Collin College

North Texas Schools Receive $5.5M In Career, Technical Education Grants From TWC

by | Jan 20, 2023

North Texas educational institutions received more than $5.5 million of the more than $54 million in Jobs and Education for Texans grants awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission to public community, state, and technical colleges, school districts, and open enrollment charter schools across the state.

Among the grants awarded were ones to Collin College and seven North Texas area school districts....

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space Launches Paid Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program with the Department of Labor, Collin College
by | Nov 14, 2022
The average starting wage after completing an apprenticeship program is $72,000, according to the DOL.

Raytheon said its new Registered Apprenticeship Program—a first-of-its-kind in DFW—will help address a local skills gap and position North Texas as a manufacturing hub.
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Collin College’s Automotive Tech Program Is Driving Students Toward Success
by | May 4, 2022
By partnering with area dealerships and Capital One, the school is providing scholarships and certificates that help students land high-demand jobs.
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Frisco EDC’s First Director of Innovation Will Focus on Startups, Tech, and Venture Capital
by | Mar 25, 2022
Entrepreneur Jasmin Brand will take on the newly created role. The goal? To make Frisco a “major national hub” for venture capital and innovation.
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STEM

4 Ways Community Leaders Say We Can Better Prepare the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow

by | Jun 21, 2018
Employers across a variety of fields from advanced manufacturing to health care need talent that has a strong foundation in math and science to stay competitive.
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Girls Make Games
Volunteers Needed for Event Looking to Empower Future Game Developers
by | May 30, 2018
Thomson Reuters has teamed up with Girls Make Games for an event teaching girls more about the technology behind the gaming industry.
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Photos: Scenes From Inspire Frisco
Frisco organizations are coming together in a new initiative to support and guide local startups.
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Jason Taylor
Inspire Frisco: Building a Network for Frisco Entrepreneurs
by | Mar 2, 2018
Frisco organizations are coming together in a new initiative to support and guide local startups.
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