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2005-2006 Press Releases

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July 2006
20 Inspirational football player Vince Papale to be featured speaker
19 Gackstatter’s work on display at several venues
18 Board approves raises during regular monthly meeting
17 Upward Bound Summer Excellence Camp participants take to challenge course
5 Cowley PBL students do well at National Leadership Conference
5 Gackstatter to lead Ark City Community Band in seventh concert
June 2006
28 Everhart’s “Oceans of Kansas” to be featured at the National Book Festival
27 Gackstatter to conduct concert Thursday
26 Wallace receives $2,500 scholarship
21 Sultz receives $1,000 scholarship from Wichita State
21 Cowley’s Norton, Roberts promoting business and industry training
20 College extends the contracts of several administrators
20 Gackstatter to conduct Ark City Community Band
15 President’s, Dean’s honor rolls released by Cowley College
14 Cowley’s automotive technology program receives NATEF certification
13 Brown Center’s namesake, Bob Brown, dies at 93
7 Allen departs Cowley having left mark on college
5 Bates named Northern Campus Math/Science Teacher of the Year
1 Cowley set to host USATF Level 1 Track Coaching School
May 2006
31 Cowley to host Homeschool College Experience on June 21
30 Gackstatter to help Ark City Community Band begin 135th season
26 Cowley offering four community art courses in the fall
23 Hoppock wins bridge building contest
22 Cowley to hold informational meeting on single parent scholarship program
16 Aguilar to retire from Cowley
16 Cowley to offer Computer Support Specialist program in the fall
15 Gackstatter artwork featured in Wichita
15 Bridge tour Saturday
15 Cowley’s Spurgeon speaks to group at Allen County Historical Society
10 Students enjoy food, fun at annual Upward Bound Awards Banquet
9 Arkansas City community band begins 135th season
9 Cowley’s Gates wins gold medal at Skills USA competition
5 Cowley’s Ely Ray does well at Skills USA State Competition
5 Norton to be co-presenter at conference
4 Four long time Cowley employees honored during retirement reception
3 Cowley’s instrumental music department to hold spring concert Sunday
3 Cowley’s largest graduating class to take part in Saturday ceremony
2 Cowley selects students to be ambassadors for next academic year
April 2006
28 James Franklin named Cowley’s Mr. Cinderfella
21 Cowley’s Norton earns CPLP credential
19 Cowley holds annual Honors and Awards Ceremony
19 Temporal Mechanics Union to present adaptation of science fiction classic
19 Cowley to host annual Jazz Night
18 Cowley College class tours two area facilities
18 Cowley to hold informational meetings on Single Parent Scholarship Program
18 Roderick, Shepherd to retire from Cowley
17 Roberts to be keynote speaker at luncheon
14 Cowley instructor to appear on radio, television
13 Cowley honors second graduating class from Aviation Tech Center
12 Aviation Technical Center receives FAA Awards
7 Cowley technical students visit with prospective employers
6 Derby named April Student of the Month
March 2006
31 Cowley College creative director earns Community Cornerstone Award
30 Cowley honors 28 employees for years of service
30 Cowley College to hold Education Fair at Southside Education Center
29 Cowley instructor helped develop new astronomy telecourse
28 Anderson named March Student of the Month
21 Vollweider to retire at end of semester
20 Roberts hired as Director of Business, Industry, and Entrepreneurship
17 Cowley offering safe driver classes
16 Durham named Cowley Idol
15 Cowley’s Pi Day raises $276
14 Cowley instructors among those that toured East Kansas Agri-Energy facility
10 940 Dance Company to perform March 31 at Robert Brown Theatre
10 Gackstatter selected for Governor’s Arts Award

Rob Faust to appear with Winfield Regional Symphony on April 21

10 Cowley College to participate in National Alcohol Screening Day on April 6
8 Cowley to conduct cheerleading tryouts in April
8 Cowley Spirit Squad places third at championships in Minnesota
8 Cowley to conduct cheerleading tryouts in April
6 Cowley has successful first Fine Arts Day

Cowley to host KSU School of Agriculture for recruiting trip

February 2006

Butler, Branscum to receive NISOD Excellence Awards

24 McGuire chosen as February Student of the Month

Cowley to host Fine Arts Day on March 1

21 Cowley releases fall 2005 honor rolls
21 Silent auction to benefit American Cancer Society
21 Cowley hosting web design contests
17 Cowley AEC does well at state qualifying event
17 Cowley to host Kansas College Chemistry Teachers Conference
16 Cowley PTK students named to All-State Academic Team
13 Cowley College to hold “Crop for Cancer” on March 11
January 2006
27 Cowley Concert Choir performs at first annual Western Kansas Choral Festival
27 May, Colburn named Homecoming Royalty
25 Senator Goodwin speaks with Upward Bound students
24 Meetings set to discuss Cowley/WSU Education partnership

Irwin Visiting Artist Series to feature work of Rebecca Hoyer

23 Finalists for Cowley Homecoming royalty announced
19 Hedges chosen as January Student of the Month
18 Cowley graduate shows board members branding proposal

Cervantes named Cowley’s fifth endowed chair

10 Way named December Student of the Month

Rehearsals for Winfield Regional Symphony nearing

December 2005
Cowley to offer art exploration classes
Learn more about Friends’ accelerated degree program tonight
It’s never too late to get that college education
Board approves three new policies
Cowley honors first graduating class from Aviation Tech Center
Cowley College/WSU partner to offer elementary education program
Kansas Lt. Governor to honor Aviation Tech Center graduates
TMU concert a success
Pinocchio draws 1,600 area children to Cowley campus
Cowley's Donatelli directs 2005 All-League Honor Choir
Percussion Ensemble Premieres New Composition
Cowley offers new two-year degree for graphic/web design students
November 2005
Bland named December Student of the Month
Walnut Valley Favorite and internationally known singer-songwriter John McCutcheon
Talent reigns at Tyger Tawk Talent/No Talent Show
Gechter chosen as October Student of the Month
Cowley students tour OSU’s new swine complex in Stillwater, Oklahoma
Faculty art show to be held at Cowley College
  October 2005
Osterthun leaving after 13 years at college
Sixteen students earn spots as CC Singers
Snyder one of three finalists following in sister’s footsteps
Being Queen Alalah finalist like a fairy tale to Mauzey
Queen Alalah finalist anticipates Arkalalah every year
Arkalalah has special place in heart of Queen Alalah finalist
Cowley Student Government Association president Queen Alalah finalist
September 2005
Campus involvement important to Cowley Student of Month
Registrar releases list of July graduates
McAtee shows rough draft of proposed Aviation Technology Center
Five Man Trio to kick off Caffé Acoustic season
Cowley offering popular safe driver class in Ark City, Winfield
Vienna Choir Boys to entertain Nov. 1 in Brown Theatre
Annual lip-sync contest Thursday at Cowley College
Community to be involved in Cowley musical ‘Oliver’
College offering five-week non-credit finance course
August 2005
Dedication of Cowley’s newest classroom building to be Thursday
Cowley welding instructor passes certification exams
Natural Science chair receives Stirnaman Award at Cowley
College’s Institute of Lifetime Learning has new office, offering new class
Speaker shares secrets to success with Cowley orientation students
Cowley instructor has pen-and-ink drawings in Wright exhibit
Cowley celebrates new partnerships with ribbon cuttings, open houses
New employee nametags to help tighten security
Several new employees join Cowley College staff
Saia presents Compass program to Louisiana community college
Students in Cowley College program take trip to Texas