Collin College’s fifth annual Cultivating Scholars event welcomes a special speaker and multitudes of student research across different disciplines on Friday, May 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center.

The event features the work and research of Collin College students from a number of disciplines ranging from biology to psychology to history and the humanities.

Cultivating Scholars also will feature Rhett Butler who will speak about his work as a cancer advocate and his decision to go back to medical school.

For more information, contact Cultivating Scholars co-chairs Carrie Bottoms, Amy Helms or Tracy Meyer at, or


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 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. 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 Plano, Allen and Rockwall. For more information, visit