FRISCO (April 6, 2016) — Collin College will host “Off the Page and On-Campus: A Celebration of National Poetry Month” on Monday, April 11 at 4 p.m. at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center located at 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.

Open to the public, Collin College’s fourth annual National Poetry Month event will feature poetry readings by students, faculty, and published poets. Featured poems will be readers’ canonical favorites as well as original poetry written by the reader.

This event is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Diana Gingo at


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Allen, Plano and Rockwall. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas. For more information, visit