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With vision and courage, Cowley College instructors create innovative environments where students can receive a quality education.

We have over 50 full-time instructors and around 200 part-time instructors. With an average class size of 17 students, the instructors at Cowley College take a personal interest in the success of each and every student.
  Slade Griffiths
Vice President of Academic Affairs

Slade Griffiths
"It is gratifying to nurture the synergy between faculty and students to create a dynamic learning environment. Our faculty is comprised of gifted individuals who are discipline-specific experts that amaze me with their diligence, knowledge, and care. I fully believe that both students and faculty alike must be engaged in the classroom. Together, both can elevate student success and enable a significant difference in the future." read profile

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Daniel HigdonDaniel Higdon
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics) Instructor

Daniel Higdon has been a part-time instructor at Cowley College since 2011. In the spring of 2012 he began teaching Manufacturing Technology as a substitute and became the full time Instructor in the fall of 2012.

"I am looking forward to making Manufacturing Technology program the best in the state and possibly the region. I am striving to bring new technology, basic concepts, and hands on learning together in a small package to attract any individual from secondary high school students to post-secondary professionals. These students will come together to learn, share, and grow as: Mechanical, PLC, Robotic, or numerous other Industry Technicians. I feel proud to take part in educating students at a wonderful and supporting College."

Daniel previously taught as a graduate and assisted as an undergraduate for 3 years at Fort Hays State University.

Daniel earned a BS Degree in Chemistry (emphasis in Biochem) at Fort Hays State University in 2010, and he worked as a Quality Analyst at the QA Enersys of Delaware Battery Plant in Hays, Ks.

Office: Walker Technology Building, Room 102
Phone: (620) 441-5262




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