Day: August 28, 2017

Rittle, other education leaders take part in Wichita Business Journal panel

WICHITA — Cowley College President Dennis Rittle was among a panel of experts discussing the opportunities and challenges facing education during an education round table Aug. 25 at the Wichita Business Journal. The other panelists were former Cowley College Vice President of Academic Affairs Sheree Utash, who now is the president of Wichita Area Technical College; Jules Glanzer, president of Tabor College in Hillsboro; Amy Bragg Carey, president of Friends University in Wichita; and Rick Muma, senior associate vice president of academic affairs and strategic enrollment management at Wichita State University. Bill Roy, editor of the Wichita Business Journal, served as moderator during the discussion. Roy said that when covering business and industry, it is important for the Wichita Business Journal to be able to better understand those involved. “The connection between higher education and business is crucial,” Roy said. “For us to be able to get educational leaders together, to better understand the challenges and issues they deal with, will help enhance those relationships.” The education leaders spoke of the impacts of their institutions in their respective regions. Rittle specifically spoke on this topic from the comprehensive two-year college viewpoint. The leaders also spoke about their partnerships in the community and with other institutions, as well as the transformative things that are happening within their respective schools. Rittle discussed how introducing collegiate coursework to students while in high...

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Cowley College’s Allied Health Center in Winfield gets new interior look

WINFIELD — With fall semester classes under way at Cowley College’s Allied Health Center, students at the college might experience a double take when walking to their class because the facility recently received new carpet, as well as new paint and artwork on its walls. The Allied Health Center is located at Baden Square in Winfield. The facility is home to both the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) program and the Allied Health program. The Allied Health Center offers Paramedic (MICT), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP), classes as well as Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant, pre-nursing, phlebotomy, long-term adult care, medical transcription and pre-athletic training classes. The EMS and Allied Health programs are dedicated to developing competent, caring, and thinking health care providers through the use of effective learning strategies that graduate qualified professionals in a mutually rewarding atmosphere. For more information about class offerings at Cowley College’s Allied Health Center, call (620) 221-3392 or email This information was provided by Cowley College Director of Institutional Communications and Public Relations Rama Peroo. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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