Tag: Dennis Rittle

Arkansas City Rotary Club provides $3,000 grant to middle school library

The Arkansas City Rotary Club recently wrote a grant to purchase $3,000 in STEAM literature for the Arkansas City Middle School library. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Rotary President Dennis Rittle said the overall goal of the project is to advance career awareness in the STEAM […]

Cowley College hosts, Quiz Bowl team competes in successful Snow Bowl

The Collegiate Quiz Bowl — formerly known as Academic Excellence Challenge — team at Cowley College was host Dec. 2 to the Snow Bowl at the college’s main campus in Arkansas City. A total of seven schools and 12 teams took part in the Snow Bowl, which was won by […]

College publishes notice of Regnier’s vacancy after secret discussion

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted Nov. 20 to publish notice of the vacancy on the board caused by Sid Regnier’s March 13 resignation. The notice of the vacated seat was printed Nov. 22 in the Cowley CourierTraveler — 254 days after the vacancy originally occurred. The vote to publish […]

Letters urge Cowley College trustees to fill vacant seat with Bergagnini

Ark City Daily Bytes received two letters from citizens this week concerning the vacancy on the Cowley College Board of Trustees. This seat has been vacant since former trustee Sid Regnier resigned March 13 with more than two years left in his term. More than 240 days have passed since […]

Letter to the Editor from Richard Schneider: Appoint Michael Bergagnini

The votes are in, the citizens of Cowley County have spoken and now it is time for the Cowley College Board of Trustees to act. We re-elected three incumbents — Ned Graham, Bob Juden and Brian Sanderholm — to the board, and added to their number former county commissioner Gary […]

Andreo named recipient of KCWE Leadership Inside the Field Award

Eddie Andreo, Cowley College’s associate vice president of distance learning and site management, recently was named the recipient of the 2017 Kansas Council for Workforce Education (KCWE) Leadership Inside the Field Award, in recognition of his work with Cowley faculty in securing Quality Matters certification for selected technical courses. The […]

Republican governor candidate Wink Hartman stops in at Cowley College

While touring community colleges in the state of Kansas, Wichita businessman Wink Hartman visited Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City as part of his campaign for the Republican nomination for Kansas governor. Hartman is the owner of oil industry businesses and Hartman Arena in Wichita. Hartman is a strong […]

Three competitive local races, 10 total seats on line Nov. 7 on Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 7, with three competitive local races all on the line. Arkansas City residents may vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Christian Church. Advance voting is available until noon Nov. 6 at the Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield. The races for City Commission, USD […]

Trustees talk handbook, honor Thimesch, hear Hall of Fame inductees

The Cowley College Board of Trustees is examining a trustee handbook at the request of Board Chair Bob Juden and Cowley College President Dennis Rittle. While the trustees took no action regarding the handbook during their meeting Oct. 16, they were charged with reading the document and helping to point […]

Candidate Q&A: Ned Graham — Cowley College Board of Trustees

Name: Ned Graham Position you are running for: Cowley College Board of Trustees Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Claire Graham; son, Eric Graham; daughter-in-law, Julie Graham; their children, John Graham and Mitchell Graham; son, Stuart Graham; daughter-in-law, Kelley Graham; their sons, Noah and Gareth Graham How long have […]