DOG DAYS OF FINALS

                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

VETERAN NURSING PROGRAM

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

COMING SOON: COUGARQ

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

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

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