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Automotive students help Cowley employees gear up for summer

Students in Cowley College’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) class have been busy diagnosing air conditioning units in preparation of the national testing they will do in December. read more

Cowley to provide accelerated NDT training in Texas

Dr. Tina Grillot, Cowley College associate vice president for workforce and community education, recently announced that Cowley College has been contracted by Wichita State University’s FirePoint Innovations Center to provide accelerated nondestructive testing (NDT) training at the Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas. read more

Cowley College volleyball camps and clinics approaching

The nationally ranked Cowley College volleyball team will host several camps and clinics over late spring and summer in 2020. These include a Setter/Hitter camp on June 13, June 20, and July 18 (this is the same camp on three dates to accommodate those who missed the original April 25 camp), a High School camp July 29 and 30, an Elite High School camp July 31, and satellite camps for the months of June, and July. The 2020 camps will be directed by the Cowley College coaching staff. read more

Kendall Ray named Cowley College Student of the Year

The whirlwind school year for Cowley College sophomore Kendall Ray culminated in her being named the 2019-2020 Student of the Year. read more

Tiger men’s soccer team reloads by signing more than 20 athletes

Coming off one of the most successful seasons in the history of the Cowley College men’s soccer program, Cowley College head coach Ruy Vaz recently announced the signing of more than 20 athletes to the squad. read more

Juden honored for his service to Cowley College

Prior to becoming a distinguished member and two-time Chairman of the Cowley College Board of Trustees, Bob Juden first came to Cowley College as a student and later began employment at the school. After recently finishing up serving more than seven years on the Board, Juden was honored with a plaque for his dedication and exemplary work while on the Board of Trustees. read more

New scoreboard completes renovations at Ed Hargrove Field

With several renovations and upgrades made to Cowley College’s Ed Hargrove Softball Field over the past few years, the final touches were put on the facility with a state-of-the-art scoreboard having been recently installed. read more

Thirteen Tiger baseball players sign with four-year schools

Demonstrating the tremendous talent on its roster, the Cowley College baseball team had 12 sophomores and one redshirt freshman recently sign letters of intent to continue their playing careers with four-year schools. read more

Tiger men’s tennis team signs pair of players from Ark City and another from Brazil

Continuing to add talent to a squad that was ranked in the top-five nationally before having the 2020 season cut short, the Cowley College men’s tennis team recently signed a pair of Arkansas City High School athletes along with Lucas Amorim de Lima from Curitiba, Brazil. read more

Arnett takes part in first meeting as Board Chair

Dr. Harold W. Arnett presided over his first meeting as Board Chair during the monthly Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting held Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was held in the spacious Wright Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of 40 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to comply with social distancing guidelines. read more

Student from Hawaii excelling in Cowley’s online NDT program

Looking to add to his resume, Derek Barbadillo stumbled upon Cowley College’s online Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) program. The Hawaii resident made the decision to enroll in the program and was recently on the College’s main campus in Arkansas City to complete his studies. read more

Students perform virtual choir project

The Cowley Concert Choir members had been working toward their spring concert when COVID-19 put a halt on their performance. Wanting to find a way to feature the hard work they had done up to this point, vocal music director Lindsay Allen decided to have the Concert Choir perform a virtual choir concert. read more

Ford Motor Company donates engines to Cowley automotive programs

Former Cowley College employee Marcus Hicks, who is now a Ford Regional Technical Talent Placement Specialist, recently shared the exciting news that the Ford Motor Company is donating two diesel engines to the Cowley College automotive Program. read more

Tiger tennis players named ITA All-Americans

Recognized for their tremendous success on the court after a shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cowley College women's tennis players Laura Quezada and Georgina Kaindoah, along with Tiger men's tennis player Jack Clements, were recently named Intercollegiate Tennis Association NJCAA All-Americans. read more

First group of Cowley employees graduate from CLAW training

The inaugural group of Cowley College employees taking part in the CLAW (Cowley Leaders at Work) program were honored Tuesday in the Cowley Education Center located at the main campus in Arkansas City. read more

Cowley students record virtual Writers’ Corner

Cowley College writers recorded a virtual Writers’ Corner on Friday, May 1 to release to the Cowley community and others at the beginning of finals week since their regularly scheduled Writers’ Corner was cancelled due to COVID-19. read more

Partnership between Cowley College and Newman University in full swing

The partnership between Cowley College and Newman University for the Accelerated Elementary Education Bachelor of Science has been a seamless process since the schools signed the initial partnership agreement in August with the intention of Cowley College becoming an instructional site for Newman University’s Education coursework. read more

Life: Through Word and Lens to be held virtually

Cowley College students have been working from home since mid-March on the completion of the virtual gallery for the Life: Through Word and Lens event which will be held April 30 and the link will available by 6:30 pm. read more

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What's Happening

Saturday, June 13

-Volleyball Setter/Hitter Clinic, W.S. Scott Auditorium, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Monday, June 15

-Board Meeting, McAtee Dining Center, 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 20

-Volleyball Setter/Hitter Clinic, W.S. Scott Auditorium, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.