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Patsy Collins

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Patsy Collins, MA, CPFC®, AFC® is the Director of the Student Money Management Center at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). The center has received national and institutional awards of excellence. Patsy doesn’t believe that any student should live paycheck to paycheck. They should thrive! With that goal in mind, a team of full-time peer coaches works tirelessly with students to learn how to align their personal budgets with their personal and professional goals. In November 2015, Ms. Collins was named Outstanding Counselor of the Year by the Association for Financial Counseling Planning and Education. Previously, Patsy was a senior financial aid counselor at the University and earlier in her career managed physical assets and financial derivatives in the energy sector.