COLLEGE NEWS | JUNE 2014

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

COLLEGE NEWS | MAY 2014

The respiratory care program will receive the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Collin College’s nursing program received the $350,000 Nursing Shortage Reduction Program Grant. Collin College celebrated its fifth year of supporting undergraduate research through the Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference.  About 170 presenters and 1,400 students … Continue reading

COLLEGE NEWS | APRIL 2014

The Texas Comptroller’s office awarded Collin College with the Platinum Transparency Award.  Collin College is the only college or university in Texas to receive the award this year.  Last year, the District received a Gold Award, which at the time was the highest level.  A platinum level was added this year for those organizations that … Continue reading

COLLEGE NEWS|MARCH 2014

Roger and Jody Lawler of Frisco made a $2 million gift for student scholarships through the Collin College Foundation. The donation is the largest from an individual family in the history of Collin College. In recognition of the gift, the college named Lawler Hall at the Preston Ridge Campus, formerly D building, in their honor. … Continue reading

COLLEGE NEWS | JAN 2014

Student Bobby Arrington and faculty sponsor Tebring Daly created an Android application for “Hope for the Silent Voices,” a nonprofit organization serving underprivileged children.  Together, they contributed 605 service-learning hours. Cybersecurity Professor Steve Willis and Associate Professor Mike Saylor served as experts for a WFAA news story about the newest computer virus that encrypts computer … Continue reading