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Preston Ridge Advising
PRESTON RIDGE ADVISING TEAM

Each advisor has a specialization listed below. All are equipped to answer general questions about degree plans, degree audits, transfer process, and course selection.

Academic Advisors


Caryn Hawkins Caryn earned her B.S. from the University of North Texas.  Caryn is the MAPP Coordinator and Honors Advisor.  She is also assigned to the Communications & Humanities and Foreign Language Departments. 

Contact:  chawkins@collin.edu  (972)377-1655.

Catherine Smith  Catherine earned her B.S. from the University of New York.  Catherine is assigned to the Engineering and Technology Departments. 
Contact: cmsmith@collin.edu(972)377-1780.

Tiffany Goertz
Tiffany earned her B.A. and her M.S. from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.  Tiffany is assigned to E-Business Development, Computer Science, Computer Systems, and GIS Departments. 
Contact: tgoertz@collin.edu  (972)881-5165.

Yajaira Diaz
Yajaira earned her B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and M.S. from Southern Methodist University. Yajaira is assigned to the Business Field of Study, Business Management, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Hospitality, and Real Estate departments.
Contact: ydiaz@collin.edu  (972)377-1513.

Student Development Assistant

Jinjer Holmes Jinjer earned her A.A. from Collin College. She supports the Dean of Students Office and the Advising staff. 
Contact:  jhomles@collin.edu (972) 377-1770.