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Dr. Neil Matkin

CONCEALED CARRY: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

CONCEALED CARRY: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

Friends, In 2015 the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 11, a law requiring the state’s public colleges and universities to allow individuals with a license to carry (LTC) to have a handgun concealed on their person, or locked in their car, while on campus. This law took effect at four-year institutions in August 2016. It

WHO OR WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST INSPIRATION AND WHY?

By KONA MOMOH Student Reporter Here is the latest in the new student voice series. Momoh is back providing a little inspiration for the upcoming semester through her fellow students’ stories.  This month’s question: Who or What is Your Biggest Inspiration and Why?   “As cliché as it sounds, my mom is my biggest inspiration.

ZUMBATHON: ADVOCACY THROUGH EXERCISE

(above: students are participants at the Zumbathon fundraiser) “As a result of childhood obesity, today’s 10-year-old girls are expected to live five years less than their mothers,” said Traci Ramsey, Collin College physical education professor and Sugar and Spice student organization advisor. In honor of September’s Childhood Obesity Month, Sugar and Spice held a “Zumbathon”

QEP VIDEO CONTEST

With Collin College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), students can take control of their academic courses and career path and win gift cards to further their academic studies. Through the QEP Video Contest, students can create a video explanation of the fourth Student Learning Outcome, “Know the degree requirements for completion,” from the new Academic Planning

WALKING THE PATH OF DIGNITY

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty gathered at the Spring Creek Campus for the “Walking the Path of Dignity” event to learn about sexual assault and domestic violence. The event kicked off The Dignity Initiative, a multi-year effort to educate the campus and community about five aspects of violence against women and empower individuals toward

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