Hall Of Honor
Points of Cougar Pride - Hall Of Honor
Collin College has made a name for itself as one of the nation's most innovative colleges. The dedication to academic excellence, service and involvement, is demonstrated by the national honors earned by the faculty, students and administration. Following are a few examples:
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The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named Collin College physics professor Dr. Greg Sherman the 2012 Texas Professor of the Year.
A consortium led by Collin College has been selected for a $19,998,974 grant, part of nearly $500 million in federal grants targeted for training and workforce development to help unemployed workers who are changing careers. More than 200 community colleges around the country applied and 32 were selected by the U.S. Department of Labor in coordination with the U.S. Department of Education.
Collin College’s nursing program announced that the National League of Nursing (NLN) has named it a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education™. Collin College’s nursing program is Texas’ first and only Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. Of the more than 1,800 nursing programs in the country, only 19 have been named a Center of Excellence.
Cristina Garcia, Collin College graduate, received the Pearson Prize for Higher Education, the highest honor the Pearson Foundation awards in August 2011. This prestigious recognition is only awarded to 20 out of 20,000 applicants from universities and colleges across the United States, and it comes with a $10,000 scholarship.