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Collin College to hold graduation Friday

by | May 16, 2019 | Education

Collin College will be hosting its graduation Friday, May 17. (Courtesy Nick Young)

Collin College will honor the Class of 2019 with a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, May 17, at the Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Road in Allen.

Dr. Mark Rudin, president of Texas A&M-Commerce, will deliver the commencement address. Dr. Rudin was appointed president of Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2018.

He has a Bachelor of General Health Science, a Master of Science in Health Physics, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry with a concentration in Health Physics from Purdue University.

Prior to assuming the presidency at A&M-Commerce, Dr. Rudin served as the vice president for Research and Economic Development at Boise State University.

He has also served in several administrative roles at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, as a technical/administrative assistant with the U.S. Department of Energy and as a senior program specialist/project engineer with EG&G Idaho, Inc.

Dr. Rudin’s career in education began in Idaho where he served as an instructor in the Department of Health Physics at Idaho State University.

Founded in 1985, Collin College held its first graduation ceremony on May 16, 1987. Since its inception with a lone campus in McKinney, the college has grown to offer classes at seven locations throughout the district with three new campuses
under development.

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