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Cowley finishes in top-five of Daktronics NATYCAA Cup standings

Cowley finishes in top-five of Daktronics NATYCAA Cup standingsTying its highest finish since 2011, Cowley College athletics finished fifth out of more than 200 College’s in the 2020-21 Daktronics NATYCAA Cup standings. The National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators standings is an annual report that shows how all two year schools rank in postseason results for their institution. read more

Cowley at the Fair

Cowley at the FairCowley College admissions representative/cheer coach Brandon Burke, pictured far right on the back row, and members of the Tiger spirit squad took time to work the college’s booth at the Cowley County Fair on Monday. read more

Cowley College continues tradition of buying steer with plans to donate meat

Cowley College continues tradition of buying steer with plans to donate meatTo show continued support for the Cowley County 4-H youth program and the community food banks, Cowley College purchased a steer during Monday night’s Cowley County Fair 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Auction held at the Winfield Fairgrounds. read more

Golden Tiger enrollment to be held in Ark City and Wellington

The Cowley College Golden Tigers is an educational program offered to community members who are at least 50 years of age and/or retired. Through classes, day trips, and workshops, it seeks to provide opportunities that promote the social, intellectual, mental, spiritual, and physical health of its members. Enrollment for classes in Arkansas City will take place Tuesday, August 24 from 1-3 p.m. in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. Enrollment for classes in Wellington will be held Thursday, August 26 from 1-3 p.m. in the Short Center Community Room. read more

Burke named cheer coach at Cowley College

Brandon Burke Cowley College is excited to announce Brandon Burke as its new cheer coach. Burke is a proud graduate of Cowley College, holding a degree in Education with a concentration in Child Development. Coach Burke’s cheer experience started as a member of the Newkirk High School Cheer Team where the squad were OSSAA Region cheer champions, Spirit Fest champions, and he was an All-Region cheerleader. read more

High School volleyball camp conducted at Cowley College

High School volleyball camp conducted at Cowley CollegeWith the start of the fall athletic season just around the corner, Cowley College recently conducted a volleyball camp for high school age participants. read more

Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, August 4

The Cowley College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room, McAtee Dining Center, 206 S. 4th, Arkansas City, KS. click here for agenda

Preparing for turf

Track and Field and Soccer ComplexWith the fall athletic season just around the corner at Cowley College, Double E Construction is finalizing dirt work at the Tiger Track and Field and Soccer Complex located in Arkansas City. Along with the soccer and track and field facility, the Tiger baseball and softball fields will also have turf installed through Sprinturf.

O’Toole named athletic director at Cowley College

Jason O’Toole, a former Cowley College student-athlete and long-time College employee, was approved as the new athletic director at Cowley College during Monday night’s annual Board of Trustees meeting held in the President’s Private Dining Room located inside the McAtee Dining Center. read more

Tiger/Bulldog Youth Basketball Camp to be held August 9-11

Tiger/Bulldog Youth Basketball Camp to be held August 9-11Athletes entering fifth through eighth grade are invited to attend the Tiger/Bulldog Youth Basketball Camp August 9-11 in Arkansas City, KS. The camp will run daily from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Arkansas City High School. read more

Former Cowley athletes face off at $1 million TBT in Wichita

Former Cowley athletes face off at $1 million TBT in WichitaTwo of the top-10 scorers in the history of the Cowley College men’s basketball program, Tyrus McGee and James Milliken, went head-to head while competing at The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Sunday at Wichita State University’s Charles Koch Arena. The much anticipated showdown lived up to the hype with Connor Frankamp making the game-winning layup to send the AfterShocks into the Super-16 with a come from behind win over the Omaha Blue Crew. Frankamp led all scorers with 24 points in the 75-73 win. read more

Cowley lands 93 student-athletes on NJCAA All-Academic teams

Achieving a 3.6 grade point average or higher, 93 Cowley College student-athletes were named 2020-2021 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipients. read more

Exciting changes coming to the Tiger Eatery at the Sumner Campus

The Tiger Eatery, located inside the Sumner Campus Short General Education Center in Wellington, KS, will undergo some exciting changes under new manager Mary Johnson. read more

Pancake breakfast fundraiser to be held on Saturday, August 14

The Cowley College volleyball team is conducting an all you can eat pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, August 14 at Central Christian Church in Arkansas City. read more

Pancake breakfast fundraiser poster

Cervantes takes part in Holocaust and Human Rights study in Tulsa

Eva Unterman with study groupMarlys Cervantes, the Humanities and Communication Chair at Cowley College, recently received a grant from The Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights based out of New York, NY, to be part of a study in Tulsa, OK from June 21 to June 25 entitled Social Justice Lessons in the Heartland: Exploring the Holocaust and Human Rights. read more

Large turnout for Lady Tiger Softball Camp

Large turnout for Lady Tiger Softball CampA softball camp for middle school and high school age participants was recently held at Cowley College’s Travis Hafner Training Center in Arkansas City. A total of 26 individuals took part in the camp. read more

Former Cowley standout Tyrus McGee to play for the AfterShocks

Tyrus McGeeThe Wichita State University alumni team, the AfterShocks, are preparing to participate in The Basketball Tournament (TBT), which is an open-application, single-elimination tournament played each summer in the United States. Looking to fill out its roster, the AfterShocks reached out to former Cowley College and Iowa State University sharp-shooter Tyrus McGee. read more

Cowley admissions team gearing up for Fair season

With the fall semester just around the corner, Cowley College’s admissions representatives will be busy promoting the school at several area events. read more

Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for spring semester

The Registrar’s office at Cowley College has released the names of students who earned spots on the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the spring 2021 semester. read more

Ridgnal named Junior College Male Athlete of the Year; Suied named Female runner-up

Ridgnal named Junior College Male Athlete of the Year; Suied named Female runner-upFollowing a stellar sophomore season which saw him help the Cowley College men’s basketball team to a national runner-up finish, Dalen Ridgnal was named the Junior College Male Athlete of the Year at the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission Sports Banquet held Thursday at the Downtown Drury Plaza-Broadview in Wichita, KS. read more

Pair of Tiger track and field athletes sign with OBU

Pair of Tiger track and field athletes sign with OBURecent Cowley College graduates Matt Higdon and Caitlin Mannon have signed letters of intent to continue their education and track and field careers at NCAA Division II school Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, OK. read more

Cowley College set to receive more than $300,000 in Kansas Promise Scholarship Assistance

With ongoing progress made at the state level, Cowley College has been approved to receive more than $300,000 in Kansas Promise Act scholarship dollars to assist Kansas residents who wish to study and work in Kansas. The Kansas Promise Act, passed in April 2021, allows Kansas residents the opportunity to earn scholarship dollars for select programs at no cost to eligible students beginning in August of 2021. read more

Cowley College partnering to provide IT Camps

Cowley College partnering to provide IT CampsCowley College and KanOkla Networks are teaming up to provide a pair of Sumner County IT (Industrial Technology) Camps in July. read more

Cowley College Distance Learning Team Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award

Staff from Cowley College have been named winners of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Optimizing Student Experience. read more

A job well done

Curt Freeland and Shane LarsonFormer City Manager of Arkansas City, Curt Freeland, was one of several community members to attend a reception for outgoing Cowley College athletic director Shane Larson. read more

First of three softball camps held at Cowley

First of three softball camps held at CowleyA total of 24 individuals took part in Cowley College’s Tiger Strong softball camp for first through fifth graders. The camp was held June 29-30 at the Travis Hafner Training Complex. The high school softball camp will take place July 14 and middle school camp July 15. read more

Board approves 2021-2022 operating budget

Cowley College’s Board of Trustees approved the 2020-2021 proposed operating budget of $23,317,010 during its regularly scheduled meeting held Monday in the President’s Private Dining Room located inside the Patrick J. McAtee Dining Center. read more