Education

Rittle signs pilot program agreement

Cowley College President Dennis Rittle recently signed the official agreement between Cowley College and the U.S. Department of Education for the High School: Pell “Dual Enrollment” pilot program to begin in fall 2016. The signing took place on May 23. Cowley College was selected as one of only 44 post-secondary […]

Cowley College holds ‘Difficult Airway’ course

Cowley College conducted an intensive, two-day, national-level course designed for paramedics, critical care transport nurses, physicians and other advanced providers on May 19-20 in Arkansas City. The college has one of the few paramedic programs in the nation — and the only one in Kansas — to offer “The Difficult […]

Board updated regarding dual enrollment program

The Cowley College Board of Trustees heard the good news about the school’s recent selection for the “High School: Pell ‘Dual Enrollment’ Program” during its monthly meeting May 16 at the college’s McAtee Dining Center. During Cowley College President Dennis Rittle’s update, he informed the board that the school recently […]

Cowley Duck Dash raises more than $22,000

More than 300 people attended the 19th annual Great Cowley Duck Dash on May 14 at Winfield’s Spring Hill Farms, enjoying beautiful surroundings, great food and entertainment. “It was great to see so many of our friends and donors out at the Duck Dash this year,” said Cowley College vice […]

Summer Food Service Program offered in June

The Arkansas City Public School District will participate in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. The program being offered by USD 470 is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and will help to ensure children have the healthy meals they need to excel during the summer. The […]

Cowley among best value community colleges

Based on graduation and transfer rates, mid-level salary for graduates and actual tuition, Cowley College has been listed among the top-50 list of Best Value Community Colleges of 2016 by www.valuecolleges.com. Cowley not only made the list, but the school came in at No. 22 out of the top 50 […]

Cowley College to participate in Pell ‘Dual Enrollment’ Program

Cowley College was selected recently as one of only 44 post-secondary institutions across 23 states, and the only college in Kansas and Oklahoma, invited to participate in a pilot program that — for the first time — allows students taking college-credit courses to access Federal Pell Grants as early as […]

Bass resigns from Frances Willard

An Arkansas City woman arrested in connection with the largest methamphetamine lab bust in recent Arkansas City history has resigned from her job with the local school district. Nicole Bass, 38, was employed as an academic coach with USD 470 at Frances Willard Elementary School. However, after she was arrested […]

Morrows named recipients of Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award

Arkansas City residents Otis and Terri Morrow recently were named recipients of the Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award by the Cowley College Foundation for having brought recognition and pride to the Cowley College community through their achievements in their chosen profession and in their service to the community. “Terri and Otis […]

Cowley College students display work at event

A large crowd turned out to view the work of Cowley College photography and writing students during the “Life: Through Word and Lens” event May 5 in the Brown Center’s Earle N. Wright Community Room. Cowley writers from journal writing/storytelling, fiction writing, and focused seminar presented writing portfolios and final […]