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2021-2022

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June 2022
30 Cowley College recognized in data quality awards
21 Dr. Rittle takes part in final Board meeting as College president
16 RISE Cowley secures grant for Cowley College Dining Center
10 Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for spring semester
9 Cowley College, ACPD, and Four County Mental Health partner on suicide prevention program
6 Cowley College Board of Trustees narrows presidential search to two finalists
   
May 2022
24 Cowley College partnering with Exploration Place to conduct LEGO Community Camp
18 Golden Tigers conduct final day trip of spring semester
17 Board approves Strategic Plan
12 Art Club members help spruce up Band Room
10 Cowley College students tour Galaxy Technologies in Winfield
9 Cowley College conducts 99th Commencement exercises
6 Art and Design student works showcased
5 Creative talents of Cowley College students on display
4 Final concert of the school year performed at Cowley
3 Cowley Collegiate Quiz Bowl places third at State Championship
2 Cowley College to conduct Spring Band and Choir Concert on Tuesday
   
April 2022
28 Long-time Cowley College employees’ recipients of Ben LeClair Staff Excellence Award
28 Sumner Campus hosts another successful Robotics Challenge
27 CC Singers and Jazz Band conduct jazz concert at Cowley
27 Domingos-Raney to serve as Commencement speaker
26 Student Showcases to be held May 4 at Cowley College
22 PTK members attend International Convention in Colorado
22 Cowley College to receive $4 million to fund construction of new Technical Center
21 Cowley College Foundation awards 218 scholarships
21 Cowley College Writers Corner hits all the right spots!
21 Cowley College offering free tuition for Cowley and Sumner County residents
21 Spring Voice Recital conducted at Cowley College
20 Cowley signs 2+2 articulation with WSU in Sports Management
19 Board extends appreciation to president Dr. Dennis C. Rittle
14 Cowley College conducts first-ever CTE Signing Day event
13 Kowalska named Cowley College Student of the Year
12 Cowley Theatre Department performs overlooked classic
12 Joe Blake named final Student of the Month for 2021-22 school year
12 Krusor Scholarship offered to student needing financial aid
11 Cowley has presence at Spring 2022 Career Expo
8 Virden’s named recipients of Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award
8 Cowley hosts PTK induction ceremony and academic celebration
7 High school juniors experience life at Cowley College
5 Senator Moran tours future Academic Success Center at Cowley College
1 Phase 1 of Robotics Challenge held at Sumner Campus
1 Golden Tigers conduct workshop, take part in day trip
   
March 2022
28 Cowley PTK receives awards at regional convention
15 Dr. Rittle provides College update during monthly Board meeting
11 Trio of Cowley students receive academic awards
11 Theatre Department to perform The Robber Bridegroom
10 Math & Science Club raises $1,300 during Pi Day event
10 Shelby Fuqua named Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar
9 Stellar student-athlete named March Student of the Month
2 Jazz Band and Concert Band kick off spring season
1 Cowley Quiz Bowl places 10th at national tournament
   
February 2022
25 Jazz Band and Concert Band to perform Tuesday in Robert Brown Theatre
23 Public invited to second annual Robotics Challenge at Sumner Campus
22 Trustees receive positive enrollment update
17 Special Podcast to air ahead of Celebration of Unity Event
17 Clarence King, Sanderholm named Homecoming king and queen
15 All-conference baseball player named Cowley College February Student of the Month
15 Cowley College Singers stay busy on Valentine’s Day
14 Golden Tigers take part in day trip and workshop
14 Children and adults alike enjoy Cowley’s production of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
7 CC Singers offering Valengrams
3 Cowley CTE/Welding program to collaborate on metal sculpture
2 Celebration Of Unity Planned for Feb 27th
   
January 2022
27 Cowley College Theatre Department receives commendations from Kennedy Center
26 Cowley College Quiz Bowl team places third at NAQT Sectionals
25 Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for fall semester
25 The accolades continue to roll in for Cowley sophomore Morgan Nellis
20 Golden Tigers enroll close to 140 in Arkansas City
20 Students share dreams in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
20 New Trustees take part in initial Board meeting
19 Act One Drama Club to perform Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook
18 MacLaughlin named recipient of Tiger Heart Award
13 Golden Tigers discuss enrollment dates during Chamber Coffee
13 Sworn In
   
December 2021
17 Cowley College receives exceptional audit
17 Cowley student chosen for Kansas Intercollegiate Honor Band
8 Scholarships presented to top-two Queen Alalah candidates
6 Vespers continues to brighten the holiday season
3 Shelby Fuqua named December Student of the Month
3 Student showcase teams with Ark City Chamber After Hours event
2 Chili Sale and Art Showcase raises funds for Art Club
1 Students’ let their voices be heard during fall vocal recital
   
November 2021
29 Act One to perform A 1940’s Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
23 Life Through Word & Lens and Media Club Silent Auction Dec. 2
23 Supporting Rural Communities: Foundation for Rural Service announces 2021 Community Grant recipients
22 Chili Sale and Student Art Showcase approaching on December 1
22 Cowley to host Voice Recital, Candlelight Vespers
18 Cowley College showcases tech ed programs during CTE Faculty Day
18 Writing contest winners announced during Humanities and Communication Day
17 Board of Trustees hear from national champion cross country team
16 Basketball standout named November Student of the Month
16 Criminal Justice students help with Operation Blue Santa
16 Cowley B team places fourth at home Quiz Bowl event
16 Cowley C.A.R.E.S. Conference held in Ark City
15 Golden Tigers take final day trip of fall semester
15 Golden Tigers treated to cookie decorating workshop
11 Cowley College conducts another successful Senior Day
9 Cowley College to honor Veterans on November 11
9 PTK members attend Kansas/Nebraska Region Fall Conference
4 Cowley Quiz Bowl teams place first and third at Fall Invitational
   
October 2021
29 Life-long Ark City girl crowned Queen Alalah LXXXIX
28 Cowley College automotive hosts second Cowley Ford Day
27 Concert Band and Concert Choir team up for entertaining performance
26 Cowley students tour KanPak in Arkansas City
26 Cervantes highlighted by National Writing Project
22 Writers Corner held at Cowley College
20 Track and field standout also excelling in the classroom
19 Former Trustee and long-time College employee remembered fondly at meeting
18 Golden Tigers’ visit family farms
18 Writers Corner event to be held on October 21
11 Cowley Marketing receives Two Gold and Three Bronze 2021 NCMPR District 5 Marketing Awards
7 Graduation held for those in paramedic program
6 Robert Brown Theatre filled with sounds of music
4 Art Club students create photo stand-in
1 Cowley College Foundation receives $150,000 gift
1 Benefit dinner to support food packaging event
1 Largest scholarship for community college students and recent alumni offered
   
September 2021
28 Fall jazz concert to be held at Cowley College on October 5
28 Cowley College Theatre Department to perform Six Characters in Search of an Author
27 Finalists named for Queen Alalah LXXXIX
24 Dr. Rittle gives State of the College presentation during Lunch Bites
22 Board meeting held at Sumner Campus
22 Golden Tigers conduct September workshop with Gottlob Lawn and Landscape
22 Cowley writers visit My Media Matters
16 Shanna Nichols named first Student of the Month for 21-22 school year
14 Golden Tigers conduct first of three day trips
10 Job and College Fair held at Cowley’s main campus
9 CC Singers chosen for 2021-22 school year
   
August 2021
31 Student pantry to open at Cowley College on August 31
30 ACES helps spruce up Lions Park
26 Cowley College donates 500 pounds of meat to local food pantries
25 Community turns out in large numbers for Golden Tigers fall enrollment
24 Master Agreement supported during monthly Board meeting
19 Widow of W.S. Scott leaves nearly $400,000 to Cowley College Foundation
18 Close to 300 students enjoy hypnotist at Cowley College
17 Cowley College to conduct Blitz Drive on August 31
17 Students return to campus
16 Ashley Leighty recipient of fall 2021 Tiger Heart Award
16 Cowley students take part in Dorm Storm activities
13 Mathews receives Paul Stirnaman Award
9 Cowley alum recipient of Heartland Emmy Award
9 Cowley welcomes new faculty during orientation day
5 Cowley’s Board of Trustees approves design phase for Residential Housing on the Sumner Campus
3 Cowley at the Fair
3 Cowley College continues tradition of buying steer with plans to donate meat
   
July 2021
29 Golden Tiger enrollment to be held in Ark City and Wellington
21 O’Toole named athletic director at Cowley College
16 Cowley lands 93 student-athletes on NJCAA All-Academic teams
16 Exciting changes coming to the Tiger Eatery at the Sumner Campus
15 Cervantes takes part in Holocaust and Human Rights study in Tulsa
8 Cowley admissions team gearing up for Fair season
6 Cowley releases President’s, Dean’s honor rolls for spring semester
1 Cowley College set to receive more than $300,000 in Kansas Promise Scholarship Assistance