Collin College Awards Faculty and Staff
September 2, 2014 – Collin College honored several of its employees recently at its All College Day on Friday, Aug. 15.
Dr. Amina El-Ashmawy, professor of chemistry, was named the Full-Time Collin College Professor of the Year. El-Ashmawy, of Prosper, has been a full-time professor at Collin College more than 25 years. She earned her master of science degree Texas A&M University and her doctorate from the University of North Texas. In 2013 she was named as a prestigious American Chemistry Society Fellow.
Leah Beck, professor of mathematics, was named the Part-Time Collin College Professor of the Year. Beck, of McKinney, has been with the college for one year and earned her Master of Science degree from Texas Woman's University.
Ann Thompson received the full-time Recognition of Service and Excellence (ROSE) award and Betty Correll was given the part-time ROSE award.
Thompson, of Plano, is a budget analyst and has been at the college for 12 years. Correll, of Princeton, is the Central Park Campus Writing Center director and has been with the college for more than 25 years.
Collin College serves nearly 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.