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Partial public domain image of the Constitution

CONSTITUTION DAY EVENTS PLANNED

CONSTITUTION DAY EVENTS PLANNED

On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed by 39 of the 55 delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. On Sept. 17-18 of this year, Collin College will join the nation in celebrating this important founding document with events throughout the district. Join faculty, staff, students and the general public for one

Stack of Books

CRACK OPEN ONE OF THESE BOOKS FOR CAREER SUCCESS

Summer is almost over, but there is still time to read a book or two while relaxing by the pool. Cougar News asked a few professors what they are reading this summer and what books they would recommend to students in their fields. If you want to get a jump start on the semester, this

HOLOCAUST REMEMBERED THROUGH PHOTOS

Take some time to remember the Holocaust with a pair of exhibitions mounted in Preston Ridge Campus’s J Building, Jan. 27-Feb. 16. The exhibitions are free and open to all. An opening night reception is planned for 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26. The exhibitions are a production of the Museums Division, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. They

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES: LITERACY AND THE ANCIENT WORLD

One may not initially link literacy and archeology, but with research concentrated in classical rhetoric, Dr. Richard Leo Enos, a leading scholar in the histories of literacy and rhetoric, spends his days examining artifacts dealing with ancient writing at archaeological sites. The current Texas Christian University English professor will visit Collin College’s Preston Ridge Campus

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