a complete view of calendar listings, visit calendar.collin.edu. Plano Art Association: 125 Show 2014 Thursday, May 2 – Saturday, May 17 Spring Creek Campus The ARTS Gallery The Plano Art Association presents a collection of exciting works executed by local artists within a 125-mile radius of the Plano area. The juried exhibition will

IN PRAISE OF POETRY

April is National Poetry Month and Collin College is kicking off this wonderful celebration of language through “Off the Page and On-Campus: A Celebration of National Poetry Month,” a poetry reading at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the Preston Ridge Conference Center. This year’s event will feature the poetry of R. Flowers Rivera,

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