Collin College Hosts Week-Long Veterans Day Celebration

Free and open to the public, Collin College is celebrating Veterans Day with a week of activities Nov. 7 – 11 at campuses in Frisco, Plano and McKinney.

District-Wide events

The following events will be held at the Preston Ridge Campus, Frisco, Spring Creek Campus, Plano and at the Central Park Campus, in McKinney.

Blue Star Mother’s Drive
Collecting backpacks and full-size toiletries

    • Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11 at all three campuses
  • Photo Collage: Boots to Books, Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11
    Submitted photos from Collin College students, faculty and staff
    • Central Park Campus, Student Center
    • Preston Ridge Campus, Founders Hall Atrium
    • Spring Creek Campus, Veterans Services Office D154
  • Letters to Vets
    Stationary, stamps and mailing provided by Student Life
    • 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7 Central Park Campus, Student Center
    • 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8 Preston Ridge Campus, Founder’s Hall
    • 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, Spring Creek Campus, Atrium
  • Film Screenings
    • “Citizen Soldier” at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7, Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center
    • “Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars” at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Central Park Campus Conference Center B &C
    • “Citizen Soldier” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, Spring Creek Campus, C103 
  • Veterans Day Barbecue, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9
    • Central Park Campus atrium
    • Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center
    • Spring Creek Campus atrium

Preston Ridge Campus Events,  Frisco

  • “We Thank You for Your Service and Sacrifice” Flags of Honor, Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11, Quad
  • “Tango Bravo: A Veterans’ Photographic Exhibition” by Dr. Lupita Tinnen and Collin College Digital Photography Students, Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11, Library Building
  • Honoring Those Who Served Library Display, Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11, Library Building
  • “Thanking Those Who Served,” Bagels and Coffee Global Diplomatic Society/Honors Institute, 9 a.m. -Noon., Monday, Nov. 7, room F135
  • “Best Practices for Working with Disabled Veterans in the Classroom,” Lunch and Learn presented by Amy Myrick, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, room F172
  • “The Significance of Service – Commemorating Veterans Day” presented by Zack Migura, Collin County Veterans Service Officer, 11:30 a.m. – Noon., Wednesday, Nov. 9, Conference Center
  • Lunch and Learn “Veterans History Project” presented by Kim Nyman, 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, room LH 129
  • Central Park Campus Events, McKinney
  • “Service Animals on Campus: My Life with Samba” presented by Professor Shawn Thomas, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, Pike Hall