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Collin College receives $20,000 from information security organization

The North Texas Chapter of the Information Security Systems Association (NTXISSA) recently donated $20,000 to the Collin College Foundation for student scholarships. NTXISSA has...

MISD Elementary and Secondary Schools Achieve Level 2 Certification in Marzano...

McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that every MISD elementary and secondary school has achieved Level 2 Certification in the Marzano High Reliability Schools™...

5 Best Practices For Hiring Contractors

Whether you’re a consumer or real estate investor who needs to hire a contractor (general or for a specific trade), or you’re a contractor...

WGU Texas Celebrates 10,000 Graduate Milestone

When Heather Gilbreath, a nurse patient educator at Medical City McKinney, completed her B.S. Nursing degree from WGU Texas, it marked a major milestone...

Collin College to offer two new degrees

The Collin College board of trustees approved two new associate degrees at the Feb. 26 board meeting. The two associate of applied science (AAS)...

How To: Spring Clean the Garden

Winter affords us an opportunity to take a break from gardening, but beginning in February warmer days leave us yearning to be back in...

McKinney’s Holy Family School To Offer Evening Childcare

Working full time and being a great parent is tough. Especially for those such as health care professionals, first responders, and service industry employees whose work...

Stetson & Stiletto scholarship fundraiser goes Irish-chic

Collin College Foundation’s annual fundraiser is going green this year as the event takes an Irish twist. Patrons will compete in the Stetson &...

Susan Washa and Press Elementary’s Award-Winning Counseling Program Focus on Emotional...

The role of school counselor is never an easy one. But, some days can be a bit more challenging than others.Press Elementary Counselor Susan...

10,000 North Texas Students Learn Money-Management Life Skills through Landmark...

More than 10,000 students in 550 schools across North Texas are learning about financial responsibility to prepare them to manage money successfully in adulthood,...

Social & Emotional Growth Opportunities for Valentine’s Day

The symbols of love given for Valentine’s Day are a fun way for children to learn how to express appreciation for those they love. We've...

A&M Commerce Graduate Information Session at Collin Higher Education Center

A graduate degree is closer than you think. Texas A&M University Commerce offers graduate degrees as a great alternative for students that live in...

Season of Giving: MEF Supports Teacher Innovation with $115,000 in Grants

A cold drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits of the cheerful team of McKinney Education Foundation (MEF) representatives, McKinney ISD officials, local business partners and...

Collin College Trustees authorize School Marshal Program

The Collin College Board of Trustees approved a local policy at its Dec. 11 meeting that will authorize the development of an on-campus school...

Grant funds Collin College initiative encouraging women seeking tech careers

Collin College’s Women in Non-traditional (WIN) Careers initiative has been awarded a $23,245 grant from High Tech High Heels, a non-profit organization dedicated to...

New Performing Arts Academy Takes Top Honors at Texas Thespian Festival

Ovation Academy of Performing Arts has only been open for three months but the students are already making a name for themselves. Being a...

Collin College named ‘Best for Vets’ for fifth year in row

Collin College has been honored by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings. This is the fifth year in a row...

A Tribute to Mildred Bennett, Namesake of Bennett Elementary School

McKinney, Texas – There are a multitude of concerns and pursuits that we can choose to invest our lives in. Some of them endure....

5 Guestroom Security Tips to Remember

Several weeks ago, two tourists to Las Vegas were murdered in their hotel room, due to what investigators reported as "the latch plate on...

41 MISD Seniors Earn National Merit and College Board Recognition

McKinney, Texas - Each fall, some 1.5 million high school juniors all across the country make their way to testing locations to take the...

Business consortium partners with Collin College for $294,190 job-training grant

A business consortium, consisting of Applied Concepts Inc., ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Inc., and Networkers Inc. (Gattaca Americas), has partnered with Collin College to provide...
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