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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 and her M.A. from Sam Houston State University. Caryn is the MAPP Coordinator and Honors Advisor. 

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

Catherine Smith  Catherine earned her B.S. from the University of New York.  Catherine is assigned to Cisco Systems Computer Networking Technology, Computer Networking Technology, Convergence Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Information Systems Cybersecurity, and the Semiconductor Manufacturing 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 Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Hospitality and Food Service Management, Real Estate, Paralegal/Legal Studies, GIS, and Developmental Education Departments. 
Contact: tgoertz@collin.edu  (972)881-5165.

Cheri Root  Cheri earned her B.B.A. from Texas A&M University.  Cheri is assigned to Communications & Humanities and Foreign Language, Fine Arts, Communication Design, Commercial Music, Green Interior & Architectural Design, and Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).
Contact: croot@collin.edu (972)377-1513.