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June 2020
25 Cowley Agriculture program receives $50,000 grant
24 Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for spring semester
17 Board approves 2020-2021 operating budget
16 Associate of Fine Arts degree created at Cowley College
15 Cowley and WSU partner on another articulation agreement
10 Congressman Marshall praises Cowley College’s response to pandemic
8 Dr. Rittle appointed President to the Council of Presidents for the Kansas Community Colleges
5 Cowley College’s statement on social injustice
4 Upward Bound students treated to special presentation
3 Automotive students help Cowley employees gear up for summer
2 Cowley to provide accelerated NDT training in Texas
1 Kendall Ray named Cowley College Student of the Year
May 2020
27 Juden honored for his service to Cowley College
22 New scoreboard completes renovations at Ed Hargrove Field
19 Arnett takes part in first meeting as Board Chair
18 Student from Hawaii excelling in Cowley’s online NDT program
15 Paramedic students return to the classroom
14 Cowley College ranked top community college to offer online programs
7 Students perform virtual choir project
6 Ford Motor Company donates engines to Cowley automotive programs
6 First group of Cowley employees graduate from CLAW training
5 Cowley students record virtual Writers’ Corner
1 Partnership between Cowley College and Newman University in full swing
April 2020
29 Honors and Awards banquet to be shown on Cowley College YouTube Channel and shared across social media platforms
28 PTK students attend virtual international convention
27 Golden Tigers program to forego summer classes
24 Life: Through Word and Lens to be held virtually
21 Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting conducted via teleconference due to COVID-19
20 Cowley College Foundation awards more than 200 scholarships
16 Cowley College offering students several types of summer options
16 Allied Health Center taking on new look
13 “9 to 5” The Musical at Cowley College moved to August 20-22
10 Ross and Jana Lumbert named Outstanding Tiger Alumni for 2020
10 Kate Pani named April Student of the Month
2 Cowley College offering free tuition for Cowley and Sumner County residents
2 Enrollment is ongoing at Cowley College
1 Commencement ceremonies at Cowley College postponed until December 13
1 Cowley welding students make signs for Sumner Campus
March 2020
30 Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting live streamed due to COVID-19
18 “9 to 5” The Musical at Cowley College moved tentatively to May 7-9
17 Cowley students honored in Topeka
16 Cowley PTK receives awards at regional convention in Lawrence

Math & Science Club raises over $150 during Pi Day event


Hope Strader named the March Student of the Month


PTK induction ceremony held at main campus in Arkansas City


Cowley Quiz Bowl team has highest-ever finish at nationals

February 2020

Writing Center receives Diana Hacker TYCA Outstanding Programs in English Award


Cowley College renames Mulvane Center the Science, Engineering and Academic Center


Cowley Leaders at Work


Cowley College Quiz Bowl team to compete at national championship


Spring band concert performed at Cowley College


NDT program at Cowley College recognized as one of the 20 best


Russian cultural evening held at Cowley College


Cervantes attends presentation at Tulsa Historical Society


Advising overview, TRiO/IMPACT program update given at Board meeting


CC Singers brighten people's day


Spring band concert nearing at Cowley College


Accomplished runner named February Student of the Month


Istas awarded grant for her work on Math Anxiety in adult basic education populations


Sumner Campus host to CTE event


Cowley UpskillU informational sessions held at Downtown Center

5 High School students take part in Math & Science Day
5 Six DECA students qualify for nationals
4 Cowley and WSU continue partnership with signing of another articulation agreement
4 Cowley College Housing department visits IXL Elementary
January 2020
31 Huascar Medina gives powerful presentation during Writers Corner
31 College reaches 28 units collected at Blood Drive
30 Macy, Ray named Homecoming king and queen
30 Cowley College conducts third registered apprenticeship signing
28 Smith named December 2019 Lifesaver of the Month
28 Cowley Collegiate Quiz Bowl places second at NAQT Sectional
24 Cowley releases President's, Dean's honor rolls for fall semester
23 Cowley UpskillU scholarships totaling $20,000 available at resource fair
22 Writers' Corner to feature poet laureate of Kansas Huascar Medina
22 Darren Burroughs named head baseball coach at Board of Trustees meeting
22 CC Singers offering Valengrams
16 Vining named January Student of the Month
16 Homecoming to take place January 29
14 Cowley College Paramedic Program honors its graduates
11 Cowley hands out awards at In-Service
10 Dr. Walker to be missed at Cowley
December 2019
18 Juden named Board Chair at regular monthly Board meeting
12 Cowley adds new bus to its fleet of vehicles
11 Cowley A Team places first at home quiz bowl competition
10 Golden Tiger enrollment dates set in January
9 Vespers puts people in the holiday spirit
6 Students showcase fall projects during Life: Through Words and Lens event
6 Ainsley Carson named Cowley College’s December Student of the Month
5 Art Club raises more than $200
4 More than 1,500 students to see Act One’s production of The Snow Queen
4 Life: Through Word and Lens to be held Thursday
2 13th annual Art Club Chili and Art sale set for Dec. 4
2 Candlelight Vespers concert to be held December 8
November 2019
26 Providing a helping hand
22 Scholarships presented to top-two Queen Alalah candidates
21 Mulvane Math & Science Club donates 500 pounds of canned food
20 Students take part in voice recital
20 Board meets with area legislators
19 Cowley College PTK members attend Honors in Action Conference
18 MacLaughlin-Ramirez appointed to State Library of Kansas Board
15 Former Cowley student named a Weigand Scholar
14 Always positive sophomore named November Student of the Month
14 Veteran’s memorabilia displayed at Cowley College
14 Davin Taylor wins Windmill Design Contest
12 Cowley hosts Trapshooting Invitational
11 Osen named Young Achiever, Peroo receives Ambassador Award
11 Legislative meet and greet planned at Cowley College on November 18
7 Act One to present The Snow Queen on December 6
5 Cowley physics instructor conducts workshop in Puerto Rico
5 Aspen Institute Names Cowley College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize
5 Speer earns shoot-off
4 Quiz Bowl Challenge Team takes part in training tournament
1 Cervantes to appear in Ponca Playhouse production
1 Bill and Judy Docking donate $250,000 to Cowley College Foundation
1 Legislative meet and greet planned at Cowley College on November 18
1 Veteran's Day event at Cowley College to be held on November 11
October 2019
31 Cowley Trap Club embarks on journey
31 Roxanna James attends Executive Leadership Institute at Yale
30 Graduation held for students in Cowley's paramedic program
28 More than 200 take part in Cowley College's Senior Day event
25 Gracie Musson follows in her family’s footsteps by being crowned Queen Alalah
23 A celebration of Song performed Tuesday in Robert Brown Theatre
23 Creative Writing students gain Halloween inspiration
22 Writers attend conference at University of Tulsa
22 Writers' Corner held at the Burford Theatre
22 Bianchini and Qualls named to All-Kansas Academic Team
22 Board approves naming of Cowley College Softball Field in honor of legendary coach
21 Instrumental music concert provides enjoyable experience
16 Far from home, Priscilla Bianchini thriving at Cowley College's main campus in Arkansas City
15 Concert Choir and CC Singers to perform a Celebration of Song
11 Fall instrumental music concert to be held October 19
10 Cowley College GED students participate in workshop
10 Members of Institutional Advancement Department bring home awards
8 Cowley College brings to life critically acclaimed play “Picnic”
4 Cowley College hosts another successful Blood Drive
3 Cowley College Foundation Awards more than 400 scholarships

Over 350 take part in Health & Human Services Day


PTK members attend Leadership Conference


Cowley College employees assist with Future Finance events in Winfield and Ark City


Cowley College sees enrollment numbers increase in key areas

September 2019

Finalists named for Queen Alalah LXXXVIII


Cowley College WCE hosts Workforce Employer Summit


Scholars and donors take part in scholarship reception


Reverb/FCA gathers on Ark City campus

20 Cowley hosts another successful Superintendent, Principal and Counselor Day
19 Gaining Exposure
18 Collegiate Quiz Bowl assists with Media Club event
18 Media Club conducts Constitution Day event
17 Board of Trustees meeting held at Cowley College's main campus in Arkansas City
16 Former athletes of Linda Hargrove return for Tigress Tough alumni reunion
16 Kansas Strong event held at Short General Education Center
13 Benefit dinner to support food packaging event
11 Kendall Ray named September Student of the Month
11 Cowley College WCE to host Workforce Employer Summit on September 24
10 English Composition students take part in Lunch and Learn
9 Bringing awareness to a national tragedy
4 Cowley College donates more than 700 pounds of meat to local food pantries
4 Higher education leaders take part in Education Table of Experts
August 2019
30 Tickets to go on sale for Cowley College's fall play “Picnic”
28 Kiselev attending Cowley as part of Year of Exchange in America for Russians
23 2019-2020 CC Singers announced
15 Comedy hypnotist keeps the audience laughing
13 Diversity abounds at Cowley College
13 Board approves operating budget; mill levy remains unchanged
13 Cowley College and Newman University partner for accelerated pathway to teaching secondary education program
12 Return to campus
12 Kansas Lieutenant Governor makes pit stop in Ark City
12 Pam Smith receives Bill and Judy Docking Faculty Achievement Award
9 Community shows its support during Education Center grand opening
7 TECT Aerospace and Cowley College create Registered Apprenticeship Program for Machinists
6 Cowley College shows continued support to area 4-H youth programs
5 New faculty orientation conducted at Cowley
2 Blackert eager to share his passion for theatre
1 Enrollment Day events wrap up in advance of fall semester
July 2019
30 Qualls named 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar
29 Mulvane, Sumner Campus to hold Enrollment Day event on August 1
25 Cowley College hosts Chamber Coffee in Wellington
24 Partnership to be announced at Education Center grand opening on August 8
23 The Good Guys help promote Enrollment Day event
19 The Jungle/Game Room gets a new look
18 Dr. Rittle serves as featured speaker at Rotary Club of Winfield
16 Kincaid to lead Cowley College's Alumni Relations/Golden Tigers program
16 Enrollment Day events planned at Cowley College
16 Board hears of enrollment increase at Cowley College
11 Cowley College conducts Veterans Salute during Picnic in the Park
11 Finish with Friends at Cowley College
10 Cowley EMS Education to hold a landing zone and extrication class
9 Trustees and president reach terms on contract renewal
8 Cowley College becomes first community college visited by Kansas Lieutenant Governor