Tag: Harold Arnett

New report: Cowley College graduates thriving at Emporia State University

New statistics show graduates of Cowley College excel at the four-year schools to which they transfer. A recent example of this was provided through a transfer report from Emporia State University. It showed 97 Cowley College graduates posted a cumulative 3.29 grade-point average (GPA) during the spring semester at Emporia […]

Cowley College student who perished to be awarded honorary degree

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted unanimously April 17 to award a posthumous degree to former sophomore Garrett Misora. Misora died in a motor vehicle accident late last November. He was attending Cowley College on an ACT Scholarship. He was a Winfield native who graduated from Winfield High School […]

Spring enrollment up at Cowley College, Board of Trustees learns

With the first day of spring classes under way at Cowley College, the school informed the Cowley College Board of Trustees of an increase in full-time students from this time a year ago. The information was shared during the monthly board meeting held Jan. 17 in the McAtee Dining Center. […]

Cowley College, chamber of commerce approved for grants totaling $91,998

Cowley College recently received some good news when it was awarded a pair of grants totaling $91,998. Cowley received approval for a machining grant totaling $25,998, as well as $66,000 in college and other local funding. The Kansas Department of Commerce’s (KDOC) Jobs and Innovative Industry Skills Training grant totaling […]

New internship program with chamber announced at college board meeting

Cowley College is working with the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce to create a new internship program. Mark Flickinger and Mark Dykes are working with chamber CEO Kammy Downs to create the program, which will provide students with experience in graphic design, web design, management and marketing. These internships […]

Cowley College EMS Program director receives KCWE Leadership Award

Chris Cannon, Cowley College department chair for health and human services and EMS Program director, received the KCWE Leadership Award (Inside the Field) from the Kansas Council for Workforce Education (KCWE) on Nov. 4 in El Dorado. The award recognizes any KCWE member who has developed model programs, provided leadership, […]

Christmas in the City kicks off Nov. 21 with Merry Monday, continues Dec. 10

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City event will kick off today/Nov. 21 with Merry Monday. Beginning at 4 p.m. at Ben Givens Center City Park, located at Central Avenue and Summit Street, vendors will serve food and horse-drawn carriage rides will continue until 7 p.m. […]

Cowley College soars in credential attainment, trustees learn

The Cowley College Board of Trustees was provided with an update on the recent Kansas Association of Community College Trustees/Council of Presidents quarterly meeting, attended by President Dennis Rittle, during the monthly board meeting Sept. 19 in the college’s McAtee Dining Center. Rittle reported there were two areas of focus […]

Cowley College to host chamber coffee Sept. 22 in Winfield

Allied Health Department chair Chris Cannon and other Cowley College employees will join Harold Arnett, vice president for academic affairs, in hosting a chamber coffee at 10 a.m. Thursday/Sept. 22 at the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Ninth Ave. Cowley College operates its paramedic, EMT and other health […]

Cowley College host to another successful CARE Conference

A total of 62 area childcare providers and educators took part in the Cowley CARE Conference on Aug. 13 at Cowley College’s Webb-Brown Academic Center. The event featured a keynote speaker and breakout sessions. For the first time, a morning option of CPR and first aid certification was offered. Janet […]