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2007-2008 Press Releases

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July 2008

Cowley offering students chance to gather in new Movie Room


Cowley PTK officers, advisors attend summer planning retreat


Students bond at Theatre Scholarship Camp


President’s, Dean’s honor rolls released by Cowley College


Avery named Chairman at regular monthly Board meeting


Cowley College and WSU team to offer degree

10 Governor Sebelius visits Cowley to conduct ceremonial signing

June 2008

North Campus PTK takes part in Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids


Cowley student places 23rd at SkillsUSA national contest


Gill, Brantley claim awards at PBL National Leadership Conference


Homeschool College Experience

24 T-shirt quilt raises $380

Cowley to continue working with Winfield Economic Group


Community Enrollment Day to take place Thursday


Cowley College Relay for Life team raises over $5,000


Active Shooter Scenario Training conducted on Cowley College campus


Cowley signs articulation agreement with Washburn University


Being prepared to handle a crisis situation


Girls Talk Tech summer program showcases fields of technology


Cowley College holds GED graduation exercises


Cowley College employees and Pizza Hut raise $750 for cancer fund


Cowley students help with Habitat for Humanity


Neal, Waldroupe honored at NISOD International Conference


Cowley College serving up pizzas Wing Street style


Pine relishing new role as Cowley College’s automotive instructor


Four Cowley instructors approved to serve internships

May 2008
30 Cowley students travel to London, earn college credit

Jones named Cowley College’s Mulvane Center Coordinator

27 Cannon named Allied Health Department Chair
22 Cervantes named new Humanities Department Chair

Griffiths named Cowley College’s vice president of academic affairs

19 11th annual Great Cowley Duck Dash raises $11,735
16 Pair of Cowley students receive Grow Your Own Teachers award
14 Cowley College Students Tour Excel Industries, Inc.
12 Cowley Math and Science Club sponsors local bridge design contest
9 Cowley College to hold Girls Talk Tech Summer Program
8 Acting Class students perform “Bang Bang You’re Dead”
8 Large turnout for ping pong tournament
2 Thursday Night Live leaves them laughing
2 Cowley College to hold Commencement on May 10
1 Cowley students enjoy a night of “Deal or No Deal”

Cowley art instructor takes home award

April 2008
30 Cowley to hold its own version of “SNL” during Thursday Night Live
30 Cowley College Singers/Jazz Band bring down the house
29 Sowa named Cowley’s eLearning director

Cowley offering Biology Lab Experience summer course

25 Slovacek named Cowley’s Mr. CinderFella
24 Cowley purchases Laser Welder
23 PTK members help with Habitat for Humanity project
23 Cowley student takes first place at SkillsUSA State Contest
22 First annual Comedy Night a success
22 Board approves purchase of tasers for security officers
18 Sophomores shine during vocal recital
18 Marvin and Anita McCorgary named Outstanding Tiger Alumni for 2008
18 Cowley selects next year’s ambassadors, Strickland named Ambassador of the Year for 2007-08

Crain named Cowley College Student of the Year


Cowley honors graduating class from Aviation Tech Center


Neal, Waldroupe to receive NISOD Excellence Awards

14 Cowley’s Immanuel Thompson named Arkansas City’s Outstanding Student

Cowley's Mr. Cinderfella set for April 24


Final Open Mic Night held at Browns

11 Featured Performers at Caffé Acoustic
10 Swope honored as April Student of the Month
10 CC Singers perform in Denver
10 Audience enjoys “A Night of Scenes”
10 Cowley students and advisors attend PTK International Convention
7 Senior Enrollment
7 Ensemble Galilei delights crowd at Brown Theatre
2 Cowley students experience educational trip in Paris
2 Cowley College to add 30 international students in the fall

Cowley AEC team has solid showing at regional competition

March 2008
28 Foust wins the March Student Appreciation Drawing
26 Golden Tigers to raffle t-shirt quilt
25 Construction on new dorm moving right along
24 Cowley offering driver safety class

Safety issues discussed at Board Meeting

14 Cowley AEC team does well at preliminary tournament

Cowley’s Pi Day raises $180

14 Thompson named March Student of the Month
14 Twenty-two companies take part in Cowley’s Career Fair
14 Students going to Paris
12 Cowley signs articulation agreement with Pittsburg State
10 More than 100 people attend Cowley College’s Fine Arts Day
4 Cowley students do well at PBL State Leadership Conference
4 Mu Alpha Theta inducts 33 new members

Cowley PTK members honored at Kansas Regional Convention

February 2008
29 Board approves refunding of certificates for the track facility

Cowley students take part in Open Mic Night

28 PTK inducts 62 new members
27 Norton, Utash to serve as presenters at NISOD conference
26 Ensemble Galilei to perform at Cowley College on April 4
26 Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for fall semester
25 Computer Training for Ark City
22 Creative Performance Improvement
21 Brantley, Swope named Homecoming Royalty
20 College Republicans take part in Kansas Day festivities

John Bul Dau provides harrowing story of survival

19 Roof to be on new dorm by early April

Cowley showcases Mechatronics program at Technology Showcase

15 Finalists for Cowley’s Homecoming royalty announced
15 Four Cowley College PTK students honored at luncheon in Topeka
15 Cowley College’s spring play “Don’t Drink the Water" to be held March 6-8
15 Griffis picked as winner of the Student Appreciation Drawing
13 Cowley announces new tuition scholarship program
11 Skov named February Student of the Month
6 Area students take part in Cowley Tech Day
6 Cowley starts up new entrepreneurship program
4 Cowley Homecoming Spirit Week to be held Feb. 18-20
1 Calculus: The Musical to be shown Feb. 27
January 2008
31 The Listening Project film coming to Cowley
28 Ten graduate from Cowley College MICT program
25 Singing Valengrams
24 Bevilacqua named January Student of the Month
24 Cowley’s Mechatronics program to be featured at State Capitol
23 New dorm remains on schedule
23 Cowley’s Golden Tigers to hold spring enrollment
22 Students in Cowley’s Multicultural Scholars Program attend event at KU

Cowley honors 32 employees for years of service


Four Cowley students named Kansas Community College Scholars


John Bul Dau to speak at Cowley on Feb. 18

15 Cowley starts up MICT program in Andover
15 Cowley to hold Martin Luther King Celebration of unity
7 Piper Leigh to perform at Caffé Acoustic
4 Study rates Cowley College as having the best admissions web site
3 Cowley’s Career and Technical Education Department receives grants
December 2007
19 AeroStructures Technician program honors first graduating class
18 Board approves to implement men and women's soccer at Cowley
17 Assigned to create an art style chair and table
14 Cowley instructor guest at the Governor’s mansion
14 Talent on display at Christmas Vespers Concert
12 Cochran named December Student of the Month
7 TMU concludes fifth anniversary season with performance at Cowley
5 Multicultural Scholars Program Holiday Celebration
4 Cowley College Endowment Association thriving
3 Cowley honors graduating class from Aviation Tech Center
November 2007
30 Cowley College Singers/Jazz Band shine in performance
27 Three Billy Goats Griff entertains large crowds
26 Cowley instructor to serve as presenter at conference in New York
26 Cowley students prepare for educational trips
20 Ensemble celebrates five years with double-feature concert
20 Turkey bowling raises money for journalism club
20 Basement eliminated from new dorm at Cowley
16 Nebraska Theatre Caravan to perform A Christmas Carol at Cowley College
16 L.G. Pike Construction Company Inc. establishes scholarship at Cowley College
14 More than 300 students take part in Cowley’s Fall Senior Day
13 Devoting time to helping others drives Cowley’s November Student of the Month
6 Cowley students tour Cessna Aircraft Company
5 New facility to hold Open House for Mechatronics Technology Program
2 Governor’s Office purchases painting by Cowley art instructor
2 Student’s display creativity during third annual talent show
October 2007
31 Tom Hoeffgen Quartet to perform at Caffé Acoustic
30 Cowley receives grant to expand MICT training
29 Cochran named Queen Alalah LXXVI
24 Cowley promotes Mechatronics program at Wichita Industrial Tradeshow
23 Largest scholarship for community college students offered
22 “Crazy for You” entertains large audiences
19 “Crazy for You” opens at Cowley College
18 Cowley’s Computer Hardware/Software class continues to grow
18 Former Cowley student assumes duties as Officer in Charge
16 Cowley’s Allied Health Center receives Manikin
16 Chevron representative speaks to Board of Trustees
15 McNulty enlightens teachers from Cowley, Winfield school district
12 All-American softball player named Cowley’s Student of the Month
10 New facility to hold Open House for Mechatronics Technology Program
10 Creative Claws holds Open Mic Night
5 Cowley instructor has book released, movie opens today
3 Finalists named for Queen Alalah
3 Cowley offering Driver Safety class
September 2007
27 Richard Loring's "African Footprint" coming to Cowley
26 Creative Claws Club
26 Cowley adjunct instructors featured in Women's Focus magazine
25 Renowned educator to speak at Cowley College
25 Cowley's PTK receives special commendation
24 Cowley forms partnership to start new vocational program at WCF
21 Barb Ryman kicks off Caffé Acoustic concert series
20 Mulvane Career and Tech open house a success
19 Mack, interior design students design room at Symphony Showhouse XV
18 Morrow to retire after 18 years at the college

Cowley receives gift from Eddy’s Toyota

13 Puttin’ on the Hits packs the house
13 Crain named Cowley's September Student of the Month
11 Cowley College has exciting arts lineup
6 Annual lip-sync contest approaching at Cowley
6 Cochran named first recipient of Shanks Family/Jodi Sanderholm Scholarship
6 Cowley Agriculture/Economics class learns what's in a label
August 2007
30 Cowley expands Aviation program to Wichita's west side
29 Cowley starts up Multicultural Scholars Program
17 Cowley adjunct instructor has second book published
17 Entertaining start to the school year
16 Fun classes, fun trips on tap for Golden Tigers participants
16 Speaker warns Cowley students of online dangers
15 New Student Orientation
14 Board approves raises during regular monthly meeting
13 Dr. Mark Taylor enlightens Cowley faculty about dealing with Generation NeXt
9 Social Science instructor receives Sitrnaman Award
8 Crouse receives award for Excellence in Teaching
8 Newly hired Cowley College employees
7 Cowley honors sixth graduating class from Aviation Tech Center
7 Cowley Golden Tigers return from Alaska cruise
1 Caffé Acoustic lineup features variety of musicians