Academic Programs

Community & Continuing Education

Golden TigersGolden Tigers

The Cowley College Golden Tigers program, offered to community members who are at least 60 years of age or who are fully retired, provides educational opportunities that promote social, spiritual, artistic, and physical enrichment to its members. Short-term classes, hands-on workshops, exercise sessions, and enlightening day trips are offered throughout the Fall and Spring semesters each year.

The Cowley College Golden Tigers educational program is an affiliate of the Elderhostel Institute Network.

Golden Tigers Activities allow participants to:


  • Keep active
  • Meet interesting people
  • Expand their horizons
  • Participate in exciting courses
  • Explore new skills
  • Develop new interests
  • Have fun
  • Exchange ideas
  • Keep current on relevant issues
  • Make connections
  • Travel to interesting sites


For additional information, please call (620) 441-5286 or email:


Cowley College Golden Tigers Program Advisory Board

A volunteer board serves in an advisory capacity and assists with the operations of the Cowley College Golden Tiger program.


Current Golden Tiger Advisory Board members include:


Larry Schwintz – Chairman
Sid Achenbach
Nick Anzelmo
Jane Brant
Pat Collins
Betty Harper
Clarice Henderson
Judy Jordan
Kay Kennedy - Secretary
Ron Upton