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January 25, 2010

FutureSpace career and college fair to be held Feb. 11


FutureSpaceCowley College presents FutureSpace 2010, Thursday, Feb. 11 in the Brown Center on the Arkansas City Campus. This combination transfer fair and career day gives college and high school students an opportunity to see what comes next.

A College Transfer Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon with 13 colleges/universities on hand to provide information about the academic programs they offer. Cowley College students will learn what it takes to transfer to a four-year school and what programs, scholarships and amenities each has to offer.

A Career Fair will be held in the afternoon with the first session running from 12:30-1:20 p.m. and the second session taking place from 1:30-2:20 p.m.

High school and college students are invited to spend the afternoon listening to experts in the fields they plan to enter. Students can listen to and ask questions about coaching, law enforcement, broadcasting, the secret service and much more.

For more information contact Heather Allen, Cowley College director of organizational learning and academic advising, at

Colleges/universities that will have representatives at the College Transfer Fair:
Bethel College; Bethany College; Emporia State University; Friends University; Kansas State University; Kansas Wesleyan University; McPherson College; Newman University; Pittsburg State University; Southwestern College; Tabor College; Washburn University; Wichita State University.

The following individuals will serve as speakers at FutureSpace 2010:
Charles Butt, Special Agent Supervisor, US Secret Service; Denny Coyne, Perfusionist; Alex Gottlob, Entrepreneur, Landscape Architect; Scott Gurnee, Drafting and Product Design for RPPG; Orvel Mason, Lawyer; Chad McClusky, Law Enforcement and Canine Handler; Jim Ramirez, Professional Referee, Coach; Scott Rogers, Dentist; Christina Rich-Splawn, Graphic Design; Diane Steadham, Thermadyne Corp., Welding; Shawn Wheat, KSOK Radio DJ; Grant Williams, Author.