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Collin College Named One of DFW's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

Logo for Dallas/Fort Worth's Best & Brightest Companies To Work For Winner 2017Dec. 15, 2016 — Collin College has been named one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the second year in a row by the National Association for Business Resources.

The honor recognizes organizations which practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in a variety of human resource measures. In a random and anonymous survey of its employees, Collin College received high marks in the categories of: community initiatives; employee education and development; diversity and inclusion; and communication and shared vision. 

“Collin College strives to foster a positive, productive work environment conducive to achieving our vision of ‘Delivering a brighter future for our students and communities,’” said Collin College District President Dr. H. Neil Matkin. “The college appreciates this recognition of its efforts and will continue to implement employee programs and services that advance the college as one of the area’s best organizations to work for.”

Jennifer Kluge, president and CEO of National Association for Business Resources noted that companies which recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power.

“Our 2017 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” Kluge said. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” is a national program with annual symposium and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. The college will be honored alongside other winners at a gala on Monday, Jan. 23 at the Dallas Arboretum.


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. 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 3,100 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Tech University, and the University of North Texas.