Business, Computers, & Information Technology Department


Faculty & Staff

  • Todd Shepherd

    Todd ShepherdDepartment Chairman

    Economics Instructor
    Arkansas City Campus

    Classes taught

    1. Macroeconomics
    2. Microeconomics
    3. Agricultural Economics
    4. Introduction to Astronomy

    Education and degrees

    1. BS - Economics from the University of Missouri
    2. MA - Economics from the University of Missouri


    1. NISOD Master Teacher Award 2002
    2. Who's Who Among America's College Teachers
    3. Paul Stirnaman Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence 2007-2008


    1. Jefferson College
    2. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
    3. St Charles County Community College

    Office: Webb-Brown Academic Center 106 - Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.5310

  • Holly Benton

    Holly BentonBusiness and Computer Application Instructor

    Arkansas City Campus

    1. A.A. - Cowley County Community College - May 2005
    2. B.S. in Education - Emporia State University - December 2007
    3. M.S. in Business Education - Emporia State University - August 2015


    1. Kansas Business Education Association (KBEA)
    2. Business Computer Applications Teacher at Winfield High School

    Office: Webb-Brown Academic Center 106G, Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.5328

  • Rikki Hettenbach

    Rikki HettenbachAcademic Department Specialist, Business and Social Sciences

    Arkansas City, Campus

    Office: Webb-Brown Academic Center 106 - Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.5283

  • Sarah Mathews

    Sarah MathewsAccounting and Business Instructor

    Academic Advisor
    DECA advisor
    Arkansas City Campus


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


    1. National Business Education Association (NBEA)
    2. Kansas Business Education Association (KBEA)
    3. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

    Office: Webb-Brown Academic Center 202, Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.5265

  • Elizabeth Peck

    Elizabeth PeckBCIT Instructor

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. BS, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
    2. MBA, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
    3. Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma


    1. Kansas National Education Association
    2. National Education Association
    3. College Education Association

    Office: Webb-Brown Academic Center 106A, Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.6523

  • Part-time Instructors

    Cowley College uses part-time instructors that contribute diverse expertise to the learning experience.


    Credentials for part-time instructors.