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February 6, 2009

Career and College Fair to be held Feb. 12


Cowley College presents FutureSpace 2009, Thursday, Feb. 12 in the Brown Center on the Arkansas City Campus. The event will serve as a career fair for college and high school students.

A College Transfer Fair will be held from 9-11 a.m. with 16 colleges/universities from Kansas and Oklahoma on hand to provide information about the academic programs they offer.

Career Showcase presentations will take place from 1-3 p.m. This will provide students an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from professionals in the workplace.

Students who attend the career workshops are eligible for two $50 gift cards sponsored by the Cowley College Endowment Association. There will also be a $50 gift card that will be given as a door prize to a lucky participant at the college fair.

Colleges/universities that will have representatives at the College Transfer Fair:
Baker University; Bethel College; Bethany College; Emporia State University; Friends University; Kansas Wesleyan University; Newman University; Oklahoma City University; Ottawa University; Pittsburg State University; Southwestern (Okla.) Christian University; Southwestern College; Tabor College; University of Kansas; Washburn University; Wichita State University.

The following individuals will serve as speakers at FutureSpace 2009:
Mike Fell, Cowley College art instructor and professional artist; Kris Ripley, Cowley College graphic designer; Connie Donatelli, Cowley College vocal music director; Lindsay Ramirez, music educator; J.R. Hurst, writer, director and performer; Dean Hall, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist; Brian Grunder, Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper; Maria Ramirez, stylist, Salon M&M; Lane Massey, Arkansas City director of administration; Brandon Russell, assistant director of Butler County EMS; Sarah Clawson, registered nurse; Angela Norton, registered pharmacist; Mary Ayers, forensic scientist Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center; Steve McNinch, Ethanol Company; Andy Roberson, PSG first assistant golf professional at the Flint Hills National Golf Club; Fred Hayes, president BG Products; and Kim Howard, Carquest store manager.