Celebrations

Community turns out to meet new Golden Tigers coordinator Somerville

Members of the community turned out for a meet-and-greet reception with Adriana Somerville, the newly hired alumni relations and Golden Tigers coordinator at Cowley College, on Sept. 19 in the college’s Earle N. Wright Community Room. Somerville will be responsible for connecting alumni to the college, while also planning outings, […]

Former Cowley criminal justice student Trobaugh receives police awards

WICHITA — Codie Trobaugh, a former Cowley College criminal justice student, recently was named the recipient of two awards from the Wichita Police Department. Trobaugh received the Officer of the Month award for the Patrol East Division of the Wichita Police Department in both June and July. He received the […]

Cowley sophomore Whitcomb named September Student of the Month

Cowley College sophomore Kelsie Whitcomb recently was named the September Student of the Month in recognition of her service as a leader on the Arkansas City campus. She is the daughter of Chris Whitcomb and Debbie Hamm. She has a sister, Elizabeth Jacobs, 25, and a brother, Jeremie Whitcomb, 17. […]

Jurkovich elected mayor, Welch vice mayor; Oestmann honored for service

The City Commission of Arkansas City did some restructuring during its Sept. 19 meeting as Commissioner Dan Jurkovich was voted in as the new mayor. Jurkovich had several members of his family, as well as players on the volleyball team he coaches, in attendance. “Thank you to my family and […]

Soroptimists collect items for Mosaic, hear about organization’s ventures

Nancy Maier, Mosaic community relations officer, and Leslie Lackamp, Mosaic executive director, spoke with the Arkansas City Soroptimist Club recently about the services their organization provides to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Mosaic was founded 104 years ago to “provide a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities.” The organization […]

Cowley College cosmetology student Morgan McClellan wins contest

Cowley College cosmetology student Morgan McClellan was the winner of the up-do competition Sept. 15 at the McAtee Dining Center. Individuals had an opportunity vote for their favorite style. “The girls have been learning and working on up-dos this past week,” said cosmetology instructor Paige Winslow. “They had to choose […]

Schmidt Jewelers offers many affordable, customized class ring options

Class rings are a longstanding tradition for high school students. This tradition is thought to have begun in the 1800s at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. Each year, high school students purchase their own ring, but many don’t realize these rings can be obtained from many […]

Cowley alumnus Mitch Hoover running marathon to raise money for USO

Mitch Hoover, a 2010 graduate of Cowley College, plans to take part in the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5 in order to raise money for the USO (United Service Organizations). After graduating from Cowley College, Hoover spent five years in the U.S. Marines Corps before being discharged honorably […]

Award-winning author Masters shares ideas with Cowley College workers

Andy Masters, an award-winning author and international speaker, served as the featured presenter Sept. 5 during Cowley College’s Professional Development Day. The annual event was held in the Earle N. Wright Community Room at the college’s Brown Center. Masters has written five books, earned four degrees and delivered Professional Development […]