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Collin College Unveils Inaugural Research Journal

March 23, 2017 - Collin College recently published the inaugural edition of Quest: An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal. The mentor-reviewed journal showcases research in process, best practices and completed works from within the Collin College academic community. The online publication allows students the opportunity to publish their research.

The first edition topics range from technology in the classroom to gender equality. Under the direction of faculty mentors, the following students are featured in the inaugural journal: Stuart Tollison, Adam Tollison, Stephen Dillard, Elizabeth Farrar, James Popiolek and Ellery Trantham.

The interdisciplinary publication encourages submissions from diverse academic disciplines and includes a variety of sections including English, humanities, philosophy and religion; sociology, psychology, communication studies, history and natural sciences. The editorial board includes editor in chief Lisa Roy-Davis and associate editor Scott Cheney.

Quest is housed on Collin College’s Digital Commons which captures, archives and disseminates original, scholarly and creative works produced or sponsored by faculty members, students, staff members, organizations or departments at Collin College.

To read Quest’s inaugural journal articles, visit

To learn more about the Digital Commons, contact the administrator at

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 Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.