Monthly Archives: September 2013

COLLEGE NEWS | SEPT 2013

The following faculty and staff were honored at All College Day on Aug. 16: Professor of the Year: Dr. Kyle Wilkison, professor of history Associate Professor of the Year: Dr. Olga Amelkina, professor of music Recognition of Service and Excellence (ROSE) Award Full-time: Rusty Bishop, interpreter Part-time: Carol Ann Kaplan, testing clerk Sam E. Roach Endowed

NSO AND WELCOME WEEK: NEW YEAR, NEW START, NEW FRIENDS

Whether it’s a new city, job or school, starting something new is frequently accompanied by the juxtaposition of excitement and fear. As excited new students filled the Collin College campuses last week for the first days of school, students who attended one of the college’s new student orientations say they felt secure and ready to

ART UNENDING, UNENDING ART

“For the first time in my life I felt liberated,” explained student assistant Lucy Kaguora as she described aiding veteran artists in the installation of the ARTS gallery show “Flow.” Currently on display through Sept. 7 at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus, “Flow,” a collaborative project of nine diverse artists from across Texas, epitomizes non-traditional.

PROFESSOR NAMED AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY FELLOW

Collin College chemistry professor Amina El-Ashmawy was recently named an American Chemical Society Fellow. To be eligible for this prestigious fellowship, nominees must exhibit excellence and leadership that have a lasting impact in science, the chemistry profession, education or management. Only 96 men and women from across the country were announced this year as Fellows. El-Ashmawy

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