PLANO (Feb. 17, 2016) — Explore the lavender fields and Roman ruins of Provence, France with Collin College’s latest Passport to the World presentation, on Wednesday, March 2 from noon to 1 p.m. at the college’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, Section D.

Join Professor Ryan Fletcher for an intriguing look at the south of France. In the summer of 2015, Fletcher traveled to Provence, a region full of quaint villages, beautiful sights and amazing architecture, all nestled between Paris and the Mediterranean Sea. Every village offers something new … and tasty. Come see how the beauty of Provence inspired many artists, like Van Gogh, Matisse and Renoir.

Passport to the World is a free event series led by Collin College faculty and staff members who have traveled to a variety of global locations and share their newly-acquired knowledge about different cultures, art forms, architecture, music, religions, political systems and more.

The Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. For more information about Passport to the World, please contact Dr. Dallie Clark at or the Communication & Division office at 972-881-5810.


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