Our Donors

Carly Patterson

Carly Patterson

Carly Rae Patterson-Caldwell is an American singer and former gymnast. She is the 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion and a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. She is a Collin College alumna.

Carolyn J. Jones Memorial

Carolyn J. Jones Memorial

Carolyn, 60, passed away in August 2021. She graduated from Lewisville High School, married Johnnie Jones in Howe, Texas and attended Grayson County College where she earned two associate degrees and then went on to attend The University of North Texas where she...


Cary and Trudy Israel

Dr. Cary Israel took the helm of Collin College in 1999. As District President he expanded its facilities by more than 1 million square feet, increased the student population to 52,000 and increased the degree and certificate programs to one hundred. Israel, who...


Chris Grooms

Chris passed in April 2018. He served as Professor of English at Collin since August 1989. He held a BA in History and English, an MA in English from Stephen F. Austin State University and a PhD in Literature from the University College of Wales, where he was honored...


City of Celina/Celina Economic Development Corp

With an estimated population of 11,000, the City of Celina’s population has nearly doubled since 2010. This pace makes Celina one of the fastest growing cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Situated in high-growth Collin County and nestled between...


City of Wylie

Wylie was incorporated in 1887 along the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway right-of-way. The town earned the nickname “Wide-Awake Wylie.” As the railroad infused the town with visitors and commerce, shop owners stayed open late to accommodate the crowds gathering...

Collin-Fannin County Medical Society Endowment

Collin-Fannin County Medical Society Endowment

The Collin-Fannin Medical Society is comprised of 1,500 members of Collin County’s physician’s network. The Society creates and maintains programs that benefit physicians and patients. They also advocate for physicians rights, endorse professional integrity of the...

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Congressman Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson, a decorated war hero and native Texan, ranks among the few Members of Congress to fight in combat. During his 29-year career in the U.S. Air Force, Representative Johnson flew combat missions in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He endured nearly seven...


Congressman Van Taylor

A seventh generation Texan, Van Taylor is a family man, businessman, and decorated Iraq War Veteran. Growing up, Van earned his Eagle Scout from the future President George Bush. After high school, Van attended Harvard College from which he obtained a Bachelor of...


Conley Group

Conley Group is a full-service consulting firm of architects, structural engineers, and project managers. Our staff has designed and managed over 6,000 roofing and waterproofing projects, representing over $1 billion in completed construction value. Our...


Core Construction

CORE Construction’s founder, Otto Baum, immigrated to the United States from Germany with a simple but bold goal: to build enduring structures with integrity. With those same objectives in mind, Otto’s children went on to grow the company into a...


Craig Leverette

Craig Leverette has served Collin College in a number of roles for 24 years. Prior to being named a campus provost, he was the dean of academic affairs and workforce at the Wylie Campus. Leverette began his career at Collin College in 1997 as the head softball coach...


Credit Union of Texas

In 1931, a small group of Dallas teachers applied for a credit union charter. In the beginning, CUTX’s assets totaled only $65! CUTX now ranks in the top 100 credit unions in the country in asset size. We serve over 120,000 members in all 50 states. The...


Curtis Mitchell Memorial

Curtis Ray Mitchell, also known as Grandpa, of Garland, Texas, passed away in 2020 Curtis was born in Dallas. He attended and played football at Coffeyville Junior College and North Eastern Oklahoma University. Curtis worked in the bearing and power transmissions...

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Dallas Area Paralegal Association

DAPA is a voluntary non-profit corporation composed of paralegals, students, and vendors working in all areas of the law, who are interested in furthering their own professional development and who are dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession as a whole.

David McCall Endowment

David McCall Endowment

David McCall was a Plano native who practiced law since 1971. In 1985, he and John Gay started a law firm that has grown to include 10 attorneys. and 19 support staff. He has served on the boards of the Plano Bar Association, Dart, Baylor Hospital, Collin College...

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 200,000 women have joined the...

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Donald C. and Opal D. Wise Endowment

The Donald C. and Opal D. Wise scholarship fund was established by Cynthia Wise Bauge in memory of her loving parents.

Don Barclay Safety Achieve Endowment

Don Barclay Safety Achieve Endowment

Don Barclay was born in 1943 and passed away in 2006. He was a veteran, former president of the Texas Business Association of Amarillo, and the Human Resource Director at Blockbuster Distribution Center in McKinney. Don’s dedication and commitment helped Blockbuster...

Bill King

Dr. Bill King

Dr. Bill King is the vice president and provost of the Collin College Technical Campus, currently under construction in Allen. He served as executive director of facilities and construction from 2016-2019. Previously, he was executive director of facilities and...

Dr. David and Genie Hammel Endowment

Dr. David and Genie Hammel Endowment

Dr. David Hammel received his Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree and Ph.D from the University of Arizona. He served in the US Air Force for 4 years before starting a 40 year career in management and engineering at three different Fortune 500 companies, the last one...

Dr. Erwin and Elisabeth Rue Pink

Dr. Erwin and Elisabeth Rue Pink

Dr. Erwin G. Pink served on the Frisco school board from 1955-1972, a total of 18 years. His six terms represent the longest tenure for a board member that can be documented; he was vice president for 10 of those years. He also served as the volunteer school health...

Dr. John H. and Carole B. Anthony Endowment

Dr. John H. and Carole B. Anthony Endowment

The Anthony family played a vital role in the development of Collin College. Dr. John Anthony was the first President of Collin College and one of the first 5 employees of the college in 1985. Dr. Anthony’s career in education started when he received his doctorate...

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Dr. Raj Menon

Dr. Menon is on the Collin College Board of Trustees. He is an entrepreneur as well as a consultant and President of Flat World Design. Other Involvements: Collin College Finance & Audit Committee Member; Collin College Foundation Board Member; President, Plano...

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Dr. Richard H. Sewell Memorial Endowment

The Dr. Richard H. Sewell Memorial Endowment was set up in 1992 to honor the passing of a beloved Plano dentist by his wife, Peggy Sewell.


Dr. Timothy Chappell

Dr. Tim Chappell graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine Summa Cum Laude and moved to Dallas for postgraduate training. He did his internship and residency in Internal medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at UT Southwestern. He then...

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Dr. Walter L. Pike Memorial Endowment

Dr. Walter Pike was the first employee and Vice President of Collin College back in 1985. Dr. Pike was an educator who taught at Kilgore College where he met his wife Patsy in 1965. They had 2 children after moving to Dallas.

East Fork Wylie Masonic Lodge

East Fork Wylie Masonic Lodge

A Mason (or Freemason) is a member of a fraternity known as Masonry (or Freemasonry). A fraternity is a group of men who join together because: The basic purpose is to make “better men out of good men”, better fathers, better husbands, better brothers, better sons,...

EDS Business Excellence Endowment

EDS Business Excellence Endowment

EDS was an American multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Plano. EDS was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2008. At that time, EDS employed 139,000 people in 64 countries. It was ranked as one of the largest service...

Elliot Abraham Johnson

Elliot Abraham Johnson

Elliot lost his life in utero few weeks before he was born. It was a normal pregnancy. All tests were negative for suspected caused of death and the doctors could not establish a sure cause of death. As his grandfather, Dr. Abe Johnson, who has over 25 years...