Collin College invites the public to attend the start of the Passport to the World series discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Living Legends Conference Center Section AB at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano.

Dr. Dixil Rodriguez, professor of English, will present a lecture, "Build the Bridge, Then Dare to Walk It: Collaborative Teaching Abroad," in which she will discuss her humanitarian work in Kenya and Rwanda. As a volunteer for non-governmental humanitarian global organizations, Dr. Rodriguez will share how while traveling in the field, she was able to involve her Collin College students in virtual service learning.

Passport to the World is a free event series led by Collin College faculty who share their travel experiences, focusing on different cultures, lifestyles, politics and ways of thinking throughout the world.

For more information about Passport to the World, please contact the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement at or call 972-881-5927.


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