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Academic Support

Academic Advising Services

 

Academic Advising is here to help you prepare for your future

 

Our advisors are ready to assist you with you degree plan and enrollment, provide information on course transferability, and keep advisees up-to-date on current programs and majors information.

 

Let us help you attain your educational and career goals.

 

Academic Support Advisor Profiles

 

For general questions about advising, please email advising@cowley.edu

 

Kristi Shaw

Kristi Shaw

Executive Director of Enrollment Management

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Lindsay Allen

Lindsay Allen

Music Instructor - Voice

  • A.A. - Cowley College
  • B.S. - Music Education - Kansas State University
  • M.M. - Music Education - Wichita State University

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Chris Cannon

Chris Cannon

Health & Human Services Department Chair

AGS advising areas:  EMS Leadership, Leadership (Business Emphasis), Emergency Medical Services (MICT)

  • M.S. - Southwestern College
  • B.S. - Southwestern College

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Marlys Cervantes

Marlys Cervantes

Humanities Department Chair
Director of Creative Writing Program

AA advising areas:  Creative Writing, Pre-Law

  • MA - English (Literature and Writing), Oklahoma State University
  • BA - English, Oklahoma State University

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Kirsten dos Santos

Kirsten dos Santos

English, Composition, and Public Speaking Instructor

  • B.A. - English Literature - Southwestern College
  • M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction - Southwestern College

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Dianne Flickinger

Dianne Flickinger

IMPACT English Specialist

AA advising areas:  Art, Education/Elementary, Paraprofessional Educator
AAS advising area:  Education Early Education
Special Population:  Developmental

  • Bachelors in Education Tabor College and Indiana University

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Daniel Higdon

Daniel Higdon

Instructor of Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)

Advisor for Mechatronics
Advisor for Milling (Flour)

  • B.S. Chemistry - Fort Hays State University
  • M.S. Education - Pittsburg State University
  • NCCER Certified Instructor
  • OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineer - Member
  • National Fire Protection Association - Member

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Brooke Istas

Brooke Istas

Lead Mathematics Instructor

  • M.S. – Southwestern College
  • B.S. – Southwestern College
  • A.S. – Cowley College
  • Additional graduate study Adult Basic Numeracy, Advanced Mathematics and Statistics, and Adult Education

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Tiffany Killblane

Tiffany Killblane

Life Sciences Instructor

Advising areas: Pre-professional, Science, Honors Society, Phi Theta Kappa

  • B.S. - Biomedical Science - Colorado State University
  • M.S. - Biological Science - Wichita State University

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Julie Kratt

Julie Kratt

Humanities Instructor

AA advising areas:  Education/Elementary, Education/Secondary, English, Liberal Arts, Religion
Special Population:  Developmental, Exploratory

  • M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction - Southwestern College
  • B.A. - English - Evangel College

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Deborah Layton

Deborah Layton

Humanities Instructor

  • A.A. - Theatre - Cowley College
  • B.A. - Theatre - Oklahoma State University
  • M.S. - Teaching, Learning and Leadership (emphasis in School Library Media) - Oklahoma State University

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Zachary Lind

Zachary Lind

Art Instructor

  • A.A. - Graphic Design - Cowley College
  • B.F.A. - Graphic Design - Wichita State University
  • M.F.A. - Animation/Film - UCLA

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Sarah Mathews

Sarah Mathews

Accounting and Business Instructor

  • B.A. - Computer Science - Southwestern College
  • B.S. - Business and Computer Information Systems - Southwestern College
  • M.B.A. - Wichita State University
  • Master of Accountancy - Wichita State University

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Amy McWhirt

Amy McWhirt

Director of Academic Preparation-Humanities

Special Population:  Developmental

  • MEd, Southwestern College
  • BA History/Spanish, Southwestern College
  • Additional graduate study ESOL, Emporia State University

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Bob Moffatt

Bob Moffatt

Welding Technology Instructor

AAS advising area:  Welding Technology

  • Welding Certificate from Pioneer Tech

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April Nittler

April Nittler

Math Instructor

AA advising areas:  Education/Elementary, Education/Elementary (WSU/Cowley BA Program), Education/Secondary

  • M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction
  • BS Health & Physical Education Endorsement Algebra/Geometry

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Julie Rhoads

Julie Rhoads

Education Instructor

AA advising areas:  Education/Elementary, Education/Elementary(WSU/Cowley BA Program), Education/Secondary

AAS advising area:  Early Childhood/Child Care

  • MS Special ED: GTC - Emporia
  • BA Elementary Education - WSU

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Michelle Schoon

Dr. Michelle Schoon

Natural Science Department Chair/Instructor

AS advising areas:  Biology, Chiropractic/Pre, Dentistry/Pre, Health Misc., Medicine/Pre, Mortuary Science/Pre, Nursing (Pratt Program), Nursing/Pre, Pharmacy/Pre, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Medicine/Pre, Dental Hygiene

  • Educational Doctorate from Southwestern College.
  • M. A. Wichita State University  - Curriculum and Instruction
  • B.A. Bethany College - Biology Education

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Liz

Liz Shepard

Upward Bound Director

Advisor for all areas.

  • Master of Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from Wichita State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music Education from Friends University
  • Associates of Arts from Cowley County Community College

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Meg Smith

Meg Smith

Director of Journalism

AA advising areas: Education/Secondary, English, History, Journalism, Liberal Arts
Special Population: Exploratory, Online

  • MA degree Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
  • BA degree from University of Washington-Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • AAS degree from Pierce College, Lakewood, WA

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Pam Smith

Pamela Smith

Instructor of Chemistry

AS advising areas: Biology, Chemistry, Chiropractic/Pre, Dentistry/Pre, Health Misc., Medicine/Pre, Mortuary Science/Pre, Nursing (Pratt Program), Nursing/Pre, Pharmacy/Pre, Physical Science, Physical Therapy/Pre, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Medicine/Pre, Dental Hygiene

  • Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry, Wichita State University
  • BS Biochemistry, Wichita State University
  • AS - Cowley College

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Stover

Janice Stover

Director of Academic Enrichment

AA advising areas: Business Administration, Psychology/Sociology, Social Work

  • M.Ed. from Wichita State University
  • B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas State University
  • Associate of Arts - Colby Community College

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Loretta

Loretta Waldroupe

IMPACT Math Specialist

AA advising areas:  Education/Elementary, Education/Elementary (WSU/Cowley BA Program), Education/Secondary, Liberal Arts
AAS advising area:  Education Early Education
Special Population:  Developmental, Exploratory

  • B.A. - Secondary Math Education - Southwestern College
  • A.A - Cowley College

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Humphrey Wamocha

Humphrey Wamocha

Mathematics/Physics Instructor

  • B.S. - Education - Egerton University, Kenya
  • M.S. - Physics - Wichita State University
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering - Wichita State University

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Lory West

Lory West

Business and Computer Applications Instructor

  • A.A. - Business Administration - Cowley College
  • B.S. - Business Management - Emporia State University
  • M.B.A. - Business Administration - Emporia State University

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