Collin College Named One of Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

2017 Winner for Best & Brightest Companies To Work For In The Nation LogoFebruary 2, 2018 — Collin College has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

The college has been honored as one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for three years in a row. This is Collin College’s first national designation by NABR.

Each year the NABR recognizes organizations which practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in a variety of human resource measures, based on anonymous surveys of the organization’s employees conducted by an independent research firm. In the survey results shared after its regional win notification, Collin College was noted for strengths in the categories of: community initiatives; diversity and inclusion; and communication and shared vision. 

“Collin College has long been a wonderful place to work, with caring faculty and dedicated staff members who put students first,” said Dr. Neil Matkin, district president. “It is gratifying to know that our employees enjoy coming to work and appreciate our organizational culture and core values.”

The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” is a national program with annual regional symposia and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. The college was honored for its regional win at a gala on Jan. 22.

 About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. 

About Collin College 

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,200 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.