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2015-2016 Press Releases

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June 2016

21 Cowley College exceeds enrollment projections by six percent

17 Cowley athletic program finishes 15th in NATYCAA Cup standings

16 Guijo, Greenwood to be recognized at Greater Wichita Sports Banquet

14 Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 25 schools

10 Scholarship in honor of Jim and Verna Zang to be offered in fall of 2016

8 Media staff attend Editors’ Retreat

6 Accomplished educator traces start back to Cowley

2 Entire ACCA graduating Class to attend Cowley College

May 2016

20 Cowley is only college in Kansas to offer The Difficult Airway course

18 19th annual Duck Dash raises more than $22,000

17 Board hears of Cowley’s selection for High School: Pell ‘Dual Enrollment’ Program

16 Cowley College selected for High School: Pell ‘Dual Enrollment’ Program

16 Cowley listed among top-50 best value community colleges

12 Nearly 200 students take part in Late Night Breakfast

12 Soaring to new heights

11 Math and Science Club Bridge Contest

10 Otis and Terri Morrow named recipients of Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award

9 Group of students complete research study

9 Cowley College conducts 93rd Commencement exercises

9 Cowley students take part in Chamber Coffee

9 Dr. Layton has article published

9 Cowley excited to offer Fire Science program

9 Student works on display at Cowley

5 Spring vocal recitals held at Cowley

5 Cowley student receives scholarship from General Federation of Women’s Clubs

5 Concert Choir/CC Singers shine in final performance of the semester

3 Cowley College offering Milling Technician program

3 Sophomore Art Showcase held at Cowley

2 Dockter conducts book signing at Cowley

2 Spring Choir Concert slated for May 3

April 2016

29 Criminal Justice students receive awards

29 Final Writers’ Corner for the year

29 Dr. Walker Addresses MSP Students

28 Cowley College receives Perkins State Leadership Grant

28 PTK members volunteer at Humane Society

27 Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 38 schools

26 Cowley takes part in WPD Law Enforcement Appreciation Parade

26 Cowley College to hold 93rd Commencement on May 7

25 Criminal Justice Department offering employee chance to de-stress

22 Reception held to honor Ben Schears

20 Debra Dockter to conduct book signing on May 2

20 Cowley College to present final jazz concert of the school year

20 Hannah Twenhafel named Student of the Year

19 Ben Schears receives Community Cornerstone Award

19 Board receives presentation on additional student housing concept

18 Cowley AEC teams impress at Kansas Academic Excellence competition

15 Networking at Noon event held at Wichita Downtown Center

14 Area industry trainers donate time for new criminal justice incentive program

14 Blue-Line Tracking Day set for April 29

12 Cowley helps with Wichita Downtown Cleanup Project

12 Phi Theta Kappa journeys to Washington D.C. for International Convention

11 Cowley PTK named Top 100 Chapter for second straight year

11 Harader-Pate receives Trio Achiever Award

7 Cowley College teams with Kansas Small Business Development Center

7 Cowley College partners with four companies to address construction industry needs

7 Large turnout for Junior Day

March 2016

30 Cowley College receives Chamber Champion award

30 Twenhafel accepted into KU School of Pharmacy

30 Cowley College and Fort Hays State sign partnership MOA to ease transition for students

25 Music students take part in Southwestern American Choral Directors Regional Conference

22 The Higher Learning Commission celebrates Cowley College's focus on student success

22 Cowley student receives award from Soroptimist International of Arkansas City

22 Cowley College shares information at Ambassador’s Coffee in Wellington

22 Cowley College and Fort Hays State to enter partnership

11 PTK induction and All-Academic Team celebration held at Cowley

11 Lartey wins and Doc Arnett wows the crowd

10 Mu Alpha Theta inducts new members

9 Student Patrol Officers locate stolen vehicle

9 Creative writing students attend performance at Oklahoma State

9 Cowley PTK repeats as winners of Honors in Action research project

8 Faculty and staff attend conference in Wichita

8 AEC team places 19th at nationals

8 Theatre major named March Student of the Month

7 The Diary of Anne Frank performed at Cowley

4 Sean Anderson to emcee Creative Claws

1 Renn Memorial Library uses grant to purchase DVD’s

February 2016

25 Grant program trainees tour Rubbermaid

24 Large number of students attend Arts & Humanities Day

23 Cowley College takes part in Women’s Fair in Wichita

23 Troyer receives award at KEMTA conference

22 Cowley plays host to conferences

17 AEC is headed back to nationals

17 PTK achieves Five Star status

17 PTK students honored at awards luncheon

17 Cowley College teams with Wingnuts for Community Benefit Concert

16 Enrollment for Fall classes opens March 1

15 Anne Frank’s story comes to Cowley

11 Seventeen writers present works at Writers’ Corner

11 Art education major named February Student of the Month

11 Students in ACES program log over 16,000 hours of service

11 Math & Science Day held at Cowley College

11 Ruiz, Morrow named Homecoming king and queen

11 McClaflin named January Student of the Month

4 Winners of Graphic Design Contest Announced

3 Cowley grad returns to film segment for web show

1 Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 28 schools

1 Art Club members take part in Final Friday event

1 Cowley College named as one of top-150 in the country

January 2016

31 Singing Valengrams offered for Valentine’s Day, Feb. 12

30 Finalists for Cowley Homecoming royalty announced

27 Wright Room filled with the sounds of jazz

26 Cowley AEC places third at AEC Sectional Tournament

25 ACHS Jazz Band and Cowley Jazz Band teaming up for concert on January 26

22 Automotive students conduct Car Care Clinic

22 Cowley’s Golden Tigers to hold spring enrollment

20 College reflects on vision cast at August Board Retreat

15 Still time to register for Math and Science Day at Cowley College

15 Cowley will induct former athletics into Tiger Hall of Fame on Saturday, January 16

14 Arts & Humanities Day set for February 17

13 Deadline to register for Homecoming Spirit Week Competitive Events is January 25

12 NDT program the recipient of LS-50 Immersion Tank

8 Scholarship developed in honor of James and Verna Zang

8 Rorabaugh completes Blackboard Learn Certified Trainer program

6 Cowley College selected as grant recipient

5 Cowley College selected as a Top School in MAE&T Guide

December 2015

18 Students in Mechatronics class display 3D printed designs

18 Late Night Breakfast at Cowley

17 Criminal justice students volunteer

15 Homecoming finalists announced

15 New programs approved at Cowley College

11 Ellen Kelly recipient of Ben LeClair Staff Excellence Award

11 Cowley honors 18 employees for years of service during recognition ceremony

10 Cowley College awarded Workforce Aid project

10 Rubbermaid recognized for industry partnership with Cowley College

9 Dr. Rittle, Johns-Hines serve as presenters at conference in McPherson

9 Hot Rods 'N Heat held at Mulvane technical center

8 Christmas Vespers Concert puts audience in holiday spirit

8 Cowley AEC team hosts Snow Bowl tournament

8 Scholarship established in memory of former Cowley student

8 Criminal Justice students to assist with Blue Santa

4 Large crowd turns out for Life: Through Word and Lens

4 Cera Magana named December Student of the Month

3 Cowley students attend DECA Leadership Conference

2 Dr. Rittle serves as keynote speaker at Chamber luncheon

1 Student works to be displayed during Life: Through Words and Lens event

November 2015

24 Christmas Vespers to be held Sunday, Dec. 6

24 Ninth annual Art Club Chili Bowl sale set for Dec. 1

24 Writing students attend events in Oklahoma

23 Hollister recipient of NACS Foundation grant

19 Hot Rods ‘N Heat to take place Dec. 5

17 PTK students attend Honors in Action Convention in Topeka

17 Double screening of Project 22 conducted on Veteran’s Day

17 Students walk in memory of Mart Wiechman

17 Media Club students inform Board of Austin Media Convention

16 Community members turn out for presidential installation

13 Original works presented at Writers’ Corner

12 Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 21 schools

12 Writers’ Corner to be held Thursday, Nov. 12

11 Cowley employees receive Leadership in the Field Awards

9 Students participate in International Cosmic Day event

9 “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” performed at Cowley

9 Donors’ support demonstrated during Foundation banquet

6 Presidential Inauguration and Installation approaching

6 Scholarships awarded to top-two Queen Alalah finalists

6 Dr. Rittle speaks to members of N.A.R.V.R.E.

5 More than 200 students attend Senior Day

4 Vishnefske named November Student of the Month

3 Miss Kansas visits Cowley College

October 2015

31 Oak crowned Queen Alalah LXXXIV

28 Concert Band/Choir entertain with fall concert

27 Galaxy Technologies funds Cowley scholarship

22 Cowley students’ work featured in new textbook

21 Students attend Social Science & BCIT Day

21 Child Care and Development students partnering with Exploration Place

21 Concert Band/Choir to present The Music of Living

21 Still time to register for Senior Day

21 Cowley industry tours held on main campus

20 Board receives update on presidential installation

19 Application period opens for largest scholarship for high-achieving community college students

16 Presidential Inauguration and Installation to take place November 15

15 Benefit dinner raises $1,600

14 Cowley College Jazz Initiative Presents Doug Talley Quartet in Concert

14 Eleven graduate from Cowley College paramedic program

13 Clothing Exchange distribution to take place October 24

8 Cowley representatives take part in Reality U events

7 Union State Bank completes $50,000 gift to Travis Hafner Training Center

5 Education Program hosts science workshops

5 Finalists named for Queen Alalah LXXXIV

5 The honors keep rolling in for Caroline Fulbright

5 Cowley hosts successful Blood Drive

1 Cowley president speaks to area Lions Club members

1 ACES students volunteer at Epic Ultras race

1 Coca-Cola Bottling Company Creates Cowley Scholarship

September 2015

30 Cowley to host DodgeBallalah Oct. 29

30 Vice President’s reception serves as a chance to get acquainted

30 Cowley College receives seven Medallion Awards at NCMPR conference

29 Cowley physics teacher in Japan

23 Creative Writing class hosts Mark Flickinger

23 Benefit dinner to support food packaging event

22 PTK students attend Leadership Conference

22 Manufacturing Day event planned

22 Shriver announces retirement; Dr. Rittle provides update

22 Vice President’s Reception to be held September 29

21 Cowley meets with Sumner County Economic Development

20 Endowment changes name

17 Multi-Cultural Scholars Program attends speaking engagement

16 Training scenarios filmed at Cowley

11 Dr. Rittle discusses team building during meeting of the AAKC

11 Cowley conducts ribbon cutting ceremony at Wichita Downtown Center

3 Twenhafel named September Student of the Month

2 Cowley College donates 302 pounds of meat to local food pantries

August 2015

27 Ribbon cutting ceremony planned for Cowley’s downtown Wichita location

27 High school grads stay local

27 Scholars and donors pack the Wright Room

26 Cowley Clothing Exchange to take place Oct. 24

25 Bubble Soccer to take place September 8

24 Miss Walnut Valley Scholarship Pageant held at Robert Brown Theatre

21 Cowley College awards scholarships to students from 31 schools

20 Cowley hosts conference for area child care providers

14 Sefel, Hill serve as editors on “Lovecraftian Proceedings, No. 1”

14 Criminal Justice instructor to teach community outreach program

14 Cowley’s Golden Tigers to hold fall enrollment Aug. 26

14 Cannon teams with Winfield Fire/EMS to provide community outreach training

14 Gone, but not forgotten

11 Board approves 2015-2016 operating budget

10 Physics instructor attends multiple conferences near Washington, DC

6 Back to school events planned at Cowley College

5 Cowley College Foundation buys steer and donates meat