COLLIN COLLEGE TO CORNELL: ONE STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE CHANGE

Cristian Pena with Psi Beta Honor Society colleagues    Headed to Cornell next fall on a nearly full tuition scholarship ($42,000 a year), Collin College alumnus Cristian Pena says his experience at Collin College was unexpected in the best of ways. After deciding not to play baseball in college, Pena enrolled at Collin College as … Continue reading

NATIONAL TREASURES

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society named two Collin College students, Michelle Davis of Allen and Alexa Acosta of Plano, to the exclusive 2014 All-USA Academic Team. Acosta and Davis joined 18 other college students from across the U.S. who were selected from more than 1,700 nominees. Nominees are hand-selected by colleges for … Continue reading

BOOK IN COMMON AUTHOR Q&A

Kristen Iversen, author of “Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats” was the 2014 Book in Common author at Collin College. Her book details growing up near the nuclear power plant Rocky Flats and the devastating effects of the plant on the environment and local residents.     Q. Why … Continue reading

RESUME AND INTERVIEW DOs AND DON’Ts

Doing well in class and acing exams are great, but the end goal of earning a degree is typically employment. With a large job fair at Collin College later this month, students should make sure their resumes and interview skills are up to date. Career Services Coordinator Elaine Stewart shares tips to remember. List of … Continue reading

COLLIN COLLEGE CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

Collin College is celebrating culture and diversity through a variety of events honoring African American History Month. The month-long celebrations will educate and inform about embracing unity and diversity.  The theme of this year’s African American History Month is civil rights, and from Feb. 4 – 27, the college is showcasing panels, presentations and discussions … Continue reading