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Academic Affairs Council
Dr. Harold Arnett - - - read profile
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dr. Arnett

Dr. Harold W. Arnett assumed the role of Vice President of Academics in the Fall of 2015. Dr. Arnett is a Kentucky native who has a varied background in education.

  Stephani Johns-Hines - - - read profile
Associate Vice President of Business and Industry Advancement

StephaniStephani Johns_Hines served as Associate Dean of Online and Outreach Education and AVP of Mulvane and Online Operations from 2012 to 2015 . Johns-Hines assumed the position as AVP of Business and Industry Advancement in 2015.
Janice Stover - - - read profile
Associate Vice President of Academics and Secondary Partnerships
ChrisJanice Stover began her Cowley College career in 1991 as an assistant to the Endowment Association director when the capital campaign was launched to build the Brown Center. From 1997 to 2015, she served as Director of Academic Enrichment and Director of Continuing Education. She was promoted to AVP of Academics and Secondary Partnerships in 2015.
 

Eddie Andreo --- read profile
Associate Vice President for Distance Learning and Site Management

ArnettEddie Andreo has been with the College since 2008, served as the Director for Online Learning from 2013 to 2015, and was appointed Associate Vice President of Distance Learning and Site Management at the start of 2016.  Andreo leads the Instructional Design processes and administers the online campus component of the College by facilitating technology-rich instruction and learning through collaborative curricular innovation. 
Chris Cannon - - - read profile
Health & Human Services Chairperson
ChrisChris Cannon has been at the college since 2005. In 2012, he became chairperson of the Health & Human Services Department. He is also the Director of the EMS Education Program. Cannon manages the Coop Education and Dislocated Workers programs.
 

Marlys Cervantes - - - read profile
Humanities Chairperson

MarlysMarlys Cervantes has been at the college since 2000 and department chair since 2008. Cervantes initiates the development of new programs and oversees the ongoing quality of education in her area.

Mark Flickinger - - - read profile
Department Chairperson, Instructor: Painting & Drawing
MarkMark Flickinger has been at Cowley College since 2001 as an instructor of Art History, Painting, and Drawing.
One of Mark's favorite quotes is by Henry David Thoreau as he described his view of landscape:   "There is as much beauty in the landscape as we are prepared to appreciate. Not a grain more"
  Devin Graves - - - read profile
Registrar
Devin GravesDevin Graves has been at Cowley College since 2006 as Director of Adult Education Programs. He was appointed Registrar of the College in September, 2014.
Graves also teaches Computer Applications face-to-face and online.
Dr. Michelle Schoon - - - read profile
Natural Science Chairperson
MichelleDr. Michelle Schoon has been at the College since 1991. The Natural Science Department covers the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, computer science and pre-professional programs.
  Todd Shepherd - - - read profile
Social Science Chairperson
ToddTodd Shepherd has been at the College since 1999; he became department chair in 2002. Social Science covers a diverse range of disciplines from anthropology to political science.

Heath and Human Services

Allied Health: EMS, MICT, CNA/CMA, administration
Chris Cannon - - - read profile
Health & Human Services Chairperson
ChrisChris Cannon has been at the college since 2005. In 2012, he became chairperson of the Health & Human Services Department. He is also the Director of the EMS Education Program. Cannon manages the Coop Education and Dislocated Workers programs.
  Jeff M. Fluty - - - read profile
Instructor: Care and Prevention of Athletic InjuriesJeff
In 2002, Jeff Fluty began his professional health care career as a Certified Athletic Trainer at Cowley College. In addition to teaching at the Allied Health Center, he serves as Cowley College’s Head Athletic Trainer in Arkansas City, Kansas.

Steve Storm - - - read profile
Instructor: Paramedic
SteveSteve Storm has been a paramedic instructor for Cowley since Spring 2013. Storm is a graduate of the 2008-2009 Cowley MICT Program.

 

Samantha Troyer - - - read profile
Paramedic Instructor Coordinator
Samantha

Criminal Justice
Frank Owens - - - read profile
Instructor: Criminal Justice
OwensFrank Owens has been an instructor at Cowley College since 2011. He teaches the criminal justice courses.
   
Cosmetology
Amy Roney - - - read profile
Cosmetology Instructor
Roney
  Paige Winslow - - - read profile
Cosmetology Instructor
Winslow

Business, Computers, & Information Technology
agriculture, business, cosmetology, criminal justice, graphic & web design

Lory West - - - read profile
Instructor: BCIT Instructor
WestLory West has been employed at college since July 2008. Beginning her career in the admissions office, she recently transitioned in August 2013 from the Director of Admissions to a full time faculty member in the BCIT department.
  Sarah Mathews - - - read profile
Instructor: Accounting
SarahSarah Mathews has been at Cowley College since 2008. “The classroom experience is a fun, interactive yet challenging environment where students will learn various accounting topics necessary to succeed in the business world or as accountants.
Bethany Stewart - - - read profile
Instructor: Business and Computer Applications
BethanyBethany Steward has been an instructor at Cowley College since 2008. “I enjoy sharing my interest in computers and information technology with my students. My goal is to expand their knowledge of technology and teach them how to use it in a productive way.
   

Career & Technical Education
automotive, welding, NDT, machine & tool, & manufacturing technology
Jim Ailey - - - read profile
Instructor: Automotive
JimJim Ailey has been the automotive instructor on the Ark City campus since 2009. “I am extremely proud of my automotive students; they will go far in the field they study.”
  Daniel Higdon - - - read profile
Instructor: Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
DanielDaniel has been an instructor at Cowley College since 2011. “I am looking forward to making Manufacturing Technology program the best in the state and possibly the region.”
Bob Moffatt - - - read profile
Instructor: Welding Technology
Bob Since 1996, Bob Moffatt has served as a welding instructor at the college.
Moffatt was recognized by the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development as a Master Teacher in 2002.
 

Ricky Squires - - - read profile

Instructor: Machine Tool
RickySince 2008, Ricky Squires has served as the machine tool technology instructor at the college.

Tim Walton - - - read profile
Instructor: Automotive
Tim"If your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail." by Bernard Baruch
Tim Walton has been an automotive instructor at the Career & Technical Education Center in Mulvane since 2010.

  Shawn White - - - read profile
Instructor: Welding
ShawnShawn White has been at the Mulvane Technology Center since 2009 as a welding instructor. He also teaches most of the applied courses that go along with the program including: Applied Economics, Blueprint Reading, and Industrial Math.

Humanities

english, creative writing, mass media

Marlys Cervantes - - - read profile
Humanities Chairperson
MarlysMarlys Cervantes has been at the college since 2000 and department chair since 2008. She strives to bring to the students what fits their needs in a way that encourages them to succeed in both education and life.
  Kimberlee Cook - - - read profile
Instructor: Composition and Public Speaking
CookKimberlee Cook joined the Humanities staff at Cowley College in the Fall of 2015.
“The art of public speaking and writing are some of the most essential skills students will ever learn.

Ryan Doom - - - read profile
Instructor: English and Composition
RyanRyan Doom has been at Cowley College since 2009. He teaches composition and fiction writing.“As a writer, I approach teaching from a writer’s point of view, bringing a unique perspective to the classroom."
  Kirsten Dos Santos - - - read profile
Instructor: Instructor: English and Composition
Dos Santos
Julie Kratt - - - read profile
Instructor: English and Composition
Julie"My goal is that students will leave my classroom realizing that they each have a voice, and what they have to say is important. I want them to feel confident in expressing themselves." Julie Kratt has been at Cowley College since 2004 as an instructor of English and Composition.
  Deborah Layton - - - read profile
Instructor: English, Composition, and American Literature
Deborah"I set high expectations and build confidence in my students so that they’ll know they can attain their goals through hard work and dedication." Deborah Layton has been with Cowley College since the fall of 2011.
Amy McWhirt - - - read profile
Director of Academic Preparation
Amy "Language is one of the keys to deepening our experience of the world and expanding our connections to other people." Amy McWhirt has been with Cowley College since 2003 where she teaches beginning Spanish, English as a Second Language, and basic English writing courses..
  Meg Smith - - - read profile
Director of Journalism
MegSince 2007, Meg Smith has taught courses in mass media, journalism, newspaper production, and photography. Smith enjoys working with her students and watching them grow as writers, photographers, editors and people.

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
biology, mathematics, life sciences, computer science, chemistry, physics

Dr. Michelle Schoon - - - read profile
Natural Science Chairperson
MichelleDr. Michelle Schoon has been at the College since 1991. The Natural Science Department covers the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, computer science and pre-professional programs.
  Uwe Conrad - - - read profile
Lead Instructor: Mathematics
UweSince 2000, UweConrad has been a mathematics instructor at the Mulvane Center
Steve Cooper - - - read profile
Instructor: Mathematics
Cooper"Math is like one big puzzle. It's really not that different from learning the rules to a game and playing it." Steve Cooper has been a mathematics instructor at Cowley since 2011.
  Tiffany Corley - - - read profile
Instructor: Life Sciences (Mulvane Center)
TiffanyTiffany Corley has been an instructor of Life Sciences at the Mulvane Center since Fall 2013. She has a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and an M.S. in Biological Sciences.
Mike Hayden - - - read profile
Instructor: Mathematics
MikeMike Hayden has been an instructor of Mathematics for Cowley College since Fall 2014.
  David Hays - - - read profile
Instructor: Math & Computer Science
David David Hays has been a mathematics and computer science instructor at Cowley since 2003. Hays is passionate about his work as he considers teaching his hobby.
Brooke Istas - - - read profile
Instructor: Mathematics
BrookeBrooke Istas has been an instructor of Mathematics for Cowley College since Fall 2014. Prior to accepting the position as math faculty, she acted as the Instructional Coordinator for the Cowley College Adult Education program.
 

Heather Kelly - - - read profile

Instructor: Mathematics
HeatherHeather Kelly has been an instructor of Mathematics for Cowley College since Fall 2014.

Chad Killblane - - - read profile
Instructor: Chemistry (Mulvane Center)
KillblaneChad Killblane has been an instructor of Chemistry at the Mulvane Center since 2011.

  Scott Layton - - - read profile
Instructor: Biology and Microbiology
ScottSince 2002, Scott Layton has been an instructor of biology and microbiology at Cowley College.
April Nittler - - - read profile
Instructor: Developmental Math
AprilApril Nittler has been at Cowley College since 2003 as a Developmental Math Instructor. She teaches elementary algebra and intermediate algebra and loves teaching at Cowley because the majority of students want to be here and want to learn.
  Martin Shaffer - - - read profile
Instructor: Physical Science, Engineering Physics
Shaffer “ I enjoy sharing my knowledge and enthusiasm for science with students.” Martin Shaffer has been a physical science and engineering physics instructor at Cowley since 2011.
Pam Smith - - - read profile
Instructor: Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
PamPam Smith has been at Cowley since 1995 as an instructor of natural science and chemistry. She takes pleasure in getting to know students and helping them make goals and plans.
  Humphrey Wamocha - read profile
Instructor: Mathematics and Physics
HumphreyHumphrey Wamocha has been a mathematics and physics instructor at Cowley since 2011. Wamocha earned a PhD - Mechanical Engineering, at Wichita State University.

Social Sciences
anthropology, education, health, history, political science, psychology, religion, social work, sports

Todd Shepherd - - - read profile
Social Science Chairperson
ToddTodd Shepherd has been at the College since 1999; he became department chair in 2002. Social Science covers a diverse range of disciplines from anthropology to political science.
  Frank Arnold - - - read profile
Instructor: history and political science
FrankFrank Arnold has been a history and political science instructor at Cowley since 2000.
Robyn Hill - - - read profile
Instructor: Social Science
Hill
 

Dr. Loretta Klamik - - - read profile
Instructor: Social Science

Dr. KlamikDr. Loretta Klamik graduated from Wichita State University in 2005 with her PhD in Psychology. Her interests are primarily related to applied social sciences.

Janet Davidson - - - read profile
Director of Childcare & Development
(Early Childhood Education)
DavidsonJanet Davidson began her career at Cowley College in 2010 as an instructor of Adult Basic  Education along with part-time instruction. In 2013 she became the instructor of childcare and early childhood education.
  Holly Peters - - - read profile
Instructor: Social Science
HollyHolly Peters began her career at Cowley College in 2014 as an instructor of Sociology and Psychology. Holly finds great reward in exposing students to the power of understanding others and the advantage it has in their lives both personally and professionally.
Julie Rhoads - - - read profile
Director of Education
JulieSince 2006, Julie Rhoads has been at Cowley College as an instructor in elementary education.
   

Visual and Performing Arts
visual art, graphic design, theatre, vocal music, instrumental music

Mark Flickinger - - - read profile
Department Chairperson, Instructor: Painting & Drawing
MarkMark Flickinger has been at Cowley College since 2001 as an instructor of Art History, Painting, and Drawing.
One of Mark's favorite quotes is by Henry David Thoreau as he described his view of landscape:   "There is as much beauty in the landscape as we are prepared to appreciate. Not a grain more"
  Lindsay Allen - - - read profile
Instructor, Applied Voice, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation
LindsayLindsay Allen began her career at Cowley College in 2010 as a part-time instructor. After teaching applied voice and music appreciation for two years, she became a full time faculty member, adding aural skills to her teaching responsibilities.
Zachary Lind - - - read profile
Faculty 3-D art instructor
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  Mark Dykes - - - read profile
Instructor: Graphic Design
MarkMark Dykes started his career at the college in 2012 as the instructor for the graphic design program.
"The ability to think abstractly (and many of the other skills graphics arts utilize) can benefit students in all areas of life, not just doing design work."
 
Josh Fleig - - - read profile
Director of Instrumental Music
JoshJosh Fleig began his tenure at Cowley in the fall of 2006 as the director of the instrumental music department
"As an educator it is my job to equip my students with the knowledge they need and to guide them in the journey of music making."
 

John Sefel - - - read profile
Theatre Director
John“Every single American’s life has been fundamentally affected by theatre, whether or not they’ve ever sat and watched a play. Understanding the power of theatre is key to jobs in communication, sales, politics, entertainment, education, event-planning, and any position which requires capturing and focusing the attention of an audience. In short, theatre can change the world, and has—many, many times.”
John Sefel is a theatre artist, writer, and educator who serves as Cowley College’s Director of Theatre.

Marcia Wieland - - - read profile
Director of Vocal Music

wielandIn the fall of 2015 Wieland accepted a position as the Director of Vocal Music at Cowley College. Wieland's professional work as a conductor and teacher spans a wide variety of ages and abilities including experiences with high school, collegiate, and adult choirs.