Patsy Collins, MA, AFC, CPFC, is the Director of the Student Money Management Center at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). The center has received national and institutional awards and recognition. Patsy doesn't believe that students should live paycheck to paycheck. They should thrive! Patsy and her team of full time colleagues and peer coaches work tirelessly with students to help them learn how to align their personal finances with their personal and professional goals. Patsy was named the Financial Counselor of the Year by AFCPE in 2015. She has been invited to speak at national and state conferences on a variety of financial wellness topics.