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2012-2013

West Point Bridge Design contest held at Mulvane Center
bridge contest Cowley College’s Mulvane Center Math and Science Club sponsored the annual West Point Bridge Design Contest. This is the 12th year that the competition has been offered. Any Cowley student is welcome to enter.
The purpose of the contest is to provide students with a realistic, engaging introduction to engineering. West Point provides this contest as a service to education--and as a tribute to the Academy's 200 years of service to the United States of America. read more
Mulvane Center honors students with Awards Banquetbanquet
Cowley College’s Mulvane Center held its Awards Banquet on Friday, April 26 at Luciano's Restaurant in Mulvane. Recognition was given to students involved in Math and Science Club and Phi Theta Kappa, as well as to students who had served as ambassadors and tutors over the last year.
Angelica Wood was given a special award honoring her as Tutor of the Year for her efforts in assisting students academically, above and beyond that expected of her in her role as a Cowley tutor. The first and second place winners of the Bridge Design contest were also announced. First place went to Elliott McNelly and second place was awarded to Angelica Wood.
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Zoo Trip
zoo tripTaking advantage of one of the first really nice spring days this year, the Mulvane Math and Science Club spent Sunday afternoon at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.  Eleven members and guests met at the zoo and visited all the popular exhibits. Club sponsor, Uwe Conrad:   It was perfect zoo weather.  Most of the animals were active and seemed to be enjoying the sun as much as we were. The last meeting for the Mulvane Math and Science Club will be Wednesday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. Weather permitting, the members will be racing their wind-powered vehicles that they created earlier this month. View photo gallery.
Wind Wheel Wins
wind wheel The students in the math and science club have a building project every semester - this time they chose to build and race wind races - materials used had to be common household items. One racer used a sail made from a trash bag and the other used wax paper. The students worked in teams to put the racers together.
Team Windfoam included Elliott McNelly, Jeramy (correct spelling) Lamar, Brandon McIntosh, Nicky Maurer and Kayla Dye.
Team Wind Wheel included Angelica Wood, Jaison Moravec, Evan Bradley, Jade Carlson and Daniel Freeland.
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Mulvane's Pi Day
Pi DayThe Math and Science Club in Mulvane celebrated Pi Day on March 14. View photo gallery.
PTK students receive awards at Regional Conference
Students in Cowley College’s Phi Theta Kappa organization were well represented at the awards ceremony held at the PTK Kansas Regional Conference Saturday in Hutchinson. read more
PTK students honored at awards luncheonPTK
Three Cowley College students were recently honored at a luncheon in Topeka for being named to the Kansas All-State Academic Team.

Representing Cowley College were, Jennifer Mendez and Jill Kanning from the Arkansas City campus, and Michael Christian Decker from the Mulvane Center.

All three students will have a chance at being named to PTK’s All-America Academic Team, which will be announced in March. read more
Mulvane Math and Science Club
Mulvane Math and Science Club The Mulvane Math and Science Club kicked off the fall semester with a “Taco in a bowl” lunch fundraiser last week. Taco chips were crushed and placed in the bottom of a bowl and topped with seasoned ground beef. Then students and staff were allowed to take it from there and get creative with choices of lettuce, cheese, onions, sour cream and salsa. All for $2! Bottled water and baked goods were also available for purchase. read more


Mulvane Math & Science Club hosts Hawaiian Luau
Math and Science Club

Not even the unseasonably cold weather could stop the Mulvane Math & Science Club from hosting their annual Hawaiian Luau on Tuesday.
Club sponsor and Master Chef, Uwe Conrad, prepared the meat choices of smoked pulled pork and barbeque ribs. Math and science club members provided side dishes of Hawaiian rice, pineapple cheese ball, fresh fruit, chips and pineapple upside down cake. Fruit punch drink was served in a color-changing Cowley cup that was included with each meal.  read more

Mulvane students enjoyed an incredibly diverse field trip that took them 650 feet underground to beneath the sea
math & science field tripThe Mulvane Math and Science Club took advantage of the break in the weather last weekend, February 24, and traveled to Hutchinson to visit the Kansas Underground Salt Museum and the Kansas Cosmosphere.
Students attending were Brandon McIntosh, Angelica Wood, David Koch, Amy Moore, Mark Janzen, Jaison Moravec, Andre Bell, Abbie Shinkle, Jeramy Lamar. read more
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Mulvane Center staff celebrates Worldwide Recess Day
Worldwide Recess DayAll available Cowley College staff at the school’s Mulvane Center participated in Worldwide Recess Day on Friday, September 14. The event was hosted by the Cowley College Wellness Team. The program aims to prove the simple notion: Promoting a paid activity break-one that includes even short periods of movement-during the workday benefits employee health and well-being and may increase overall fitness over time. read more
Mulvane's Old Settlers Day parade
paradeACES students from Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City and the Mulvane Center met up with Stephani Johns-Hines, the new Associate Dean of Online and Outreach Education, to march in Mulvane’s Old Settler’s Day parade and promote Cowley College. James Fry, ACES coordinator, helped assist with the event. View photo gallery.
Cowley conducts Open House at newly expanded Mulvane Center
Open HouseProviding members of the public an opportunity to tour Cowley College’s expansion to its Mulvane Center, the school held an Open House at the facility from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Refreshments and giveaways were provided. read more