ESL LUNCHEON RAISES FUNDS TO CHANGE LIVES

The audience at the annual ESL Excellence Scholarship Luncheon listened in rapt attention as she told her story. She made it sound like a fairy tale gone wrong. “Once upon a time, there was a wonderful country,” she said. “Everyone who visited fell in love with it. This country had something special in it. People

SERVICE LEARNING STUDENTS IMPACT THE COMMUNITY

Service Learning at Collin College is service-based application of knowledge in real-world situations that benefits the community.   Service-learning projects are a component of a credit-bearing class, aligned with specific academic learning objectives, and associated with a grade. This unique method of education connects a student’s personal, career and civic interests to learning  in the classroom.

Collin Cougar's May 2015 Movie Reviews

FELINE FILMS | MAY 2015

This month we have two movies that feature flawed but resolute men as the main protagonists.  One is real and one is fictional but both films attempt to teach us, the viewers, about the society we live in.  I know, kind of heavy stuff for right before finals, but I’ve got to knock this stuff

CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR WINS PIPER FOUNDATION HONOR

Dr. Amina El-Ashmawy, a Collin College professor of chemistry, has been named a 2015 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. This honor is presented annually to 10 Texas professors for superior teaching at a college or university. “Dr. El-Ashmawy brings both a love of education and the natural world to her classes, sharing

SpringFest activity table swag

SPRINGFEST, COLLIN’S GOT TALENT DRAW A CROWD

There was singing, dancing and games-aplenty at SpringFest, held at Spring Creek Campus on April 30. More than 1,000 people attended the biennial event that culminated with Collin’s Got Talent, a brand new addition to the festivities. “I think it went great,” Deidra Carpenter, one of the organizers, said. “The student support was beyond everything

Top winners at the Collin College UISRC

CONFERENCE HONORS TOP STUDENT RESEARCHERS

Presentations as varied as the effect of obesity on mouth health and the ongoing debate of the role of the death penalty took top honors at the 2015 Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference (UISRC) held April 15-16 at the Spring Creek Campus. Collin College students were honored as four of the top five papers submitted

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