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College Honors 2011-2012

Psi Beta chapter has earned the 2011-2012 Chapter Excellence Award from the Psi Beta National Honor Society.  In its notification letter, Psi Beta Executive Director Dr. Jerry Rudmann said “few of the nation’s Psi Beta chapters achieve this level of distinction.  This award is something in which your students, the psychology faculty and your college can take great pride.”

The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting has approved Collin College’s core curriculum for Surgical Technology.

Collin College's engineering department was nominated for the Metroplex Technology Business Council’s Tech Titan Award. The award recognizes a technology advocate/champion for their outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing or accelerating the performance of technology companies and/or the technology community. 

Collin College's Surgical Technology program received award for having 90 percent or greater pass rate on the national credentialing exam. Only 52 programs out of more than 570 programs in the nation received this honor. Collin College is one of only two surgical technology programs to receive the awards and one of only three in the Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico region.

Collin College was named the No. 1 college in the education category in a recent reader’s choice poll conducted by Star Community Newspapers.

The Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs awarded full accreditation status to the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program.

The National Board of the Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting has awarded its annual Merit Award to Collin College for achieving a 92 percent graduate pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist examination for 2011.

Collin College was selected as a “Top Military-Friendly College” by Military Advanced Education, the publishers of the 2012 Guide to America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities.

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