Monthly Archives: October 2012

Robots Make Math, Science Fun

Robots Make Math, Science Fun

This summer the National Science Foundation, the Collin College Engineering Department and the Collin College Robotics Club joined forces to provide a three-day robotics camp for seventh-tenth grade students. The camp was sponsored in part by a National Science Foundation Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Talent Expansion Program (STEP) grant led by Dave Galley,

College News | October 1, 2012

Rock the Vote, sponsored by the Center for Scholarly & Civic Engagement and Student Life, totaled 223 new registered voters. An additional 272 students took the registration cards with them for mail-in. The All College Council raised a record of $5,000 for scholarships at its Third Annual Silent Auction during All College Day.  The scholarships benefit

Feline Films | October 1, 2012

When the editors of Cougar News asked me to write movie reviews, I thought, “Truly, I have arrived!”  OK, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but I was excited because I am such a huge movie fan.  I tried to think about what sort of reviews I would be interested in writing or scale to

Pay IT Forward Fridays | October 1, 2012

In case you are unfamiliar about the new “Pay it Forward Fridays” (PIFF) project, here is the information you need to join in the fun… The PIFF concept:  Try noticing when someone does something nice for you each week.  They may hold a door for you when your hands are full; they may be kind