Monthly Archives: May 2013

IRON POUR PUTS COLLIN COLLEGE ART ON NATIONAL RADAR

IRON POUR PUTS COLLIN COLLEGE ART ON NATIONAL RADAR

Sculpture program students and faculty spent hours hand breaking bathtubs into the small, potato-chip-sized pieces of iron they poured into a homemade Cupola furnace constructed by Art Labs Coordinator Joel Kiser on April 20. Successfully making Collin College the only college in Texas with the ability to cast iron, the group safely poured iron for the first

CONQUERING TEST ANXIETY WITH POSITIVE STUDY SKILLS

Research in the “Journal of Contemporary Educational Psychology (2002)” finds that test anxiety accounts for a 7-8 percent variance in test scores between students who experience test anxiety and their low anxiety peers. Collin College Counseling and Career Services Associate Dean Linda Qualia agrees stating that test anxiety can certainly serve as a barrier to

COLLIN COLLEGE STUDENTS UNITE TO “BLESS WEST”

Tragic explosions in West, Texas hit home across the nation, causing an outpour of sympathy and compassion. Students at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus found themselves so moved by the events that hit the tiny Texas town, famous for its little Czech bakery, they decided to contribute to relief efforts. Millie Black, VOICE advisor and

FELINE FILMS | MAY 2013

Spring has sprung which means it’s time for romance!  So why not review some romantic, date movies, right?  But you all know me.  We’re not going to talk about When Harry Met Sally.  We’re not talking Breakfast At Tiffany’s. We’re not talking about Twilight here.  I mean, why would I, a cougar watch the Twilight

COLLEGE NEWS | MAY 2013

Jennifer Buchan, of Frisco, is one of 73 college students in the nation selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and her win marked the second time in two years that a Collin College student has received the scholarship. Buchan will receive up to $30,000 a year to complete her bachelor’s degree.

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