Education

CARE Conference to be held Aug. 13 at Cowley College

The CARE Conference, created to provide professional development for area preschool and child care providers, will be held Aug. 13 inside the Brown Center at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City. This marks the third consecutive year the Child Care and Development Advisory Board has approved Cowley College to host […]

Wichita Independent Business Association donates $10,000 for scholarship

The Wichita Independent Business Association (WIBA) presented the Cowley College Foundation with a check for $10,000 on July 28 at the school’s Wichita Downtown Center to establish a scholarship for future students. The gift will be directed toward students with majors in the BREG industry sectors for south-central Kansas — […]

Homeless children have same rights to public education

For families that are homeless, their school-aged children may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinny-Vento Act. Whether they live in a shelter, motel, car, park, abandoned building, or doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship, there could be assistance available. […]

Variety of resources available to local students, families

Arkansas City students can receive an abundance of help from the community in preparation for the upcoming school year. Local resources are available for school supplies, shoes, socks and even health care. Backpacks Beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at First Baptist Church, there will be a backpack blowout. Pre-kindergarten […]

Former student receives pro bono award from American Bar Association

Born and raised in Wellington and Belle Plaine, Hillary Gaston Walsh attended Cowley College from 2002 to 2004. During that time, she was a Cowley College Singer, played in the jazz and concert bands, and was a supervisor at the Kirke Dale Dormitory and a student ambassador. “I loved my […]

Tiger Magic Baseball Alumni Weekend offered

Any former Cowley College baseball player from the program’s inception in 1970 through this past season’s team is invited to attend the Tiger Magic Baseball Alumni Weekend on Sept. 9-10 in Arkansas City. Cowley head coach Dave Burroughs, along with assistant coaches Darren Burroughs and Brock Buckingham, long have discussed […]

Cowley College to receive check, sign MOU in Wichita

Cowley College will be part of a check presentation for the Wichita Independent Business Association Scholarship at 3 p.m. July 28 at the school’s Wichita Downtown Center, 532 S. Market St. The Wichita Independent Business Association Scholarship has been established with a contribution of $10,000 to the Cowley College Foundation. […]

Cowley College to conduct Tiger Booster Club Blitz Drive on July 27

Cowley College coaches, Tiger Booster Club members and staff members will take to the streets for the school’s annual Tiger Booster Club Blitz Drive on July 27. The Blitz Drive is conducted to raise money for Tiger Booster Club scholarships. The club has six levels of membership that range from […]

Cowley College tennis players earn ITA Academic Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2016 Academic Awards on July 21. The Cowley College men’s and women’s tennis programs were named ITA All-Academic Teams, while eight Cowley College women’s tennis players and four men’s players made the list of individual Scholar-Athlete award recipients. The ITA All-Academic Team award was […]

Long reappointed as Cowley College trustee

The Cowley College Board of Trustees today reappointed Winfield business owner Jill Long as the newest trustee in a show of hands during a special meeting. The board voted 5-0 to appoint Long. Trustee Brian Sanderholm was absent from the meeting. Prior to re-voting on the matter, the board had […]