Monthly Archives: May 2014

COLLIN COLLEGE TO CORNELL: ONE STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE CHANGE

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

IHCE GAINS INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION

Foodservice leaders from seven countries enjoyed lunch at The Red Room, toured the culinary facilities and attended presentations at the Preston Ridge Campus last month. Partnering with the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association, the International Trade Association hosted a trip to the U.S. for industry leaders in Eastern Europe. Participants travelled to Dallas, Austin and Chicago.

ON THE MOVE TOWARD HEALTH AND FITNESS

Sugar and Spice, 2013-2014 New Student Organization of the Year, is making its impact on Collin College and the surrounding Dallas-Fort Worth community. With the group’s mission focused on mentoring young girls to live happier and healthier lifestyles, Jessica Gibson, 2014-2015 Sugar and Spice president, said joining the group fit perfectly with her career path

RUNWAY READY

Students from all backgrounds are getting runway ready for Collin College’s first-ever Theatre Fashion Show at 7 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Spring Creek Campus Alt Lab. About 17 student models and around 20 student designers are collaborating to create unique looks through costuming and makeup skills. Designs from Victorian

RESPIRATORY PROGRAM EARNS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

For a second consecutive year, Collin College’s Respiratory Care Program received the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Araceli Solis, respiratory care program director, said receiving the award again reflects the combined hard work and dedication of Collin College students, faculty, instructors and community

THREE-PEAT: COLLIN COLLEGE STUDENT IS THIRD IN A ROW TO WIN SCHOLARSHIP

Moriah Walton of Wylie nearly collapsed when she heard she won the largest private transfer scholarship for community college students in the U.S. Walton is one of only 85 college students in the nation selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and her win marks the third time in three years

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