Monthly Archives: April 2017

A group of dancers perform at SpringFest.

SPRINGFEST, COLLIN’S GOT TALENT ENTERTAIN, EDUCATE WITH FUN

SPRINGFEST, COLLIN’S GOT TALENT ENTERTAIN, EDUCATE WITH FUN

(Above) A group of dancers perform at SpringFest. For more images from SpringFest, visit http://www.collin.edu/webgalleries/springfest2017/index.htm and check out  Facebook.com/CollinCollege. Hundreds of students took part in the biennial tradition of SpringFest at Spring Creek Campus, April 27, enjoying food, fun and student organization interaction. The outdoor festivities were followed by Collin’s Got Talent, which had a

Collin College Student Employee of the Year nominees

ALL COLLEGE COUNCIL NAMES STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF YEAR

(Above) A group of exceptional student employees was honored during a reception for the Student Employee of the Year.  Hermon Feron was named Collin College’s first-ever Student Employee of the Year and several student workers were honored at a special reception organized by Collin College’s All College Council (ACC), April 18. The reception recognized “excellence

Collin Cougar's October 2017 Movie Reviews

FELINE FILMS | MAY 2017

Almost there, folks.  Almost there.  Make it through a few more hail storms, a couple of tornado warnings and some finals and we’ll be in full-blown summer blockbuster mode!  Course, first, you’ve got to get your exams out of the way so stop reading this and go study!!  Then come back and read this. Good,

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center presenter and falcon

PRESTON RIDGE MARKS EARTH DAY

(Above) A presenter from the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center discusses the center’s work with injured birds of prey during Preston Ridge’s Earth Day. More photos are available at http://www.collin.edu/webgalleries/earthday2017/index.htm. Students, faculty and staff celebrated Earth Day with activities of all kinds around Preston Ridge Campus, each with its own twist on conservation, preservation or living

Collin College tennis player readying a backhand

TENNIS TEAMS CLAIM REGIONAL TITLES

(Above) Collin College Tennis hosted the SW JUCO tournament in mid-April, allowing the Cougars to tune up for regional play. More photos at bottom. Collin College Tennis closed out its regular season on a high note after claiming both the men’s and women’s National Junior College Athletic Association Region V Division I titles in late

Speaker David Smith

ADVANCING PEACEBUILDING THROUGH GLOBAL EDUCATION

Recently David J. Smith, global education and conflict resolution expert, visited Collin College. If you missed his talks, read on to learn how you can become a global peacemaker. What makes Smith an expert? Smith is a U.S. Fulbright Scholar with more than 30 years of experience as an educational consultant, lawyer, professor, trainer and

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