• Collin College to Cornell

    Alumnus Cristian Pena graduated with his associate degree last month and will head to Cornell in the fall to study human biology, health and society.

    Pena plans to eventually work with Doctors Without Borders.


                For students, finals week can be a particularly stressful time. But students at Collin College experienced a special finals experience as they were able to interact with therapy dogs at the Spring Creek Campus. “Students appeared to really enjoy the event,” said Collin College psychology professor Jennifer … Continue reading


It’s that time again.  It’s happening.  Every year at this time, spring gives way to summer.  The flowers have bloomed and are trying to get in as much color and joy as possible before being burnt to a crisp by the harsh Texas summer sun.  Graduates don silly polyester ponchos and sit through speeches biding … Continue reading


Student veterans who have received a medic certification or its equivalent can get on the fast track to an associate degree in nursing through Collin College. Now, students can use the credits they earned in the military and can receive an associate degree in nursing in as little as three semesters. “Collin College is so … Continue reading


Available in July, CougarQ, a new online wait system, will eliminate the need for Collin College students to stand in lengthy physical lines. CougarQ creates virtual lines and alerts students when it’s time for their appointment. Students who need to see an advisor, check on financial aid or turn in a transcript can maximize time, doing … Continue reading


Professor of History Kyle Wilkison was selected as a 2014 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.  Piper Professors are recognized for superior teaching at a Texas college or university.  Dr. Wilkison is one of 10 professors statewide to be honored and one of only two community college professors. Collin College’s largest participating class … Continue reading