Student Services’ revamped efforts to improve student retention, satisfaction, and career preparedness were recognized by the Best Student Service Practice award. Collins College achieved its Student Services goals by focusing on four major areas: Student Engagement, Student Recognition, Student Activities, and Professional Development. Some strategies addressing these areas were Student Appreciation Days, the “artWALK” student gallery, skills workshops, and a carpool program.Collins College’s additional career preparation initiatives were acknowledged by the APSA Best Placement Practice award. This honor highlights the Career Services department’s efforts to prepare students for the future using social media communication, mandating career-focused class presentations and coordinating with community partners to keep students informed and engaged. Besides helping students learn outside the classroom, Career Services has also brought professional training into classrooms by giving presentations on topics including resume development, job search strategies, networking, and portfolio development. Learn more about the career assistance offered at Collins College by visiting its Career Services web page. If you’re interested in working toward a design and technology degree, Collins College is ready to help you explore your educational options and the professional possibilities you could pursue. Prospective students and employers can contact us for more information. About Collins College Collins College, with two locations in Phoenix and Tempe, Ariz., provides students with a career-focused education in the design and technology fields. Collins offers degrees in Audio Production, Game Production, Graphic Design, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Film and Video Production, Web Design and Development, Retail Merchandise Management, Digital Video Production, Internet Marketing and Information Technology. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Collins College cannot guarantee employment or salary and is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.collinscollege.edu/disclosures. For more information, visit www.collinscollege.edu.