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CAMPUS CARRY INFO SESSIONS PLANNED

The adoption of Campus Carry legislation allows students, faculty and staff with proper licenses to carry concealed a handgun on college and university campuses. The Collin College Police Department will hold a series of information sessions throughout August and September to promote understanding of how the law applies at Collin College.  The information sessions will

SELF-DEFENSE SYMPOSIUM EDUCATES AND EMPOWERS

More than 100 people convened at the Spring Creek Campus to learn how to protect themselves and avoid dangerous situations through a self-defense seminar. The event featured self-defense techniques and presentations, informational tables as well as a sexual assault survivor’s story and advice. “The students came away feeling more confident about how to prevent assault,” said Sherry

Health Sciences Building under construction at Collin College

CENTRAL PARK CAMPUS CONSTRUCTION ON SCHEDULE

Pardon our dust. Central Park Campus is improving. Two major construction projects on the campus are on schedule to open this coming school year. First up is a 23,500-square-foot conference center on the north side of the campus. The center, which is modeled after a similar facility on the Preston Ridge Campus, is scheduled to

HOW DOES ORAL HYGIENE AFFECT OVERALL HEALTH?

Bad breath and resulting awkward social situations are not the only consequence of poor oral hygiene. According to dental hygiene professor Tammy Hale, it can also greatly influence one’s systemic health. Limited oral care can lead to periodontal disease, which leaves individuals at a higher risk for problems such as infective endocarditis, cardiovascular disease and

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